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Lancaster MBA rises to 35th in FT Global MBA Ranking 2016

A group of MBA students

25 January 2016

In the latest Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, the Lancaster MBA is ranked 4th in the UK, 1st in the UK for Salary Increase and 35th in the world overall – a rise of 15 places.

The FT ranks the Lancaster MBA:

  • 35th in the world
  • 4th in the UK
  • 1st in the UK for salary increase – salaries of alumni increased by 111%. This is against an average increase of 81% for the UK’s top-15 MBA programmes.
  • 6th in the world for value for money
  • 1st in the world for Corporate Strategy (for the second year running)
  • 1st in the UK and 8th in the world for General Management
  • 5th in the world for International Business

Professor Angus Laing, Dean of Lancaster University Management School, congratulated the class of 2012 on their career success which is behind Lancaster’s rise in the rankings.

He said: “This result follows our excellent performance in REF2014, in which LUMS was ranked first for research power. Our improvement in the Financial Times ranking is down to an exceptional MBA programme which attracts excellent students and is delivered by world-leading faculty. It confirms our position as a leading global business school.”

Peter Lenney, Director of the Lancaster Full-time MBA, said: “Our rise in the table is a result of the success of our alumni in their careers, the quality of the programme we deliver at Lancaster, and the continuous improvement in all aspects of the School over the years. We are very grateful to all the alumni who were surveyed for this ranking. They have obviously done really well in their careers.”