LUMS secures top 50 spot in FT European Business Schools rankings

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Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has climbed this year’s Financial Times rankings, securing its place amongst the UK’s top 10 and Europe’s top 50 business schools.

Overall, LUMS is ranked 43rd in Europe and 10th in the UK in the Financial Times European Business Schools rankings, which are compiled based on salary increases of alumni who completed the MBA, Executive MBA and Masters in Management (MiM) programmes.

The same rankings place Lancaster’s MBA 27th in Europe, after alumni achieved a 75 per cent increase in salary three years after completing their studies. Lancaster’s EMBA is ranked 51st in Europe, and LUMS’ Masters in Management, 68th.

Professor Claire Leitch, the Interim Dean of LUMS, said: “It is excellent to see LUMS perform so well in these rankings, which reflects the incredible calibre of students we attract to our postgraduate programmes. This success is also down to the fantastic team of staff we have who are so committed to providing our students with the very best experience. At LUMS we refuse to stand still, continually evolving our programmes to ensure our students are equipped with the rich skills and experience they need to succeed in the global world of business.”

Lancaster’s MBA is currently ranked No.2 in the world for corporate strategy and 8th in the world for value for money in the Financial Times MBA global rankings 2021, which places the programme 9th in the UK, 25th in Europe and 96th in the world overall. LUMS’ MBA is also ranked 8th in the UK and 66th in the world by the Economist Which MBA? Rankings 2021 and 11th in UK, 38th in Europe in the QS Global MBA rankings 2022.

LUMS’ Executive MBA was ranked 5th in the UK and 59th in the world by the Economist Which MBA? Rankings 2020, and 33rd in Europe, 77th in the world in the QS Global EMBA rankings 2021.

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