21 June 2016 14:45

Lancaster’s MSc Finance has risen 10 places to be ranked 30th in the world by the Financial Times.

The global rankings also placed the programme 6th in the UK for pre-experience programmes.

In addition, the course scored 86% for “aims achieved”, referring to the extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing a Masters.

Programme Director Professor Grzegorz Pawlina said: “Our thanks go to the cohort of 2012/2013, who participated in the FT survey this year. This result reflects our continuing commitment to providing high quality postgraduate training in finance, as well as the fact that our graduates are highly valued in the global job market.”

The MSc Finance is one of several programmes at LUMS to be ranked globally by the Financial Times.

The Lancaster MBA was ranked 4th in the UK and 35th in the world in the Financial Times 2016 Top Global Full-time MBA Programmes, as well as being ranked 1st in the world for corporate strategy for the second year running.

The MSc Management is ranked 12th in the UK and 11th in the world’s twelve-month programmes in the Financial Times Masters in Management 2015 ranking.