LBS Masters in Finance is top in FT rankings

1819London Business School has topped the Financial Times’ Masters in Finance post-experience programme rankings for a third consecutive year.

The results of the rankings announced today, confirm that London Business School graduates are taking home the highest average salary, while the School itself is ranked number one for helping students to achieve their goals.

With 85% of its faculty coming from outside the UK, the School has also topped the ranking for most internationally diverse faculty. Students are taught by the School’s world-renowned finance academics –including Professors Stephen Schaefer, Julian Franks, Francesca Cornelli and Suleyman Basak – many of whom act as consultants to financial institutions, industry and government, and hold directorships in a range of organisations.
Launched in 1993, London Business School’s Masters in Finance, brings together students from 38 nationalities that each bring around six years of finance experience to the programme. This brings everyday finance experience into the classroom.
As with other the rankings compiled by the Financial Times, today’s ranking is based on questionnaires completed by alumni who have been in the workplace for three years since graduation and by business schools themselves.
The School has recently enhanced the programme with new elements responding to important changes and trends in the financial sector.
Wendy Alexander, Associate Dean, Degree Programmes and Career Services said: “We’re thrilled to be top of the tables for the third year running. Being ranked number one doesn’t mean that we are resting on our laurels though. Our Masters in Finance is no longer the preserve of bankers it is also geared to anyone involved with finance - asset managers, CFOs and risk professionals.

“We’ve learnt the lessons from the financial crisis and are sharing them with new leaders from more developed and emerging markets than ever before. London's financial status allows our global participants to experience all aspects of the sector whilst they are with us and depart with a fantastic worldwide network to last a lifetime.”

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