The FINANCIAL — The University of Liverpool’s Management School has entered The Economist’s ‘Which MBA?’ top 100 global ranking for the first time.
The School was one of 15 UK entries in the ranking, which was topped by the University of Warwick in the regional table and the University of Chicago in the global table for the institutions with the best full-time MBA programmes, according to the University of Liverpool.
Positioned at 98th, Liverpool’s accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) was taken into consideration for the first time since it was awarded in 2012. To qualify for the ranking, two years of data must be submitted following the AACSB award.
The School was ranked in 82nd place for ‘opening new career opportunities’ and the ‘potential to network.’
Professor Dominic Elliot, Acting Head of the University’s Management School, said: “This is a significant achievement for a School as young as ours. We have being working towards joining this ranking for some time and it follows our success in entering the Financial Times’ top 80 business school ranking earlier this year.”
The ranking weights data according to what students say is important in the MBA programme. The four categories covered are: opening new career opportunities (35% weighting), personal development and educational experience (35%), increasing salary (20%) and the potential to network (10%).