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Best places to study for an MBA in the world

Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2012   Category: All Graduate Jobs News

The Economist’s MBA course rankings have shown that the United States still dominate the field when it comes to the best places in the world to study for this form of degree. If you are thinking of studying for an MBA (Master of Business Administration) in the near future, check out the top ten below.

As the report explains, 90% or more of the students finishing these courses have a graduate job within three months of finishing their course, with salary conditions usually proving favourable compared to other sectors.

Top ten places to study for an MBA in the world

1. Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business  - United States 
2. University of Chicago - Booth School of Business  - United States 
3. IMD - International Institute for Management Development - Switzerland 
4. University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business Administration - United States 
5. Harvard University - Business School - United States 
6. University of California at Berkely - Haas School of Business - United States 
7. Columbia Business School - United States 
8. Stanford - Graduate School of Business - United States 
9. York University - Schulich School of Business - Canada 
10. IESE Business School - University of Navarra - Spain

Despite being well known for the quality of their higher education system, the UK doesn’t appear on the list until 13th place, with London Business School.

Top ten places to study for an MBA in the UK

13th place - London Business School
21th place - Bath, University of - School of Management 
23th place - Cranfield School of Management
33th place - University of Cambridge - Judge Business School 
37th place - City University - Cass Business School 
55th place - Warwick Business School 
57th place - Henley Business School 
60th place - Oxford, University of - Saïd Business School 
70th place - Birmingham, University of - Birmingham Business School 
71th place - Strathclyde, University of - Business School 

Do you think your chances of finding graduate opportunities would increase if you study for an MBA? Would you consider studying outside of the UK if your grades were good enough?

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