Manchester Business School rankings and accreditation
Manchester Business School continues to receive a number of rankings and accreditations from numerous awarding boards - not only in the UK but from all over the world.
- The 2013 Financial Times survey ranks our MBA 5th in the UK, 11th in Europe and 29th in the world.
- According to the FT, MBA students can expect a 111% salary increase and this is echoed in the School's position as 3rd in the world for alumni achieving their aims.
- For the third consecutive year The FT rates Manchester's Doctoral programme as number one in the world.
- We continue to be a world leader in our commitment to teaching business in its international context, ranking 15th in the world for international experience on the programme.
- The MBA Career Guide survey of international MBA recruiters places us 2nd in the UK, 7th in Europe and 15th in the world.
- We are ranked 4th in the world, outside the US, by business title Forbes. The Forbes rating uses return on investment (ROI) as its main measure, combined with feedback gathered from MBS' global alumni community. View the Forbes top non-US two year business school ranking
MBS is part of a small and select group of institutions worldwide that is accredited by all three major bodies - AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - focuses on overall quality and continuous improvement. 16 UK schools have achieved accreditation. Its headquarters are in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Association of MBAs - is market-driven and international in focus. Ours was the first distance learning MBA to be accredited for the maximum five years.
The European Quality Improvement System - is the accreditation arm of the European Foundation for Management Education (EFMD). It emphasises internationalism and real world relevance, which is synonymous with Manchester Business School's values and position.
The UK government body (HEFCE) ranks MBS teaching capabilities as ‘Excellent’, the highest category.