External recognition


Since 1990, Cambridge Judge Business School has forged a reputation as a centre of rigorous and high-impact thinking and transformative education.

We have transformed from startup to success story and are proud of the many achievements that have created the Cambridge Judge Business School of today.

Please see our recent major rankings below or learn more about the impact of our research.

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Recent major rankings

Research Excellence Framework

Cambridge Judge ranked #1 by Times Higher Education in the Business and Management Studies category. 94% of Cambridge’s overall submissions have been rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ within REF 2021’s Business and Management Studies unit of assessment.

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Best universities for graduate jobs: Global University Employability Ranking

The Global University Employability Ranking 2022, published by Times Higher Education, placed the University of Cambridge 4th in a list of the universities from which global companies recruit.


The Cambridge MBA programme at Cambridge Judge is ranked 23rd globally and 1st for one-year programmes in the UK in the 2023 Financial Times ranking of MBA programmes.

Master of Finance (MFin)

The Cambridge Master of Finance degree programme at Cambridge Judge is ranked 2nd in the 2022 Financial Times ranking of post-experience master of finance programmes globally.

Executive MBA (EMBA)

The Executive MBA is ranked 36th in the 2022 Financial Times rankings of global EMBA programmes.

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