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Cambridge MBA ranked 22nd in global FT rankings, first among one-year MBA programmes in the UK


The annual Financial Times global MBA rankings published today (14 February) place Cambridge Judge Business School 22nd among the world’s MBA programmes and in first place for one-year MBA programmes in the UK.

The MBA class of 2017.

The rankings show that the Cambridge MBA is fulfilling its mission of offering a world-class business master’s degree that is inclusive, relevant and valued, with 90% of alumni (ranking in 11th place) who responded to the survey indicating that they fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing an MBA.

Cambridge Judge is ranked 16th in international mobility and the percentage of female MBA students rose to 43%, reflecting the Business School’s diversity in terms of geography, gender and industry sectors.

Mauro Guillén
Professor Mauro Guillén

Dean of the School, Professor Mauro Guillén, said:

“The Cambridge MBA programme has long been proud of its purpose of offering individuals the very best educational experience so they are competitive in their chosen fields and can make a positive impact on the world. These rankings show that we are achieving these goals, while increasing diversity to further enrich the student experience.

“A personalised and intimate approach has long been a hallmark of Cambridge Judge – this includes helping students change sectors, firms or locations, or advance within their current organisation – and we plan to further this through a lifelong learning approach that extends to all stages of our alumni’s lives and careers. “Our continuing aim is to make Cambridge Judge Business School a very special place that attracts students from varied backgrounds and different sectors – including corporate, non-profit, government and the creative industries. Rankings such as these highlight the different approaches of business schools around the world, and Cambridge Judge welcomes these numerous approaches and the choice they offer students.”