The QS Business Masters Rankings cater to the growing student demand for specialized graduate management education.
Its bespoke methodology seeks to highlight programs that have strong links to industry, strong career returns, and offer strong value for money. It is published on TopMBA.com, where you can also view the results by regional breakdowns.
To be eligible for this ranking, schools offering MBA programs must:
- Have at least one graduating class.
- Not be fully distance-learning.
- Have an average class size of least 20 students.
- Have either AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS or EPAS accreditation. We also allow schools which have rated at least 3 or more QS Stars.
The set of indicators for our business masters and their weights are shown below, linking to their fuller descriptions in our methods section.
Where any of the submitted data falls under guidance of the MBA CSEA standards, these are adhered to.
Weights of the indicators used in the various ranking:
|Graduate Employment Rate||5%||-||-||5%||5%|
|Return on Investment (ROI)||15%||15%||15%||15%||15%|
|Staff with PhD||2.5%||2.5%||2.5%||2.5%||2.5%|
|Class & Faculty Diversity||10%||10%||10%||10%||10%|