We are one of the UK's leading business schools. Our courses are regularly ranked amongst the best in the UK and worldwide. We also have an excellent reputation for the quality of our research. Below is a summary of our performance in the latest national and international rankings.
As a University we have an excellent reputation and rank highly internationally. Read more about the University's rankings.
THE Student Experience Survey 2016
We are ranked as the UK’s 5th best university and joint 1st place for universities that students would recommend to their friends.
The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017
We are ranked 3rd for Business studies and 7th for Accounting & Finance. Explore the rankings (requires login) .
The Guardian University Guide 2017
The Complete University Guide 2017
We are ranked:
Financial Times rankings
Our MSc in Accounting & Finance has been ranked by the FT as one of the world’s 50 leading finance courses and is ranked 4th for Risk Management (2016)
Our MSc in Management is ranked 13th in the UK and 83rd in the world.
Research Excellence Framework 2014
We have consistently achieved high rankings in the UK Government's research quality assessments. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) , we ranked 8th in the UK for business and management studies.
We are accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate .
EQUIS is the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration.
MBA rankings and accreditations
The Economist MBA rankings 2016
We are also ranked second globally for our intake of female students .
QS Global 100 EMBA rankings by region
Our part-time (Executive) MBA is ranked 20th in Europe .
Corporate Knights Better World MBA rankings 2016
We are ranked 3rd in the UK and 17th in the world . This ranks universities on their focus on sustainability in their MBA teaching, support and research.
We are ranked 12th in the world and 3rd in Europe for our sustainability-focused publications.
Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking is the only major global ranking to evaluate graduate business programs on their integration of sustainability into the education of future business leaders.
CNN Expansión best MBAs in the world 2017
Association of MBAs accreditation
Since 1976 our MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) . Accreditation by AMBA is the acknowledged hallmark of quality and professionalism in MBA provision.