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Bath MBA 2nd in UK and in top 20 Global Elite

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The Economist Which MBA?

The Economist’s Which MBA? 2013 list of the world’s best full-time MBAs has been published today and sees the University of Bath School of Management ranked 20th in the world in the prestigious global ranking. This is a rise of five places on our 2012 position.

Bath has also been named 2nd in the UK for its full-time MBA programme for the third consecutive year.

We have also come first in the UK in six categories: Personal Development and Educational Experience, Faculty Quality, Increase in Salary, Post-MBA Salary, Gender Diversity and percentage of graduates in jobs 3 months after graduation (joint 1st with London Business School).

Dr Bruce Rayton, Director of MBA Programmes, commented: ‘I’m pleased to see that the Which MBA ranking of full-time MBA programmes has once again recognised the Bath MBA. I’m thankful for the hard work of our alumni, staff and students in making the Bath MBA a success, and I am sure they will all take satisfaction in seeing this external recognition of the quality of our programmes.’

UK rank 2013 Global rank 2013 University
1 11 London Business School
2 20 Bath, University of - School of Management
3 37 Cambridge, University of - Judge Business School
4 40 Strathclyde, University of - Business School
5 42 City University - Cass Business School
6 46 Cranfield School of Management
7 54 Oxford, University of - Saïd Business School
8 56 Warwick Business School
9 72 Durham Business School
10 74 Nottingham University Business School
11 82 Aston Business School
12 85 Birmingham, University of - Birmingham Business School
13 95 Lancaster University Management School
14 100 University of Edinburgh Business School

The full listing and methodology can be found at The Economist.

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General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.