London Business School is a constituent college of the University of London, consistently placed among the world's leading international business schools by major publications such as the Financial Times, Economist and more. It offers a range of world-class programmes including Executive Education, Masters programmes and PhD.

The School offers a portfolio of Executive Education programmes in finance, general management, strategy, leadership, venture capital and entrepreneurship, marketing, and human resources.

Masters degree programmes offered by the School include the highly regarded MBA; Executive MBA; EMBA-Global; Dubai-London EMBA; Masters in Finance; Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy; Masters in Management.

The MBA requires 15 to 21 months of full-time study. The core course includes: Business Statistics; Discovering Entrepreneurial Opportunities; Global Leadership Assessment for Managers; Management Accounting; Understanding the International Macroeconomy; IT for Business Value; etc.

PhD programmes are offered with the following research concentrations: Accounting; Economics; Finance; Management Science and Operations; Marketing; Organisational Behaviour; Strategic and International Management.

The School has strong partnerships with Columbia Business School, the Indian School of Business, Hong Kong University Business School, and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

It received the Queen's Award for Export in recognition of educational services to managers and companies worldwide in 1992.


- Tied for 1st with The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in the Financial Times Global MBA rankings (2009).

- 8th globally for its full-time MBA (Economist Intelligence Unit 2009).

- The full time MBA is ranked 1st for two year programs outside the US in the Forbes biennial survey (2009), moving up from 2nd in 2007.

- The Executive Education programmes moved up seven places and rated 9th in the Financial Times rankings 2009.

- 55% of the School's research received the top 4* "world-leading" rating in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008. This was the highest percentage achieved by any university in the UK in the business and management sector.

- 5th in the ranking of International MBA programmes and 1st for intellectual capital (BusinessWeek 2008). It also received an A+ grade from recruiters for general management and analysis, and an A+ from students for its career development.

- 3rd among the Best Global MBAs published by CNN Expansion (2008).

- 3rd in the international ranking by The Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive 2007 Business School Survey.

- The School has been awarded the highest research rating of 5* by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

* Suggested Reading: Ranking of UK MBA Programs

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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