Lancaster tops world rankings

Lancaster University Management School’s Executive MBA course has been ranked the joint-best in the world for its students’ career outcomes.

The two-year programme runs focused sessions on a part-time basis shaped around professional commitments.

It received top marks in the QS Global EMBA Rankings when it came to salary increases and promotions obtained by participants within 12 months of the course concluding.

On average, Lancaster’s EMBA cohort received a pay increase of 62 per cent in the 12 months after the conclusion of the course – well above the global average of 38.9 per cent.

There were also promotions for 71.4 per cent of the graduates in that same timespan, according to the rankings.

Lancaster University Management School Dean, Angus Laing, said: “At Lancaster, we pride ourselves on being able to provide the professionals who take part in our EMBA course with a first-class programme that gives both them and their businesses valuable experience.

“These rankings show that the skills and knowledge our graduates develop have an immediate impact when they return to their full-time roles, allowing them to progress in their career trajectories.”