London Business School (LBS) and Said Business School (University of Oxford) have made it into the top ten spots of the Financial Times’s prestigious rankings for Europe’s best business schools in 2014.
The London school’s, which last held the top position in 2005, pushed the 2013 joint winners HEC Paris and Spain’s IE Business School into 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
Significantly, LBS has also been the top European business school in the Global MBA ranking for 10 years.
The University of Oxford: Said Business School ranked 10th in the 2014 list of 81 European schools, which was topped by the LBS. With 98 percent of its faculty with doctorate, Said Business School (University of Oxford), saw its position rise from 12th on the list in 2013.
Graduates from the Said’s MBA programme can expect to earn an average of $133,315 a year, compares with $156,553 for the London Business School, according to the figures released.
As well as London Business School, Cass Business School and Imperial College Business School, all based in London, are among the highest-ranked in Europe.
Elsewhere in the United Kingdom, Cranfield School of Management, Henley Business School, University of Bath School of Management, Durham University Business School, Lancaster University Management School and Aston Business School lead the British charge.
The CEOWORLD magazine’s European business school rankings 2014 place London Business School (LBS) third in Europe, closely followed by University of Oxford: Said at number six while HEC Paris clinched the top spot.
The United Kingdom and France are the two powerhouses of European business education. Nearly 50% of the schools listed in the 2014 ranking of the best 81 business schools in Europe, are from either the United Kingdom (20) or France (19).
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