Two of Dubai’s prestigious business schools feature in the top 100 business schools ranking of Financial Times 2012.
Hult International Business School, with one of its campuses in Dubai, has been ranked as the 65th best business school in the world. The ranking has fallen from last year’s level (it had a 61st position in 2011) but still shows a marked improvement from 2010, when it was rated as the top 94th B-school in the world. The rankings show that the current salary (US$) of graduates from this school is $100,747.
The programmes offered at the Dubai campus include MBA, Executive MBA, Master of International Business and Master of International Marketing.
Second B-school from the emirate is SP Jain Center of Management. The institute has seen a considerable drop in its rating from 68th in 2011 to 91 this year. The rankings show that the current salary (US$) of graduates from the school is $78,937.
SP Jain offers Global BBA, Global MBA, Executive MBA and Executive Education Global Bachelor of Business Administration (GBBA).
The top 10 Global MBAs for 2012 as ranked by the Financial Times:
1. Stanford Graduate School of Business (US)
2. Harvard Business School (US)
3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton (US)
4. London Business School (UK)
5. Columbia Business School (US)
6. Insead (France/Singapore)
7. MIT: Sloan (US)
8. IE Business School (Spain)
9. Iese Business School (Spain)
10. Hong Kong UST Business School (China)
London Business School remain the top ranking business school from UK and Europe, though were knocked off the top spot by Stanford Graduate School of Business of the US. Other notables include HEC Paris (France) at 18th and Warwick Business School (UK) at 27th.
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The Financial Times rankings take into consideration factors such as the average percentage increase in salary a business school alumni receives after graduation, the weighted average alumni salary, recommendations from business school alumni and the percentage of graduates who found employment within three months of graduation. These and many more details collected in the rankings can give you an idea of what to expect when choosing your business school.