rankings

Imperial College London is consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the world

The Business School is a key player in business education, offering a full range of courses and degrees, and conducting research that benefits from being in the world’s leading financial and business capital. It consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe and worldwide.
 

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Accreditations


Imperial College Business School is amongst just one per cent of business schools worldwide to have been accredited by the three largest, and most influential, business school accreditation associations: AASCB, AMBA and European Quality Improvement System. We are also one of the first business schools to receive a department level Bronze Athena SWAN award from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), in recognition of our commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.
 

Programme rankings

The strength of our teaching is reflected by our high position in rankings. In the past 10 years, Imperial College London has consistently ranked in the top 10 in the world and top five in Europe:

  • 8th in the world and 3rd in Europe in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018
  • 8th in QS World University Rankings 2018
  • 8th in Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2018
Financial Times Full-Time MBA 2019 (published in January)
Ranking in World 39
Ranking in Europe 12
Financial Times Masters in Finance 2018 (published in June)
Ranking in World 9
Ranking in Europe 8
Ranking in UK 2
Financial Times Masters in Management 2018 (published in September)
Ranking in World 15
Ranking in Europe 15
Ranking in UK 4
Financial Times Executive MBA 2018 (published in October)
Ranking in World 37
Ranking in Europe 19
Ranking in UK 11
Financial Times European Business School 2018 (published in December)
Ranking in Europe 19
Ranking in UK 8
QS Online MBA 2019 (published in June)
Ranking in World 2
Ranking in Europe 2
Ranking in UK 1
QS MSc Business Analytics 2018 (published in September)
Ranking in World 2
Ranking in Europe 1
Ranking in UK 1
QS MSc Marketing 2018 (published in September)
Ranking in World 2
Ranking in Europe 1
Ranking in World 1
Forbes Ranking of 1 Year International MBA Programmes 2019 (published in September in alternate years)
Ranking in World 11
Ranking in Europe 10
Ranking in UK 4
Bloomberg Businessweek Full-time MBA 2018 (published in December)
Ranking in World 99
Ranking in Europe 15
Ranking in UK 6

Student numbers 

Programme Figures
MBA programmes 605
Management Master’s 167
Finance Master’s 511
Specialised Master’s 637
Doctoral 68
Joint honours and intercalated BSc 121

International Reach

Imperial College Business School is proud to attract a high percentage of international students and faculty, building academic and alumni networks across the globe.

Programme % of international students
Full-time MBA 78
Weekend MBA 53
Executive MBA 37
Global Online MBA 82
MSc Business Analytics 92
MSc Climate Change, Management & Finance 74
MSc Economics & Strategy for Business 93
MSc Finance 89
MSc Finance & Accounting 92
MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management 91
MSc International Health Management 81
MSc Investment & Wealth Management 92
MSc Management 81
MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering 94
MSc Strategic Marketing 94
Doctoral 56