Rankings

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 five in Europe:

  • 3rd in Europe and 6th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 3rd in Europe and 8th in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • Named both University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • Ranked top in the UK for career prospects by the Guardian University Guide 2022

Financial Times Full-Time MBA

2024 (published in February 2024)

Ranking in World

39

Ranking in Europe

12

Financial Times Masters in Finance

2023 (published in June 2023)

Ranking in World

15

Ranking in Europe

12

Financial Times Online MBA

2024 (published March 2024)

Ranking in World

2

Ranking in Europe

2

Financial Times Masters in Management

2022 (published in September 2022)

Ranking in World

23

Ranking in Europe

20

Financial Times Executive MBA

2023 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World

25

Ranking in Europe

15

Financial Times Executive Education Custom

2024 (published in May 2024)

Ranking in Europe

52

Ranking in World

77

Financial Times Executive Education Open

2024 (published in May 2024)

Ranking in Europe

36

Ranking in World

55

Financial Times European Business School

2023 (published in December 2023)

Ranking in Europe

28

QS Executive MBA

2023 (published in July 2023)

Ranking in Europe

12

Ranking in World

21

QS Online MBA

2024 (published in April 2024)

Ranking in World

1

QS Full-Time MBA

2024 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World

20

QS MSc Strategic Marketing

2024 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World

4

QS MSc Management

2024 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World 14
QS MSc Finance

2024 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World 13

QS MSc Business Analytics

2024 (published in October 2023)

Ranking in World

6

Forbes Ranking of 1 Year International MBA Programmes

2019 (published in September 2019)

Ranking in World

11

Ranking in Europe

10

Ranking in UK

4

*The Forbes Ranking of 1 Year International MBA Programmes is published in alternate years. 

América Economía Full-Time MBA 2022 (published in June 2022)
Ranking in World 15
Ranking in Europe 9
Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools* 2022–23 (published September 2022)
Ranking in Europe 15

*The Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools ranking evaluates full-time MBA programmes.