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Queen’s MBA Programme ranked in Top 40 in the World

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Queen’s University Belfast

17th Nov 2023

The Queen’s MBA programme has been ranked in the top 40 in the world by Corporate Knights as part of its 2023 Better World MBA ranking.

The Queen’s MBA, which is delivered by Queen’s Business School, was placed joint 34 globally with Henley Business School, and is one of just 12 UK universities featured in the ranking.  

Speaking about the accolade, Professor M.N. Ravishankar, Dean and Head of Queen’s Business School said: “I am delighted that the Queen’s MBA has been recognised by Corporate Knights as one of the best in the world. This is a testament to the work of our academic staff and programme team.  

“Aligning with the University’s Strategy 2030, the Queen’s MBA programme has sustainability, digital technology and social innovation at its core, equipping our students with the vital skills needed to take on global challenges and lead for the future.” 

To determine the ranking, Corporate Knights evaluated 209 business schools spanning 13 countries, drawn from data such as the most recent Financial Times list of the top-100 global MBA programmes, on the theme of social purpose. 

Toby Heaps, CEO at Corporate Knights commented: “As the world changes quickly, businesses are hungrier than ever for new graduates schooled in systems-based holistic thinking, equipped to manage not just the economic, but the important social and environmental functions, which are now of existential relevance to any company.  

“The Better World MBA ranking helps to shine a light on schools that are doing the best job preparing tomorrow’s business leaders to seize the immense opportunities presented by a rapidly emerging low-carbon sustainable economy.” 

Queen’s Business School holds international accreditations from EQUIS and the Association of MBAs (AMBA), it has also been awarded the Small Business Charter, the Athena Swan Charter and plays a leading role as a Champion of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).  

For more information about the Queen’s MBA and high value scholarship opportunities for all eligible students commencing study in September 2024, please visit: Queen’s MBA opportunities.