University of Sydney’s Masters of Management Holds Top FT Spot

The University of Sydney Business School’s flagship Master of Management (MMgt) degree has retained its spot as the number one program of its kind in Australia for the seventh consecutive year.

The program was also ranked by the prestigious Financial Times in the world’s top 5 for “career progress” made by its Master of Management graduates.

The overall number one place for the Business School’s popular MMgt program, specifically designed for recent business and non-business graduates, comes in the wake of a similar results in rankings published by the internationally respected QS World University Rankings and The Economist.

The Dean of the Business School, Professor Greg Whitwell, described the FT ranking as “a wonderful result reflecting the quality of the program”.

“I am also very pleased with our fifth place internationally, in the career progress ranking,” Professor Whitwell said. “To retain a position in the top 5 for the third year says a great deal about our ability to prepare students for successful careers in a dynamic and uncertain world.”

‘This is a testament to the quality of our academic staff and to the graduates themselves who have achieved so much in the three years following their completion of the MMgt program,” Professor Whitwell said.

The University of Sydney Business School is the only Australian tertiary institution to be included amongst the 100 schools and programs ranked by the Financial Times this year. 

In the worldwide MMgt rankings, the Sydney program came in at 29. The top 30 also included the University of St Gallen in Switzerland; HEC Paris; the London Business School; the Rotterdam School of Management; Esade in Spain and Shanghai JiaoTong in China. 

“Our ranking is clear recognition of our ability to provide one of the strongest, most relevant and most business-oriented programs in Australia and internationally,” said the program director, Associate Professor Betina Szkudlarek.

The Master of International Management (MiM) course offered by members of the global CEMS Alliance of more than 30 elite Schools, including the University of Sydney Business School, has also appears at number eight in the FT rankings.

“These results again reflect the enormous success of CEMS as an ambitious global alliance delivering the gold standard in international, cross cultural education,” said Professor Whitwell.

“The University of Sydney Business School’s ranking success this year, which has also included a number one spot for our MBA and also our Executive MBA programs in the AFR BOSS rankings, leaves little doubt about our place as Australia’s leading school for business education,” Professor Whitwell said.

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