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Henley Business School ranked 7th in the UK in FT European Business Schools Ranking 2023

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The Financial Times European Business Schools Rankings 2023 sees Henley Business School maintain its position among the top business schools in the UK and Europe , placing Henley 7th in the UK and 35th in Europe.

The regional rankings measure the schools’ quality and breadth of programmes. The evaluation is derived from performance across the range of individual 2023 FT rankings of MBAs (full-time), Executive MBAs (EMBA) and Masters in Management (MiM) degrees, and Open and Custom non-degree executive education programmes. Henley currently participates in all of these rankings with the exception of the full-time MBA.

Reflecting Henley’s commitment to championing diversity and women in leadership, we are pleased to retain our top UK position (1st) for the percentage of female full-time faculty (47%), for which we placed at 13th in Europe.

Henley also placed within the top 10 in the UK for the percentage of international faculty (71%) and the percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree (99%), placing us 9th and 4th respectively. Our percentage of international faculty also saw us ranked 22nd in Europe.

Highlights of Henley’s individual rankings are:

Corporate Development

Our custom programmes placed 16th in Europe and 3rd in the UK, and our open programmes placed 17th in Europe, 3rd in the UK.

Executive MBA

Our Executive MBA programme European rank position improved, placing us 6th in the UK and 23rd in Europe.

Alumni who studied with us earned an average salary of $169,910 three years after completing their EMBA, registering an average 52% salary increase. This percentage salary increase sees us placed No.9 in the UK and No.36 in Europe for this measure.

Masters in Management

Our overall position for the Masters in Management ranking placed us 8th in the UK. Alumni recorded an average salary to $41,652 three years after completing their MiM, registering an average 43% salary increase.

Professor Lucy Newton, Pro-Dean of Education & Student Success said:

“I am delighted to see that Henley has maintained its position within the FT’s top 10 UK business schools and within the top 35 in Europe. As a business school, diversity and inclusion sits at the heart of what we do, so I am pleased to see we have maintained our No.1 UK position for the percentage of women in our faculty. It’s also rewarding to continue to see such high rankings for our Corporate Development and Masters programmes.

"Those studying at Henley are being equipped with the knowledge, skills and experiences needed for the world of work and a successful career. These rankings reflect the excellent provision we have for all our students.”

Published 4 December 2023
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