Strathclyde vs Lancaster MBA


Yazan
Hi guys,

I am going to study MBA in the UK this year 2018-2019, I got offers from Strathclyde, Lancaster and Nottingham MBA programme. I am confused between Strathclyde and Lancaster.

In the latest MBA rankings (Financial Times), Lancaster seems to be better than Strathclyde. However, they both have dropped in the ranking this year!! So I worried that in the near future they going to be out of the Ranking.

I am an international student with 10 years of experience in business development

Your help is really appropriated.
Hi guys,

I am going to study MBA in the UK this year 2018-2019, I got offers from Strathclyde, Lancaster and Nottingham MBA programme. I am confused between Strathclyde and Lancaster.

In the latest MBA rankings (Financial Times), Lancaster seems to be better than Strathclyde. However, they both have dropped in the ranking this year!! So I worried that in the near future they going to be out of the Ranking.

I am an international student with 10 years of experience in business development

Your help is really appropriated.
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Duncan
Because of public policy issues, the non-GMAT UK and Irish schools are especially affected by the lower demand for foreign labour under this government. Higher quality students at some better schools see salaries falling (Cambridge, Manchester, Cass, Warwick), and they start to substitute for the schools below. Employers can afford graduates from better schools, and the higher-quality brands suffer less. In contrast, Lancaster and UCD alumni reported a $10,000 fall in salary, for example, compared to a fall of just $2000 at Cranfield and hardly any fall at Durham.

I can't see that changing. In the medium term, schools in emerging countries will rise in the rankings, especially if the FT continues to use PPP in such a blunt way. So, aim for quality schools with solid brands.
Because of public policy issues, the non-GMAT UK and Irish schools are especially affected by the lower demand for foreign labour under this government. Higher quality students at some better schools see salaries falling (Cambridge, Manchester, Cass, Warwick), and they start to substitute for the schools below. Employers can afford graduates from better schools, and the higher-quality brands suffer less. In contrast, Lancaster and UCD alumni reported a $10,000 fall in salary, for example, compared to a fall of just $2000 at Cranfield and hardly any fall at Durham.

I can't see that changing. In the medium term, schools in emerging countries will rise in the rankings, especially if the FT continues to use PPP in such a blunt way. So, aim for quality schools with solid brands.
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Yazan
Thank you Duncan, I'm still waiting a response from Durham but Lancaster and Strathclyde are the options available at the moment, from what you have said I understand that you think both of them are the same?
Best,
Thank you Duncan, I'm still waiting a response from Durham but Lancaster and Strathclyde are the options available at the moment, from what you have said I understand that you think both of them are the same?
Best,
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Duncan
They are not the same: Strathclyde students accept lower salaries and get jobs faster (a bit like Bath and Durham); Lancaster students are higher quality and take longer to find roles, but then get much higher salaries (in that sense, it's a bit like Edinburgh, where I am). But if you can get into those schools then you could probably get into Cranfield, or maybe even to Warwick, which are on a much higher level in my opinion.
They are not the same: Strathclyde students accept lower salaries and get jobs faster (a bit like Bath and Durham); Lancaster students are higher quality and take longer to find roles, but then get much higher salaries (in that sense, it's a bit like Edinburgh, where I am). But if you can get into those schools then you could probably get into Cranfield, or maybe even to Warwick, which are on a much higher level in my opinion.
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