The Financial Times Publishes 2015 Master in Finance Rankings

The Financial Times Publishes 2015 Master in Finance Rankings

HEC Paris leads the pre-experience ranking, again; LBS leads the post-experience ranking, again

The Financial Times has updated its pre- and post-experience Master in Finance rankings for 2015. 

For the fifth straight year, HEC Paris' Msc in International Finance leads the pre-experience ranking, while LBS' Masters in Finance program leads the post-experience ranking, also for the fifth year in a row.

Here's a quick breakdown of the two rankings.

Pre-experience ranking

In terms of the top-10 in the pre-experience ranking—which lists programs designed for students with little to no work experience—there were a few minor shifts. Spain's ESADE Business School retains its second-place spot, while ESCP Europe's Advanced Master in Finance climbed five places to take third. Spain's IE Business School's Master in Finance rose one spot to take position number four. MIT Sloan's Masters in Finance program, which debuted strongly last year at position number 10, rose another five spots to round out the top-five.

ESSEC Business School lost two spots to land at position number six; it's tied with Skema Business School's MSc Financial Markets and Investments, which rose four spots. France's EDHEC Business School, which was ranked number three last year, dropped five spots to number eight; the top-ten list is rounded out by Italy's Università Bocconi and Switzerland's University of St. Gallen.

Further down the list, there were some new entrants to the ranking. They include: 

  • Singapore Management University's (SMU) MSc in Applied Finance, which debuted at position number 34
  • Lund University School of Economics and Management's Master in Finance, which is ranked 38
  • University of Exeter's MSc in Financial Analysis and Fund Management, ranked 43
  • University of Hong Kong's Master of Finance, ranked 45
  • Aston Business School's MSc in Investment Analysis, which debuted at 48

Post-experience ranking

The FT's post-experience Master in Finance ranking only lists five programs. The top two programs, LBS' Masters in Finance and the University of Cambridge Judge Business School's Master in Finance, maintain their positions from last year. SMU's MSc in Wealth Management, which dropped off the ranking last year, re-emerged this year at position number three. The MScs in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Florida International University's Chapman Graduate School of Business, round out the list. The University of Hong Kong's Master of Finance, which was ranked number four last year, has dropped off the ranking this year.


Image: Financial Times building One Southwark Bridge by Financial Times / Creative Commons (cropped and adjusted levels)

Comments


Related Business Schools

Nice, France 21 Followers 115 Discussions
Miami, Florida 21 Followers 18 Discussions
Birmingham, United Kingdom 26 Followers 264 Discussions
Exeter, United Kingdom 6 Followers 62 Discussions
Cergy-Pontoise, France 28 Followers 149 Discussions
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 33 Followers 77 Discussions
Euralille, France 10 Followers 39 Discussions
Singapore 30 Followers 46 Discussions
London, United Kingdom 7 Followers 48 Discussions
St. Gallen, Switzerland 30 Followers 116 Discussions
Torino, Italy 4 Followers 36 Discussions
Milan, Italy 54 Followers 178 Discussions
Cambridge, Massachusetts 37 Followers 155 Discussions
Full Profile
Madrid, Spain 91 Followers 334 Discussions
Full Profile
Jouy-en-Josas, France 70 Followers 318 Discussions
London, United Kingdom 107 Followers 391 Discussions
Cambridge, United Kingdom 34 Followers 237 Discussions
Berlin, Germany 10 Followers 68 Discussions
Paris cedex 11, France 8 Followers 59 Discussions
Madrid, Spain 2 Followers 34 Discussions
Champaign, Illinois 23 Followers 37 Discussions

More MBA News

Babson to Offer an MBA in Dubai

Jul 15, 2018

More MBA News

MBA Articles

MBA School Choice: NYU Vs. Columbia

By Seb Murray on Jul 16, 2018

5 Questions for Gabriela Rodrigues, MBA Student from ESMT Berlin

By B. Xu on Jun 19, 2018

MBA School Choice: INSEAD vs. LBS

By Seb Murray on Jun 18, 2018

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists