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 29 Followers 132 Discussions
Birmingham, United Kingdom 29 Followers 275 Discussions
Exeter, United Kingdom 9 Followers 68 Discussions
Full Profile
Cergy-Pontoise, France 38 Followers 170 Discussions
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRC) 40 Followers 79 Discussions
Euralille, France 13 Followers 47 Discussions
Singapore 35 Followers 52 Discussions
London, United Kingdom 7 Followers 58 Discussions
St. Gallen, Switzerland 39 Followers 128 Discussions
Torino, Italy 6 Followers 39 Discussions
Milan, Italy 62 Followers 195 Discussions
Cambridge, Massachusetts 47 Followers 161 Discussions
Madrid, Spain 106 Followers 327 Discussions
Full Profile
Jouy-en-Josas, France 91 Followers 357 Discussions
London, United Kingdom 151 Followers 443 Discussions
Cambridge, United Kingdom 44 Followers 265 Discussions
Berlin, Germany 11 Followers 85 Discussions
Paris cedex 11, France 9 Followers 70 Discussions
Madrid, Spain 2 Followers 38 Discussions
Champaign, Illinois 32 Followers 58 Discussions

More MBA News

Nov 04, 2020

The Financial Times Updates Executive MBA Ranking for 2020

Nov 04, 2020

More MBA News

MBA Articles

Business Schools Redouble Diversity Efforts after Black Lives Matter Protests

Nov 16, 2020

Many US business schools are enrolling record numbers of ethnic minority students

What are the Career Prospects for the MBA Class of 2021?

Oct 28, 2020

The reduced availability of internships that seed full-time roles is a concern, while overseas students are having a tougher time securing work in America amid an immigration crackdown

Business Schools Adapt the MBA Curriculum for the Post-Covid Era

Sep 24, 2020

Schools race to satisfy fresh demand for new skills and knowledge in a changed world

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists