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NTU's Business School falls to 38th place in FT MBA rankings

The Nanyang Technological University's (NTU’s) Business School has again been ranked among the world's top 40 business schools for the sixth consecutive year.

SINGAPORE: The Nanyang Technological University's (NTU’s) Business School has again been ranked among the world's top 40 business schools for the sixth consecutive year.

It was placed 38th in the Financial Times' global rankings of MBA programmes released on Monday, slipping six spots from last year's FT ranking of 32nd.

In the Asia Pacific region, the Nanyang Business School MBA programme was ranked among the top seven by the FT rankings.

NTU said strong salaries post-graduation reported by its MBA holders are a key reason why the programme has been among the world's premier postgraduate business degrees.

On average, Nanyang MBA graduates see their incomes more than double three years after obtaining their degrees.

Notably, the Nanyang MBA was ranked 12th in the world for value-for-money, ahead of the world's top five business schools.

Professor Ravi Kumar, Dean of Nanyang Business School, said: "The consistent recognition of the Nanyang MBA as one of the world's 40 best business programmes is testimony to the dedication and industry of an outstanding faculty.

“It is also testament to the exceptionally high quality candidates whom we have been given the privilege to nurture as tomorrow's leaders. These intrinsic qualities may not always be reflected clearly in the natural fluctuations of school rankings.

“However, we will stay focused on the ultimate goal of providing a holistic education that transforms minds and hearts, help our students achieve their career goals, and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities."

In the Economist's 2013 MBA league table, the Nanyang MBA ranked 64th, up eight from the prior year, while the school's executive MBA programme debuted at 13th among the FT's list of the world's top 100 executive business programmes. 

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