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Cardiff Business School MBA Programme




Cardiff Business School: Ranked amongst the Best Business Schools in the UK Cardiff Business School has an international reputation for its research excellence. The latest UK Government Research Assessment Exercise has ranked the School fourth in the UK in terms of its research quality. 70% of the School’s research is ranked either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. The School is ranked 2nd in the UK in terms of the proportion of its research which is ‘world-leading’ (the highest possible category). The School uses research-led teaching across its full portfolio of Specialist Masters programmes. This means that our faculty members teach students the cutting-edge expertise needed to forge a successful career.

Research Assessment Exercise 2008
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th University Business Schools London Business School Imperial College Cambridge Cardiff Warwick Lancaster Bath LSE Oxford King’s College London Strathclyde Manchester Leeds Nottingham Cranfield


Source: Times Higher Education


Why Cardiff Business School?


Introducing Cardiff Business School

A Reputation for Excellence Cardiff Business School is ranked 4th in the UK for its research excellence. The School has recently become a member of both the American-based AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD – EQUIS). A Global School in the UK The faculty of Cardiff Business School come from 28 countries, our current students come from 60 countries and our alumni represent 120 countries, reflecting the School’s global approach to its work and its international stature. The School’s international reputation allows faculty and institutional collaboration with other leading universities overseas. World Class Faculty The School attracts world-class faculty who occupy key positions in their respective fields, in the leading international business and research associations and membership bodies. Faculty are on the editorial review boards of many of the leading academic journals. Recognition for Outstanding Research The School is ranked 2nd in the UK for the amount of its research which is ‘world-leading’ – second only to London Business School. At the Frontier of Business Decision Making The School makes a useful contribution to both policy and practice on a local, national and international level, with research informing organisations such as the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the United Nations, the Treasury, the Department for Trade and Industry and the Department for Communities and Local Government, and working on consultation projects for blue-chip, global firms. An Excellent Learning Environment Postgraduate students join a community of over 1000 postgraduates specialising in Taught Masters programmes and our MBA. The diversity of our student body directly informs teaching and experiences are shared from all over the globe. In excess of £160 million has been invested to provide modern and well-equipped facilities, ensuring a first-class environment in which to live and study. A brand-new, state-of-the-art Trading Room is available to all our students, giving them practical expertise in the financial markets. Cardiff is one of the few UK universities to provide a dedicated facility for postgraduate students. The Graduate Centre offers additional academic and social facilities and a centre for the broader postgraduate community.

Excellence in Teaching In the last Teaching Quality Assessment exercise, teaching at Cardiff Business School was assessed as ‘excellent’. Our knowledge, experience and research underpins teaching on all of our postgraduate programmes, informing our students of valuable ideas and practices at the frontier of global business developments. A Career Head-start Graduates of the School are placed on...
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