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Salary today US$ (20) : The average alumni salaries three years after graduation, US$ PPP equivalent. Includes alumni salary data for the current year and the preceding year, where available
Salary increase (n/a) : The average difference in alumni salary between before the MBA and today. Half of this figure is calculated from the absolute salary increase, and half according to the percentage increase relative to pre-MBA salary – the “salary percentage increase” figure published in the post-experience table
Value for money rank (5) : Calculated using the salary earned by alumni today, course length, fees and other costs, including the opportunity cost of not working for the duration of the Masters programme
Careers rank (10) : The career status of alumni three years after graduation.
Progression is measured according to level of seniority and the size of company in which alumni are employed
Aims achieved % (5) : The extent to which alumni fulfilled their goals or reasons for doing a Masters in Finance. This is measured as a percentage of total returns for a school
Placement success rank (5) : Alumni who used the careers service at their business school were asked to rank its effectiveness in their job search
Employed at three months % (5) : Percentage of the most recent graduating class that were in employment three months after graduation.
The figure in brackets shows the percentage of the class for which the school was able to provide employment data
Women faculty % (3) : Percentage of female faculty.
For the three gender-related criteria, schools that have 50:50 gender composition receive the highest score
Women students % (3) : Percentage of female students
Woman board % (1) : Percentage of female members of the advisory board
International faculty % (5) : Percentage of faculty whose citizenship differs from their country of employment
International students % (5) : Percentage of students whose citizenship differs from the country in which they are studying
International board % (2) : Percentage of the board whose citizenship differs from the country in which the business school is based
Faculty with doctorates % (6) : Percentage of faculty with a doctoral degree
International mobility rank (10) : A measure based on changes in the country of employment of alumni between graduation and today
International course experience rank (10) : Weighted average of four criteria that measure international exposure during the Masters programme
Languages (5) [n/a]: Number of additional languages required on graduation from the Masters programme
Course length (months): The length of the Masters programme
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