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Top tier status for Business School in MBA Global Rankings

Newcastle University Business School has achieved the highest tier status in CEO Magazine’s MBA Global Rankings for 2024.

12 April 2024

CEO Magazine's Global Rankings placed Newcastle University Business School's full-time MBA programme in Tier One - the highest tier - showing the Business School’s dedication to education excellence.

Lucy Hatt, MBA Degree Programme Director at the Business School said: “CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings are widely recognised as a prestigious mark of quality and are a valuable source of decision-making information for both prospective students and their future employers.

"Our MBA programme offers our learners the potential for significant career advancement, crucial specialist skills development equipping them for their future, valuable networking opportunities, a global perspective and transformational personal growth. We are delighted to have been recognised as one of the top tier providers.”

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Since 2008, CEO Magazine has ranked business schools using a performance benchmark when reviewing MBA programmes using fact-based criteria that looks at many factors when calculating the overall ranking for the institutions. This year, CEO magazine ranked 139 schools, offering 284 different programmes. The main areas reviewed when ranking each Business School is the quality of faculty, along with international diversity and cohort size.

Developing the next generation of leaders

The MBA programme at Newcastle offers the next generation of leaders the skills and knowledge to be adaptable and resilient to change.

Our students learn in small and diverse cohort. The MBA programme is a carefully structured, immersive experience in a friendly and supportive learning environment. MBA students are recruited through interview for their diversity of experience and potential contribution.

Diverse group of MBA students engaged in a collaborative study session with lapt

On our MBA, students will develop the capabilities and knowledge to set them apart in any industry or entrepreneurial venture, preparing them for opportunities or challenges we don’t yet know about. Students will hone leadership skills, critical thinking, and communication, whilst also working to improve their performance through a range of modules throughout the 12-month course. Expert career support is available during the programme and beyond graduation.