Rankings and reputation

The ICMA Centre is consistently ranked amongst the top institutions for finance both nationally and globally.

Masters in Finance

Global reputation

  • No.7 in the UK for Masters in Finance1
  • No.33 in the World for Masters in Finance1

Highly ranked in careers and employment

  • 90% employment 3 months after graduation2
  • No.13 in the world for careers progress1
  • No.27 in the world for salary percentage increase1

Expert teaching 

  • 9 out of 10 full-time faculty hold PhDs1

Strong diversity credentials

  • World number 1 for percentage of female full-time faculty1
  • World number 1 for percentage of international students1
  • No. 13 in the world for percentage of female students 1
  • 49% international full-time faculty1

1Financial Times Master in Finance Ranking 2017

2Henley 2017 data

Undergraduate degrees in Finance

Top 10 overall

  • 9th in UK for Accounting and Finance2
  • 9th in UK for Accounting and Finance3

Courses designed around students

  • 96% satisfied with their course2
  • 89% overall student satisfaction for finance undergraduate degrees4

Excellent quality and careers prospects

  • Top 10 for quality of research5
  • 14th for graduate career prospects5
  • Top 20 for student satisfaction5

2 Guardian University League Tables 2017
3 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
4 National Student Survey 2017
5 Complete University Guide 2018 for Accounting and Finance

Postgraduate research (PhDs) in Finance

World-leading research

  • Top 10% in the UK for internationally excellent and world-leading research6

Impacting the real world

  • Top 10% in the UK for reach and significance of the impact of our research on business and policy6

6 Research Excellence Framework exercise 2014