Rankings and reputation

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

Masters in Finance

Global reputation

  • UK top 10 for Masters in Finance1
  • World top 40 for Masters in Finance1

Highly ranked in careers and employment

  • 95% employment 3 months after graduation1
  • 3rd in UK for percentage of students employed within 3 months of graduation1

World-class teaching and learning

  • 9 out of 10 faculty have PhDs1

International and diverse learning experience

  • 2nd in the world for percentage of female faculty1
  • 13th in the world for percentage of female students 1

1Financial Times Master in Finance Ranking 2016

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

  • 94% overall student satisfaction for finance undergraduate degrees4
  • 96% satisfied with the teaching on their course4
  • 96% satisfied with their course2

Excellent quality and careers prospects

  • 8th in UK for graduate career prospects in Accounting and Finance5
  • Top 10 in UK for quality of research in Accounting and Finance5

2 Guardian University League Tables 2017
3 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
4 National Student Survey 2016
5 Complete University Guide 2017

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