AGSM MBA (Executive) Program ranks 8th in Asia Pacific in 2018 QS Global EMBA Rankings

Thursday, 26 April 2018  @Business School

AGSM @ UNSW Business School is ranked 8th in Asia Pacific and 37th globally in the 2018 QS Global EMBA Rankings. This is the second year that QS has released a global ranking for Executive MBA programs and includes data collected from schools, students, academics, and employers.

The QS Global EMBA Rankings consider five performance indicators, including Employer Reputation, Academic Reputation, Career Outcomes, Executive Profile and Diversity.

Out of these categories AGSM earned full points for the percentage of women enrolled in the MBA (Executive) program (31%) which exceeds the Asia Pacific score of 29.5% and global score of 29.9%. Overall AGSM succeeded the mean score in three of the five indicators across both Asia Pacific and global rankings:

  • Employer Reputation: AGSM scored 72.1 compared to the Asia Pacific score of 70 and global score of 65.1
  • Academic Reputation: AGSM scored 85.8 compared to the Asia Pacific score of 75.4 and global score of 63.9
  • Career Outcomes: AGSM scored 80 compared to the Asia Pacific score of 79.3 and global score of 77.7

Professor Nick Wailes, AGSM Director and Deputy Dean of UNSW Business School, said: "These results are a strong outcome for AGSM's MBA (Executive) program. Not only do the rankings outline important criteria against which business schools are evaluated, they also reinforce our position as a leading global institution committed to creating a contemporary MBA experience."

"We intentionally recruit students from diverse backgrounds from the corporate, not-for-profit and public sectors who bring unique perspectives and experiences to AGSM and the broader business community," he said.

The full 2018 QS EMBA Rankings table can be found here.

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