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IE University, world leader in QS ranking of MBA programs, Master in Management, Master in Finance and Master in Big Data


British higher education marketing company QS highlights IE University as a world leader in training in its 2018 Ranking of MBA programs, Masters in Management, Masters in Finance and Master in Business Analytics, published this week.

QS ranks IE Business School’s International MBA 1st in Spain, 4th in Europe and 8th in the world. IE’s

Master in Management is ranked 6th in the world, its Master in Finance occupies the 13th position and the Master in Business Analytics and Big Data is ranked 17th in the world. The QS ranking consolidates the position of IE University internationally, following the 2nd position in the Financial Times Online MBA ranking (March 2018) and the 3rd in Europe in the Financial Times Ranking of European business schools (December 2017).

In this edition, QS has analyzed the quality of MBA programs and specialized masters from more than 200 business schools in more than 30 countries. Those responsible for the ranking have evaluated the opinion of international and academic recruiters and have analyzed institutional data on prestige and academic leadership, graduates’ employability, return on investment, salary progression and professional development, along with diversity of students and faculty, among others.

Some 92% of students attending IE Business School’s International MBA are international students, from 80 countries. Students can choose from more than 150 elective courses to personalize their training experience, work with state-of-the-art technology in the Tech Lab, develop consulting projects, get to know entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world, present their business plans to investors or work on social projects in South Africa, Ethiopia, Peru or Brazil. International MBA students can also participate in exchange programs with business schools such as Chicago Booth, NYU Stern, GIBS-Gordon Institute of Business Science, London Business School, or Tsinghua, among others.

Students of the Master in Management of IE Business School can specialize in International Business, Sales & Marketing, Digital Business, Financial Management & Control and Integrated Marketing Communications. This last specialization is taught in collaboration with McCann World Group and is aimed at young professionals who want to develop their careers in creative agencies, media agencies, advertisers, branding companies or the media.

IE Business School’s Master in Finance has incorporated a Fintech specialization. Students can will study blockchain, crowdfunding, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, artificial information in the financial industry, algorithm management or Alpha generation, among others, to face the new challenges of financial management in a world transformed by technology. IE Business School is the first business school in Europe to offer a Masters in Finance and Masters in Advanced Finance with specialization in Fintech.

The Master in Business Analytics & Big Data at IE´s School of Human Sciences & Technology is designed for diverse professional profiles who want to build their careers applying Data Science to business innovation and performance improvement. This program gives students robust training in data analytics, Big Data technologies and business applications. Students from 30+ nationalities engage in active classroom learning and in carrying out real-world projects with companies.

About IE University

IE University offers a technology-based learning ecosystem for leaders making a difference in the world through innovation, global vision, an entrepreneurial mindset and a unique approach rooted in the Humanities. IE has a faculty composed of more than 500 academics who currently teach to students from 131 countries in university degrees, master’s programs, doctorates and executive training. IE’s more than 60,000 alumni platform is present in 165 countries.