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Business School rankings

A global leader in business and management education
Our programs are consistently rated among the best in Australia and around the world in prestigious international university rankings.

The University of Sydney Business School is ranked number 15 in the Asia-Pacific region by the Financial Times 2018 top 20 Business Schools in the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

MBA rankings

Our part-time MBA is ranked number 1 in Australia by the 2019 and 2017 Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine MBA Rankings.

Launched in 2013, our part-time MBA achieved top place on its inaugural appearance in the highly competitive ranking of 15 programs offered by Australia’s leading Universities.

Our Global Executive MBA is ranked number 1 in Australia by the Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine in 2019, 2013 and 2015.

Subject rankings

QS World University Rankings by subject

For the 7th consecutive year, the University of Sydney has been ranked in the top 30 in the world in Accounting and Finance, as reported by the latest 2019 QS World University Rankings by subject. The University was also ranked in the global top 50 in the world in Business and Management Studies.

Overall, we have cemented our position as a global leader in research and educational excellence, with, 30 subjects ranked in the top 50, 12 ranked in the top 20, and 2 ranked in the top 10 in the world. 

Master of Management

Our Master of Management is ranked number 1 in Australia by The Economist, The Financial Times and QS.

Our standing as the number 1 program in Australia, as ranked by the Financial Times, has been cemented over the past seven years – achieving the top spot in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. In the latest results, our Master of Management was also ranked 29th in the world and 5th in the world for career progress of the program's graduates.

In the 2017 and 2019 Masters in Management rankings by The Economist, our program was also recognised at number three in the Asia-Pacific region, and number 35 in the world.

Master's in International Management

The CEMS Master’s in International Management program, which is offered by an alliance of 30 business schools globally, including the University of Sydney Business School – the only Australian member – was ranked 8th in the world in 2019 by QS.

Employability rankings

The University of Sydney is ranked number 1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability in the 2020 QS Employability Rankings. The rankings considered over 700 universities, with the University of Sydney coming in ahead of leading institutions such as Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford for its effectiveness in preparing students for the workplace.

Global top 100

The University of Sydney’s rankings reflect its achievements in research and education for more than 160 years, consistently ranking in the top 100 globally in all the leading world university rankings, including QS, Times Higher Education, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities. Learn more about our university rankings.

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