- June 25, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
- Demand for MBAs has grown as the job market falters in the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Online courses are growing in popularity, but tend to have less of an after-effect on salaries than in-person courses.
- European schools lead the rankings of providers, but US schools dominate overall.
Even while the pandemic closed campuses around the world, demand for MBAs last year rebounded. The difficult job market in 2020 drove many people to opt for full-time study in a bid to boost their career prospects, according to research by the UK Financial Times.
Several schools in the rankings reported double-digit increases in applications to study during the 2020/21 academic year.
Alongside this, there has been a spike in interest in online MBAs, with many business schools forced to rethink their offerings in light of the pandemic.
The FT’s annual ranking of business schools shows that Warwick Business School has retained the…