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ISCTE Business School Masters Degree Guarantees Higher Percentage Salary Increase

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  • 28 Oct. 2019
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The MSc in Business Administration from ISCTE Business School is one of the top ten worldwide to guarantee students a higher salary increase. It is in the top 5 of the courses with the most women enrolled and has the shortest national time to recover tuition fees based on the current salary of graduates. It is the third consecutive year in the Financial Times ranking.

The MSc in Business Administration from ISCTE Business School (IBS) is the 9th. worldwide to ensure a higher Salary Percentage Increase, according to the Financial Times ranking, one of the most important international rankings of business schools. The Masters is the best ranked nationally in this indicator and has risen 32 places over the last year.
“ISCTE Business School is consolidating its place among the world's top schools,” says Maria João Cortinhal, Dean of ISCTE Business School. "Students at our school have been able to ensure excellent career progression, which is reflected in the percentage increase in their salaries, as you can see in the Financial Times ranking." The ISCTE Business School Masters in Business Administration also stands out in the Value for Money Rank indicator, ranking 30th worldwide, as the program's competitive prices allow graduates to recoup their academic investment. in a very small time window.
Another of the points at which the ISCTE Business School Masters is distinguished is the number of female students. Among the students entering the course, 67% are women. These numbers place ISCTE Business School at 5th. global position. “We are training more and more women to be excellent managers and become a more habitual presence in the administrations”, says Maria João Cortinhal.
ISCTE Business School secures its place in the top 100 of the best Masters in Management for the third consecutive year. The ranking includes 17 indicators that evaluate the quality of the school and the master's degree in three main dimensions, namely the career progress of graduates, the diversity of the school, and international experience and research. This ranking is led by St. Gallen, with HEC Paris and Essec Business School closing the top three positions.
In order to be eligible, schools must meet a number of requirements, the most important being holding one of the two main international accreditations of business schools (AACSB or EQUIS). IBS obtained AACSB three years ago.

About ISCTE Business School (IBS). IBS is one of the leading management schools in Portugal with 175 teachers and about 3,500 students enrolled in 23 programs, of which 6 undergraduate, 12 masters and 5 doctoral degrees. The School is nationally and internationally recognized for its value proposition: excellence in learning and research in a multicultural environment, strong links to the business fabric, and leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation. Its mission is as follows: Through teaching, research and community interaction, IBS contributes to the development of management knowledge and practices, and prepares and develops managers and leaders to have a positive impact on organizations and society, on a globalized world. For more information see
About Financial Times Rankings. The Financial Times Rankings is an international ranking committee for top management schools worldwide that evaluates programs and schools and lists the best management programs available. 7 rankings are published annually, related to MBA, EMBA, Masters of Finance, Masters of Management and Online MBA's, as well as non-degree executive programs. There is also a ranking, published at the end of each year, with a ranking of top European business schools. The interactive rankings tables provided by the Financial Times Rankings allow searching by school, sorted by selection and location criteria. Programs are evaluated by a variety of criteria, including average salary after graduation, payback period, and last rank. For more information see