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Business School rankings

A global leader in business and management education
Our highly ranked programs make the University of Sydney Business School one of the best business schools in Australia and a global leader in business education.

Our programs are frequently 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 Top 20 Business Schools in the Americas and Asia-Pacific 2018.

MBA rankings

Our MBA programs are consistently recognised as the top MBA programs in Australia by leading Australian MBA rankings.

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

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

Subject rankings

QS World University Rankings by subject

For the 7th consecutive year, the University of Sydney Business School has been ranked in the top 25 business schools in the world in Accounting and Finance, as reported by the latest 2020 QS World University Rankings by subject. We were also ranked in the top 50 business schools in the world in Business and Management Studies.

Overall, the University of Sydney has cemented its position as one of the best universities in Australia and 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 (2017 and 2019), The Financial Times (2013-2019) and QS (2020).

The Financial Times has recognised the program as the best Master of Management in Australia for the last seven years running - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. In the Financial Times Masters of Management rankings 2019, 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 ranked 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.