Masters in Financial Management becomes number one in Benelux in Financial Times ranking
Results of the ‘Financial Times Masters in Finance 2014’ ranking
For the third consecutive year Vlerick’s Masters in Financial Management programme has risen one place in the FT Masters in Finance ranking. The programme is now at number 24 worldwide. Moreover, the programme ranks number one in the Benelux for the first time. This fantastic result confirms the ongoing upward trend ever since entering this ranking for the first time in 2012. The Financial Times publishes this list featuring a total of 45 courses worldwide every year.
Vlerick’s Masters in Financial Management programme has both a corporate and a market finance track and is CFA accredited. It also has an outstanding record in value for money, placement success and careers, three important criteria that score impressively in the 2014 ranking. Both for ‘value for money’ (number 8) and ‘careers’ (number 8) Vlerick has progressed to a top 10 position worldwide. As for ‘placement success’ the Vlerick Masters in Financial Management programme holds the 19th position. Currently, the programme has 47 students representing 13 different nationalities.
Wouter De Maeseneire, Professor of Corporate Finance and Programme Director of the Masters in Financial Management: “We are thrilled to see that our rise in the rankings reflects the added value of the programme and our sustained efforts to continuously strive to further optimise it. Last year, this included a further focus on action-based learning and strengthening the integrated personal development elements. Our admissions criteria select ambitious young minds with a sincere passion for financial management. We offer them an exceptionally intensive, challenging and rewarding training that positions our graduates extremely well on the job market. Vlerick is committed to persistently aim to upgrade our educational offering and secure and enhance our ranking.”