SOURCE: National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School

National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School

July 19, 2013 09:00 ET

EIU Ranks NUS Business School's Double-Degree Executive MBA in World's Top Three

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Jul 19, 2013) -

  • One of only two Asian institutions and only Singapore university ranked
  • UCLA-NUS Executive MBA in 3rd place; Asia Pacific Executive MBA at 43rd
  • EIU's inaugural ranking for Executive MBAs

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School's double-degree programme with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been ranked third globally in the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) inaugural Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Rankings.

The School's Asia Pacific Executive MBA, taught in both English and Mandarin, has also been placed at 43rd.

NUS Business School is one of only two Asian institutions, and the only Singapore university, to make it into EIU's EMBA rankings.

"We are delighted that both our Executive MBA programmes have been ranked among the best in the world by EIU. The rankings are another indication of the quality of our programmes. As we strive towards being the leading business school in Asia, we will continue with our efforts to enhance our teaching with innovative programmes while developing our research output and industry relationships, so as to help our students succeed in the business world of today and tomorrow," said Professor Bernard Yeung, Dean and Stephen Riady, Distinguished Professor, NUS Business School.

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About NUS Business School

The National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School is known for providing management thought leadership from an Asian perspective, enabling its students and corporate partners to leverage global knowledge and Asian insights.

The school has consistently received top rankings in the Asia-Pacific region by independent publications and agencies, such as The Financial Times, Economist Intelligence Unit, and QS Top MBA, in recognition of the quality of its programmes, faculty research and graduates. In the Financial Times Global Rankings, the NUS MBA is ranked 36th in 2013, while the UCLA - NUS Executive MBA and Asia-Pacific Executive MBA were ranked 5th and 26th respectively in 2012.

In the biannual 2011 Forbes rankings for two-year MBA programmes, NUS Business School was ranked the top school in Singapore and Asia, and fourth among business schools outside the United States -- the first time a Singapore business school made the list. The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranked the school first in Asia and 8th in the world for accounting and finance.

The school is accredited by AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), and is a member of the GMAC Council, Executive MBA Council, Partnership in Management (PIM) and CEMS (Community of European Management Schools) -- endorsements and affiliation with organisations of high repute in the education circle that the school has met the highest standards for business education.

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Contact Information

  • Media contact:

    Christopher CHONG
    Manager, Media Relations
    NUS Business School
    National University of Singapore
    DID: (65) 66011206
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