City graduates earn top salaries
Graduates from City University London's Cass Business School are among the top five best paid in the country.
Research published by salary benchmarking website Emolument.com found that graduates from Cass Business School were the fifth best paid in the country. The research involved an anonymous national survey of over 35,000 people taking into account salaries five years after graduation. The top five, dubbed the 'alumni rich list' shows Cass graduates earn on average £50,500.
1. London Business School: £69,000
2. Oxford University: £54,000
3. Warwick Business School: £53,000
4. Cambridge University: £52,500
5. Cass Business School: £50,500
Director of Postgraduate Careers at Cass Business School, Jenny Portalska commented:
"I am delighted to hear our graduates are among the best paid in the country. Cass offers students the opportunity to stand out in a highly competitive jobs market; the combination of studying in an educational environment that offers world leading research but also focuses on the realities of the business world ensures our graduates are highly sought after.
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Jenny added: "We focus on developing the core skills that are highly sought after by employers. For example, our Full-Time MBA dedicates a significant part of the programme to professional development, combining classroom sessions, coaching and experiential leadership development. Students studying on our Specialist Masters Programmes have a dedicated and personalised careers offering, including skills development sessions, one-to-one coaching and the opportunity to engage with employers. As a result, leading global companies recruit from us and our graduates leave City ready to operate in the real world."