SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business Maintains Top 3 Standing in...

SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business Maintains Top 3 Standing in the Financial Times Masters in Finance Rankings 2018


3rd in the world and 1st in Asia for its MSc in Wealth Management (Post-experience Ranking) and4th among Asian Business Schools for its MSc in Applied Finance (Pre-experience Ranking)

Singapore, 18 June 2018 (Monday) – The Singapore Management University’s (SMU) Lee Kong Chian School of Business (LKCSB) is pleased to report that its MSc in Wealth Management (MWM) has been recognised for the fourth consecutive year as one of the top three finance Masters programmes in the world by the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Finance Post-experience Ranking 2018.

SMU LKCSB remains the only institution in Asia to make it to the ranking, placed just after LondonBusiness School and University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. Alumni of the MWM programme reported an average alumnus salary of US$119,157, a 86% increase in salary three years after graduation from the programme. LKCSB is also ranked first in delivering an international course experience as well as second place in terms of career progression.

In addition, SMU LKCSB ranked 4th among Asian business schools and 45th in the world in the FT Masters in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2018 for its Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF).

LKCSB is also the only institution in Singapore and South-Asia to be ranked for its finance programmes; this is the fourth time that LKCSB is featured in both the Pre- and Post-experience rankings.

Welcoming this recognition, Professor Gerard George, Dean of SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business, and Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, said: “We are very pleased with this achievement as it affirms LKCSB’s consistent track record in upholding top quality education and world-class research. With the accelerating pace of technology transforming the business and finance sectors globally, LKCSB will continue its emphasis on academic excellence, strong career services and an engaging post-graduate student experience, to help executives leverage on opportunities and stay ahead of the curve.”