Accreditation and ranking

15th worldwide

QS Online MBA rankings 2022

The quality of the Oxford Brookes Global MBA is reflected by our double accreditation by The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and our ranking of 4th in the UK and 15th worldwide among online MBA programmes (QS Online MBA rankings 2022). 


An accredited MBA means you are getting a quality learning experience. The Oxford Brookes Global MBA has double accreditation meaning you can be confident that this MBA is of the highest quality and, as accreditation is reassessed every few years, you can be sure that the Oxford Brookes Global MBA is up-to-date, relevant and innovative.

Accreditation by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) is widely recognised as the global standard for MBA programmes. In the most recent AMBA accreditation assessment the Oxford Brookes Global MBA was awarded the maximum five-year accreditation, meaning that the quality of the programme was judged to be of the highest standards.

The Oxford Brookes Global MBA is accredited by The European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). It has been awarded the maximum five-year accreditation meaning that the Oxford Brookes Global MBA has been assessed to be of the highest standard against the criteria of programme design, delivery and operations, the programme outcomes and the quality assurance.

As well as having the reassurance of a high quality MBA on your CV, accreditation also provides MBA students with other benefits. All our students become AMBA members. This membership provides a suite of careers, networking and knowledge services, linking together students and alumni from other AMBA-accredited business schools.

And graduating from our programme does not mean ceasing to become a member; the individual AMBA membership continues in perpetuity for Oxford Brookes Global MBA alumni.

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MBA ranking

As well as accreditation, ranking is the other sign of a high quality MBA. That’s why The Oxford Brookes Global MBA is ranked 15th worldwide and 4th in the UK by QS Online MBA rankings 2022.

The QS Online MBA rankings assess MBAs in a number of key areas. Diversity of the MBA cohort and employer reputation are particular areas of strength for Oxford Brookes in the QS MBA ranking.

As one of the innovators and forerunners in provision of distance learning and blended (online and face-to-face) MBA programmes, Oxford Brookes provides a flexible programme designed for busy working professionals.

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