Fourteen UCL master’s programmes are among the world’s best, according to the recently published Eduniversal world rankings. UCL programmes receiving this international recognition include the master’s programme in actuarial sciences – ranked first in the world – and the master’s programme in entrepreneurship – ranked fourth.
Eduniversal evaluates almost 17,000 programmes at 1,000 universities in 154 countries, thus informing the 4,250,000 students who consult its rankings to help them choose a master’s programme.
For several years, some UCL master’s programmes have consistently ranked among the world’s best in their respective categories, including the above-mentioned degrees in actuarial sciences – ranked first for three consecutive years – and entrepreneurship.
Eduniversal ranked the following UCL master’s degree programmes in the top 25 in their respective categories:
- actuarial sciences, UCL Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences: first in the ‘insurance and risk management’ category;
- information and communications, public relations and organisational communications focus: fourth (‘communications’);
- entrepreneurship: fourth (‘entrepreneurship – interfaculty’) (this degree is supported by BNP Paribas Fortis);
- management sciences: seventh (‘general management’);
- human resources management: seventh (‘human resources management’);
- international business: eighth (‘international management’);
- public administration: ninth (‘public administration/management’);
- advanced master’s degree in tax law: tenth (‘taxation’);
- cybersecurity: 11th (‘business intelligence, knowledge and security management’) (programmed debuted in 2016-17);
- economics: 17th (‘economics’);
- environmental science and management: 20th (‘sustainable development and environmental management’);
- international executive MBA: 21st (‘executive MBA and part-time MBA’);
- law: 22nd (‘business and commercial law’).
These results are a testament to the quality of the work carried out at UCL. Eduniversal ranked programmes according to three criteria:
- programme and institution reputation;
- career opportunities;
- student satisfaction.