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Saïd Business School

Saïd Business School

Key Information
Location Oxford, England
Established 1965
Famous For Undergraduate Economics, MBA, EMBA
Key Information
Location Oxford, England
Established 1965
Famous For Undergraduate Economics, MBA, EMBA

Saïd Business School Overview

Saïd Business School (SBS) is part of the University of Oxford, one of the world's top universities. It is named after its chief benefactor, Wafic Saïd, and is famous for its MBA, MSc Financial Economics, MSc Law and Finance, and DPhil Management Studies programmes.

The Financial Times and Bloomsberg Business Week rank the SBS MBA third in the UK, while the average GMAT score for admission in 2016-17 was 692, one of the highest in the UK. It is one of the only business schools in the UK which enrols more than 250 students during a single intake.

Its MBA programme tackles global issues faced by businesses in the 21st century and is designed around three themes that shape today's business environment: global rules of the game, entrepreneurship and responsible business. The School also offers a part-time 'Executive Master of Business Administration' degree for professionals with more than five years management experience.

Saïd Business School Rankings

Saïd Business School was ranked the best business school in the UK in the 2017 Times Higher Education awards.


  • 3rd in Bloomberg Business Week’s full time International MBA ranking
  • 3rd the UK in the Financial Times' Global MBA ranking
  • 8th in the world for Finance in the Financial Times' Top MBAs for Finance ranking
  • 7th among the top non-US Business Schools for return on investment by Forbes

Executive MBA

  • 1st in the UK by The Economist
  • 2nd in the world by The Economist
  • 1st in the UK for an EMBA delivered by a single UK Business School by the Financial Times
  • 9th in the world by the Financial Times

Saïd Business School Alumni

  • Patrick Grant (MBA) - British fashion designer
  • Claire Diaz Ortiz (MBA) - Social Innovation at Twitter, Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business
  • Javed Afridi (PhD) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Haier Pakistan
  • Bradey Henderson (MBA) - Rhodes Scholar, Boston Consulting Group
  • Papa CJ (MBA) - Indian Comedian
  • Sujeet Kumar (Odisha), (MBA) - Indian Policy Expert & Entrepreneur

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