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FT Top 100: ACEM SJTU Ranks 18th Among the World's Masters in Management and Top 3 in Satisfaction for Two Consecutive Years 2022-09-13

On September 12th, 2022, the Financial Times (FT) from UK released the global list of Masters in Management, in which the Master in Management (MIM) program of Antai College of Economics and Management (ACEM) from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) ranks 18th and its overall satisfaction ranks 3rd across the world.

Since ACEM's MIM program was evaluated by FT since 2009, it has been always ranked among the top 50 FT global list for 14 consecutive years. 

Excellent and stable data: Career progression ranks rank among the top echelon in the world

1. Career progression data

Salary percentage increase ranks the world's No.6 with its weighted salary among the top 11 worldwide. The FT ranking focuses on students' career progression following graduation, and ACEM's MIM program outperforms in terms of salary-related data that students value most. This data reflect the actual career performance and international competitiveness of ACEM graduates from MIM program.

2. Employment support data

The employment rate ranks the 1st in the world, and the career service ranks the 2nd, among the world's top 10 for 5 consecutive years. These data depict the effectiveness and satisfaction of employment support for graduates.

3. Aims and satisfaction

Aims achieved rank 18th in the world, along with overall satisfaction of 9.73, ranking 3rd. These data showcase the graduates' overall evaluation of career development returns and program quality.


The graduates of ACEM's MIM program are favored by employers thanks to their professional foundation, practical spirit and willingness to work hard. Their employment has seen the trend of higher quality and more full employment. They mainly work in well-known enterprises at home and abroad, such as Shanghai International Energy Exchange, Shanghai International Group, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bosera Asset Management, National Equities Exchange and Quotations, CITIC Securities, Tencent Technology Co., Ltd., Boston Consulting Group, Bain Consulting, etc., while others continue their studies in the field of scientific research.


Theory and Practice Reinforce Each Other: Training Management Talents for Various Industries

As an academic master's program, ACEM's MIM is committed to cultivating high-level management talents rooted in China and adapted to the needs of internationalization. Efforts have been made to deepen the development of discipline and curriculum system from three areas: systematic basic courses of economic management theory, series courses of research methodologies and frontier courses of professional directions, so as to enable students to possess solid theoretical foundation, rigorous approach of thinking and systematic research methodologies. Meanwhile, based on ACEM's industry research strategy, we will continue to promote two types of scholarship, horizontal (academic) and vertical (industry), reinforcing each other and connecting theory with practice. Students from the same industry can brainstorm with each other and improve their capabilities of application by broadening academic horizons.

The program focuses in particular on enhancing students' international competitiveness. Students will be encouraged and funded to participate in international conferences, exchanges, international internships, etc., to comprehensively improve students' work and research capabilities in the context of globalization.

In the QS Masters in Management ranking 2022, ACEM's Master in Management program ranks 44th in the world and 3rd in Asia. Therefore, this once again affirms the competitiveness of the program on the international stage.