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10.02.10. MBA degrees more popular than ever

The financial crisis has not deterred prospective MBA students from taking up the degree, according to the latest research from CarringtonCrisp, the UK-based business school consultancy service.

According to the report - Crisis? What crisis? - only 7 per cent of the 723 prospective students surveyed reported that their attitude towards the MBA had become more negative as a result of the financial crisis. More than 80 per cent of the sample who had changed their views on the MBA over the past year, reported that they were inclined to think of the degree in a more positive light.

The survey was conducted online through a range of sources such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Prospective students came fro 91 countries with the largest group coming from India, followed by Australia and the UK. Read more at FT.