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    Hi there,

    Does anyone know how legitimate this site is? It seems to rank universities and also gives them a star rating. It has ranked two masters courses that I believed to be similar at 21 and 82 in the world and given one a 4 star rating and the other a 3.

    The course I am doing is entrepreneurship and it's hard to find rankings. Does anyone know of any good ranking sites if best masters isn't up to the job?

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    Hi there,

    Does anyone know how legitimate this site is? It seems to rank universities and also gives them a star rating. It has ranked two masters courses that I believed to be similar at 21 and 82 in the world and given one a 4 star rating and the other a 3.

    The course I am doing is entrepreneurship and it's hard to find rankings. Does anyone know of any good ranking sites if best masters isn't up to the job?

    Thanks
    Looks like a jumped-up marketing operation to me. Wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.

    Don't bother looking at rankings too closely - they are intensely political, heavily manipulated, and not objective in the best cases (QS, THE, etc). There's less data available for Masters rankings and I highly doubt that any league table (let alone this one, which I've never heard of, and looks more like an ad agency to direct hits to paying institutions' websites) could come up with a methodology to definitively find the 'best' one.

    And honestly, star rankings? What the hell does that tell you about anything?

    Research the courses that interest you in detail, look at academics' profiles to see what they teach and what they've published, look at module content and reading lists. In short - do legwork.
 
 
 
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