Mill Hill Lane,
Durham DH1 3LB, UK
0191 334 5200
Durham Business School
Durham Business School is a multi-disciplinary international school delivering general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, MBAs, doctoral programmes and executive education. We ensure that our education is at all times relevant to business and that we deliver well-rounded business leaders and managers who are able to influence across organisational boundaries. High-quality research must underpin any world-class business school and this is high on our agenda.
Durham Business School is one of a small, elite group of institutions worldwide who are accredited by all three major business school accreditation bodies - AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This achievement is a testament to the quality of the School and provides the extra assurance that Durham Business School and its programmes have been rigorously tested and proven to be of the high quality demanded by today’s professionals.
Founded in 1965, Durham Business School is one of the longest established business schools in the UK and considered to be one of the best. From our earliest beginnings we have established an international reputation for our innovative approach to business education and enterprise development, and for the excellence of our MBA and masters programmes. This is reflected in our being consistently ranked among the world’s most highly regarded business schools.
We are innovative, enterprising and forward-looking, and to consolidate and build on our strengths we have established a core of research groups and centres that are among the world leaders in their fields Working closely in the business world with organisations from SMEs to MNEs through such initiatives as bespoke and open executive education programmes, knowledge transfer partnerships (KTPs) and business projects, allows us to reflect the business climate to keep our teaching and research relevant and at the cutting edge, and thus ensure your qualification is both contemporary and relevant.
The Durham experience is about learning and developing in a professional and friendly academic atmosphere. Purpose built for postgraduate education, we are dedicated to making your time at Durham rewarding and successful. Your learning experience will be influenced by the most recent developments in the field and delivered by experienced teachers, researchers and consultants. In RAE08, 95% of our research output was judged to be of international quality and above. Our extensive network of organisations enables us to draw on a deep pool of practitioners from a range of organisations. Our expertise, attention to quality, the attentiveness of experienced academic faculty and staff, and the rich diversity of students combine to offer you the best possible learning environment.
The collegiate system is a major part of the Durham experience and full-time students become a member of both the University and a college or society of their choice. In addition to providing accommodation, colleges offer social and sports facilities and the opportunity to mix with postgraduate students from other departments across the University.
Durham Business School is an integral part of Durham University, one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the UK. Durham was placed 6th in The Times Good University Guide, 2012 and 4th in the Complete University Guide 2011. Established in 1832, Durham University is the third oldest in England after Oxford and Cambridge, and currently has more than 15,000 students from over 120 countries.
Your qualification will therefore have a hallmark of quality not only from Durham Business School, but also from a university with an impressive history and track record.
Durham is dominated by the great Norman Cathedral and Castle which together form a World Heritage site, recognised by UNESCO as one of the most exceptional historic and architectural features on the planet. Over a thousand years old, few places can match its beautiful, dramatic setting on a rocky horseshoe bend in the River Wear.
MBA: full time, executive, flexible learning
Masters: finance-related; marketing and management;part time, executive
Research Degrees: DBA, PhD
Executive Education: open and bespoke programmes