Narrator: To become an excellent business leader in a rapidly changing world, you need an exceptional MBA. The Durham MBA is one of the world's top MBA programmes and has a long and successful history.
Graduate: "I did an MBA and I majored in finance, and I am now working at Morgan Stanley in London. The broad course structure allowed me to match a lot of the criteria that they were looking for."
Narrator: The Durham MBA is accredited by both AMBA and Equis. It can be studied full-time, part-time or by distance learning. The Durham MBA provides the academic rigour you should expect from a top programme.
Our outstanding leading edge research and academic teaching, along with our corporate partnerships and business links create a research into practice approach.
Student 1 (female): "The teaching here at Durham is first-rate. I am working full-time and find that it is very relevant to what I have to do."
Student 2 (male): "Every lecture we learn something new, and it is something I can apply straight away into my job."
Narrator: Durham University Business School was established in 1965 in historic Durham City, in the beautiful landscape of North East England.
Student 3 (male): "I had an interview here and when I was in Durham I had to walk down into the town. I realised how beautiful the city is and so I decided I had to come to Durham."
Narrator: Our academic reputation is excellent. We are ranked consistently high in UK and European league tables.
Student 2 (male): "My boss did his MBA at Durham during the nineties, and he enjoyed it and got so much out of it that he said ‘You've got to go here, and I'm paying for it'. He was willing to back me financially. That's how good he thought it was."
Narrator: We have an international faculty and cohort of students.
Student 4 (female): "Currently we have a cohort of 55 students from 21 nationalities. That is really amazing."
Student 5 (male): "That is really a strong foundation for international students to have a global exposure."
Narrator: Our exciting boardroom simulation integrates learning from the core modules into a live boardroom situation.
Student 5 (male): "Working with a real company and a real problem is really something that takes the students to the real world."
Student 6 (female): "The guest speaker programme provided us with a very good platform to exchange ideas with what was actually happening with the corporate world."
Student 7 (male): "We have presentation skills, networking; and this networking I think is the most important thing you can learn from a business school."
Narrator: The School has its own library and you also have access to the University's main library.
Our fully-supported computing facilities have all the relevant software available. And with 24/7, year-round access, you can work where you want, when you want.
Distance Learning students work with bespoke learning materials, liaise with tutors, attend residential seminars and engage in online collaboration.
A Durham qualification is highly regarded by employers and our graduates have an exceptional employment record.
Graduate 1 (male): "Employers reacted to my degree very positively. Durham University has a very strong brand within the City of London. On top of that you are adding an MBA; so people naturally sit up and take notice."
Student 6 (female): "It has been a great experience and I am going to say that coming to Durham has been one of the best moves I have made in my life till now."