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The Business School

Durham University Business School is a Faculty of Durham University and has four Departments which are Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management and Marketing.

Our vision is to lead and inform business thought and practice to enhance equity, prosperity and well-being.

Vision and Mission

As a world-leading Business School, our vision is to lead and inform business thought and practice to enhance equity, prosperity and well-being.
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Accreditations and Rankings

One of the UK's longest established business schools, we are proud of our prestigious foundations and international recognition.
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School Executive Team

View about our School Executive team and about its members from across the Faculty and its Departments.
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School Advisory Board

View all about our School Advisory Board and its members, experts who help raise our profile, shape our programmes, and maintain our excellence.
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Professors in Practice

Professors in Practice are experienced professionals, who share their skills and knowledge directly with our students.
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Our Departments

Four departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing our research spans disciplines, geographies and industries.
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A Top Global Business School

Durham is an international triple accredited business school. Founded in 1965, we are one of the UK's longest established business schools and are proud to be integral to Durham University. 

Sharing insights, supporting innovation and teaching tomorrow’s leaders. We believe that to succeed in business, you need to get closer to the realities of business - so that’s what we do. We combine our academic excellence, insightful research and exceptional global business connections, to equip our students and alumni to become innovative business thinkers of the future and an influential individual in and beyond their careers. 

A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, and a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other.

About Us
6th in the world. Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2024
10th in the world. Corporate Knights Better World MBA 2023
22nd in the world. Masters in Supply Chain Management (2024)
57th in Europe. Financial Times European Business School 2023