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World Top 50 for MSc Management

Our Masters in Management programme has been ranked 46th in the world in the QS World University Rankings, up 6 places from last year’s 52nd position.

The QS Rankings review 129 global business masters and consider their employability, alumni outcomes, value for money, thought leadership and diversity when preparing the results. This year the Management programme’s staff and student diversity scored particularly highly, supported by a good standing in the employability criteria.

Our MSc Management programmes are designed to develop the analytical and technical skills needed to manage organisations in a dynamic and global business environment. Motivated by current business thinking and leading research, they look to provide the tools, knowledge and entrepreneurial mindset needed by today’s global employers. Students also have the opportunity to study for professional accreditations such as those offered by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

The full-time MSc Management offers six routes and in addition to the straight Management route, students can specialise in:

  • entrepreneurship
  • finance
  • human resource management
  • international business
  •  supply chain and logistics

Further information about specific programmes can be found here.

Professor Nick Ellis, Director of Masters in Management Programmes commented: “We are delighted to see the continuing recognition of our MSc Management programme in these rankings. The fact that the programme has moved up in the ranking since last year is testament to the professionalism of both our academic staff and our support services in ensuring that our Masters students have a great experience at Durham.”

“We like to think that our syllabus, with its unique choice of specialist pathways and elective modules makes a very attractive package for prospective students. This, combined with the fantastic opportunities on the course for students to undertake study visits abroad, complete their dissertation in an overseas university and take part in international summer schools, along with a high level of careers support, has kept the programme at the forefront within this very competitive market place.”

Professor Susan Hart, Executive Dean, Durham University Business School, said: “I’m very pleased that our Management programmes are receiving recognition for their diversity and employability. We are very much an international business school with students and staff from across the globe. We also continually work closely with businesses and employers to make the programmes relevant to current management issues. Our students are clearly benefiting from these efforts and, as a result, become more attractive to potential employers.”

Our MSc Finance and MSc Marketing were also ranked in the QS ranking and more information will follow.