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UK Top 4 for Durham MBA

The Durham MBA (Full-time) has been recognised as one of the world’s top programmes by The Economist, in its Which MBA? Ranking Results 2019. The programme is now ranked 4th in the UK (up from 6th last year), 13th in Europe (up from 17th last year) and 58th globally (up from 65th last year).

This prestigious ranking highlighted the excellent quality of students on the Durham MBA (Full-time) programme, placing us in the top ten globally for the ranking’s student quality section.

Professor Susan Hart, Executive Dean of Durham University Business School said:

“These strong results from The Economist confirm the School’s position as one of the top business school MBA providers across the globe. The ranking also demonstrates the School’s dedication to providing progressive, challenging and transformative approaches to business education and research.”

The Economist Which MBA? also ranked the programme’s salary increase for alumni as 1st in the UK and 6th in Europe, demonstrating the percentage salary change from pre-MBA to post-MBA. In addition, the ranking placed the diversity of industry sectors our recent graduates entered into as 1st in the UK, 2nd in Europe and 4th globally.

Professor Julie Hodges, Associate Dean of MBA and DBA Programmes at Durham University Business School said:

“These rankings demonstrate the quality and relevance of the Durham MBA (Full-time) in today’s global marketplace. It continues to develop as a world class programme which combines academic excellence with professional development and provides a challenging and leading-edge experience. Our students benefit from engaging with industry with the strong connections that the School has, enabling them to enhance their capabilities and expertise.”

We remain one of the UK’s longest established business schools, carrying three internationally recognised quality accreditations (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). 

The Durham MBA (Full-time) offers three alternative pathways of Entrepreneurship, Consultancy and Technology, meaning students can tailor their studies to be specific to their career ambitions, and can choose the length of their programme to be either 12 or 15 months.

For further information about the programme, please click here.

Read more about the ranking here.