Durham University Business School, founded in 1965 as one of the UK’s oldest business schools, forms part of Russell Group institution Durham University in Durham, England.
In 2002, Durham University’s business school merged with the university’s department of economics and finance and the Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprise Development to become the School of Economics, Finance and Business, to become the Durham University Business School.
The school is one of a small, elite group of institutions worldwide who are triple accredited by all the major school accreditation bodies: the Association of MBAs (AMBA), EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
It provides courses at undergraduate level in economics, finance, business, marketing and accounting. Postgraduate level areas of study include management, marketing, finance and economics.
The Durham MBA is available in full-time, part-time, online and blended formats, and takes 12 to 18 months.
Alumni include CEO of the National Australia Bank Andrew Thorburn, British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Chouhury, former English rugby union player Will Greenwood, and director of debt markets for Enterprise UK Judith Ozcan.
With more than 200 research students, the school engages in research with companies, organisations and academic institutions across the world, such as the Central University of Finance and Economics in China, the University of Tokyo in Japan, the BI Norwegian School of Management in Norway, the Financial University under the Government if the Russian Federation in Moscow, Russia and Kore University in South Korea.