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These rankings demonstrate how the Durham Full-time MBA is developing and becoming world class

Durham University Business School’s Full-time MBA programme has been recognised as one of the world’s top programmes by The Economist, in its Which MBA? Ranking results 2017.

The Durham Full-time MBA programme is now ranked 4th in the UK and 57th globally. In this prestigious ranking, the School is in the top 10 globally for student quality, personal development and education experience, and diversity of recruiters.

Professor Susan Hart, Dean of Durham University Business School says,

“These strong results from The Economist confirm Durham University Business 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? ranked the programme’s diversity of recruiters 1st in the UK and 6th globally, demonstrating the breadth of industries the School’s MBA graduates are working in.

Student quality was ranked 4th in the UK and 8th globally, and personal development and education experience 2nd in the UK and 10th globally.

Dr Julie Hodges, Associate Dean of MBA programmes at Durham University Business School says,

“These rankings demonstrate how the Durham Full-time MBA is developing and becoming world class. It combines academic excellence with professional development, providing a challenging and leading edge experience. Students benefit from the strong connections with industry that the Business School has, enabling them to enhance their capabilities and expertise.”

Durham University Business School remains one of the UK’s longest established business schools, carrying three internationally-recognised quality assurances (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA).

The Durham Full-time MBA offers three alternative pathways of Entrepreneurship, Consultancy and Technology, meaning students can tailor their studies to be specific to their aspirations, and can choose to complete three-month internships with prospective employers after completing their studies.

For further information about the programme, please visit the Durham University Business School website.


For more information, or to request an interview with either Professor Susan Hart or Dr Julie Hodges, please contact Kerry Ruffle at BlueSky PR – or via +44(0) 1582 790 701

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