Founded in 1965, Durham University Business School is one of the longest established business schools in the UK. They are one of an elite group of institutions in the UK to be accredited by all three major bodies – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). With a portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes, the School combines academic excellence and incisive research with exceptional global business connections and excellent career development opportunities. The Business School is one of four faculties at Durham University, a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities.
The School’s research is internationally renowned, both for its academic rigour and the benefits it brings to society as a whole - in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) 79% of their research was assessed as ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’. Spanning disciplines, geographies and industries, their research connects with partners around the world to push boundaries and lead business thinking.