Durham University Business School

Introduction
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AACSB Accredited

Masters Programmes

Prepare yourself to compete in an increasingly international job market. Study a globally-recognised postgraduate programme at Durham University Business School. The academic rigour of our Masters will provide you with a world-class head start by helping you develop the analytical and critical skills that employer’s value. It will connect you with some of the world’s leading companies. So whether you want to become an entrepreneur or work for an international organisation, you’ll be ready for the challenge and competition of real business.

  • Become skilled at applying research-led learning to contemporary business challenges
  • Take advantage of career enhancing opportunities such as international exchanges and networking events

The Durham Full-time MBA

You are intellectually curious, determined and ambitious. You have leadership potential you want to exploit. You want to progress your career to the next level – either in your current role or by launching yourself in a new job-function or industry. You may want to compete on the international stage. You are a Durham MBA.

The Durham MBA has been designed with future leaders in mind. Study with us and learn to inspire, motivate and mobilise teams. Gain credibility from Durham’s academic rigour. Become skilled at applying theory to the real world through practical engagement with employers.

Online MBA

Accelerate your career with flexible study on the Online MBA. You may be an executive on your way to the top in your current job; you may want to launch a different career in a new sector – whatever your ambitions and lifestyle, you can tailor a mix of online and block-taught residential modules to suit you. Learn where you want, when you want, and gain the skills to apply credible academic theory to the real world of business.

Triple accredited

Durham University Business School is unique in its approach to teaching, research and connections with the wider world. One of an elite group of schools worldwide, Durham University Business School carries all three international quality kitemarks – AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). These accreditations are an endorsement of the quality of our programmes, showing we have been rigorously tested and proven to be exceptional.

An impressive reputation

Founded in 1965, Durham University Business School is one of the longest established business schools in the UK. We are part of Durham University, which at over 180 years old, is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in England. With its impressive history and heritage, Durham University has an enviable position as a top five UK university (The Complete University Guide 2014).

  • Tailor your qualification to your personal strengths and aspirations.
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MSc

MSc Accounting

Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Delivered at Queen’s Campus Stockton, the MSc Accounting programme is designed to help prepare you to compete in an increasingly international job market. This is an ideal programme to choose if you’re looking to pursue a career in accountancy, finance and business. [+]

MSc Accounting Delivered at Queen’s Campus Stockton, the MSc Accounting programme is designed to help prepare you to compete in an increasingly international job market. Launched in 2015, our innovative MSc Accounting programme sits within Durham’s portfolio of Masters programmes. A one year full-time programme, it provides an opportunity for you to develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of accounting as well as the critical thinking skills so valued by employers. The MSc in Accounting covers key accounting topics including financial statements and their preparation, the practical limitations of financial reporting, and the regulatory framework and its complexities. This is an ideal programme to choose if you’re looking to pursue a career in accountancy, finance and business. ACCA Academic Professional Partnership Programme A key feature of the programme is the ACCA AcademicProfessional Partnership Programme (APPP) from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Eligible students, alongside studying for their Masters degree, have the option to register with the ACCA for the APPP. This pathway provides a recognised level of tuition towards two separate Professional Level papers, P1 and P2 of the ACCA qualification. For more information on the ACCA qualification visit www.accaglobal.com Please note: Students who have successfully passed ACCA’s Fundamental level exams, F1-F9, or have exemptions from the Fundamental level (in addition to meeting Durham University’s normal entry requirements for Postgraduate programmes) are eligible to apply for this pathway To achieve your qualification you will need to successfully complete eight core modules, and a dissertation or... [-]

MSc Economics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]

MSc Economics Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometrics I and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose four elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Behavioural Finance and Economics; Development Economics; Econometrics II; Environmental Economics and Policy; Environmental Valuation; Experimental Economics and Finance; Game Theory; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Microeconometrics; Monetary Economics; Money and Banking; Natural Resource Management; Public Choice; Public Economics. Dissertation/Business Project or Placement In the third term you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which may be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation, during a placement or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject that you’ve already studied as part of your programme. This is an opportunity for you to develop your business insight and present your analysis and ideas in a scholarly and professional manner; combine critical... [-]

MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]

MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Environmental Economics and Policy Environmental Valuation Natural Resource Management Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometrics I and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose one elective module. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but in the past has included: Behavioural Finance and Economics; Econometrics II; Development Economics; Experimental Economics and Finance; Game Theory; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Microeconometrics; Monetary Economics; Money and Banking; Public Choice; Public Economics. Dissertation/Business Project or Placement In the third term you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which may be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation, during a placement or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject that you’ve already studied as part of your programme. This is an opportunity for you to develop your business insight and present your analysis and ideas in... [-]

MSc Experimental Economics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]

MSc Experimental Economics Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Behavioural Finance and Economics Experimental Economics and Finance Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometrics I and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but in previous years has included: Development Economics; Econometrics II; Environmental Economics and Policy; Environmental Valuation; Game Theory; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Microeconometrics; Monetary Economics; Money and Banking; Natural Resource Management; Public Choice; Public Economics. Dissertation/Business Project or Placement In the third term you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which may be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation, during a placement or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject that you’ve already studied as part of your programme. This is an opportunity for you to develop your business insight and present your analysis and ideas in a scholarly and... [-]

MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Financial Theory Corporate Finance Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose four elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Derivative Markets, Financial Risk Management, and Market Microstructure. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised... [-]

MSc in Finance (Accounting and Finance)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (Accounting and Finance) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Financial Theory Econometric Methods Corporate Reporting Corporate Finance Financial Statement Analysis Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but in previous years has included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Derivative Markets, Financial Risk Management, and Mergers and Acquisitions. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject... [-]

MSc in Finance (Corporate and International Finance)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (Corporate and International Finance) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Financial Theory Corporate Finance International Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Econometric Methods Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Auditing and Assurance Services Behavioural Finance and Economics Derivative Markets Financial Risk Management Portfolio Management. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject that you’ve already studied... [-]

MSc in Finance (Economics and Finance)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (Economics and Finance) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Financial Theory Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Corporate Finance Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Auditing and Assurance Services Behavioural Finance and Economics Derivative Markets Financial Risk Management Market Microstructure. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one... [-]

MSc in Finance (Finance and Investment)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (Finance and Investment) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Advanced Financial Theory Derivative Markets Econometric Methods Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting Portfolio Management Financial Risk Management Security Analysis You will then choose one elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Auditing and Assurance Services Behavioural Finance and Economics Experimental Economics and Finance Market Microstructure and Technology Innovation and Economic Growth. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail... [-]

MSc in Finance (International Banking and Finance)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (International Banking and Finance) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Econometric Methods Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting Advanced Financial Theory Corporate Finance International Finance Money and Banking You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Corporate Governance, Corporate Reporting, Financial Risk Management, Market Microstructure and Technology, Innovation and Economic Growth. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in... [-]

MSc in Finance (International Money, Finance and Investment)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. [+]

MSc in Finance (International Money, Finance and Investment) Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes. Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Econometric Methods Derivative Markets Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting Advanced Financial Theory International Finance International Financial Asset Management Portfolio Management You will then choose one elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Auditing and Assurance Services, Behavioural Finance and Economics, Financial Risk Management, Market Microstructure, Security Analysis, and Technology, Innovation and Economic Growth. Dissertation or Business Project In the third term, you will complete a dissertation which could be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll... [-]

MSc Islamic Finance

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

MSc Islamic Finance is a specialised taught programme, involving quantitative methods in the analysis of Islamic and conventional finance by making reference to their technical particularities. [+]

MSc Islamic Finance This one-year full-time programme is designed to provide rigorous training at the frontier of research, giving you the opportunity to develop the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers. MSc Islamic Finance is a specialised taught programme, involving quantitative methods in the analysis of Islamic and conventional finance by making reference to their technical particularities. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Islamic Banking and Finance Islamic Law and Financial Transactions Islamic Political Economy Advanced Financial Theory Econometric Methods Islamic Capital Markets Risk Management Issues in Islamic Finance. You will then choose one elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Behavioural Finance and Economics, Derivative Markets, Financial Management, International Finance, Multinational Finance, and Portfolio Management. Dissertation/Business Project In the third term, you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which could be a specific project with an organisation. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you will investigate in greater detail a subject that you have already studied as part of your programme. A major piece of independent work, the dissertation will enable you to exercise critical judgement and illustrate how economic analysis has relevance to financial decision taking. Adding to your experience International Opportunities International Study Tour We organise an optional International Study Tour to a European destination, typically Switzerland.... [-]

MSc Islamic Finance and Management

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

The first of its kind at a global level, MSc Islamic Finance and Management is a cross-disciplinary specialised programme, aiming to provide management-related knowledge and skills to students who, at the same time, specialise in Islamic Finance. This programme requires less quantitative material, knowledge and skills then MSc Islamic Finance. [+]

MSc Islamic Finance and Management This one-year full-time programme is designed to provide rigorous training at the frontier of research, giving you the opportunity to develop the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers. The first of its kind at a global level, MSc Islamic Finance and Management is a cross-disciplinary specialised programme, aiming to provide management-related knowledge and skills to students who, at the same time, specialise in Islamic Finance. This programme requires less quantitative material, knowledge and skills then MSc Islamic Finance. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Islamic Banking and Finance Islamic Law and Financial Transactions Islamic Political Economy Islamic Accounting Organisational Behaviour Islamic Management Risk Management Issues in Islamic Finance Research Methods and Dissertation. You will then choose one elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Decision Making and Business Modelling, Financial Management, Global Business, Islamic Capital Markets, and Strategic Marketing Management. Dissertation/Business Project In the third term, you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which could be a specific project with an organisation. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you will investigate in greater detail a subject that you have already studied as part of your programme. A major piece of independent work, the dissertation will enable you to exercise critical judgement and illustrate how economic... [-]

MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our focused MSc in Management is designed to prepare you for becoming a successful manager. You will cover at an advanced level, the fundamental subjects needed to manage a business within a complex changing environment. [+]

MSc Management Our MSc Management is ranked top 6th in the UK by the Financial Times Masters in Management rankings 2015. It is designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Our focused MSc in Management is designed to prepare you for becoming a successful manager. You will cover at an advanced level, the fundamental subjects needed to manage a business within a complex changing environment. Core and elective modules Business Economics and Accounting Organisational Behaviour Strategy Strategic Marketing Management Operations and Supply Chain Management Research Methods and Dissertation You’ll then choose three elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included, Change Management, Project Management, New Venture Creation, Innovation and Technology Management, Buyer Behaviour and Marketing Communications, Consulting and Employee Relations. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business project (sourced by you or the School), you will apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired in terms 1 and 2 to address a real organisational problem, or research... [-]

MSc Management (Entrepreneurship)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc Management (Entrepreneurship) has been developed to help entrepreneurial thinkers turn ideas into action. It could be launching your own idea, developing something in partnership, or investing in new ventures – or perhaps you want to find fresh ways to foster and harness entrepreneurial thinking in a business context. Whatever your aims, you’ll learn in a stimulating and enjoyable environment, guided by experienced academics. [+]

MSc Management (Entrepreneurship) Our one year, full time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. Our MSc Management (Entrepreneurship) has been developed to help entrepreneurial thinkers turn ideas into action. It could be launching your own idea, developing something in partnership, or investing in new ventures – or perhaps you want to find fresh ways to foster and harness entrepreneurial thinking in a business context. Whatever your aims, you’ll learn in a stimulating and enjoyable environment, guided by experienced academics. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurial Process The Entrepreneur's Environment Organisational Behaviour Strategy Strategic Marketing Management OR Business Economics and Accounting New Venture Creation Research Methods and Dissertation You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Business Dynamics, Global Marketing, Innovation and Technology Management, Competitive Strategies and Organisational Fitness and Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business project... [-]

MSc Management (Finance)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Across all sectors and at all levels of business, financial management is fundamental to the success of organisations. By studying our MSc Management (Finance), you will build your knowledge and expertise in this area, giving you a strong platform from which to launch a career in management with a specific financial focus. [+]

MSc Management (Finance) Our one year, full time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. Across all sectors and at all levels of business, financial management is fundamental to the success of organisations. By studying our MSc Management (Finance), you will build your knowledge and expertise in this area, giving you a strong platform from which to launch a career in management with a specific financial focus. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Business Economics and Accounting Organisational Behaviour Strategy Fundamentals of Finance Financial Management Corporate Finance for Managers Research Methods and Dissertation You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included Employee Relations, Strategy, Corporate Governance, Decision Making and Business Modelling, Global Business, East Asian Business and Management and Mergers and Acquisitions. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business project (sourced by you or the School), you will apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired... [-]

MSc Management (Human Resource Management)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Effective management of human resources is vital to business success. The MSc Management (HRM) will develop your knowledge of human resource management and can help you prepare for a career in human resources. [+]

MSc Management (Human Resource Management) Our one year, full time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. Effective management of human resources is vital to business success. The MSc Management (HRM) will develop your knowledge of human resource management and can help you prepare for a career in human resources. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Strategy Business Economics and Accounting Organisational Behaviour Work and Society Employee Relations Human Resource Management Research Methods and Dissertation In addition, you will choose two electives to complement your core modules, which typically have included Change Management, Human Resource Development, Leadership, Consulting, Employee Reward Strategy and Competitive Strategies and Organisational Fitness. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business project (sourced by you or the School), you will apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired in terms 1 and 2 to address a real organisational problem, or research project, you will apply advanced techniques to analyse a topic of your choice, relevant to... [-]

MSc Management (International Business)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

One of the few certainties in an ever-evolving commercial world is that business is becoming increasingly international. That’s why our MSc Management (International Business) focuses on equipping you with an in-depth understanding of the realities of management in a global context. [+]

MSc Management (International Business) Our one year, full time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. One of the few certainties in an ever-evolving commercial world is that business is becoming increasingly international. That’s why our MSc Management (International Business) focuses on equipping you with an in-depth understanding of the realities of management in a global context. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Strategy Organisational Behaviour Business Economics and Accounting Global Business Global Marketing Strategic Marketing Management Research Methods and Dissertation In addition, you will choose two electives to complement your core modules, which typically have included Competitive Strategies and Organisational Fitness, Corporate Governance, East Asian Business and Management, Financial Management, New Venture Creation and Employee Relations. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business project (sourced by you or the School), you will apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired in terms 1 and 2 to address a real organisational problem, or research project, you will apply advanced techniques... [-]

MSc Management (Supply Chain Logistics)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc in Supply Chain Management is a problem-based learning programme that mixes academic robustness with applied, practical and inter-disciplinary perspectives. [+]

MSc Management (Supply Chain Logistics) Our one year, full time MSc in Management programmes are designed to provide you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to succeed in business. Our MSc in Supply Chain Management is a problem-based learning programme that mixes academic robustness with applied, practical and inter-disciplinary perspectives. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), it is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the theoretical and practical aspects of managing supply chains, enabling you to put classroom knowledge into practice. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules You will study: Strategy Business Economics and Accounting Organisational Behaviour Operations and Supply Chain Management Global Supply Chain Leadership Green Supply Chain and Logistics Systems Research Methods and Dissertation In addition, you will choose two electives to complement your core modules. Module choice varies from year to year, but in the past has included Competitive Strategies and Organisational Fitness, Decision-Making and Business Modelling, East Asian Business and Management, Global Business and Innovations and Technology Management. Business Project or Dissertation During term 3 you will complete a final project under the supervision of a faculty member, either in the UK or abroad through an international partner institution. Designed to develop your business insight and research skills, and help you to present your analysis and ideas in a rigorous, systematic and professional manner, it takes one of two forms: business... [-]

MSc Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Durham’s MSc Marketing programme will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel long-term across all marketing-related careers. [+]

MSc Marketing Marketing touches all aspects of an organisation and helps shape and direct corporate strategy. Durham’s MSc Marketing programme will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel long-term across all marketing-related careers. The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. Durham University has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career. Term 1 You will learn the application of key marketing models and theories to apply to real world scenarios. In Term 1, teaching is based on core learning that provides you with the opportunity to develop skills and experience relevant to a multitude of business marketing careers, from the commercial sector to charities and beyond. Core modules are: Contemporary Marketing Communication Consumers and Consumption Marketing Theory Marketing Management and Strategy You then choose one elective from a range which in the past has included Strategic Brand Management, Social Marketing, and Ethical Leadership. Term 2 In Term 2, the course includes optional modules to enable you to gain advanced-level training in contemporary marketing and management. You will have the opportunity to select elective modules to customise your learning. The core module in Term 2 is... [-]

MSc Public Economics

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]

MSc Public Economics Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice- based business project or a research-based dissertation. Core and elective modules Core modules provide a foundation of essential knowledge and understanding. Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics Public Choice Public Economics You'll also study one of the following pairings: Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometrics I and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting You will then choose two elective modules. The list of modules may vary from year to year, but has typically included: Behavioural Finance and Economics; Development Economics; Econometrics II; Environmental Economics and Policy; Environmental Valuation; Experimental Economics and Finance; Game Theory; Industrial Organisation; International Economics; International Finance; Market Microstructure; Microeconometrics; Monetary Economics; Money and Banking; Natural Resource Management. Dissertation/Business Project or Placement In the third term you will complete a 12,000 word dissertation which may be undertaken as a consultancy project within an organisation, during a placement or with one of our international partner institutions. Supervised by a faculty member with relevant experience, you’ll investigate in greater detail a subject that you’ve already studied as part of your programme. This is an opportunity for you to develop your business insight and present your analysis and ideas in a scholarly and professional manner; combine critical discrimination and... [-]

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MA Management (Part-time)

Online & Campus Combined Part time 30 months August 2017 United Kingdom Durham

Our part-time Masters in Management is a post-experience programme. It combines academic rigour with real-world business relevance to provide a qualification that is recognised and truly valued by employers. [+]

MA Management (Part-time) Our part-time Masters in Management is a post-experience programme. It combines academic rigour with real-world business relevance to provide a qualification that is recognised and truly valued by employers. Over forty years’ experience working with private and public sector clients has taught us that, for true professional development, you have to do more than just learn. You have to apply your learning in the workplace. Durham University Business School combines the rich heritage of Durham University with a progressive, dynamic approach to executive education. This enables us to deliver immediate high-impact results for individuals and organisations. Each module has been developed by leading members of the Durham faculty, so you will benefit from the most advanced management knowledge. During the course, you will be taught by our world-class researchers, using a combination of physical and virtual classrooms. To make sure you have all the support you need to gain immediate benefits, you will also be assigned a Personal Tutor. In detail As a blended-learning, modular programme, you will be taught through a combination of classroom and state-of-the-art virtual courses. You’ll also have the opportunity to carry out practical activities, including workshops, discussions, events and consultancy initiatives, designed to help you develop your personal skills and plan your future career strategy. Your study programme will last for 30 months. You should normally attend two five-day Residential Workshops during the first two years (alternative online options may also be available), study six further modules online and complete a six-month... [-]

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