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Encyclopedia > Durham Business School

Durham Business School

Established 1965
Type Business School
Dean Professor Tony Antoniou
Students 2,588
Location Durham, United Kingdom
Address Durham Business School, Mill Hill Lane, Durham DH1 3LB, United Kingdom
Campus Semi-rural
Affiliations EQUIS & AMBA
Website http://www.dur.ac.uk/dbs/

Durham Business School (DBS) in Durham, UK, is the international business school of Durham University. Established in 1965 it is one of the oldest business school in the United Kingdom. The School offers postgraduate degrees in management, finance and economics, including The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham in North East England. ... EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) is an accreditation system for higher education institutions in management and business administration, run by the European Foundation for Management Development. ... AMBA is an international organisation that accredits mostly international elite business schools and MBAs, similar to the AACSB in the US. Among the schools accredited by AMBA are: indian institute of management, Aberystwyth Ashridge University of Auckland University of Bath University of Birmingham Bocconi University University of Cambridge, The Judge... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham in North East England. ... Affiliations 1994 Group, European University Association, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, Universities UK, N8 Group, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ...

and undergraduate degrees in the fields of Economics and Finance and Business, Finance and Accounting. The University's department of Economics and Finance and the Foundation for Small and Medium Enterprise Development merged with the Business School in 2002 to become the School of Economics, Finance and Business, more commonly known as Durham Business School or DBS. The school has over 10,000 alumni belonging to its Agora association. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... The degree of Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.) is a research-oriented doctorate that focuses upon business practice. ... MSC can stand for: Marine Stewardship Council Masters of Science (usually MSc or M.Sc. ... A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... An agora (αγορά), translatable as marketplace, was an essential part of an ancient Greek polis or city-state. ...

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Organisational Relationships

The Business School has a variety of links with companies and organisations as well as other academic institutions.


The school's academic network includes the:

The school's business network includes: China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is an international business school located in Shanghai, China. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... Front of the main building (Academiegebouw) of the University of Groningen The University of Groningen (Dutch: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen or RUG) is a university in Groningen, Netherlands. ... Motto: Je Maintiendrai (Dutch: Ik zal handhaven, English: I Shall Uphold) Anthem: Wilhelmus van Nassouwe Capital Amsterdam1 Largest city Amsterdam Official language(s) Dutch2 Government Parliamentary democracy Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Beatrix  - Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende Independence Eighty Years War   - Declared July 26, 1581   - Recognised January 30, 1648 (by Spain...

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Reputation & Scholarships

Durham Business School's MBA has been rated as one of the top ten in the UK and top 100 World-wide by the Economist Information Unit.

  • The Economist ranked the MBA 57th in the world [2] in 2006 (62nd in 2005 & 84th in 2004)
  • The Financial Times global rankings ranked the MBA 96th in the world in 2007[3] and 16th Europe. The DBS MBA is ranked 2nd in the world for career progress (1st in the UK). [4]
  • Distance Learning MBA among the Financial Times’ world's top 25 distance learning MBAs.
  • Teaching in economics and finance received the maximum 24 score in the last QAA subject review.
  • Finance and Accounting research was graded 5* in the last Research Assessment Exercise.
  • The Association of MBAs recently re-accredited all MBA programmes for the maximum five-year period.
  • EQUIS accreditation awarded in 2005.

The school has a variety of scholarships aimed at postgraduates including[5]: The Economist is a weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd and edited in London, UK. It has been in continuous publication since September 1843. ... The Financial Times (FT) is an international business newspaper printed on distinctive salmon pink broadsheet paper. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... Finance studies and addresses the ways in which individuals, businesses, and organizations raise, allocate, and use monetary resources over time, taking into account the risks entailed in their projects. ... The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) was established in 1997 to provide an integrated quality assurance service for United Kingdom higher education. ... Amba was the eldest daughter of King of Kashi. ... EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) is an accreditation system for higher education institutions in management and business administration, run by the European Foundation for Management Development. ...

  • The Dean’s Scholarships for PhD, MBA and Masters programmes
  • Independent Newspaper Scholarships
  • British Chevening Scholarships
  • Shell Centenary and Shell Chevening Scholarships
  • Fulbright Awards (for US applicants)
  • Commonwealth Scholarship & Fellowship Plan
  • 9/11 Scholarship Fund
  • Hobsons Bursary
  • Rotary Ambassador scholarships

Degree Programmes

The school offers a wide range of degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as executive-level MAs. The following courses are currently offered:-


MBAs

  • Full-time MBA
  • Executive MBA (part-time)
  • Finance MBA
  • Distance Learning MBA
  • DBS and EBS Executive MBA
  • Caribbean MBA
  • Sinerghia MBA (Distance Learning)
  • Executive MBA @ Sinerghia

MSc and MA

The Master of Science award is finance-based and the Master of Arts is business management-based. The School offers the following programmes: A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... A Master of Arts is a postgraduate academic masters degree awarded by universities in North America and the United Kingdom (excluding the ancient universities of Scotland and Oxbridge. ...


MSc

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Corporate and International Finance
  • Economics and Finance
  • Finance
  • Finance and Investment
  • International Banking and Finance
  • International Money, Finance and Investment.

MA

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management (full-time and distance learning)
  • Marketing (full-time and distance learning)

Executive Masters and Research Degrees

The School offers two execuative masters in Enterprise Management and Business Transformation. The Execuative masters in Enterprise Management is a part-time (max 5 year) course that focuses of enterprise in finance, marketing and organisations as well as research into business. The business transformation executive masters focuses on developing an holistic view of business transformations and change as well as planning, developing and managing change in a business environment. The school also offers two research degrees; the DBA and MPhil/PhD. Both the degrees focus on research in business and micro and macro perspectives. DBA may mean: // Decibels audible Diamond-Blackfan anemia Dibenzylideneacetone .dba format, a calendar format for Palm Desktop Doctor of Business Administration, an academic doctoral degree dba, a low-cost German airline The Dallas Bar Association for lawyers in Texas, USA A database administrator (or analyst) A-weighted decibels (dBA), in... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ...


Undergraduate

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business
  • Business Finance
  • Economics
  • Business Economics
  • Economics with French
  • Economics and Politics

Research

The school's research is thematic with research based in the following areas

  • Decision Science, Consumer Behaviour and Marketing
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Accounting
  • HRM and Organisational Behaviour
  • Public Management
  • Strategy and Organisation

The school also has five research centres based around the themes above.

Durham University
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Departments and
Research Institutes:
Business School · Institute of Advanced Study · Institute for Hazard and Risk Research
School for Health · Wolfson Research Institute
Student Life: Athletic Union · Durham UCCE · Palatinate Newspaper · Purple Radio
Students' Union · Durham Union Society (debating) · University Boat Race
Miscellaneous: Academic Dress · People · Botanic Gardens · Images of Durham · University Library

Affiliations 1994 Group, European University Association, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, Universities UK, N8 Group, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ... Affiliations 1994 Group, European University Association, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, Universities UK, N8 Group, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ... Collingwood College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... George Stephenson College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... Grey College, Durham Grey College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... For Hatfield Technical College please see University of Hertfordshire Hatfield College is a college of the University of Durham in England (the third oldest English university). ... John Snow College is a college of the University of Durham in England, and one of two located at Queens Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, 37 km (23 miles) south of the city of Durham itself. ... Josephine Butler College is the newest college at Durham University, having opened in October 2006. ... St Aidans College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Chads College main building looking north, with Durham Heritage Centre beyond St Chads College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Cuthberts Society, Durham St Cuthberts Society St Cuthberts Society, almost universally known as Cuths, is a college-level body of the University of Durham in the United Kingdom. ... The College of St Hild and St Bede, commonly known as Hild Bede, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Johns College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Marys College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Trevelyan College, Durham Trevelyan College, affectionately known as Trevs, is a college of the University of Durham in northern England. ... University College, commonly known as Castle, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Ushaw College is a Roman Catholic seminary, founded at Douai in France in 1568, which moved to Ushaw Moor, four miles west of Durham in England in 1808 and became a Licensed Hall of the University of Durham in 1968. ... Ustinov College, Durham New accommodation blocks at the Howlands site. ... Van Mildert College, commonly known as Mildert, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Former colleges of Durham University are those colleges that have been part of Durham University, but have since folded or cancelled their association with Durham. ... The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) is a research centre of the University of Durham. ... The Institute for Hazard and Risk Research (IHR2) is a reserach institute at the University of Durham. ... The School for Health at the University of Durham was created in 2001 as a partner with the University of Newcastle Medical School to educate medical students in the first phase of their medical education (Years 1 and 2). ... The Wolfson Research Institute is a purpose-built research building and research division of the University of Durham. ... Durham University Athletic Union is a student-run organisation responsible for sport at the University of Durham in Durham, England. ... The Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence is the full name of the unviersitys cricketing coaching centre, and the university cricket team when they participate in first class matches. ... Palatinate is the Durham University student newspaper. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Durham Students Union is a body, set up as the Durham Colleges Students’ Representative Council in 1899 and renamed in 1969, with the intention of representing and providing welfare and services for the students of the University of Durham in Durham, England. ... The Durham Union Society is a debating society founded in 1842 by the students of the University of Durham. ... The Northumbrian Water University Boat Race is an annual event between the University of Durham Boat Club and the University of Newcastle Boat Club. ... The academic dress of the University of Durham is based fairly closely on that of Oxford, although its subfusc clothing follows the Cambridge style, with a few graduates wearing bands and white ties. ... The Durham University Botanic Garden is a botanical garden located in Durham, England. ... This page brings together all the images and heraldic devices of Durham University, its colleges, departments and student organisations. ... The Durham University Library was founded on January 1833 at Palace Green by a 160 volume donation by the then Bishop, William Van Mildert. ...

References

  1. ^ List of Partnerships
  2. ^ Economist Rating
  3. ^ Financial Times Rating
  4. ^ News Article from DBS about The Financial Times Ratings
  5. ^ List of Scholarships

See also

Affiliations 1994 Group, European University Association, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, Universities UK, N8 Group, Association of Commonwealth Universities Website http://www. ... A list of Business schools in Europe. ...

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