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Master of Business Administration - Business Development

Durham University

M.B.A.
15 months
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31500 GBP/year
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About

The Master of Business Administration - Business Development at Durham University is designed to help you transform into a world-class business leader.

Overview

By choosing to study an MBA at Durham University you will have the opportunity to develop your strategic, analytical and critical thinking by applying theoretical concepts to global business situations, as well as enhance your capabilities for leading and managing people.

Personalise your pathway

The Master of Business Administration - Business Development offered by Durham University includes a combination of core modules and specialist pathways, giving you the opportunity to develop your knowledge, skills and capabilities and specialise in specific areas that are most suited to your own professional needs.

  • Entrepreneurship Pathway

The Entrepreneurship pathway is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and capability of management and corporate entrepreneurship, including the ability to create your own new business venture. You will also have the opportunity to attend master classes run by industry experts, as well as receive one to one mentoring from experts in the industry.

  • Consultancy Pathway

This pathway will enable you to build your consultancy capability by critically examining the complexities of managing projects in a business context including planning, monitoring, quality control and closure. You will explore the intricacies of leadership, culture, change and motivation of project teams. You will also have the opportunity to work within a company where you can put your knowledge and theory into practice.

  • Technology Pathway

As the role of technology continues to increase in importance to the world of business, this pathway will enhance your in-depth knowledge of business-analytics techniques and give you a critical insight into technology innovation. On this pathway you will increase your range of skills to interpret results and the relevance of them for your company. You will also develop the ability to choose appropriate techniques to apply to challenges and fully understand the role of technology as a game changer in terms of creating new products or markets.

Personal Career Advancement

Your personal career advancement is an integral part of your full-time MBA journey. Designed by identifying what global MBA recruiters demand and in consultation with MBA alumni, you will build, explore, discover and create your profile to elevate your global career.

Our Careers team provide a dedicated personal consultancy service to all MBA students and graduates. Whether you’re looking to advance your career within your current function or sector, or switching career path, they will support you throughout your programme and beyond.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Leading and Managing People
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Operations and Technology
  • Economics for Global Business
  • Sustainability and Ethics 
  • International Business in Context.
  • Boardroom Experience
  • Strategic Business Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
600

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
102
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upper Second Class Bachelor Degree, or international equivalent
  • Lack of formal qualifications is not necessarily a barrier to admission; managerial experience is also a key consideration for entry to our Full-time MBA programme. In such cases, we may ask you to submit a portfolio of evidence demonstrating capability in areas such as your management experience, including critical thinking skills and communication skills. Alternatively, you may be required to provide a well-balanced GMAT score of a minimum of 600 (Durham GMAT code: BBB-W0-80).

Work experience

At least three years’ continuous post-graduation work experience in positions demonstrating a high degree of responsibility.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    31500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31500 GBP per year and a duration of 15 months.

Funding

  • Durham University is delighted to offer a wide range of full and partial funding opportunities to outstanding applicants wishing to study towards Masters and doctoral degrees. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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