Durham University: Business Administration (Online)
|Institution||Durham University View institution profile|
|Department||Durham University Business School|
|Telephone||0191 334 1000|
Flexibility is at the heart of the Durham Online MBA programme as you can personalise your programme to meet your career goals. You can study fully online, complete some of your learning at Durham, and undertake relevant optional modules.
The global spread of students, alumni and faculty will give you the ability to network virtually with people from across the world, and from a wide range of business sectors.
Structured around a two year study calendar, you can choose to undertake the programme 100% online or take a blended approach where you combine your online learning with residential modules. Whichever way you choose, our comprehensive induction will equip you with an essential toolkit of study skills to help you prepare for your MBA.
DUO is our virtual learning environment and will be at the heart of your Online MBA experience. Through this, you’ll have 24/7 access to your learning materials including videos, industry insights and articles and will participate in a range of online activities that will help to immerse you in the subjects that you choose to study.
Connecting with other students is a key part of your learning experience and you will also benefit from joining live webinar sessions and taking part in tutor-facilitated group discussions via our online forum.
You will be expected to devote around 15 hours per week to study. Online modules are delivered over a 12 week period, including assessments.
Optional residential modules are offered in Durham at points throughout the year, bringing together students from around the world to provide support and inspiration to drive you forward. A study plan is provided for each cohort, and a programme team is available to help with module choices.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A minimum of three (preferably five) years' relevant work experience since graduation of a managerial nature.
Additionally, candidates whose first language is not English will normally be required to demonstrate evidence of proficiency in English language as follows: a recent English language test score of 7.0 or above in IELTS with no element below 6.0, or 102 or above in TOEFL IBT with no element below 23.
The programme is structured around six core modules, plus a compulsory research methods module, with a further five elective module choices. This is followed by a 15,000-word dissertation to allow students to carry out independent research and develop their skills in analysis and scholarly expression, using an appropriate theoretical framework.
You will complete:
Five core modules;
These are the foundation of your programme – establishing the management knowledge, understanding and research skills every leader needs:
Accounting, Finance and Economics;
Or alternatively, you can choose to study two modules within a structured pathway focusing on the area of entrepreneurship, consultancy or technology.
Modules on offer are dependent on demand, but in previous years have included:
Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation;
|Location||Durham University Business School|
Mill Hill Lane
Durham University offers a wide range of courses and a research-informed education, delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding facilities. We offer supportive college communities, a warm welcome to all, excellent student welfare and a fantastic student experience.
Located in the beautiful and historic city of Durham, we are one of the oldest universities in the UK, yet have a modern and forward thinking mindset.
With over 26 academic departments and schools offering postgraduate taught and research degrees, our teaching is research-informed and led by academics, many of whom are world-leading experts in their field.
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