Business & Retail

To be successful in business or retail you will need to be able to communicate with a whole range of people and have the potential to develop leadership skills and motivate staff. You should be able to think on your feet and have the confidence to make decisions quickly and independently.


Why study business & retail at New College Durham?

Study on one of our Business courses and get yourself hired in this dynamic industry.

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Our business programmes

Our business and retail courses will give you the practical skills and knowledge that employers are looking for in this dynamic industry.

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What jobs can you do in business & retail?

Business and retail can offer a diverse range of job roles including purchasing manager, retail manager, sales executive, events organiser, intelligence analyst, marketing executive and personal assistant.

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Our business & retail students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our business & retail students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.

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Meet our students

Our Business & Retail students have gone on to do great things.

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Meet our Apprentices

Our Apprentices students have gone on to do great things.

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Our links with employers and industry

We work closely with local business and retail employers to provide work placement opportunities.

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Take a tour around our Business & Retail facilities

Our business students use the college spaces to host events. Take a look around our Innovation and Enterprise Hub.