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.

A fantastic opportunity with Durham City Incubator

If you have a County Durham-based business that’s been trading less than twelve months or you’re looking to launch an ambitious, potential high-growth start-up, you can join Durham City Incubator (DCI) – a six-month fully funded accelerator programme.

Durham City Incubator (DCI) is an accelerator programme for entrepreneurs and growing businesses in County Durham.


Find out more here




Why study business 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 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?

Business 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 students get the best experience

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

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Meet our students

Our Business 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.