Nottingham University Business School

Introduction
EFMD Equis Accredited

With campuses in the UK, China, and Malaysia, Nottingham University Business School has an unrivalled global reach and members of our faculty are among the leading researchers in their fields. With students and staff from all over the world, we offer a unique international experience with opportunities to establish valuable business relationships with global peers.

Teaching is underpinned by distinctive research which is recognised nationally and internationally. Our outstanding programmes and the support we offer our students enable them to excel in a global environment.

Nottingham University Business School is recognised as one of the top schools in the world for the quality of its research and teaching in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

The School has also pioneered entrepreneurship teaching and research at Nottingham, which was named the UK's first Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2008 by the prestigious Times Higher Awards.

We offer innovative MSc courses for graduates from both business and non-business academic backgrounds, and many of our masters courses are accredited and recognised by professional organisations. Our MSc in Marketing is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award, while our masters courses in banking are accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI), offering students the Chartered Banker Diploma - the highest award available in world banking. We are one of a select few UK business schools in the world to offer this dual qualification degree. The Nottingham MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBA's (AMBA) since 1993 and includes opportunities to specialise in Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

The Business School is situated on the University's modern Jubilee Campus, which was opened in 1999 by Her Majesty the Queen. Jubilee Campus is located very close to the centre of Nottingham – a cosmopolitan and vibrant city, regarded as one of the UK's most desirable places to study. Only two hours from London and with excellent transport links, Nottingham is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and Europe.

Rankings

    • In the 2014 REF (Research Excellence Framework) 70% of our research was rated as either internationally excellent or world-leading, ranking us 6th in the UK by research power.
    • The School is unique in being EQUIS accredited at all its three locations in the UK, China and Malaysia by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), one of the world's leading accrediting bodies for business schools.
    • In 2014 the Financial Times ranked our MSc Finance and Investment in their Top Global Masters in Finance programmes.
    • Our MBA and Executive MBA programmes are ranked by The Economist MBA Global Top 100.
    • Our Executive MBA is ranked second in the UK and salary increase of our alumni after graduation is ranked 1st in The Economist Executive MBA Ranking 2015.
    • The University of Nottingham ranks in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of Nottingham University Business School is to enhance business and management knowledge and practice in a responsible and sustainable way using our global presence through:

    • Influential research of the highest international standard.
    • Outstanding teaching and programmes that enable our graduates and clients to excel in a global environment.
    • Partnerships with external organisations that lead to significant beneficial impacts on public policy, business practice and economic and social well being.
    • A commitment to the overall development and welfare of students and staff within an international community.
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MSc Banking and Managerial Economics

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our banking courses are at the forefront of banking and finance education. You will become an expert in the theory and practice of risk measurement and management in banking. All three banking courses we offer are fully accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI). [+]

This course is taught by the UK's leading experts in banking, finance, economics, and risk who are members of the Business School's Centre for Risk Banking and Financial Services (CRBFS). You will be taught key banking issues in detail and will develop economic concepts and analysis to address the problems facing the banking sector. These include determining optimum output, the price of products and services as well as looking at how banks operate within the monetary framework. This course is for you if your chosen career path is an academic/researcher in banking and economics or a banking practitioner in domestic, international or central banks and you want to pursue a career in an economic analysis department of an international bank before progressing into high level bank management. You will encounter both internationally renowned academics and leading experts from the banking industry. You will encounter both internationally renowned academics and leading experts from the banking industry. The course provides you with a unique opportunity to concentrate on and develop your career in this exciting, fast-paced sector, so that you will leave us with the knowledge and skills to make a real and immediate impact. Course modules Bank Theory and Operations Introduction to Research Methods Further Quantitative Research Methods Managerial Economics Bank Modelling and Performance Analysis Monetary and Financial Economics You will also choose at least one from: Behavioural Economics and Decision Making Corporate Governance Corporate Strategy Financial Services: Context, Consumers and Markets Industrial Economics Risk Management in Financial Institution Admission requirements 2:1 honors degree or equivelant English language requirements ... [-]

MSc Information Systems and Operations Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills... [+]

We offer six closely-related courses that are all linked to Operations Management: Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Information Systems and Operations Management Management Science and Operations Management Operations Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Supply Chain and Operations Management These courses explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties. You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Fundamentals of Management Information Systems Project Management Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges Semester 2 Business Intelligence and Analytics E-Business Management Information Systems: theory to practice One from: International Transport and Logistics Management Science for Decision Support II Procurement and Purchasing Quality Management and Quality Techniques Service Operations Management Simulation Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice Summer 12,000-15,000 MSc Information Systems and Operations Management dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This one year MSc Management is for you if you haven't previously studied business and management but are keen to acquire the necessary skills to pursue a career in management, whether that be in the public, private and not for profit sectors or you hope to run your own business. You will be challenged to think differently by this varied course which comprises core and elective modules, lectures, case studies... [+]

This one year MSc Management is for you if you haven't previously studied business and management but are keen to acquire the necessary skills to pursue a career in management, whether that be in the public, private and not for profit sectors or you hope to run your own business. You will be challenged to think differently by this varied course which comprises core and elective modules, lectures, case studies, seminars and individual and group project work. Taught by staff and visiting speakers who are leaders in their field, you will study the key disciplines of management which you will find thought-provoking and inspirational. The course will help shape your leadership and management skills by embracing innovation and change allowing you the opportunity to think as an entrepreneur and put into practice your newly acquired knowledge. Career Progression This is a new course, but based on the career development of NUBS graduates of similar courses, we anticipate that graduates will enter a variety of careers such as Accountancy, Consultancy, Business Development, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Project Management, Research, Sales & Distribution, Tax Consultancy, and Underwriting. Some graduates have also gone into self-employment. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Business Economics International Accounting Managing Organisations One from: Creative Problem Solving Strategic Marketing Semester 2 Research Methods Strategy and Leadership Two from: E-Business Innovation Management Innovation and Policy International Marketing Launching New Ventures Managing for Sustainability New Product/Service Development & Management Strategic Human Resource Management Technology Entrepreneurship Tourism and Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word Management dissertation [-]

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MSc Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This new specialist course gives you the latest research and thinking associated with accounting and finance. You will have studied a business related subject as an undergraduate but you have a particular interest in accounting and finance and want to build on your existing knowledge. The course is for you if you aspire to work as a financial specialist in any sector. It also provides the perfect foundation for... [+]

This new specialist course gives you the latest research and thinking associated with accounting and finance. You will have studied a business related subject as an undergraduate but you have a particular interest in accounting and finance and want to build on your existing knowledge. The course is for you if you aspire to work as a financial specialist in any sector. It also provides the perfect foundation for further postgraduate study. It builds on the theory and application of accounting and finance principles. You will enrich and broaden your understanding of important areas of financial management and engage in current debate on these topics. The course consists of six compulsory modules spread across two semesters and a summer dissertation. In semester one, there are four compulsory modules: Corporate Financial Strategy, Current Issues in Accounting, Introduction to Research Methods, and Further Quantitative Research Methods. These provide a basis for further specialisation in semester two. In semester two, you will take two compulsory modules: Financial Security Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis. Two more optional modules allow you to tailor your degree to suit your individual interests and career aspirations. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Corporate Financial Strategy Current Issues in Accounting Further Quantitative Research Methods Introduction to Research Methods Semester 2 Financial Security Valuation Financial Statement Analysis Two from: Advanced Management Accounting Corporate Governance Financial Accounting Theory Financial Econometrics Industrial Economics International Finance Quantitative Risk Management Risk Management in Financial Institutions Theory of Risk and Insurance Summer 2,000 word proposal and a 12,000 word Accounting and Finance dissertation [-]

MSc Banking and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

The Banking and Finance course blends banking with cutting edge finance enabling you to become an expert in bank operations and management. You will also develop an advanced understanding of financial theory and practice. This will provide you with a unique understanding of key financial methods and how to apply them to bank management... [+]

The Banking and Finance course blends banking with cutting edge finance enabling you to become an expert in bank operations and management. You will also develop an advanced understanding of financial theory and practice. This will provide you with a unique understanding of key financial methods and how to apply them to bank management. This course is for you if your chosen career path is: an academic/researcher in banking and finance; or a banking practitioner in domestic, international and central world banks – in the finance/financial markets department of an international bank before moving into a high level managerial position. You will encounter both internationally renowned academics and leading experts from the banking industry. The course is fully accredited by the the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI), which means you will graduate with a dual award: an MSc Banking and Finance and the Chartered Banker Diploma, which is the gold standard for professional bankers and is the highest award available in the banking world. We are proud to be one of a select group of business schools to offer this dual qualification degree. As an undergraduate you studied management, accountancy, economics and/or finance or you are currently working in the financial sector and are keen to sharpen your banking skills to pursue your ideal career. The course provides you with a unique opportunity to concentrate on and develop your career in this exciting, fast-paced sector, so that you will leave us with the knowledge and skills to make a real and immediate impact. If you'd prefer to focus on banking risk or banking and economics please consider our MSc Banking and Risk or MSc Banking and Managerial Economics. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Bank Theory and Operations Corporate Financial Strategy Introduction to Research Methods Further Quantitative Research Methods Semester 2 Bank Modelling and Performance Analysis Financial Security Valuation At least one from: Behavioual Economics and Decision Making Financial Reporting Financial Services: Context, Consumers and Markets * International Finance Risk Management in Financial Institutions * * In order to graduate with Chartered Banker Status you must choose these two modules. Summer 12,000-15,000 word Banking and Finance dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Banking and Risk

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

By choosing this course you will become an expert in the theory and practice of risk measurement and management in banking. You will be taught by the UK's leading experts in banking, finance, economics, and risk who are members of the Business School's Centre for Risk Banking and Financial Services (CRBFS)... [+]

Our banking courses are at the forefront of banking and finance education. By choosing this course you will become an expert in the theory and practice of risk measurement and management in banking. You will be taught by the UK's leading experts in banking, finance, economics, and risk who are members of the Business School's Centre for Risk Banking and Financial Services (CRBFS). The course blends banking with risk theory and risk management enabling you to become an expert in bank operations and management. You will also develop an advanced understanding of risk management – a key area of development for international banks. Risk has become a major focus for the banking sector since the financial crisis and banks continue to review their risk management. This course will provide you with a unique understanding of all the major risks facing domestic and international banks and how to manage risks in the banking sector. This course is for you if your chosen career path is: an academic/researcher in banking risk; or as a banking practitioner in domestic, international or central banks and you want to pursue a career in a credit, liquidity or market risk department of an international bank You will encounter both internationally renowned academics and leading experts from the banking industry. The programme is also fully accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) which means you will graduate with a dual award: an MSc Banking and Risk and the Chartered Banker Diploma which is the gold standard for professional bankers and is the highest award available in the banking world. We are proud to be one of the few business schools to offer this dual qualification degree. As an undergraduate you studied management, accountancy, economics and/or finance or you are currently working in the financial sector and are keen to sharpen your banking skills to pursue your career goals. The course provides you with a unique opportunity to concentrate on and develop your career in this exciting, fast-paced sector, so that you gain the knowledge and skills to make a real and immediate impact. If you prefer to focus on banking and finance or economics please consider our MSc Banking and Finance and MSc Banking and Managerial Economics. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester One Bank Theory and Operations Introduction to Research Methods Further Quantitative Research Methods Risk Analysis Semester two Bank Modelling and Performance Analysis Corporate Risk At least one from: Behavioural Economics and Decision making Corporate Governance Financial Services: Context, Consumers and Markets * Quantitative Risk Management Risk Management in Financial Institutions * Theory of Risk and Insurance *In order to graduate with Chartered Banker Status you must choose both these modules. Summer 12,000-15,000 word Banking and Risk dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Business and Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This is a specialist management course. It is the most flexible of our masters courses and provides the scope to tailor it to meet your own needs and career interests. It will build upon any relevant experience that you may already have which includes a degree in a related subject such as management, business or economics. The broad nature of the course provides a sound grounding for... [+]

This is a specialist management course. It is the most flexible of our masters courses and provides the scope to tailor it to meet your own needs and career interests. It will build upon any relevant experience that you may already have which includes a degree in a related subject such as management, business or economics. The broad nature of the course provides a sound grounding for many management-related careers. It will help you nurture the development of soft skills in business and management through small group projects and a research-led dissertation. The course will enhance your research skills, thought-leadership, the ability to analyse conflicting data and arguments, and prepares you for working with others from different cultures. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Introduction to Research Methods One from: Further Qualitative Research Methods Further Quantitative Research Methods Two from: Corporate Financial Strategy Managerial Economics Managing People and Organisations Semester two At least three from: Behavioural Economics and Decision Making Branding and Marketing Communications Corporate Governance Corporate Strategy Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Financial Reporting International Finance New Product/Service Development and Management Strategic Human Resource Management Summer 12,000-15,000 word Business and Management dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Communication and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Run in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School, this innovative postgraduate course provides you with an exciting opportunity to investigate communication in the context of entrepreneurship and business. The programme will introduce you to the multidisciplinary dimensions of professional communication, exploring in detail how linguistic analysis can illuminate and enhance communication in... [+]

Run in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School, this innovative postgraduate course provides you with an exciting opportunity to investigate communication in the context of entrepreneurship and business. The programme will introduce you to the multidisciplinary dimensions of professional communication, exploring in detail how linguistic analysis can illuminate and enhance communication in businesses and a range of other workplaces. The principle of language study we have established at Nottingham combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with highly practical applications. The course explores the role of communication in business-related human affairs using a variety of approaches, ranging from discourse analysis and interactional sociolinguistics to corpus linguistics. Key Facts The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008 ranked the School of English in the top five departments of English nationally by Grade Point Average and out of 87 units of assessment. 95% of the School's research was judged to be of international quality and 35% world-leading. The Business School is a top 10 UK business school: Finance, Accounting and Management ranks sixth in the 2009 Independent Good University Guide. Teaching is informed by active leading-edge researchers in the field, and the course content is regularly reviewed to ensure that it remains relevant to the changing global business environment. Course details The programme operates on a modular basis, consisting of two semesters throughout which students pursue a range of taught modules (120 credits) jointly taught by the School of English and the Nottingham University Business School, followed by a jointly supervised research project undertaken during the summer period. You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching methods and electronic resources, as well as small-group and individual tuition. Particular features of the programme include: a practical grounding in communication analysis and linguistic description one-to-one tuition with expert members of staff teaching informed by active leading-edge researchers in the field innovative and engaging teaching methods access to many online resources All MSc students in the Schools of English and Business join a lively and thriving postgraduate community. The MSc Communication and Entrepreneurship is completed by full-time study over 12 months, or can be studied part time. In the summer term (June-September) students will work on a research project (60 credits). This is a major piece of advanced work on a communication and entrepreneurship topic which you complete over the summer under the supervision of specialists from the School of English and the Nottingham University Business School. The project affords you the opportunity of developing the commercial potential of your own entrepreneurial ideas and projects or enhancing communication within a specific business and commercial environment. We will provide you with advice and guidance as you refine your business and communication strategy and literature review, while offering close supervision as you complete your project. Modules Students take 60 credits of taught modules in Communication Studies: Sociolinguistics of Work (15 credits) Business and Organisational Communication (15 credits) Intercultural Communication (15 credits) Research Methods: Corpus Linguistics (15 credits) And 60 credits worth of Entrepreneurship modules: Creative Problem Solving (10 credits) Finance and Accounting (10 credits) Project Management (10 credits) Marketing for Entrepreneurs (10 credits) Innovation Management (10 credits) Technology Entrepreneurship (10 credits) Career Prospects and Employability The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Entry requirements 2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree from British University or international equivalent) Including Relevant linguistic and /or literary studies Other requirements Transcripts are required IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element) [-]

MSc Corporate Social Responsibility

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

The MSc in CSR is a specialist programme offered by the Business School’sInternational Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR), one of Europe’s foremost centres for education and research in business ethics, responsibility, and sustainability. The course provides you with an analytical perspective on corporate social responsibility (CSR) enabling you to critically assess CSR issues... [+]

The MSc in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a pioneering CSR masters course. This innovative course emphasises the international influence and impact of corporations and their responsibilities in society. Since the programme began in 2004, we have welcomed students from 44 different nationalities. The MSc in CSR is a specialist programme offered by the Business School’sInternational Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR), one of Europe’s foremost centres for education and research in business ethics, responsibility, and sustainability. The course provides you with an analytical perspective on corporate social responsibility (CSR) enabling you to critically assess CSR issues, initiatives, drivers, and response through research and practice. Your knowledge is supported by theory and the benefits of the latest research in the field. The course takes an international, multi-sector and multi-disciplinary perspective. You will benefit from learning with students from all over the world, who bring a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. The course is designed for graduates with a first degree in management, business or other social sciences. It will also suit you if you are more experienced and are looking for a postgraduate qualification in sustainability to help further your career. Our graduates have developed CSR careers in the corporate sector, with business associations, in investor organisations, consultancies, research organisations, academia, government and in the third sector. The MSc in CSR is also suitable if you are interested in continuing on to a PhD in CSR or sustainability. Over 12 months, you will complete eight taught modules including five modules run by the ICCSR, two modules on research methods and an additional elective module. As well as your studies, you will benefit from a range of public and extracurricular activities that the ICCSR hosts, including public lectures, research seminars, a film series, regular social gatherings and an annual research symposium or conference. The ICCSR is well connected with CSR practice and you will have opportunities to meet practitioners and join the network of alumni. There is a maximum of 20 places on this course to encourage students to benefit from close interaction with their peers and with academic staff. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Introduction to Research Methods Strategies for Responsible Business Business Ethics One from: Further Quantitative Research Methods Further Qualitative Research Methods Semester 2 Corporations, Power and Society Globalization, Business and Development Two from (subject to meeting any pre-requisites): Corporate Strategy Evaluating Sustainability Innovation and Policy Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice Tourism and Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word Corporate Social Responsibility dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Corporate Strategy and Governance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This is the only MSc of its kind to combine the two interdependent topics of strategy and governance. Annually the course attracts a dozen or so students, which will allow you to develop a close working relationship with your fellow students and teaching staff. This course is for you if you have studied or have experience of management, business or economics. The course will help you progress your career in... [+]

This is the only MSc of its kind to combine the two interdependent topics of strategy and governance. Annually the course attracts a dozen or so students, which will allow you to develop a close working relationship with your fellow students and teaching staff. This course is for you if you have studied or have experience of management, business or economics. The course will help you progress your career in venture capital, management consultancy, investment banking or financial services management. By bringing you into contact with leading experts in their field, the course strikes a good balance between theory and practice. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Introduction to Research Methods Managerial Economics One from: Further Quantitative Research Methods Further Qualitative Research Methods and one from: Managing People and Organisations Corporate Financial Strategy Semester 2 Corporate Governance Corporate Strategy At least one from: Behavioural Economics and Decision Making Corporate Risk Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Financial Econometrics Financial Reporting Financial Services: Context, Consumers and Markets Industrial Economics Innovation and Policy International Finance Managing for Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word Corporate Strategy and Governance dissertation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Cultural Industries and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Cultural industries play a vital role in modern societies. Bringing together perspectives from media and cultural studies with business studies, this programme combines critical understanding of the cultural industries with the development of key business skills. Modules examine the structures, organization and operations of the cultural industries together with cultural policy frameworks and the unique... [+]

Cultural industries play a vital role in modern societies. Bringing together perspectives from media and cultural studies with business studies, this programme combines critical understanding of the cultural industries with the development of key business skills. Modules examine the structures, organization and operations of the cultural industries together with cultural policy frameworks and the unique professional roles and practices characterizing cultural work. These studies are conducted in conjunction with modules concentrating on project management, creative problem solving, finance and accounting, marketing, and innovation management. By advancing this range of knowledge and skills, the programme addresses the conditions, working practices, and challenges which define cultural industries and shape the work of cultural practitioners. Course details This masters course is studied full-time over 1 academic year, or part-time over two or three years. A total of 120 credits of taught modules are studied in the Autumn and Spring semesters. In addition, a research project worth 60 credits is undertaken in the Summer period giving a total course content of 180 credits. The programme is run collaboratively between the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and the Business School. The course aims to: Provide students with a critical understanding of the characteristics, structures an operating dynamics of the cultural industries Provide students with the skills to explore various models for the development of cultural and creative enterprises Understand the importance of the cultural industries in modern societies Develop an ability to carry out financial analysis of a cultural enterprise Become fluent in the financial, marketing and managerial aspects of the cultural industries Provide knowledge of leading scholarship in the study of cultural industries Appreciate the interrelationships that exist between fundamental research and its practical application Acquire the critical, analytical, technological and business background to enable students to make a significant contribution to the cultural and creative sector of the economy Modules The compulsory modules for this course have included: Department of Culture, Film and Media Cultural Industries Cultural Policy Cultural Industries and Entrepreneurship Research Project Business School Project Management Creative Problem Solving Finance and Accounting Marketing for Entrepreneurs Innovation Management Technology Arts and Business Career Prospects and Employability The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Entry requirements Entrants will normally be expected to hold at least an upper second class honours Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences. Other requirements Language test results should be no more than two years old. IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) [-]

MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 1 year August 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This 12 month course gives you the opportunity to obtain the skills required to develop and commercialise new technologies in electrical and electronic engineering. This course brings together the strengths and resources of both the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Nottingham University Business School... [+]

This 12 month course gives you the opportunity to obtain the skills required to develop and commercialise new technologies in electrical and electronic engineering. This course brings together the strengths and resources of both the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the Nottingham University Business School. As you will have the invaluable chance to experience the steps necessary to commercialise a technical idea, this programme provides an excellent basis for those engineers who wish to commercialise their ideas or graduates who wish to explore the exciting world of commercialisation. Key facts The Faculty of Engineering conducts research that has been recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (2014) as being world-leading or internationally excellent, placing it in the UK’s top ten universities for engineering. Nottingham University Business School is a leading centre for management education and its mission is to be a top ranked international business school, excellent in both teaching and research (it currently ranks in the UK’s top 10). Course details This is a highly flexible course – particularly in terms of the engineering content – and this gives you the opportunity to choose modules according to your specific interests and requirements, and to carry out your studies in any of the internationally renowned research groups with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. You will undertake a major piece of commercialisation work on an advanced technical topic, which you will complete over the summer under the supervision of specialists from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS). We will provide you with advice and guidance while you refine and enhance your business strategy and literature review, whilst offering close supervision and support as you complete your dissertation. You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching methods and electronic resources, as well as small-group and individual tuition from both EEE and NUBS. Our objective is to help you develop the confidence to work as a professional engineer, at ease with the conventions of both engineering and business disciplines. We aim to prepare you to tackle many areas of commercialisation within electrical and electronic engineering. Modules You will be required to take 60 credits of compulsory modules in core business skills: Creative Problem Solving Finance and Accounting Project Management Marketing for Entrepreneurs Innovation Management Science, Technology and Business In addition, you will take a further 60-credits’ worth of optional modules from one of the five internationally renowned research groups in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. These include but are not limited to: Power Networks Hydrogen Economy HDL for Programmable Logic Integrated Photonics: Design and Technology Optical Communications Ultrasonic Engineering Career Prospects and Employability The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Entry requirements:2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent) Including:Any numerate Electrical and Electronic Engineering degrees are eligible Excluding:All Arts,Social Sciences,Sciences & most other engineering subjects Other requirements:Engineering. IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) [-]

MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

The ability to spot and develop opportunities, bring innovation to an organisation, work creatively and judge the value of ideas when investment conditions are uncertain, are the central themes of this Masters course. Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. The course is designed for students looking for careers in business and management. It will also interest those who may start their own business or... [+]

The ability to spot and develop opportunities, bring innovation to an organisation, work creatively and judge the value of ideas when investment conditions are uncertain, are the central themes of this Masters course. Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. The course is designed for students looking for careers in business and management. It will also interest those who may start their own business or who may take over a family business. Recent graduates have entered careers such as: consultancy engineering management IT development marketing product development research & development private equity social enterprise academia The course involves high levels of participation and guided practical learning to translate entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and management theory into practical management skills. Students are presented with opportunities to: develop venture ideas evaluate new technologies conduct a consultancy project for a local business write business plans understand requirements for gaining venture finance design marketing strategies devise management strategies for high growth. Students examine case studies, are taught by visiting entrepreneurs, attend lectures and take part in team working, business simulations, group projects and presentations. Students can customise this MSc by choosing subjects from the Sustainability or International Business pathways. Students hone their skills on a ‘live’ consultancy project by advising a local business on its growth or development strategy and will gain experience presenting findings to senior management teams. In the summer we offer the opportunity to develop a business plan or write an academic dissertation whichever is most suitable. All students receive close support from our academics or a business mentor. The course is delivered by our Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Entrepreneurship and Creativity Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting Entrepreneurial Management Marketing for Entrepreneurial Firms Semester two Entrepreneurship Project Two from: Corporations, POwer and Society E-Business Globalisation, Business and Devlopment Launching New Ventures Innovation Management Managing for Sustainability Managing International Business in China Technology Entrepreneurship If you want to specialise, the pathways below include modules which create depth and understanding in a particular area. If you choose two modules from either the Sustainability Pathway or the International Business Pathway, along with a dissertation in the same area, you have the option for the pathway to appear on your final transcript and degree certificate. Entrepreneurship Pathway E-Business Innovation Management Launching New Ventures Technology Entrepreneurship Sustainability Pathway Managing for Sustainability Corporations, Power and Society International Business Pathway Managing International Business in China Globalisation, Business and Development Summer 14,000 word entrepreneurship dissertation or Business Plan, plus presentation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Finance and Investment

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

The course will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and will prepare you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject. Students on this course, particulalry, will benefit from the access we provide to Bloomberg Terminals – the world’s most powerful platform for finance professionals who need real-time data... [+]

The Financial Times ranked this as one of the top Finance Masters programmes in the UK. You will learn from one of the largest group of finance experts in the UK who have some of the most up to date knowledge and techniques within their fields. The course is for you if you studied a quantitative subject or management, business studies or economics at undergraduate level. The course will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and will prepare you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject. Students on this course, particulalry, will benefit from the access we provide to Bloomberg Terminals – the world’s most powerful platform for finance professionals who need real-time data. This course has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Programme. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programme incorporates at least 70 per cent of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provides a solid grounding in the CBOK and prepares you well for CFA exams. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Capital Market Analysis Corporate Finance Quantitative Techniques for Finance Research Methods for Finance and Investment Semester 2 Derivative Investment Fixed Interest Investment At least one from: Behavioural Economics and Finance Computational Finance Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Financial Econometrics Financial Reporting Industrial Economics International Finance Monetary and Financial Economics Quantitative Risk Management Risk Management in Financial Institutions Summer 12,000-15,000 word Finance and Investment dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Human Resource Management and Organisation

Campus Full time 12 months August 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

The latest research and challenges that people and organisations face today are explored. Our teaching draws on multidisciplinary theory and ideas to explore how both business goals and individual career objectives can be reconciled. This course will sharpen your understanding of the importance of having the right mix of people with the appropriate set of skills and competencies. The course includes a rich mix of... [+]

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage people. This includes: the role of leadership change management the development and retention of talent the challenges of managing people in multicultural and global contexts The course is designed for graduates from a wide variety of disciplines and will suit you if: you want to acquire the knowledge and skills for a career as a management professional in a wide range of contexts, whether in the private, public, or non-profit sectors you want to get the best out of people you employ in your own business The latest research and challenges that people and organisations face today are explored. Our teaching draws on multidisciplinary theory and ideas to explore how both business goals and individual career objectives can be reconciled. This course will sharpen your understanding of the importance of having the right mix of people with the appropriate set of skills and competencies. The course includes a rich mix of highly interactive lectures, workshops and real life case studies. You will benefit from specialist expertise across the School and from the practical experience of the wider business community. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Employment Relations Management of Change Managing Organisations Strategic Human Resource Management Semester 2 Research Methods International Human Resource Management Organisational Development Choose one from: Contemporary Developments in HRM/OB Strategy and Leadership Managing for Sustainability Summer 20,000 word Human Resource Management and Organisation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills... [+]

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges Supply Chain Planning and Management Semester two Design of Operations Facilities and Systems Quality Management and Quality Techniques Three modules from: (including a maximum of two in any one semester) Semester one Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Human Factors Semester two Human-Computer Systems Lean Manufacturing Rapid Production Development One from: Advanced Operations Analysis Business Intelligence and Analytics E-Business International Logistics and Transport Management Information Systems: theory to practice Management Science for Decision Support II Service Operations Management Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice Simulation Procurement and Purchasing Summer 12,000-15,000 word Industrial Engineering and Operations Management dissertation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc International Business

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

What better way to learn about international business affairs than by living and studying in one of the world’s largest economies? You will have the opportunity to spend an entire semester at our China or Malaysia campus. This gives you a better understand of the historical and cultural context within which both China and Malaysia have become such important players in the global economy for... [+]

What better way to learn about international business affairs than by living and studying in one of the world’s largest economies? You will have the opportunity to spend an entire semester at our China or Malaysia campus. This gives you a better understand of the historical and cultural context within which both China and Malaysia have become such important players in the global economy for international business. For graduates from all disciplines who want to make the transition into business, this course provides you with a solid foundation in international business theory and practice. Find out more at our MSc open days and recruitment events Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Business Economics International Accounting International Business Environment Semester 2 Essentials of International Marketing International Business Strategy Research Methods One from: Semester 1 Business Ethics Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society Creative Problem Solving Managing Organisations And one from: Semester 2 Globalization, Business and Development Innovation Management Launching New Ventures Managing for Sustainability Managing International Business in China Strategic Human Resource Management Technology Entrepreneurship Tourism and Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word International Business dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills... [+]

We offer six closely-related courses that are all linked to Operations Management: Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Information Systems and Operations Management Management Science and Operations Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Operations Management Supply Chain and Operations Management These courses explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties. You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. This course is for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges Supply Chain Planning and Management One from: Fundamentals of Management Information Systems Project Management Semester two Design of Operations Facilities and Systems International Logistics and Transport Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice One from: Quality Management and Quality Techniques Procurement and Purchasing Summer 12,000-15,000 word Logistics and Supply Chain Management dissertation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Management Science and Operations Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline.Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and... [+]

We offer six closely-related courses that are all linked to Operations Management: Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Information Systems and Operations Management Management Science and Operations Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Operations Management Supply Chain and Operations Management These courses explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties. You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline.Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. These are for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges Supply Chain Planning and Management One from: Fundamentals of Management Information Systems Project Management Semester 2 Advanced Operations Analysis Management Science for Decision Support II Simulation One from: Business Intelligence and Analytics E-Business International Logistics and Transport Management Information Systems: theory to practice Procurement and Purchasing Quality Management and Quality Techniques Service Operations Management Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice Summer 12,000-15,000 word MSc Management Science and Operations Management dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Marketing

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

Thanks to a partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), we now offer students the opportunity to complete the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing alongside their MSc studies at no extra cost. This means that you will graduate with two internationally recognised professional qualifications: an MSc in Marketing from a leading university business school, and a diploma from one of the... [+]

Thanks to a partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), we now offer students the opportunity to complete the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing alongside their MSc studies at no extra cost. This means that you will graduate with two internationally recognised professional qualifications: an MSc in Marketing from a leading university business school, and a diploma from one of the world’s foremost professional bodies for marketing. Many employers require this for a career in marketing and communications. It is a real benefit for our students in today’s competitive jobs market and clearly demonstrates your commitment to a career in marketing. The CIM diploma is delivered by Cambridge Marketing College. This course is suitable for students from any discipline, including business and management, except those who have previously studied a significant amount of marketing. It offers first-class teaching that is practically focused and grounded in the latest ideas and principles in marketing practice. We work with prominent organisations and industry to ensure that teaching remains relevant to employers. You will study marketing in an international context , reinforced by the international mix of our student population. Our Marketing Division is one of the largest in the UK with an impressive international research profile and record of quality teaching. The course is designed to address the need for academic rigour and an appreciation of practical issues in marketing. You will benefit from our unique focus on depth over breadth. By studying fewer modules in greater depth, you will develop your understanding of key areas in consumption and consumer behaviour, service, international, not-for-profit, relationship and business to business marketing, and marketing strategy. Our approach allows for small group teaching to reinforce the core seminar sessions - something you will not find everywhere. You will have the opportunity to learn from guest speakers and participate in industry placements and field trips. After graduating, you can choose to continue your studies with the CIM and, with appropriate employment experience in a marketing related role, gain full member status (MCIM) and become a Chartered Marketer. The Chartered Institute of Marketing is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. The University of Nottingham has joined forces with the CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules relate to the 2015/16 session, however, modules may still be subject to change. Semester one Consumer Behaviour and Consumption Marketing Management Marketing Research and Analytics Strategic Marketing in the Digital Economy Semester two Research Methods At least two from: Branding and Marketing Communications Contemporary Theories in Marketing International Marketing New Product/Service Development & Management And a further one from: Contemporary Developments in HRM/OB E-Business Innovation Management Launching New Ventures Strategic Human Resource Management Technology Entrepreneurship Tourism and Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word Marketing dissertation or Marketing Project. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Operations Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

MSc in Operations Management program focuses on the management of operations in manufacturing, service and distribution enterprises. [+]

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. These are for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester one Supply Chain Planning and Management Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges One from: Fundamentals of Management Information Systems Project Management Semester two Design of Operations Facilities and Systems Quality Management and Quality Techniques Service Operations Management One from: International Logistics and Transport Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice Procurement and Purchasing E-Business Simulation Business Intelligence and Analytics Advanced Operations Analysis Management Information Systems: theory to practice Management Science for Decision Support II Summer 12,000-15,000 word Operations Management dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Risk Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Risk Management provides you with a clear career path in a growing area of importance to major corporations that are looking for people with risk management knowledge. This course is for you if you’re looking for a career in risk management in a wide variety of sectors including health care, aviation, law, engineering, oil and gas, health and safety, and insurance... [+]

Our MSc Risk Management provides you with a clear career path in a growing area of importance to major corporations that are looking for people with risk management knowledge. This course is for you if you’re looking for a career in risk management in a wide variety of sectors including health care, aviation, law, engineering, oil and gas, health and safety, and insurance. Nottingham University Business School and our renowned Centre for Risk, Banking and Financial Services have been leaders in risk research for over two decades. Our staff are widely regarded as thought leaders in the field of risk and we work closely with colleagues in industry and advise governments in key policy development. The course combines this expertise with practical relevance to prepare you for your career. We will help you develop understanding and knowledge in the areas of risk theory, risk processes, corporate risk, business continuity, project management, and the strategic use of insurance in risk management. The course is endorsed by The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), the world's premier professional body for insurance and financial services. In addition, graduates from this course automatically become affiliate members of the Institute of Risk Management. If you are looking for a course that focuses on risk management in banking, consider our MSc Banking and Risk. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Introduction to Research Methods Further Quantitative Research Methods Risk Analysis One from: Managerial Economics Managing People and Organisations Project Management Semester 2 Corporate Risk Theory of Risk and Insurance At least one from: Behavioural Economics and Decision Making Corporate Governance Corporate Strategy Financial Econometrics Industrial Economics Quantitative Risk Management Risk Management in Financial Institutions Service Operations Management Summer 12,000-15,000 word Risk Management dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and... [+]

We offer six closely-related courses that are all linked to Operations Management: Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Information Systems and Operations Management Management Science and Operations Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management Operations Management Supply Chain and Operations Management These courses explore the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector. They look at the methods, models and techniques that are used to resolve organisational difficulties. You will possess quantitative skills and will be a graduate in management, engineering, computer science or a related discipline. Moreover, you will have an ability to analyse problems in a structured way. Such is the demand from employers for graduates with analytical skills who can apply critical thinking to problem resolution, you can expect to enter a career in management science and/or operations and supply chain management. These are for you if you have studied engineering, management or science and want to pursue a career in operations management. The courses integrate management techniques and the technologies they control. Your concluding dissertation, which is undertaken during the summer, demonstrates your integrated knowledge, methodology and practical skills. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester One Management Science for Decision Support Managing Contemporary Operations: Fundamentals and Challenges Supply Chain Planning and Management One from: Fundamentals of Management Information Systems Project Management Semester Two Quality Management and Quality Techniques Procurement and Purchasing Supply Chain and Operations Strategy and Practice One from: Advanced Operations Analytics Business Intelligence and Analytics E-Business International Logistics and Transport Management Information Systems: theory to practice Management Science for Decision Support II Service Operations Management Simulation Summer 12,000-15,000 word Supply Chain and Operations Management dissertation. Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Sustainability

Campus Full time 12 months September 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is unique in combining contemporary issues in social, economic and environmental sustainability with entrepreneurship education. It is run by one of the leading CSR research and teaching centres in Europe - the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR)... [+]

This course is unique in combining contemporary issues in social, economic and environmental sustainability with entrepreneurship education. It is run by one of the leading CSR research and teaching centres in Europe - the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR). With its international reputation, the course attracts students from all over the world who bring with them a wide range of experience and knowledge from which you will benefit. Backed up by our world-class research, the course takes an international perspective on social, ethical, and environmental issues that affect organisations and businesses. The course is suitable for students from all disciplines, particularly if you have a strong desire to advance your knowledge and understanding of contemporary sustainability and responsible business issues, strategies, and practices. You may also have spent some time in work and are looking for a postgraduate qualification in sustainability to help further your career. Our team of experts in sustainability and responsible business have wide experience of political science, organisation studies, management studies, economics, ethics, marketing, philosophy, development, and accounting. This masters qualification is highly thought of by employers and all our graduates have gone on to careers in the private, public, and third sectors. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Foundations of Sustainability Research Methods for Sustainability Two from: Business Ethics Strategies for Responsible Business Entrepreneurship and Creativity Entrepreneurial Management Managing Organisations Creative Problem Solving Semester 2 Evaluating Sustainability Managing for Sustainability Choose two modules from this group subject to meeting any pre-requistes: Corporations, Power and Society Globalization, Business and Development Innovation Management Launching New Ventures Strategic Human Resource Management Technology Entrepreneurship Summer 12,000-15,000 word Sustainability dissertation Admission requirements 2:1 honours degree or equivalent English requirements IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element [-]

MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2016 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School. This course provides students with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business... [+]

The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered by the Department of Architecture and Built Environment in conjunction with the Nottingham University Business School. This course provides students with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business. The economic wealth of a country depends not only on its research base but also on its ability to exploit the commercial potential of its intellectual property. This course provides vital training in each of the areas within the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Students will gain technical skills in this field as well as becoming fluent in the financial, marketing and managerial aspects of modern business. It aims to develop confidence and understanding in the specialist field of entrepreneurship applied to technology that can arise from the research base of sustainable energy subjects. By the end of the course, you will have gained useful and technical knowledge in the areas of sustainable energy and business as well as the application of technologies to proposed business models, and you will be adept at communicating and presenting yourself and your projects to an audience. Graduates from the course will be well placed to pursue careers in renewable energy technology industries. Key facts As part of its remit, the Department of Architecture and Built Environment aims to develop your vocational skills and the environmentally responsible attitude necessary in today's rapidly changing world. The department enjoys strong collaborative links with overseas institutions. You may have the opportunity to attend conferences, seminars and training courses both in the UK and abroad. Nottingham University Business School is a leading centre for management education and its mission is to be a top ranked international business school, excellent in both teaching and research. Course details This course combines three elements: lectures in business and industrial skills (60 credits); lectures in leading-edge renewable energy technology (60 credits); and the application of these technologies to a proposed business model via a 60-credit summer project. The ‘Renewable Energy Technology Transfer Project’ will be completed during the summer period and will provide students with the opportunity to undertake independent research into a topic appropriate to renewable energy technology transfer and apply business knowledge and skills developed through the course, working closely with companies specialising in renewable energy technologies. The MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship is offered on a full-time basis over one year (12 months). During the autumn and spring semesters, you will complete a total of 120 credits worth of modules taught within the Department of Architecture and Built Environment and Nottingham University Business School. Finally, you will complete a Renewable Energy Technology Transfer Project (worth 60 credits) during the summer period at the end of the course. Modules The business element comprises of six modules: Creative Problem Solving Finance and Accounting Innovation Management Project Management Marketing for Entrepreneurs Science Technology Arts and Business The technology element comprises three compulsory modules: Regulation and Management of Energy Supply and Use Renewable Energy Technology Research Methodologies You will then be able to choose three further optional modules from topics such as: Acoustics and Lighting Air Conditioning Technologies Advanced Topics of Heat Transfer Combined Heat and Power Systems Combustion and Pollution Control Cooling Technologies and Applications Energy Conversion and Utilisation Environmental Sustainability Hydrogen Economy and Technology Materials and Building Physics Career Prospects and Employability The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential. Entry requirements 2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree or international equivalent) IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) [-]

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