Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Introduction
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AACSB Accredited

Why Nottingham Business School?

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is a thriving part of Nottingham Trent University (NTU); we are internationally renowned as one of the best business schools in the UK, providing excellent education and research that has a powerful, positive impact on careers, businesses and the global community. Our postgraduate courses are an exceptional opportunity to discover who you can be, as you learn from expert academics and business leaders with outstanding international reputations. We have one of the largest, most diverse faculties of any business school, bringing you innovation theories, huge business experience and inspiring, supportive teaching.

Accreditations

Nottingham Business School joins the top 5% of business schools worldwide after Nottingham Trent University received accreditation for the quality of its business and management courses from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is proud to have achieved EQUIS accreditation – an international benchmark of excellence for business schools. Fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation, confirming the rigorous and innovative standards of our teaching and research, and the balance we consistently strike between academic quality and professional relevance. Reflecting our commitment to a professionally focused, hands-on business education – individually tailored to the needs, interests and ambitions of our students – these accreditations consolidate NBS’ reputation for excellence, both at home and abroad.

To find out more please click here - https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2017/12/nottingham-business-school-at-nottingham-trent-university-achieves-equis-accreditation-the-global-hallmark-of-excellence-in-business-and-management-education-and-research

Connections to industry

Nottingham Business School has 600+ connections with business and industry – in the UK and abroad – and regularly welcome specialists on campus to work with our students. Our Business Leader Lecture Series sees students learn from senior leaders of major organisations including IBM, Experian, Unilever, Santander, Ford, Alliance Boots, Toyota and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Create a unique, personalised course

Our courses are carefully structured to give you core skills, expertise in more specialist areas and valuable hands-on experience. Each course begins with a core element, which leads to several optional routes and, finally a choice of major projects. You also have the opportunity to gain even more experience by incorporating a yearlong work placement on your course*. Courses starting in January 2018:

  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management and International Business
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Branding and Advertising
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc International Business (Single Award)

Courses starting in September 2018:

  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management and Finance
  • MSc Management and Global Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Management and Innovation and Enterprise
  • MSc Management and International Business
  • MSc Management and International Publishing
  • MSc Management and Marketing
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Branding and Advertising
  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Economics and Investment Banking
  • MSc International Business (Single Award)
  • MSc International Business (Dual Award)
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance and Accounting
  • MSc Finance and Investment Banking
  • MSc Entrepreneurship
  • MSc Project Management

*Restrictions apply depending on your chosen course. Individuals with more industry experience may be interested in our full-time MBA and Executive MBA programmes.

Our Students

Don’t just take our word for it – hear what our students have to say about studying and living in Nottingham as well as the courses and facilities.

Career enhancement

We are focused on your employability from the start, through a learning experience which integrates theory and practice. 96% of NBS postgraduate students have gone into employment, self-employed or further study six months after graduation (DHLE 2015/16)

  • Our full-time MSc students can choose to add a year's work placement.*
  • We have received global accreditation for the quality of our business and management courses from AACSB – joining the Top 5% Business Schools in the world.
  • We work with over 70 companies each year to provide consultancy opportunities for our students.
  • Our students have a choice of major project. Opportunities include a live consultancy project, a three-month internship, an international summer school, or a business research project.
  • We run industry speakers events, including our popular Business Leaders Lecture series and Masters-specific events.
  • You can get involved with Global Responsibility Week and Global Business Week.

*excluding MSc Entrepreneurship, MSc International Business, MSc International Business (Dual Award), and MSc Management and International Publishing. We also have a dedicated Employability Team, who offer tailored advice to inspire and enhance every stage of your career planning.

Course Accreditations

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) We work in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), giving students on our Marketing courses student membership of the CIM and the opportunity to gain highly valued professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Our MBA and all of our MSc Management courses are Dual Award accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). That means that when you graduate you will receive two qualifications:

  • MSc Management (and route); and
  • CMI Level 7 Diploma Management and Leadership

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Our MSc Human Resource Management course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The professional body for HR and people development, CIPD is recognised worldwide, and a qualification approved by them can really boost your career prospects. Chartered Institute of Finance (CFA) Each one of our Finance courses have been created in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Finance (CFA), so your modules also contribute towards the institute's own qualification, which you can work to complete after graduation.

Scholarships


Nottingham Business School offers a number of generous scholarships and discounts for our Full-Time Master's courses. These are available for students who have been offered and who have accepted a place on an eligible full-time master’s course at Nottingham Business School. Please visit our website for full details and an application form.

 Our International Development Office also has a number of scholarships available to International Students. 



Nottingham City Life


As a postgraduate student at Nottingham Business School, you will experience life in a lively, cosmopolitan city based in the heart of England. Nottingham is a vibrant cultural centre which boasts some of the best art galleries, theatres, museums, cinemas and live performance venues in the East Midlands. Nottingham is renowned for being a trendy, inexpensive place to live with bags of personality and culture and has plenty to offer. The city provides more sports facilities per head of population than anywhere else in Europe (visitnottingham.com). 

Take a look at the most recent edition of our School magazine LINK which includes stories of our recent successes and activities and should give you a taste of the range of exciting opportunities and events taking place here.



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Programs

This school also offers:


MSc Economics

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to ‘think like an economist’ through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. [+]

Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to ‘think like an economist’ through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives.

In your first semester, you will work with the latest economic theories and the methods of analysis based on them, including the use of quantitative data. You’ll use these methods to contribute to resolving challenging issues in today’s global business and management environment.

During your second semester, you will have the opportunity to specialise in your subject area, creating a tailored degree path. We currently work with over 100 academic institutions worldwide giving you the chance to spend a few weeks abroad giving you a truly international perspective.... [-]


MSc Economics and Investment Banking

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree will provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants, such as investment banks. You’ll learn how to assess investment opportunities, understand the economic fundamentals underlying financial markets and evaluate financial portfolios. [+]

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree will provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants, such as investment banks. You’ll learn how to assess investment opportunities, understand the economic fundamentals underlying financial markets and evaluate financial portfolios.

In your first semester, you’ll learn about the important role of finance and banking in affecting investment and growth as well as develop crucial employment skills in the tools and techniques of financial analysis. The theoretical insights and analytical skills gained on this course will equip you for careers associated with the analytical side of financial economics, such as investment banking, fund management, policy evaluations in both private and public sector organisations.... [-]


MSc Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our innovative and unique MSc Entrepreneurship degree is aimed at ambitious future entrepreneurs from any academic discipline providing them with the opportunity to create your own-start up. This course combines rigorous academic theory with the practical skills, hands-on experience and valuable networks you need to make your business a success. [+]

Our innovative and unique MSc Entrepreneurship degree is aimed at ambitious future entrepreneurs from any academic discipline providing them with the opportunity to create your own-start up. This course combines rigorous academic theory with the practical skills, hands-on experience and valuable networks you need to make your business a success.

The aim of the course is to foster innovation and value creation, giving you the knowledge, skills and capabilities to create and lead successful start-ups. You will develop a strong foundation in building and managing the key functions of a new venture. We will expose you to the networks and investment opportunities you will need to get your ideas off the ground, and there is even the chance to access seed funding directly from the Business School.... [-]


MSc Finance

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance degree provides you with a more in-depth understanding of core financial concepts, theories and tools used in a wide variety of organisations worldwide. This includes financial mathematics, model building, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. It’s designed for ambitious individuals with quantitative abilities but not necessarily a finance related degree who are seeking a career in finance. [+]

MSc Finance

Our MSc Finance degree provides you with a more in-depth understanding of core financial concepts, theories and tools used in a wide variety of organisations worldwide. This includes financial mathematics, model building, risk management, and mergers and acquisitions. It’s designed for ambitious individuals with quantitative abilities but not necessarily a finance related degree who are seeking a career in finance.

During your first semester, you will develop a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You will explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.... [-]


MSc Finance and Investment Banking

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. [+]

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management.

During your studies, you will learn how to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical finance settings. In your first semester, you will develop a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.

As a Finance student, you’ll have access to our unique Trading Room facility. With 12 double-screen workstations, the room gives you a simulated experience of working in the fast-moving world of shares and trading. You can access sophisticated analysis tools and data on worldwide financial markets.... [-]


MSc in Finance and Accounting

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree are designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis. [+]

A fundamental requirement of any successful organisation is to be able to manage its accounting and financial activities efficiently and effectively. This requirement has become more obvious in recent times as organisations have faced turbulent economic conditions, lending difficulties, risk management issues and the criticisms of governance.

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree are designed to enable you to become a critical member of an organisation’s core management team. Your first semester develops a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.... [-]


MSc Management and Global Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

You will study the management of operations, develop an understanding of the global supply chain as well as how organisations within it perform in relation to one another. You will also undertake analysis with realistic data and tackle the questions you may face in an operations environment. You can add a year's work placement, making your master's a two-year course. [+]

MSc Management and Global Supply Chain Management

Our MSc Management and Global Supply Chain Management course is a unique course for those considering a career in logistics management, operations management and supply chain consultancy.

It begins by exploring the management of operations at a strategic level, before developing your understanding of the global supply chain and how organisations within it perform in relation to one another. You will also undertake analysis with realistic data, tackling the type of questions you might face in an operations' or global supply chain environment and building valuable practical skills.

You will study issues relating to strategic operations, operational decision-making, principles of management, as well as contemporary issues affecting these areas.... [-]


MSc Management and Innovation and Entreprise

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

The course supports you through the process of creating a powerful value proposition for a new enterprise - and taking it global. You will begin your studies by developing your understanding of contemporary innovation, its value, development and protection. You can add a year's work placement, making your master's a two-year course. [+]

MSc Management and Innovation and Enterprise

Our MSc Management and Innovation and Enterprise course supports you through the process of creating a powerful value proposition for a new enterprise - and taking it global. You will begin your studies by developing your understanding of contemporary innovation, its value, development and protection.

This course supports you through the process of creating a powerful value proposition for a new enterprise – and taking it global. Innovation is the heart of any new proposition, so you will start by developing your understanding of contemporary innovation, its value, development and protection.

You’ll explore the role of value chains and how they come together to deliver products to customers. Building on this, you will experience international entrepreneurial decision-making through an intensive four-week project, developing a business case for taking a product into a different market. This builds valuable skills in evaluating risks and benefits.... [-]


MSc Branding and Advertising

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an effective marketing communications professional. [+]

MSc Branding and Advertising

Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an effective marketing communications professional.

This course will give you the leading-edge theories, tools and techniques you need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing. Created in close consultation with senior marketing professionals and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, it develops the skills sought by today's marketing employers.

During your first semester, you’ll explore fundamental issues and concepts of marketing practice, before learning about consumer buying behaviour and the factors influencing it. You’ll also take a holistic view of an organisation and how it attempts to develop a marketing strategy in a challenging global environment.... [-]


MSc Digital Marketing

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Digital Marketing is one of the fastest growing, most dynamic areas of the marketing industry. This constantly evolving field continually pioneers new technology and our MSc Digital Marketing degree prepares you for a fascinating career. [+]

MSc Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing is one of the fastest growing, most dynamic areas of the marketing industry. This constantly evolving field continually pioneers new technology and our MSc Digital Marketing degree prepares you for a fascinating career.

This degree has been designed in close collaboration with senior digital marketers and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to expose you to the very latest thinking, tools and techniques in digital and social media marketing. It aims to give you the skills sought after by today’s employers and opportunities to work at a strategic and tactical level.

During your first semester, you'll explore the fundamental issues and concepts of marketing practice, before learning about consumer buying behaviour and the factors influencing it. You'll take a holistic view of an organisation and how it attempts to develop a marketing strategy in a challenging global environment.... [-]


MSc Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) course is ideal for students from any academic discipline who want to build a successful career in the HR area. This course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), equipping you with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills required in today’s competitive market. [+]

Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) course is ideal for students from any academic discipline who want to build a successful career in the HR area. This course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), equipping you with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills required in today’s competitive market.

During your studies, you will explore a full range of HRM approaches, techniques and methodologies. The modules will provide you with a solid grounding in HRM and its practice in contemporary organisations. You'll gain internationally-relevant skills that create career opportunities in consultancy, recruitment, training and other HR roles which facilitate global business.... [-]


MSc International Business (Single Award)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc International Business (Single Award) course is for students from a wide range of educational backgrounds, who want to broaden their knowledge of the international business environment, global strategy and cross-cultural management. [+]

Our MSc International Business (Single Award) course is for students from a wide range of educational backgrounds, who want to broaden their knowledge of the international business environment, global strategy and cross-cultural management. Equipping you with powerful management skills, cultural insights, professional networks and first-hand experiences you will need to thrive in the global business world.

During your first semester, you will be taught at Nottingham Business School learning about strategies and environments. In your second semester, you'll complete modules in Human Resource Management and Global Supply Chain and get the opportunity to go on a two-week study tour where you will:... [-]


MSc International Business Dual Award

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our flagship Dual Award is a truly exceptional opportunity to gain two M-level qualifications in just 15 months, giving you a clear competitive advantage. Featuring a highly valuable international internship, as well as study in the UK and abroad, and an in-depth academic project, it's a career-defining course that will change the way you see the world. [+]

With our MSc International Business (Single Award) degree, you can gain an incredibly valuable international experience in just a year. Study with us in the UK, immerse yourself in a new culture at one of our European partner institutions and choose from an exciting range of hands-on final projects.

As an International Business single award student, you will have several study options, so you can shape your experience around your ambitions, interests and commitments.

Our standard Masters involves rigorous core studies here at the Business School, followed by a term studying abroad at one of our partner institutions in Germany, France, South Korea, Czech Republic, Belgium, Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Slovenia, Poland, Switzerland and Portugal.... [-]


MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Management courses will help you be an effective 21st-century manager, able to operate in dynamic and complex organisational environments. The course will equip you with broad knowledge across a wide range of management subject areas and enable you to develop more specialist knowledge as the programme progresses. [+]

MSc Management

Our MSc Management courses will help you be an effective 21st-century manager, able to operate in dynamic and complex organisational environments. The course will equip you with broad knowledge across a wide range of management subject areas and enable you to develop more specialist knowledge as the programme progresses.

Our MSc Management degrees are aimed at students with either no background in business and management who want to develop a career in this field or students who have a qualification in business and management but want to become more competitive and progress their careers.

Our pure management route develops a deeper understanding of the central principles of management. You'll engage with relevant and emerging management concerns, including managing across cultures. You'll also explore organisational innovation and entrepreneurial thinking, as well as refine your critical understanding of management theory.... [-]


MSc Management and Finance

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

You will explore the financial global marketplace, including its structure participants, regulatory functions and their role in society. You will also focus on the analysis of financial statements to improve management decision-making. You can add a year's work placement, making your master's a two-year course. [+]

MSc Management and Finance

Our MSc Management and Finance course explores the financial global marketplace, including its structure participants, regulatory functions and their role in society. You’ll also focus on the analysis of financial statements to improve management decision-making, as well as the role of ethics and sustainability.

You'll consider key aspects of the financial management of corporations in a multinational environment. This will help you develop a detailed understanding of key finance theories, as well as strong critical analysis skills.

In your final semester, you will take on an experiential project, giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge gained to produce a challenging, meaningful piece of work. This can involve addressing real-world challenges in the workplace, conducting independent research or gaining valuable experience internationally.... [-]


MSc Management and International Business

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Management and International Business course explores how to manage effectively in increasingly global work environments. It builds the powerful, practical skills you need to deal with the problems faced by managers working internationally. [+]

MSc Management and International Business

Our MSc Management and International Business course explores how to manage effectively in increasingly global work environments. It builds the powerful, practical skills you need to deal with the problems faced by managers working internationally.

You'll develop a strong understanding of the global supply chain, as well as how organisations within it perform in relation to one another. An experience-based module also gives you the opportunity to work abroad, developing skills and experience of operating in an overseas context.

During your studies, you’ll focus on international value chains and cross-cultural management issues, consider how organisations capture value through new product and services and deliver value through international operations and supply chains. In addition, you will study how cultural, linguistic and physical barriers affect organisations and how, in turn, organisations respond in order to adapt to those barriers.... [-]


MSc Management and Marketing

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Management and Marketing course gives you a strong understanding of the fundamental issues behind marketing practice. You will explore the marketing planning process, marketing concepts and debates. You will also develop an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the consumer by exploring buyer behaviour. [+]

MSc Management and Marketing

Our MSc Management and Marketing course gives you a strong understanding of the fundamental issues behind marketing practice. You will explore the marketing planning process, marketing concepts and debates. You will also develop an in-depth understanding of the complexities of the consumer by exploring buyer behaviour.

Building on this, you will examine strategic marketing issues and contemporary practice, taking a holistic view of how organisations respond to an ever-changing global environment. This includes understanding how marketing operates not just in a consumer-facing context, but also in business-to-business and not-for-profit contexts. You will become equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to develop and implement innovative, value-adding marketing solutions to help maintain superior customer satisfaction.... [-]


MSc Marketing

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course will help you become a market-ready professional with a global outlook, equipped for a successful international career in marketing, business or management. Created in close consultation with the marketing industry and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), it develops the strengths, abilities and understanding today's marketing employers are looking for. [+]

MSc Marketing

Today’s dynamic global marketing industry is an exciting, fast-paced work environment and our MSc Marketing course gives you the theoretical and practical background you need to thrive. You can add a year's work placement, making your master's a two-year course.

This course will help you become a market-ready professional with a global outlook, equipped for a successful international career in marketing, business or management. Created in close consultation with the marketing industry and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), it develops the strengths, abilities and understanding today's marketing employers are looking for.

In your first Semester, you'll explore the fundamental issues and concepts of marketing practice, before learning about consumer buying behaviour and the factors that influence it. You'll also take a holistic view of an organisation and how it attempts to develop a marketing strategy in a challenging global environment.... [-]


MSc Project Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Project Management course has been designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to design, plan and execute projects successfully. The course allows you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical Project Management settings. [+]

Project Management is a growing field with a strong focus on finding graduates with a strong theoretical background in Project and Programme Management. 15.7 million new Project Management roles will be created globally by 2020 (PMI 2013).

Our MSc Project Management course has been designed to equip you with all the necessary skills and knowledge to design, plan and execute projects successfully. The course allows you to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical Project Management settings.

This MSc is designed with employers’ requirements in mind, offering a broad understanding of all elements of Project Management such as stakeholder management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, risk management and people management, amongst others.... [-]


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