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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MSc Branding and Advertising

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years January 2019 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. The course is aimed at students from a range of backgrounds, who want to specialize in branding and marketing communications. [+]

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. The course is aimed at students from a range of backgrounds, who want to specialize in branding and marketing communications. You will develop skills and learn from leading-edge theories, tools, and techniques you'll need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing.

This course will give you an exciting and stimulating opportunity to reflect on how organizations can rise to the communications challenges of the 21st Century.

Created in close consultation with senior marketing professionals and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), our course will develop the skills that are sought after by today’s marketing employers. When you successfully complete your MSc Branding and Advertising degree, you'll have the opportunity to gain an extra qualification, the Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing.... [-]


MSc Finance

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years January 2019 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 organizations 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. [+]

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 organizations 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.

You'll be applying knowledge, tools, and techniques to resolve issues in new and diverse situations within the finance disciplines. You'll also evaluate the rigor and validity of published research, and assess its relevance to the practice of finance.

Our Finance course has been created in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Finance (CFA). The modules are aligned with the institution’s own qualifications, which you can work towards upon completion of your degree. The Chartered Financial Analyst credential is held by over 150,000 professionals around the world. The charter gives a strong understanding of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.... [-]


MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Management courses will help you shape your leadership and management skills to become an effective 21st-century manager, able to operate in dynamic and complex organizational environments. You’ll gain an excellent understanding of the core subjects, enabling you to put to theory and contemporary thinking into practice. [+]

Our MSc Management courses will help you shape your leadership and management skills to become an effective 21st-century manager, able to operate in dynamic and complex organizational environments. You’ll gain an excellent understanding of the core subjects, enabling you to put to theory and contemporary thinking into practice.

The 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 will also explore organizational innovation and entrepreneurial thinking, as well as refining your critical understanding of management theory.

The MSc Management degree is aimed at students with either no background in business and management who want to develop a career in this field or those who have a qualification in business and management but want to become more competitive and progress their careers.... [-]


MSc Management and International Business

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

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. [+]

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.

This course explores how to manage effectively in increasingly global work environments. You'll develop a strong understanding of the global supply chain, as well as how organizations 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 organizations 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 organizations and how, in turn, organizations respond in order to adapt to those barriers.... [-]


MSc Marketing

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Our MSc Marketing degree 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 of today's marketing employers are looking for. [+]

Our MSc Marketing degree 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 of today's marketing employers are looking for.

You'll explore the fundamental issues and concepts of marketing practice, before learning about consumer buying behavior and the factors that influence it. You'll also take a holistic view of an organization and how it attempts to develop a marketing strategy in a challenging global environment.

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Nottingham Business School

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NG1 4BU Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Website http://www.ntu.ac.uk/nbs
Phone +44 115 8484460