Nottingham University Business School

Introduction
EFMD Equis Accredited

With campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, the University of Nottingham has a global reputation for teaching and research excellence. The business schools on all three campuses are EQUIS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development.

Based on the University’s award-winning Jubilee Campus, Nottingham University Business School offers one of the most modern and beautiful environments in which to study business in the UK. Our courses prepare you for senior positions in industry, commerce and the public sector, while providing a solid foundation for PhD research. Our academic staff are among the leading researchers in their fields and our teaching is underpinned by their distinctive research.

With students and staff from more than 150 countries, we offer a unique international experience with opportunities to establish valuable business relationships with global peers. Suitable for graduates from both business and non-business academic backgrounds, many of our MSc courses are accredited and recognised by professional organisations.

  • MSc Banking and Finance holds Chartered Banker Institute accreditation – the gold standard for banking professionals – which means graduates gain a dual award and Chartered Banker status
  • MSc Finance and Investment has been accepted into the CFA Institute
  • MSc Human Resource Management and Organisation is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, offering graduates full exemption from their advanced diploma
  • MSc Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and graduates receive a degree and a professional qualification which can give them a competitive edge
  • MSc Risk Management is recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute, the world’s leading professional body for insurance and financial services

The city of Nottingham is a great place to work and study. Home to a world-class university, it is a culturally diverse and thriving city with a strong sense of community. As the commercial and cultural capital of the East Midlands, the city is home to several major UK employers, including Walgreens Boots Alliance, Experian, Capital One, E.ON, and the Inland Revenue. Just two hours from London and with excellent transport links, Nottingham is easily accessible from the rest of the UK and Europe.

Rankings and reputation

  • We are part of an elite group of AMBA and EQUIS-accredited business schools
  • In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 70% of our research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent, ranking us 6th in the UK in terms of research power
  • Our full-time MBA programme is ranked in The Economist MBA Global Top 100 2016
  • Our Executive MBA is ranked 21st in the world, 2nd in the UK and 1st for salary increase after graduation in the latest Economist Executive MBA Ranking
  • We have pioneered entrepreneurship teaching and research at Nottingham, and were awarded a Small Business Charter by the UK Government in recognition of our role in supporting and developing small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • Nottingham is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities and is ranked in the top 100worldwide in the most recent QS World University Rankings

Nottingham alumni include influential leaders from a range of fields and professions, such as novelist and poet DH Lawrence, University Chancellor and former CEO of GlaxoSmithKline Sir Andrew Witty, and gold medal-winning Olympic athlete Dr Deng Yaping.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This 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. [+]

Overview

This specialist course is designed to further your existing knowledge of accounting and finance by building on the theory and application of accounting principles.

It will suit you if you studied a business-related subject as an undergraduate and want to focus on financial accounting as a distinct career path.

Engaging with current debates in the field, you will have the opportunity to enrich and broaden your understanding and appreciation of important topics within accounting and finance while engaging in current debates in the field.

You will take five core modules across two semesters and a summer dissertation. Optional modules allow you to tailor your degree to suit your interests and career aspirations.... [-]


MSc Banking and Finance

Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, this course aims to bring you the latest knowledge about banking, financial markets and risk in the financial sector. [+]

Overview

Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute, this course aims to bring you the latest knowledge about banking, financial markets and risk in the financial sector.

The Business School is a world leader in banking education and our research has been awarded Centre of Excellence status by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI). On this course, you will be joined by leading industry experts who will share their experiences of the financial world.

You will graduate with a dual award: your MSc degree and the Chartered Banker Diploma, which is the highest award available in world banking. This course is ideal for those wanting to pursue a career in the financial markets department of an international bank before moving into a high-level managerial position.... [-]


MSc Business Analytics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Do you want to learn how to turn data into business insights at a state-of-the-art teaching facility led by international experts? Are you interested in discovering cutting-edge analytics using real-world datasets, developing both your career and consultancy skills? [+]

Overview

Do you want to learn how to turn data into business insights at a state-of-the-art teaching facility led by international experts? Are you interested in discovering cutting-edge analytics using real-world datasets, developing both your career and consultancy skills?

This course has been developed by the Neo-demographic Laboratory for Analytics in Business (N-LAB), a state-of-the-art teaching, data visualisation and research facility within the Business School. It is offered in collaboration with multinational business in order to provide the exact skillset that they are looking for.

As well as learning to harness big data tools, data science techniques and manage analytics projects, you will benefit from significant industry engagement.... [-]


MSc Business and Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

On this course, management is brought to life as a vibrant and important area of business expertise in modern organisations. [+]

Overview

On this course, management is brought to life as a vibrant and important area of business expertise in modern organisations.

Our teaching is practically focused and grounded in the latest ideas and principles in management science. We work with prominent organisations and industry to ensure that teaching remains relevant to employers.

The course is flexible and provides you with the scope to tailor it to your needs and career interests – developing any relevant experience that you already have in business and management. It provides a theoretically grounded coverage of key conceptual and practical developments across a wide range of business and management disciplines. It seeks to develop your business acumen and management skills, which are sought after by employers.... [-]


MSc Communication and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

An innovative course providing an exciting opportunity to investigate communication in the context of entrepreneurship and business. [+]

Overview

An innovative course providing an exciting opportunity to investigate communication in the context of entrepreneurship and business.

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.... [-]


MSc Cultural Industries and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

Combine critical understanding of the cultural industries with the development of key business skills. [+]

Overview

Combine critical understanding of the cultural industries with the development of key business skills.

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, organisation and operations of the cultural industries together with cultural policy frameworks and the unique professional roles and practices characterising cultural work. These studies are conducted in conjunction with modules concentrating on project management, creative problem-solving, finance and accounting, marketing and innovation management.... [-]


MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course, in collaboration with the Business School, focuses on commercialising new technologies. [+]

Overview

This course, in collaboration with the Business School, focuses on commercialising new technologies.

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.... [-]


MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

If you are interested in working entrepreneurially, whether that is in a large multinational, your own business, or as a business consultant or analyst, this course is designed for you. [+]

Overview

If you are interested in working entrepreneurially, whether that is in a large multinational, your own business, or as a business consultant or analyst, this course is designed for you.

You will take our cutting-edge Ingenuity module where you will consider how to solve problems by thinking differently, as well as taking modules in leading entrepreneurial growth, launching new ventures and entrepreneurial creativity.

Your new knowledge is then deployed through a 'live' consultancy project with a fast-growing, local business where you will develop a report to show how the business can exploit new market opportunities – which is one of the things our students most like about the course.... [-]


MSc Finance and Investment

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

On this course, you will learn from one of the largest group of finance experts in the UK, bringing you some of the most up to date knowledge and techniques in their fields. [+]

Overview

On this course, you will learn from one of the largest group of finance experts in the UK, bringing you some of the most up to date knowledge and techniques in their fields.

It will provide you with a solid foundation in modern finance and investment and prepares you for a career in investment banking, financial management or further postgraduate study in a related subject.

You will study a variety of modules across two semesters as well as a summer dissertation. The taught component consists of five core modules plus two options from a wide range of modules including topics in corporate finance, capital markets, and financial security valuation as well as a thorough grounding in research methods for finance and a chance to study behavioural finance.... [-]


MSc Human Resource Management and Organisation

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

If you recognise the importance of acquiring knowledge in the recruitment, motivation, retention and development of people, then this CIPD approved course is designed for you. [+]

Overview

If you recognise the importance of acquiring knowledge in the recruitment, motivation, retention and development of people, then this CIPD approved course is designed for you.

It will benefit you if you want to acquire skills to pursue a high-level career involving managing employment relationships in the private, public, or not-for-profit sectors, as well as getting the best out of people you employ in your own business.

You will sharpen your understanding of the importance of having the right mix of people with the appropriate sets of skills and competences, the significance and role of leadership, change management, the development and retention of talent, the challenges of managing people in multi-cultural and global contexts, and strategic human resource management.... [-]


MSc Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on industrial engineering. [+]

Overview

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on industrial engineering.

Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management MSc Information Systems and Operations Management MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management MSc

They 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.... [-]


MSc Information Systems and Operations Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on information systems. [+]

Overview

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on information systems.

Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management MSc Information Systems and Operations Management MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management MSc

They 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.... [-]


MSc International Business

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Designed for graduates who want to make the transition into business, this course focuses on all aspects of international business. [+]

Overview

Designed for graduates who want to make the transition into business, this course focuses on all aspects of international business.

You will study subjects in managerial economics; managing people and businesses; financial strategy and creative problem solving and will analyse the changing international business environment in real depth.

You will be able to tailor your course with a variety of modules enabling you to focus on your career aspirations. In addition, you will be provided with a rigorous grounding in research methods and will undertake a dissertation allowing you to utilise the knowledge and understanding you have gained and use this as a springboard to your career.... [-]


MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on logistics and supply chains. [+]

Overview

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on logistics and supply chains.

Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management MSc Information Systems and Operations Management MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management MSc

They 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.... [-]


MSc Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course will develop your understanding of key areas in consumer behaviour and consumption, marketing management, strategy, analytics and critical marketing. [+]

Overview

This course will develop your understanding of key areas in consumer behaviour and consumption, marketing management, strategy, analytics and critical marketing.

You will be able to tailor your studies by choosing from a wide array of marketing modules and will undertake a dedicated module in research methods for marketing.

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), which is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide. We 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.... [-]


MSc Risk Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

On this course, we will help you develop understanding and knowledge in the areas of risk analysis, risk and society, corporate risk, quantitative risk management, and the strategic use of insurance in risk management. [+]

Overview

On this course, we will help you develop understanding and knowledge in the areas of risk analysis, risk and society, corporate risk, quantitative risk management, and the strategic use of insurance in risk management.

You will undertake research methods and a dissertation tailored towards risk management. This course provides you with all you need to establish your career path to a Chief Risk Officer position in the areas of healthcare, aviation, law, engineering, oil and gas, health and safety, and insurance.

It is recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute, the world’s leading professional body for insurance and financial services. In addition, graduates automatically become affiliate members of the Institute of Risk Management.... [-]


MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on supply chains and operations. [+]

Overview

This course explores the decisions made to tackle management problems in business, industry and the public sector, with a focus on supply chains and operations.

Any of our closely related operations management courses will suit you if you have qualitative and quantitative skills and want to pursue a career in operations management:

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management MSc Information Systems and Operations Management MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management MSc

They 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.... [-]


MSc Sustainable Business

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course offers a unique combination of contemporary issues in social, economic, and environmental sustainability and entrepreneurship education. [+]

Overview

This course offers a unique combination of contemporary issues in social, economic, and environmental sustainability and entrepreneurship education.

It will provide you with the analytical skills to understand the complexity of sustainability challenges in business as well as fostering your creative thinking to generate potential solutions.

You will develop your ability to create and assess strategic responses to complex sustainability challenges by tackling real corporate problems and organisational challenges in your learning experience.

This course draws on different theoretical traditions such as political theory, international development, and critical management theory while examining the role of corporations, nongovernmental organisations and governments.... [-]


MSc Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship

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

This course can provide you with advanced skills in renewable energy, energy efficiency and business. [+]

Overview

This course can provide you 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 course is designed for students with a background in engineering (such as mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or energy) or science (physics, chemistry, environmental science) or economics.

The course is also suitable for the applicants with a background in architecture, geography, business, management or other similar subjects, with an evidence of their basic mathematics skill and their basic knowledge or experience in energy.... [-]


Master

MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course will help shape your leadership and management skills by embracing innovation and change, offering you the opportunity to think creatively and put your newly acquired knowledge into practice. [+]

Overview

This course will help shape your leadership and management skills by embracing innovation and change, offering you the opportunity to think creatively and put your newly acquired knowledge into practice.

It will help you follow a career in management to leadership level in a variety of areas. You will be encouraged to work in groups and will be taught by staff and visiting speakers who are leaders in their fields. The course will challenge and inspire you to think differently about the key disciplines of management.

It includes core modules in management, business economics, accountancy, leadership and creative problem-solving and allows you to tailor the course to your requirements with a selection of optional modules. Teaching includes lectures, case studies, seminars and individual and group project work.... [-]


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Nottingham University Business School
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road

Nottingham, England, NG8 1BB GB
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