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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Programmes

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MSc Branding and Advertising

Campus Full time 1 - 2  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 Economics

Campus Full time 1 - 2  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. [+]

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. By studying economics here, the emphasis is on the application of versatile tools, techniques and methods of thought which are distinctively associated with professional economists.

You’ll have the opportunity to work hands-on with economic tools and techniques, including the use of our state-of-the-art Trading Room. You will learn how to access economic phenomena, using theory and evidence to draw insights into the underlying causes and importantly their impact on people, businesses and the wider society.... [-]


MSc Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our innovative and unique MSc Entrepreneurship degree is aimed at students from any academic discipline who are looking to become future entrepreneurs or those looking to take over their family business. 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 students from any academic discipline who are looking to become future entrepreneurs or those looking to take over their family business. 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 for 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  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 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. [+]

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.

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 rigour and validity of published research, and assess its relevance to the practice of finance.

In your third semester, you’ll choose an experiential project. With the opportunity to use your skills in a real-world setting, you can choose from completing a consultancy experience project, an internship experience project, a business research project or a global experience project.... [-]


MSc Management

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

Our MSc Management and International Business course explores how to manage effectively in an increasingly global work environment. 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 an increasingly global work environment. 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 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. You'll then have the opportunity to take part in a business case for ‘going global’ over a period of four weeks including spending one of those weeks abroad.... [-]


MSc Marketing

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

Our MSc Marketing degree is aimed at students from all academic backgrounds and will help you to become a market-ready professional with a global outlook, equipped for a successful international career in marketing. 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. [+]

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 behaviour 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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MSc Economics and Investment Banking

Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree is designed to provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants such as investment banks. You will study a range of ideas relating to economics, finance and investments, which alongside the development of relevant skills and methods, enable you to better analyse and understand economic and financial issues. [+]

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree is designed to provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants such as investment banks. You will study a range of ideas relating to economics, finance and investments, which alongside the development of relevant skills and methods, enable you to better analyse and understand economic and financial issues.

The emphasis is on understanding the factors influencing consumption and production choices, including those made daily by those working in the financial sector, which is vitally important with today's highly financialised and globally interdependent economies.... [-]


MSc Finance and Investment Banking

Campus Full time 1 - 2  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. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environments, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis. [+]

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. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environments, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.

You'll work with tools and techniques in an applied setting, using our state-of-the-art Trading Room equipped with the latest Bloomberg software to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in this sector.

Our Finance and Investment Banking 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 Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 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 HR. The course is designed specifically to enable those who are seeking to start such a career, to gain a Masters qualification in HRM through completing a course of study that has been approved by the professional body for HRM practitioners, namely the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). [+]

Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) course is ideal for students from any academic discipline who want to build a successful career in HR. The course is designed specifically to enable those who are seeking to start such a career, to gain a Masters qualification in HRM through completing a course of study that has been approved by the professional body for HRM practitioners, namely the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

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. The emphasis is on applying knowledge, skills and techniques to analyse HRM practices and strategies.... [-]


MSc in Finance and Accounting

Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance and Accounting degree is 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 is 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 International Business (Single Award)

Campus Full time January 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc International Business (single award) is for students who want to broaden their knowledge of the international business environment, global strategy, and cross-cultural management. It suits individuals from a wide range of educational backgrounds and offers the opportunity to gain valuable international experience in just one year. [+]

Our MSc International Business (single award) is for students who want to broaden their knowledge of the international business environment, global strategy, and cross-cultural management. It suits individuals from a wide range of educational backgrounds and offers the opportunity to gain valuable international experience in just one year.

Globalisation represents a great opportunity for those who can acquire knowledge and skills that foster an international perspective, the ability to interact with stakeholders from all over the world, and the ability to operate in a labour market that crosses national borders.

With this 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.... [-]


MSc International Business Dual Award

Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our unique MSc International Business (dual award) degree gives you an exceptional opportunity to gain two Master degrees in just 15 months, providing you with a clear competitive advantage. Featuring a highly valuable international internship, as well as the opportunity to study in the UK and abroad, and an in-depth academic project, this is a career-defining degree that will change the way you see the world! [+]

Our unique MSc International Business (dual award) degree gives you an exceptional opportunity to gain two Master degrees in just 15 months, providing you with a clear competitive advantage. Featuring a highly valuable international internship, as well as the opportunity to study in the UK and abroad, and an in-depth academic project, this is a career-defining degree that will change the way you see the world!

This course is designed to address the competitiveness of the global context compacting the time needed to develop a truly international experience. You will begin by exploring the core areas of International Business here at Nottingham Business School. You will then build on this by studying at one of our acclaimed partner institutions:... [-]


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