Nottingham University Business School has unrivalled global reach through its three campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, providing a unique global perspective and connection to changing business ideas. Effective management requires a combination of broad management knowledge and more specialist skills. Our MBA and Executive MBA programmes consist of a set of core subjects, a menu of optional modules and an individual or group management project.
Globally ranked and accredited
Highly regarded by employers
Our tailored careers support includes exclusive events and networking opportunities, one-to-one guidance and online resources. You will have the opportunity to partner with a company for your final management project and can gain a rare insight into a range of businesses outside the classroom through our Business Practice Week.
You will be taught in small, diverse classes by experts working in the Business School’s leading research centres, including:
The most recent Research Excellence Framework ranked the Business School 6th in the UK for research power.
Duration: 1 year full-time, 2–4 years part-time
Structure: Eight core and four optional taught modules, plus a management project
Start dates: September, January (part-time only)
Work experience: 3–5 years of full-time work experience with a management dimension, preferably gained since graduation
Application deadlines: For details, see here.
Courses conducted in: English
Campus: Jubilee Campus, Nottingham
Study tours (subject to successful application): International study tours to Lehigh University, USA, and the University’s China and Malaysia campuses
Ranking: Ranked in The Economist Which MBA Top 100 2017
2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline with relevant professional qualifications also considered. MBA applicants should have at least 3–5 years of full-time work experience with a management dimension, preferably gained since graduation. Executive MBA applicants should have five years of full-time management work experience.
English language requirements
For applicants whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).
Applicants are required to provide two references as part of the application process.
Find out how to apply at nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/how-to-apply
UK, EU and international: GBP 24,975
To allow talented applicants from every country and sector to apply for the Nottingham MBA, the Business School offers a range of scholarships covering up to 75–90% of tuition fees. These scholarships will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate exceptional experience and leadership skills. Find out more here.