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Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Trent University
2017/18 edition

About Nottingham Business School


Why Nottingham Business School?

At Nottingham Business School, our teaching excellence and research combines academic excellence with a powerful and positive impact on business and society. With us you’ll shape your own unique master’s qualification, developing the valuable, high-level skills you need to become a leader in your field.

AACSB and EQUIS accredited

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.

Connections to industry

Nottingham Business School has over 900 connections with business and industry and regularly welcome specialists on campus to work with students. The School’s reputation helps attract a diverse range of industry partners, creating pioneering courses informed by real-world business challenges.

Our courses

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. These are underpinned by modules on Research and Professional Development, putting you firmly in control of your career.

We also offer a range of part-time professional courses in Management, Marketing and Human Resource Management.

Individuals with more industry experience may be interested in our full-time MBA and Executive MBA programmes.

The whole course is structured in such a way that gives you first-hand practical knowledge and professional skills

Sufian Qamar (Pakistan) MSc Management

An inspiring learning environment

Nottingham Business School is based in the stunning Newton Building, a multimillion pound, fully refurbished Grade ‖ listed building at the heart of our vibrant city centre site. Inside there are modern lecture theatres, a contemporary trading room, social spaces, teaching and support facilities.

We offer free English language support classes for all international non-EU) students taking degree courses at NTU.

Fees, funding and scholarships

We offer a number of competitive scholarships to home, EU and international students. Visit the fees, funding and scholarships section on the Nottingham Business School website for more information.


There’s a wide range of student accommodation in Nottingham, including a great mix of purpose- built, contemporary student rooms. We’re here to help you find a home in the city, and wherever possible we’ll put you with other postgraduate or mature students.

How to apply

Visit the website for more information on how to apply.

Memberships and Accreditations

Nottingham Business School has received accreditations and memberships from a range of professional bodies, recognising the quality of teaching and research.


  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)


  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (CFMD)
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
  • The European Universities Association (EUA)
  • The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)
  • The Drucker Society

Nottingham Business School was one of the few universities in the UK that offered this specialist masters course. I was also very lucky to receive a scholarship to study here.

Nhung Tran Thi (Vietnam) MSc Human Resource Management (full-time)

Contact details

+44 (0)115 848 4460
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