Taught course

Master of Business Administration

Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Business School

Entry requirements

You will need:

  • a undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) or an equivalent professional or academic qualification
  • a period of professional work experience incorporating operational responsibilities – three years minimum, preferably five
  • two academic or vocational references.

In exceptional circumstances applicants without a degree will be considered, if they can demonstrate in their personal statement that they have been in a senior management position, managing people and budgets, for more than eight years.

Months of entry


Course content

Our outstanding MBA course offers you a truly life-changing experience and an exceptional opportunity to realise you full potential. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most coveted and internationally recognised postgraduate management degree in the world, and there's a good reason why. It is widely recognised as a passport to a successful management career, enabling managers with a functionalist role to take on a more senior, strategic position, and empowering senior managers to gain the in-depth, strategic knowledge they need to climb even higher.

Delivered in a world-class learning environment, by internationally acclaimed academics and business leaders, the course integrates theory and practice to bring you hands-on experience, inspiring teaching and a clear international perspective. Here at Nottingham Business School, we are proud to have developed an innovative and rigorous MBA with opportunities to personalise your learning around your ambitions. Significantly strengthening your management knowledge, leadership capabilities and understanding of global business.

Our innovative, intensive courses prepare you for a wide range of challenges inherent in managing organisations, enabling you to see the interconnectedness of your actions. Whichever you choose, you will acquire the knowledge you need to work effectively at a senior, strategic management level, empowering organisations to achieve their objectives.

Welcoming students from all over the world

Our outstanding reputation means we attract students from all over the world. Our diverse, welcoming global community includes students from more than 100 countries. Not only that, but you'll also develop global management skills and immerse yourself in a multicultural atmosphere with a dynamic community of staff from around the world.

More than just a degree

When you graduate, you will not only receive an MBA, but also a CMI Level 7 qualification in Management and Leadership. Our partnership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) means that you’ll enjoy complimentary student membership for the duration of your course and first year after you graduate.

Work Placement Opportunity

You can choose to add a year's work placement, making your MBA into a two-year course. It's a great way to put your learning into practice and gain career-enhancing real-world experience. We have extensive links with corporate partners who may be able to offer placements, and we'll work with you to help you find the right opportunity.

At every stage, our MBA is informed by the needs of the global business community, thanks to 600+ connections with progressive, proactive organisations worldwide. the insights, expertise and placement opportunities they provide all help to make sure our graduates forge exceptional careers all over the world.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


part time
30 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0) 115 848 4460