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You will need:
- a first degree (normally 2.1) or an equivalent professional or academic qualification
- a period of professional work experience incorporating operational responsibilities – three years minimum, preferably five
- 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
January, May, September
Develop your leadership potential with an Online MBA
Gain the experience you need to make a significant impact in the world of business without having to set foot on campus with the Online MBA from AACSB and EQUIS accredited Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University (NTU).
Designed for applicants with a minimum of three years of supervisory professional experience, our Online MBA furthers your knowledge and develops your leadership skills, whether you are a junior or middle manager seeking a more senior strategic role, or a senior manager looking to take your career and your organisation to new heights.
In addition to providing you with greater flexibility around when and where you study, this 100% Online MBA can be personalised allowing you to enhance your own professional career development with a specialism.
With a focus on leadership, experiential learning and one-to-one mentoring, the Online MBA will allow you to gain the skills you need to cultivate your leadership abilities. The Online MBA prepares you for a fast-moving business landscape giving you a comprehensive understanding of business strategy and issues including suitability and responsible leadership.
Online MBA Fast Track
Accelerate your learning outcomes with a 100% Online MBA Fast Track. Using the same course content as the core MBA, the Online MBA Fast Track can be completed in 18 months helping you to develop your strategic business skills in an increasingly competitive global business environment.
Online MBA with Data Analytics
You will also have the option to specialise in data analytics – addressing the growing area of data science. Develop a greater understanding of data science and harness the power of big data to improve business strategy in your company. There are massive amounts of information available to businesses today and more businesses are seeking professionals with the expertise to analyse it effectively.
Become a leader in your field with flexible online learning
NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MBA course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn.
The online format provides numerous ways to interact with the curriculum via video lectures, real-life case studies and interactive assignments. Students have the ability to discuss coursework with classmates, ask questions to faculty and collaborate on projects.
Throughout the course, you’ll have numerous opportunities to apply your knowledge to real-life business scenarios. These include business simulations, consultancy projects and NTU’s experiential teaching methodology, which is delivered by our acclaimed teaching staff.
Nottingham Business School’s Online MBA is an modular course which consists of ten core modules worth 10 credits each, a business research project worth 40 credits, plus four additional MBA or Data Analytics modules worth 10 credits each.
- Responsible Leadership
- The Values-Led Organisation
- Global Marketing Management
- Operations Management
- Organisations and People Management
- Financial Management
- Business Information and Decision Making
- Strategic Change Management
- Business Research Project
- Professional and Leadership Development
- Customer Engagement
- Managing Creativity and Innovation
- Reconfiguring the Human Resource Management Function
- Advanced Strategic Management
Data Analytics modules
- Statistical Approaches to Data Analysis
- Fundamentals of Big Data and its Infrastructure
- Practical Machine Learning Methods for Data Mining
- Deriving Business Value from Data Science
Real world preparation
As a graduate of NTU’s Online MBA, you will offer employers a set of practical skills that will empower you to help organisations to realise their business objectives and achieve your own career goals. Combined with an appreciation of the value of responsible and sustainable leadership, you will be able to show proficiencies that are very much in demand in today's business management employment market.
Whether you are looking to move into a more senior, strategic role or start a new business venture, an Online MBA from The Guardian University of the Year 2019 (Times Higher Education Awards) can help achieve your professional goals.
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Information for international students
English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill).
We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our postgraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.
Fees and funding
Please view our dedicated Online MBA website for the latest course fees.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time18-30 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
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