Department profile

Nottingham University Business School

University of Nottingham
2016/17 edition

About Nottingham University Business School


Nottingham University Business School has unrivalled global reach through our campuses in the UK, China, and Malaysia.

The University has been described by The Times as “the nearest Britain has to a truly global university.” With students and staff from all over the world, you will develop a global perspective whether you’re studying at the business schools in Nottingham; Ningbo China; or Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The School is regarded as a leader in responsible business and sustainability education and has particular expertise in banking, finance and financial services, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing, and healthcare management.

The School holds accreditation from AMBA and EQUIS. It is unique for being the only business school to be accredited in three countries simultaneously.

It is ranked in the 2016 Financial Times Top Global Masters in Finance programmes, and The Economist’s 2015 top 100 MBA and Executive MBA rankings. The University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of UK universities and is ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings.

Many of the Business School’s masters courses are accredited by professional bodies, which offers students opportunities to gain additional qualifications that employers value.

Future career prospects

Nottingham graduates are consistently rated by top employers in High Fliers Research as among the UK’s most employable.


English language support

The University’s Centre for English Language Education (CELE) runs 10 and 5 week Business and Management English language and study skills courses, designed to prepare you for masters courses in the Business School.

Facilities and support arrangements

The University of Nottingham offers among the best facilities for postgraduate study anywhere in the UK. The Business School is on the modern Jubilee Campus, with dedicated facilities and a complete Business Library.

The University provides extensive support for international students and their families through its International Office.

Fees, funding and costs

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The City of Nottingham is regarded as one of the UK’s most desirable places to live and study. A vibrant and cosmopolitan city in the heart of England, it has a thriving arts and cultural sector and excellent transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe. It is only two hours by train from London.

Nottingham is one of the safest places for an evening out in the UK, endorsed by the Purple Flag award for safety it has held for five consecutive years. Nottingham has over 300 places to eat and drink, clubs, theatres, concert halls and cinemas.


All postgraduate students paying overseas fees who accept a place on the masters programme by August 1 are guaranteed accommodation in University-owned single occupancy rooms. There is a wide variety of private rented accommodation available in the area.

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Excellent National health Service (NHS) medical care is available at the Cripps Health Centre on the University Park Campus for students and their families.

The University has one of the largest varieties of social, cultural and sporting clubs and groups at any UK university while the City of Nottingham hosts a wide range of cultural and social activities throughout the year.

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Nottingham is well-known for its excellent nightlife and there are numerous clubs, pubs, bars, and restaurants in the city.


Come and meet students and staff at the Business School at one of our open events

How to apply

Contact details

Contact name
The Postgraduate Office
Nottingham University Business School
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
+44 (0) 115 846 6603
+44 (0) 115 846 6667