Taught course

Master of Business Administration

University of Nottingham · Nottingham University Business School

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or international equivalent in any subject. Candidates with relevant professional qualification deemed to be a equivalent to a 1st degree will be considered. Applicants are also expected to have at least 3 years of full-time work experience with a management dimension, preferably gained since graduating from their 1st degree, to be considered for the full-time MBA programmes and at least 5 years management work experience to be considered for the executive MBA programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Designed to equip you with enhanced creativity and effective problem solving skills, our MBA programme will inspire and challenge you intellectually and help you to develop the essential management skills to meet and participate in the increasingly international business environment.

Studying alongside a peer group from over 20 countries, our MBA programme will enhance your learning process and cross-cultural awareness common to modern business through an advanced teaching and learning programme in management with a focused and practical application. Through participation in group work with multicultural course members from varying industrial and commercial backgrounds, the programme is aimed at improving the decision making abilities of participants and producing managers of the highest quality.

Delivered on a full-time basis over 12 months or part-time for between 2-4 years, the MBA programme consists of eight core modules together with a choice of four electives to tailor make your own version of the Nottingham MBA. It is completed by undertaking an individual or group management project.

A number of facilities are available to you as our commitment to our students and these include a dedicated careers officer, a personal tutor and a knowledgeable and friendly professional administrative team.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Business School web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

MBA Programme Administrator
+44 (0)115 951 5500
+44 (0)115 84 66667