Effective management requires a combination of broad management knowledge and more specialist skills. Ranked in the top 100 worldwide in The Economist MBA 2017, our MBA can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over 2-4 years.
It consists of a set of core subjects, optional modules and an individual or group management project. The core modules ensure you study essential areas of management, while the optional modules and management project allow you to build on these core areas and tailor-make your own version of the Nottingham MBA.
We aim to:
- improve your leadership capabilities and skills
- build your practical management competence through engagement with business
- encourage a creative and entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving
- develop your understanding of responsible and sustainable business practices
- cultivate an international perspective through a mix of teaching, teamwork, and opportunities for overseas business visits
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You will take a series of core modules, designed to develop your management knowledge and skills. Optional modules allow you to concentrate on more specific subjects according to your interests and career requirements.
This programme involves working with course members from a variety of industrial and commercial backgrounds. It aims to improve your decision making abilities and produces managers of the highest quality.
You can study over one year full-time or fit the MBA around your personal and professional commitments by studying part-time over two to four years. However you study, you will take the same core modules and be able to choose from the full range of options. Modules are typically offered during the day and in the evening each year, with some intensive options available over one week.
The final stage of the MBA involves an individual or group management project with an individual report.
You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and/or a two-hour exam at the end of the relevant semester.
2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline; relevant professional qualifications may also be considered
At least 3-5 years of full-time work experience with a management dimension, preferably gained since graduation
English language requirements
IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
Our MBA provides an excellent platform for career enhancement, career change or entrepreneurial activities.
Graduate destinations include:
- management consulting
- finance and accounting
- human resources
- information technology
- operations and logistics
Companies and organisations our graduates have gone on to work for include Accenture, Apple, Bosch, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, EY, Fidelity Bank, HSBC, Red Cross and Santander Group.
Postgraduate careers team
MBA students benefit from the support of our postgraduate careers team who will help you to explore your career options and develop your future career plans. The MBA Personal and Professional Development Programme combines career development and competency development activities, complemented by individual careers consultations and networking events.
Through a combination of your academic studies and the careers support on offer the MBA provides an excellent platform for career enhancement, career change or entrepreneurial activities.