Nottingham University Business School MBA

Nottingham University Business School
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United Kingdom


• AMBA has accredited our MBA programmes since 1993, which ensures that all Nottingham MBA programmes meet rigorous quality standards.
• Our full-time MBA Programme ranks in the 2014 Economist’s ‘Which MBA Top 100’ and the Economist Executive MBA (2013) ranks us in the global top 40.
• Nottingham University Business School is the UK leader in sustainable business education. We rank 2nd in the UK in the Global Green MBA 2013 ranking of business schools and MBA programmes that integrate sustainability and CSR issues into teaching and faculty research.
• In UK national league tables, we consistently rank among the UK's top business schools in the Complete University Guide, The Guardian, and Times.
• The Times Good University Guide 2015 ranks us among the UK's top 23 business schools.
We are Top 20 in the UK and 26th in Europe in the world ranking s index by Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2014/15
The University of Nottingham is a leading international institution carrying out world-class research, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Nottingham ranked 8th in the UK on a measure of ‘research power’, which takes into account both the quality of research and the number of research-active staff who made REF returns. More than 97% of research at the University is recognised internationally and more than 80% of its research is ranked in the highest categories as: ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
• The Nottingham MBA offers a unique and challenging MBA experience. Nottingham has world-class faculty, unrivalled global reach through our campuses in China, Malaysia, and MBAs in Singapore, and a superb environment on Jubilee Campus at one of the UK's leading institutions.

The programme is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in today's complex business environments.

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.
• Opportunities to apply to participate in one of our USA, China. Malaysia and Singapore study tours.


The Full-time MBA Programme

All full-time MBA students take part in leadership development through a variety of modules and activities. Our approach to developing leaders for business focuses on practical skills and increasing your ability to generate and evaluate innovative ideas in a team context.
The full-time MBA is taken over 12 months where you will study:
• Eight core modules
• A choice of four elective modules
• An individual or group management project
During the first semester, you will take six core subjects to ensure that you develop essential management knowledge and skills.

During semester two, you will take two further compulsory modules, Entrepreneurship and Creativity and Sustainability and Decisions and a choice of four elective modules which allows you to build on these fundamental areas and focus your career goals. You complete the management project in the summer.

The Executive MBA Programme (Part-time)

Nottingham University Business School's Executive MBA is an advanced management education programme for ambitious executives and managers.

Our Executive MBA course members have the potential to become leaders and typically have between eight and fifteen years of management experience, although candidates with a minimum of five years may be accepted.

Underpinned by research and teaching excellence, we offer programmes to help you achieve your strategic aims:
We offer specialist Executive MBA options in Entrepreneurship; Healthcare; Corporate Social Responsibility

We appreciate that you need to plan your MBA carefully to fit in with your work and other commitments. Our Executive programmes are very flexible and you can vary the number of modules you take each year. We run modules as self-contained, one-week blocks and you can take between two and four years to complete the programme.
Benefits
• Study at your own pace while continuing your career
• Enhance your practical management skills
• Bring new perspectives to your business issues using up to date management thinking to solve business problems.
• Study alongside other course members with an average of thirteen years work experience and expand your networking opportunities.
• Develop a global perspective: take advantage of the unique international opportunities we offer to study part of your programme on our MBAs running in Malaysia and Singapore.
• Identify the specialist subjects that are most beneficial to you and your business from our wide choice of elective courses.
• Access the expertise and services of a world-class, international University.
• Opportunities to apply to participate in one of our USA, China. Malaysia and Singapore study tours.

Programme Info

Full-Time :
Length of Programme: 12 months
Programme Structure: 12 taught modules and a management project
Starting Dates: September
Minimum years of work experience: You are expected to have five years or more of full time work experience with a management dimension preferably gained since graduating from your first degree.
Application deadlines: Throughout the year.
Courses conducted in: English
Campus where classes are taught: Jubilee Campus, Nottingham .The Nottingham MBA is also taught on our Malaysia Campus.
Accreditation(s): AMBA and EQUIS
MBA Study Tours (subject to successful application): Short study tours to Lehigh University, USA, University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus, China and Kuala Lumpur Campus, Malaysia

Part Time:
Length of Programme: 24 – 48 months
Programme Structure: Please see:nottingham.ac.uk
Starting Dates: Throughout the year.
Minimum years of work experience: You are expected to have five years or more of full time work experience with a management dimension preferably gained since graduating from your first degree.
Application deadlines: Rolling admissions
Courses conducted in: English
Campus where classes are taught: Jubilee Campus, Nottingham
Accreditation(s): AMBA and EQUIS
Ranking:

  • Our full-time MBA programme ranks in the top 75 globally in the 2015 Economist's 'Which MBA Top 100' and The Economist Executive MBA (2013) ranks us in the global top 25
 

Student Body

Full Time MBA:
Number of Nationalities: 27
Male to Female ratio: 49:51
Age Range: 24 - 49
Average Age: 32
Degree Background: multi-disciplinary
Length of Work Experience: Minimum = 3 years. Average = 6-8 years

Executive MBA:
Male to Female Ratio: 70:30
Average Age: 37
Length of Work Experience: 15-17 years
Academic Background: multi-disciplinary

Admission

Full Time MBA
University Degree: You must normally be a graduate of an approved University holding a good honours degree. Candidates with a relevant professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to a first degree will be considered.
English test(s): your first language is not English, and you do not have a degree from a UK institution, we require evidence of your competence in English. We will normally require one of the following combinations of test results for an immediate entry to the MBA Programme.

Either:

  • An IELTS score of at least 7.0, with a minimum score of at least 6.0 in each element of the test
Or:

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: a score of 68 (minimum 55)
References: Two references should accompany your application; alternatively, please arrange for your referees to send these directly to our MBA office. We prefer to receive references from:

  • An academic or training source (e.g. former University or company training or personnel officer); and
  • An employer or business contact.
Language fluency: English…

Executive MBA
Entrance qualifications: In addition to the requirements listed above for the full-time MBA, you are expected to have five years or more of full time work experience with a management dimension preferably gained since graduating from your first degree.

Costs

Application fees: Online fee = £25
Estimate for accommodation / living costs, insurance per year: £14,200
Scholarship availabilities: We are offering a number of scholarships for exceptional candidates for the 2016-17 Nottingham MBA Programme. These are substantial – between 15 and 30% of the tuition fee - for full-time and self-funding candidates of all nationalities, with potential higher awards for aspiring leaders
Tuition fees (Full time): UK and European clients: £23,000
Overseas clients: £24,000
Tuition fees (Executive): UK and European clients: £23,000
Overseas clients: £24,000
Tuition fees (Executive MBA Healthcare): UK and European clients: £21,500 Overseas clients: £21,500

Alumni

Contacts

Adeola Olafa
MBA Admissions Administrator
Tel: +44 (0) 155 9515500
e: mba@nottingham.ac.uk
w: www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/mba

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