Nottingham Trent University Online
Make your move with an MBA online
Why students choose NTU
Our students are global citizens—bold, brave and with an appetite for innovation. They come from diverse backgrounds in business, government, and education, from 80 different countries (Data from October 2020*). Their diverse experiences will help to inform your education and provide an international edge to your career.
We are an award - winning University, proud of our performance in many well - known league tables and annual award cermonies. However, awards alone cannot capture the experience of learning at NTU- neither can they completely communicate what makes us one of the largest Universities in the UK. But what they can do it provide a useful profile of what takes place here - both on campus and online.
- One of the UK's largest universities, built upon a culture of creativity, innovation and partnerships.
- Outstanding reputation for employability.
- Leading sustainabilty focus.
- University of the Year 2019 & ranked 16th in the UK (The Guardian University Awards 2019)
- WINNER- University of the Year (THE Awards 2017)
- Modern University of the Year 2018 (The Times and Sunday Times 2018)
- Rated 'Gold' for teaching excellence (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017)
- WINNER - Green gown awards for outstanding leadership in sustainability (Green Gown Awards 2019)
- Bronze Athena SWAN for gender Equality (Athena SWAN 2019)
- Ranked 5th in the world for sustainabilty (UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2018)
The AACSB- and EQUIS- accredited Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career.
- World leader in experiential learning, personalisation and sustainability
- Ranked in the top 100 business schools in Europe (Financial Times 2019)
- 6th (UK) for graduate prospects (Guardian Good University Guide 2020)
- 11th (UK) for business-related subjects (Guardian Good University Guide 2020)
- Recognised by UN for responsible management education (PRME)
- Links with +800 companies worldwide
- +40 years’ experience working with organisations to drive change
Flexible and engaging online learning
Nottingham Trent University is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. We currently offer the following distance learning courses:
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.
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.
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 University of the Year 2017 (Times Higher Education Awards) can help achieve your professional goals.
Online MA in International Relations
The Online MA in International Relations is an ideal postgraduate degree for ambitious and globally minded individuals who are seeking a flexible way of understanding international arenas, while exploring the theories, policies and practices that are essential to furthering expertise in this dynamic and exciting field.
This course has a truly international outlook, featuring a faculty of experts from around the globe. As a result, you will be exposed to different perspectives, insights and research approaches, giving you the aptitude and confidence to establish a relevant career path anywhere in the world.
Thanks to an emphasis on the value of theory-in-practice, the Online MA in International Relations helps you get to grips with theoretical debates, ideas around global governance and the link between political economy and international security. This diverse set of contemporary theories and policies will prepare you for a wide variety of different careers in organisations such as government departments, international aid, and development agencies.
Graduates from this course are highly employable in both public and private sectors due to their wide-ranging skills and competencies. After studying the course at NTU, you will be best placed to pursue a career in relevant government departments, charities, NGOs or international aid and development agencies. In the private sector, businesses such as think-tank organisations and not-for-profits are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international and global events and processes.
Online MSc in Construction Project Management
This RICS-accredited Online MSc in Construction Project Management puts principle into practice, aiming to provide you with a framework for understanding project management within the construction industry. Delivered 100% online – allowing flexible study alongside full time work – the course is aimed at mid-career professionals or recent graduates, wishing to pursue a career as a construction project manager. It is also suitable for professionals already working in the broad construction industries, who may be aspiring to senior management roles.
Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, the Online MSc in Construction Project Management is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction. It will manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level.
The course is also designed to help you to:
- manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level
- learn essential skills to create appropriate procurement strategies
- gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures required to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills.
The Online MSc Construction Project Management offers excellent opportunities for career development. Graduates from the course have pursued careers with major international construction firms including JLL (Switzerland), Tuner & Townsend, National Grid, VINCI Construction, Balfour Beatty, and Clegg, employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager.
Furthermore, NTU is highly regarded across the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placement, improving the university’s reputation for project management and construction among employers. This is boosted still further by this course’s RICS accreditation. NTU is also in the top 10 UK Universities for Building and Town and Country Planning (Guardian 2020).