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Online Courses

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Online Master of Business Administration

Elevate your business career

You could be a middle manager seeking a more senior, strategic role, or a senior manager looking to take your career and your organisation to new heights. Either way, the online MBA from Nottingham Business School will give you all the experience you need to make a significant impact in the world of business without having to set foot on campus.

On completion of the MBA, you will be able to:

  • tackle contemporary issues, theories and conceptual frameworks used to guide management
  • understand the strategic models guiding effective and responsible actions
  • apply your experience in the context of complex organisational environments
  • expand your knowledge and communication skills specific to business and management
  • gain a deep insight into ethics and sustainability and their impact on organisational activity

Today’s business environment is volatile, competitive and international. Our MBA courses are meeting a crucial demand, providing the industry with experienced and educated managers with a comprehensive understanding of business strategy, responsible leadership and contemporary global issues.

By the end of the MBA, you’ll have acquired a set of practical and transferrable skills that will make you uniquely positioned to drive the future success of your organisation.

Nottingham Business School is accredited for the quality of its business and management courses from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide, placing Nottingham Business School in the world top 5%. The accreditation recognises Nottingham Business School’s unique and dedicated approach to personalised and experiential learning.

Career-focused specialisms

Core MBA
The core MBA is designed to give individuals a thorough understanding of strategic business and covers modules on Customer Engagement, and Advanced strategic management.

MBA with Fashion Management
The Fashion Management modules are highly tailored to meet individual interests and cover everything from product innovation, and global supply chain management to buying and merchandising strategies, and brand management.

MBA with Data Analytics
The Data Analytics modules are focused on helping managers harness the power of big data, understanding how it affects their organisation and using it to formulate strategies.

Learning by doing

Studies have shown that the best way of learning is by doing. In business particularly, practical experience is vital. This is why Nottingham Business School’s MBA courses are characterised by their experiential learning style.

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 and industry-focused teaching staff.

The MBA has changed the way I now look at things and has helped me to critically analyse situations. It has motivated me in all spheres of life and has taught me to look out for opportunities and commercialise them to the benefit of society and those around me.

Rishabh Gandhi, MBA, full time

Personalise your learning: Fashion Management or Data Analytics

With Nottingham Business School, you can also personalise your MBA course for a more bespoke student experience. This includes the opportunity to choose a specialism, namely either MBA with Fashion Management or MBA with Data Analytics, which is ideal for those with specific professional goals.

You can also complete a personal leadership development module, which includes opportunities for academic and alumni mentoring, careers support and individual personal and professional development.

Learn more about our curriculum.

Previous experience

Students need three to five years’ business experience to apply. Though applicants can come from any number of roles, disciplines or sectors to study our MBA. International students find that our MBA improves their business knowledge and equips them for a career in business management or consultancy. Our students range from HR and marketing managers to finance analysts, researchers and policy-makers for local, national and international government agencies.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have found employment in all kinds of organisations, including private sector and public sector, small and medium-sized, national and international. MBA graduates are particularly likely to be hired within the manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, finance, technology, consulting and retail industries.

95% of NTU’s postgraduates were in employment or further study just six months after graduating. (DLHE 2014/15)

Why study a Master of Business Administration at Nottingham Business School?

  • There is an academic focus on responsible and sustainable leadership throughout the course.
  • Our experiential learning methodology makes our MBA courses more effective than other MBAs.
  • Our courses can be personalised to your particular professional and personal goals and needs.
  • The flexible online structure of our courses gives you a number of ways to interact with the curriculum while working around your existing commitments.
  • AACSB accreditation places Nottingham Business School in the world’s top 5% of business schools worldwide.
  • Nottingham Business School is shortlisted for Business School of the Year by Times Higher Education Awards 2016

Become outstanding

To help you stand out, the Nottingham Business School MBA focuses on responsible and sustainable leadership skills – key principles in today’s organisations. The course offers a number of ways to experience the challenges of managing a business first hand, through simulations, guest input and case study projects. It’s these practical, transferable skills that will give you the edge in this highly competitive career environment. Additionally, throughout your MBA you will receive personalised academic mentoring to assist and guide your personal and professional leadership development.

Start your journey with NTU today
To learn more about our Master of Business Administration, complete our online form or call the admissions office on 0800 032 1180 (UK) or +44 (0)115 941 8419 (International).