Nottingham Business School

Nottingham Business School

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As a top UK business school, Nottingham Business School has earned an international reputation for its teaching, research and consultancy. It is one of the few business schools to receive an ‘excellent’ rating for its teaching from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The Business School’s aim is to provide a stimulating and challenging learning environment that enables students and managers alike to develop the capability to operate effectively in the changing and highly competitive world of business.

The Business School provides a wide range of postgraduate and professional courses that are designed specifically to meet the exacting requirements of successful and experienced managers, as well as those coming into management for the first time. Our courses seek to develop participants’ critical and analytical skills, enabling you to understand individuals and organisations.

Our extensive portfolio of postgraduate full-time Masters (MSc) courses, include:

  • Economics & Finance / International Finance
  • Management
  • Management & HRM
  • Management & Entrepreneurial E-Business
  • Management & International Business
  • Management & Investment Strategy
  • Management & Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Retail Marketing
  • Service Marketing

We also offer a wide range of professional part-time courses for those wishing to combine study with work, include:


  • CIPFA - Professional Accounting Qualification (PAQ)

Human Resource Management & Training

  • Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in HRM/HR Development/Employee Relations
  • CIPD Membership through Professional Assessment of Competence (PAC)
  • MSc Human Resource Management

Business Administration & Management

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) both full and part-time study options
  • Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)


  • Professional Diploma in Marketing (CIM)
  • Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (CIM)

Public Services

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Public Services Management
  • Professional Certificate in Public Services Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Services Management
  • MSc in Public Services Management

We have strong links with many professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Chartered Institute of Public Financial Accountants (CIPFA), the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) the European Forum for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of Business Schools (ABS) – who rate the Business School so highly that they accredit our courses, giving our graduates exemption from further study.


Teaching facilities and staff are located on the City site in Nottingham city centre, ensuring that they are readily accessible. Students are supported by a full range of resources, including a £13million library and education resource centre, where 24 hour IT access is available.

As Nottingham Business School is part of Nottingham Trent University, students are able to benefit from a wide range of additional support services and facilities:

International student support

The University’s International Student Support Service provides information, advice and support to enable international students to make the most of their time studying in the UK. For more information about the comprehensive services available to international students, visit

Careers support

Nottingham Trent University provides a full careers advice service.  It was one of the first ten universities to receive the MATRIX Quality Standard accredited by the Guidance Council. Facilities include a drop-in service and one to one careers advice.

Mature student support

A Student Support Officer is available to provide one-to-one advice and guidance about practical and support issues to prospective and current mature students. Students can sign up to our Mature Students e-Bulletin via the NTU website, and opportunities for face-to-face networking are also provided.

Disability support service

The Disability Support Service can provide specialist support such as communicators, note-takers, interpreters, readers, personal assistants for academic support, and support workers to carry books and guides.

Counselling service

The Counselling Service provides one-to-one, group and online counselling. Whatever their concern, students are offered space and freedom to talk confidentially with a trained, non-judgemental professional.

Progression support team

The Progression Support Team provides support with a broad range of non-academic challenges and difficulties that can affect students’ ability to study effectively; for example time management, sleep difficulties or anxiety. The team also gives information and support to students with mental health issues or concerns, acting as a point of liaison with external agencies if necessary.


Tuition fees are published online. Please visit and search for your course to find details for internationals students.

In addition to tuition fees, we estimate that you will need approximately £600-£680 per month for living expenses. Some students spend more than this, and others spend less, depending on their lifestyle.

As an international student, you are guaranteed a place in University-allocated accommodation for at least the first year*. For more information about accommodation available for students at Nottingham Business School visit

*Terms and conditions apply.


We accept a broad range of overseas qualifications. Check the NTU and Your Country pages at to find out whether you have the right qualifications. If your qualifications are not listed, or you have any queries about them, please contact us at for further advice. You can also check if there is an official representative for NTU in your country at

English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.5 (minimum writing score 6.0)
  • TOEFL 560 (minimum writing score 5.0)
  • CBT 220 (minimum writing score 5.0)
  • iBT 83 (minimum writing score 24)

You can obtain an English language qualification after applying to the University. To help you achieve the language requirements, we offer Pre-sessional English language courses at the Nottingham Language Centre throughout the year. For details of our language courses please visit

As a postgraduate at this university you will be part of a thriving, dynamic community of over 3000 students from many different backgrounds and countries. Applications are made online at