Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University the United Kingdom

About Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Why Nottingham Business School?

Nottingham Business School (NBS) is a thriving part of Nottingham Trent University (NTU); we are internationally renowned as one of the best business schools in the UK, providing excellent education and research that has a powerful, positive impact on careers, businesses and the global community.

Our postgraduate courses are an exceptional opportunity to discover who you can be, as you learn from expert academics and business leaders with outstanding international reputations. We have one of the largest, most diverse faculties of any business school, bringing you innovation theories, huge business experience and inspiring, supportive teaching.

Nottingham Trent University has been named University of the Year in the Guardian University Awards 2019


Nottingham Business School have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation - an international benchmark of excellence for business schools. Reflecting our commitment to a professionally focused, hands-on business education - individually tailored to the needs, interests and ambitions of our students - these accreditations consolidate NBS’ reputation for excellence, both at home and abroad.

Connections to industry

Nottingham Business School has 600+ connections with business and industry - in the UK and abroad - and regularly welcome specialists on campus to work with our students. Our Business Leader Lecture Series sees students learn from senior leaders of major organisations including IBM, Experian, Unilever, Santander, Ford, Alliance Boots, Toyota and the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Create a unique, personalised course

Our courses are carefully structured to give you core skills, expertise in more specialist areas and valuable hands-on experience. Each course begins with a core element, which leads to several optional routes and, finally a choice of major projects. You also have the opportunity to gain even more experience by incorporating a yearlong work placement on your course*.

“NBS pays a great deal of attention to its postgraduate students in order to ensure that they remain inspired.” - Sarvabek Salimov, MSc Management and International Business student.

Courses starting in January 2019:

  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management and International Business
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Branding and Advertising
  • MSc Finance

Courses starting in September 2019:

  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management and Finance
  • MSc Management and Global Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Management and International Business
  • MSc Management and Marketing
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Branding and Advertising
  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Economics
  • MSc Economics and Investment Banking
  • MSc International Business (Single Award)
  • MSc International Business (Dual Award)
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance and Accounting
  • MSc Finance and Investment Banking
  • MSc Entrepreneurship
  • MSc Project Management

 *Restrictions apply depending on your chosen course.

Individuals with more industry experience may be interested in our full-time MBA and Executive MBA programmes.

98% of our postgraduates are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degrees (latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016-17).

NTU is ranked 37th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. NTU is also ranked 16th in The Guardian University Guide 2019.

An inspiring learning environment

Nottingham Business School is based in the stunning Newton Building, a multimillion pound, fully refurbished Grade ‖ listed building at the heart of our vibrant city centre site. Inside there are modern lecture theatres, a contemporary trading room, social spaces, teaching and support facilities.

We offer free English language support classes all international (non-EU) students taking degree courses at NTU.

Memberships and Accreditations

Nottingham Business School has received accreditations and memberships from a range of professional bodies, recognising the quality of teaching and research. Additionally, these professional bodies accredit many of our courses; visit our course accreditation page for further information.


  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)


  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (CFMD)
  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)
  • The European Universities Association (EUA)
  • The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS)
  • The Drucker Society

Our Students

Don’t just take our word for it - hear what our students have to say about studying and living in Nottingham as well as the courses and facilities. You can also visit us on one of our upcoming open days giving you the opportunity to tour our facilities, meet academics and current students on your course of interest. 

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