Nottingham University Business School – Nottingham, UK

March 4th, 2013 by

One of the world's leading providers of business, finance and management education

Nottingham University Business School - Nottingham, UK

Key Differentiators

Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) is one of the worlds leading providers of business, finance and management education.  The business school is accredited by EQUIS and the AMBA and the MBA program has been in existence since 1993.

NUBS mission is to enhance business and management knowledge and educate students through outstanding teaching programs, influential research projects, integration of partnerships with external organizations that lead to significant beneficial impacts on public policy, business practice, and economic social well being, and an overall commitment to the development and welfare of students within an international community.

NUBS values their networks of companies and organizations in helping create new connections for their students.  They also have a web of world-class research centers and institutes that collaborate with many regional, national and international businesses.  The business school also has a staff that specializes in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, financial services, travel and tourism, risk and insurance, management buy-outs, and operations management.



The MBA Program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed to today complex business environment.  It is aimed to improve students leadership capabilities, build practical management competencies through business engagement, encourage entrepreneurship and problem-solving, develop an understanding of responsible business practice, and foster an international perspective through teaching, teamwork activities and overseas visits.

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During the program, all students take part in leadership development through regularly occurring modules and activities.  The full-time program includes eight core modules and four elective modules along with a group or individual project.  During the first semester, the essential fundamentals of management are covered, while students are free to explore their specific area of study in the second while studying entrepreneurship, creativity, sustainability, and decision-making.  The core modules are:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Creativity
  • Managing People
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainable Decisions and Organizations

To the right is a list of the semester-based and intensive-block electives offered for both the executive and full-time MBA program, provided by NUBS.

Study tours are offered for students to travel to LeHigh University or China to gain direct experience of business and insights on current hot topics through executive meetings, cultural excursions, and company visits.  The options is available for both the full-time MBA and executive MBA students.

The Executive MBA Program is an advanced management program for ambitious executives and managers between eight and 15 years of management experience.  The course offers specialized MBA options in entrepreneurship, health-care and corporate social responsibility and lets students study at their own pace while they continue their career.

The program is design to enhance executives practical management skills, bring new perspectives to their businesses, study alongside other executives with an average of 13 years work experiences and expand their networks, and develop global perspectives in the unique areas of Malaysia and Singapore.  The Executive MBA Program consists of the same eight core modules as the full-time MBA.


Global MBA Rankings
Although Forbes and US News do not rank MBAs globally, they were included for their impact in the US


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General Information

Nottingham University Business School
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road

t:  0115 846 6602