Nottingham University Business School
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Rankings and reputation

We have won acclaim and recognition from professional bodies and organisations across the world. We regularly feature in national and international rankings. 

Many of our courses are accredited or supported by business and other professional institutions. These include:



Accreditation and rankings

EQUIS accredited

The Business School holds the sought-after maximum five year EQUIS accreditation for all its campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia.


AMBA (Association of MBAs) accredited

Our MBA programme has been AMBA accredited since 1993 which ensures that all Nottingham MBAs meet rigorous quality standards.


National Student Survey (NSS)

We achieved outstanding results in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), with 90% of students reporting overall satisfaction with their course. Among Russell Group business schools, we rate third for Management; third for Finance; fourth for Accounting.

National Student Survey logo

National league tables

In UK national league tables, we consistently rank among the UK's top business schools in the Complete University Guide, The Guardian, and The Times. The University of Nottingham ranks in the top 1% of universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings.

QS World University Ranking by Subject
The 2016 QS World University Ranking by Subject rates us in the top 100 for Business and Management, and Accounting and Finance. 
Global MBA rankings

The Nottingham MBA ranks 2nd in the UK and 12th globally in the 2016 Corporate Knights Better World MBA ranking.

Our full-time MBA programme ranks in the 2016 Economist's Which MBA Top 100. We are among the top 10 UK business schools.

Economist Exec MBA Ranking

The Economist Executive MBA 2015

The Economist Executive MBA 2015 ranks us 21 in the world, second in the UK, and first for salary increase after graduation.

Economist Exec MBA Ranking

Financial Times (FT)

The Financial Times (FT) Masters in Finance 2016 ranks our Finance & Investment MSc in the global top 55.

Masters in Finance logo 2016

Financial Times European Business Schools logo 2015 

Research Excellence Framework
The quality of our research has won praise too. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) we rank sixth for 'research power' out of 101 UK business and management institutions.

Nottingham University Business School

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