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About the MSc programme - develop your potential

Our MSc courses enable you to learn in a multicultural environment, develop your professional image and broaden your views on global business issues. We offer opportunities for overseas study and mentoring by business leaders. Our courses will help you to develop your potential, lead to a new career, or provide a solid foundation for PhD research

Why choose Nottingham for your MSc?

The City of Nottingham

In the heart of England, Nottingham is regarded as one of the UK’s most desirable places to study.

Nottingham is one of the safest places for an evening out in the UK, endorsed by the Purple Flag award for safety it has held for five consecutive years. Nottingham has over 300 places to eat and drink, clubs, theatres, concert halls and cinemas. It is only two hours by train from London.

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Research-led teaching in diverse classes

You will be taught by renowned academics who are experts in their fields.
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In the Research Excellence Framework we ranked 6th out of 101 institutions in the UK for ‘research power.’

In 2014, our MSc students came from 48 countries and our average class size was 23. You will benefit by meeting students from all over the world and learning from different perspectives.


Career support

University of Nottingham ranked first for employment prospects in poll of 20,000 UK students (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015)

Employers of our 2013 graduates include Accenture, Bank of China, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, ExxonMobil, Grant Thornton, IBM, Jaguar Landrover, KPMG, Rolls-Royce and Unilever.

Our in-house Postgraduate Careers Team will work with you individually to plan your career tailored to your needs.

Presessional English for Academic Purposes

The Centre for English Language Education (CELE) runs 10 and 5 week Business and Management English language and study skills courses, designed to prepare you for masters courses in the Business School.

More information can be found on the Apply page

University of Nottingham

Top 1% of Universities Worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2014/15)

Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, we are the second most targeted university in the UK by top graduate employers (High Fliers Research, 2015).

Student life

The University of Nottingham ranked 2nd in UK for international student satisfaction (Study Portals, 2014)

The Business School is on Nottingham’s modern, picturesque Jubilee Campus.

The School has thriving community engagement activities and great facilities for MSc students. There is a regular, free shuttle bus to University Park Campus.

You will also have access to top financial and business data systems: Bloomberg, Datastream, Bankscope, and Financial Times.


Scholarships available for 2016 entry

We have a significant amount of scholarship funding available for Business School MSc students commencing in September 2016.  To be eligible for a 20% award, students need to have a current overall average of 65% (or overseas equivalent) and will be considered at the point of offer.

Accredited MSc courses

We offercourses in all areas of business. Many courses regularly appear in global rankings and are accredited by prestigious professional bodies. This will enable you to gain additional qualifications that employers value. 

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Business links

You will have many opportunities to develop links with business in lectures, at events like our Business Leaders Series, work experience and work placement schemes, and through our global alumni network.



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