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 excellent results in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), particularly in Accounting with 90% of students reporting overall satisfaction.

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 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings 2018.

QS World University Ranking by Subject
The 2017 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 is ranked in the 2017 Top 40 Corporate Knights Better World MBA ranking.

Our full-time MBA is ranked in the 2017 Economist Which MBA Top 100.

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

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

Jubilee Campus

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6602
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