Nottingham University Business School

Nottingham, United Kingdom

No. Students: 2,000 (550 int'l)* No. of Academic staff: 120
Funding type: Public
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We take very seriously our responsibility to educate future business leaders to take a broader ethical and societal perspective on business practices and finance and we integrate these issues into our teaching. We have pioneered entrepreneurship education at Nottingham, as we believe it is vital to equip our students with enhanced creativity and effective problem solving abilities. Our facultys strong links with a large number of key businesses mean that you will benefit from their business experience as well as the innovative research at our leading centres and institutes. Nottingham is one of the most employer friendly universities in the world and the Business School offers specialist career support to help you develop your career management skills. The University has campuses in Nottingham, China, and Malaysia and the Business School offers unique opportunities to study at our campus in Ningbo, China.

About

The Universitys population of about 36,000 students includes a thriving community of international students from more than 140 countries, so you can expect a truly global community during your time at Nottingham.

Nottingham University Business School offers a wide variety of Masters programmes for business graduates and for those with first degrees in other subjects.

We are recognised as one of the top business schools in the world for the quality of our teaching and research on sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The School is a focus of entrepreneurial activity that unites numerous external organisations in collaborative teaching, research, and thought leadership. The Schools expertise also includes finance and financial services, international business, corporate governance, marketing, operations management and supply chain, and risk and insurance.

The Schools research power ranks us among the top ten in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), which means our faculty research is of international significance and excellence.

Our programmes are an ideal route to career progression or change and our graduates are highly sought after. You can choose to study part of our MSc International Business at the Universitys campus in Ningbo, China, which gives you valuable international experience and an understanding of the role of China in the global economy.

Accreditations

Business School accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS.

Programme accreditation:

MSc Marketing: One of the few postgraduate Marketing courses in the UK accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for Dual Award status, which offers you an opportunity to take the CIMs Professional Diploma in Marketing while you are studying. Employers value this additional qualification and it will give you a competitive edge.

Executive MSc in Global Supply Chain Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

Services

Nottinghams Jubilee Campus offers one of the most modern and beautiful environments for postgraduate study anywhere in the UK, with dedicated facilities for our Masters students.

The North Business School consists of three 3-storey wings interconnected by glass atria and there are a series of seminar rooms, syndicate rooms and computer rooms within the building.

The South Business School building provides additional facilities including lecture theatres, seminar rooms, Reuters trading lab, computer labs, a café and a comprehensive business library.

The School has wireless networking in both buildings and a variety of software is available, including some of the most popular business software.

The Exchange building houses large lecture theatres with a bookshop, bank, grocery shop, and café opening onto a covered central atrium. The teaching buildings and the postgraduate hall of residence border a lake with a pedestrian walkway linking them.

The Business Library

Our dedicated Business Library provides a modern and flexible environment for your Masters research and study. With access to a wide range of information resources and services, the library combines state-of-the-art multimedia technology with traditional information resources.

The library houses key reference resources, a short loan collection, past MSc dissertations, and a wide range of online resources, including bibliographic databases, full-text databases, electronic journals and more are available via the eLibrary Gateway.

Data Resources

Students have electronic access to Reuters 3000Xtra, Reuters Knowledge, WRDS and Datastream, which provide business information and data from most financial markets of the world. This allows you to conduct in-depth analysis of global markets and companies and simulated trading and investment.

Accommodation

You can apply for accommodation on Jubilee Campus in the postgraduate residence adjacent to the Business School. All rooms have en-suite facilities with data points and high quality furnishings. Meals are available on the campus a few yards from the residence. All students paying overseas fees who accept a place on the Masters Programme by 31st August are guaranteed accommodation in University owned single occupancy rooms.

High quality rented apartments are also available in the surrounding area. You can find further details from the Universitys Accommodation office at:
International Office

Our International Office, based in International House on Jubilee Campus, offers a range of additional support services specifically for our overseas students.

Student life

Nottingham is regarded as one of the UKs most desirable places to studyit is home to a world-class University, while the city offers all the excitement of city living and retains its strong sense of community.

Jubilee and University Park campuses are close to the City of Nottingham, a cosmopolitan and thriving city with flourishing arts, cultural and social scenes. Nottingham is also one of the best retail centres outside London, particularly for fashion.

Nottingham is also home to several major UK employers, including Alliance Boots, Experian, Capital One, E.ON, and the Inland Revenue. Many large blue-chip companies have offices in and around the city.

The bustling city centre is renowned for its excellent nightlife, with more than 300 places to eat and drink as well as, clubs, theatres, concert halls, and cinemas.

Nottingham has more sports facilities per head than anywhere else in Europe and the Universitys own sports facilities and performance are excellent. With over 72 Athletic Union sports clubs at the University, over the last 15 years, Nottingham has consistently finished in the top 10 in the British Universities Sports Association overall league championship table.

The University has an impressive Sports Centre and an indoor swimming pool on University Park campus, a Sports Centre on Jubilee Campus, as well as exceptionally good facilities for all outdoor sports and a well-equipped boathouse by the River Trent.

During your time as a Nottingham postgraduate, you will be able to make use of some excellent facilities for popular indoor sports such as badminton, volleyball, squash, swimming, and snooker, plus outdoor sports including rugby, football, tennis, hockey, and cricket.

If you need a break from your studies, the region offers beautiful rural scenery in the Peak District National Park. Nottinghamshires more well-known attractions include Robin Hoods Sherwood Forest and the historic Goose Fair, held every October.

Nottinghams central location and excellent transport links allows easy access to all major UK and European destinations.


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