Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)

An MBA that works for you

Through a leadership focus, one-to-one mentoring and experiential learning, this 100% Online MBA is tailored to the individual to provide everything you need to take your career to new heights.

With real-world experiences and personalised learning, the Online MBA from Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) provides everything career-oriented professionals need to make a significant impact in the world of business — without having to set foot on campus. Offered completely online, the MBA provides a convenient and flexible education option for busy adults, with interactive features and an innovative curriculum modeled on our campus MBA.

If you are seeking a more strategic, senior or management role, and looking to take your career and your organisation to new heights, this course will give you senior strategic management skills to support success in an increasingly competitive, international and ever-changing business landscape.

Our Online MBA is further distinguished by a focus on sustainable corporate practices and responsible leadership, in line with Nottingham Trent’s status as a First-Class sustainable university having been ranked 3rd in the UK by People and Planet University League 2017.

97% of our postgraduate students are in employment or further study within
six months of finishing their studies (latest DLHE survey, 2016/17)


Cultivate your leadership abilities

The MBA provides you with a strategic understanding of business operations with modules on:

  • Responsible leadership
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Business Information and Decision-making

Modules provide a comprehensive understanding of business strategy and contemporary global issues, with an emphasis on sustainability and socially responsible corporate practice. Explore theories and conceptual frameworks for management and leadership, and learn to apply them within the context of complex organisational environments.

Specialisms to personalise your learning experience

  • Master of Business Administration:

    Continue your examination of business functions, operations and skills that can be applied to a variety of industries and settings. The Online MBA dives deeply into strategic business topics with coursework on customer engagement, creativity and innovation, advanced strategic management and human resource strategies for the contemporary workplace.

  • Online MBA Fast Track:

    Accelerate your learning outcomes with a 100% Online MBA Fast Track. Using the same course content as the core MBA, the Online MBA Fast Track can be completed in 18 months helping you to develop your strategic business skills in an increasingly competitive global business environment.

  • MBA with Data Analytics:

    Develop an understanding of data science to harness the power of big data. There are massive amounts of information available to businesses today, driving a need for professionals with the expertise to analyse it effectively. The insights gained from data can lead to greater organisational efficiency and success. Learn more

  • Online MBA - Data Analytics - Fast Track:

    Accelerate your education with a 100% Online MBA with Data Analytics Fast Track. The programme uses the same curriculum as the MBA in Data Analytics, but it can be completed in 18 months. Quickly gain the skills to help organisations maximise big data as a senior manager or in roles like data analyst, data engineer, data architect and business intelligence analyst.


Real-world preparation

Nottingham Business School’s Online MBA is distinguished by an experiential teaching and learning style. Throughout the course, you will engage in business simulations and consultancy projects, allowing you to apply your knowledge to real-life scenarios. This direct application of theory to business provides you with opportunities to discuss your own experience of business practices and behaviours and analyse them. It is our intention that by reflecting on these experiences, you will be able to use the theories to guide your actions and decisions.

Such preparation is effective: Our graduates have found employment in a range of national and global businesses, including small or medium-sized private and public sector organisations, in sectors such as banking, investment and retail, as well as in management consultancy roles.

As a graduate of NTU’s Online MBA, you will offer employers a set of practical skills that will empower you to help organisations to realise their business objectives and achieve your own career goals. Combined with an appreciation of the value of responsible and sustainable leadership, you will be able to show proficiencies that are very much in demand in today's business management employment market.

From the very start of the course I was able to apply the lessons learned into the workplace. I’ve gained confidence from the knowledge gained and my network within the organization has grown considerably.

William Walker (UK), Online MBA student

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  • Duration:
    • 2.5 years (or 18 months with the Online MBA Fast Track)
  • Start dates:
    • January
    • May
    • September
  • Requirements
    • a minimum 2.1 degree
    • a minimum of three years of supervisory professional experience
    • international students only: IELTS or TOEFL

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