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Nottingham University Business School

MSc Courses: Masters Programme for Business Studies

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The Business School Master of Science (MSc) programmes are a suite of generalist and specialist courses which deliver the fundamentals of business, finance and management knowledge in a structured design that develops specialist integrative thinking to develop your management potential. Each programme aims to:

  • Catapult your knowledge and understanding by leaps and bounds, bestowing confidence and skills to succeed in your chosen career
  • Transform your mindset and personality to embrace, without fear, the constant changes in a dynamic and complex organisation
  • Cultivate your analytical competencies to challenge, innovate and respond to ever-changing contemporary business, finance and management issues.

Our programmes


  • September (Full-time)



Credibility and standards

  • Our MSc Finance and Investment is admitted to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program.
  • Our MSc Finance and Investment is ranked in the Top 100 of the 2023 QS Finance Masters Rankings.
  • The University of Nottingham is in the Top 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2024. We are also ranked 17th among UK institutions.
  • Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) is proud to be among an elite group of business schools worldwide to gain 'triple crown' accreditation from the three most influential accrediting organisations AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.
  • Nottingham University Business School is ranked 7th in the UK for research power in the UK HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, according to analysis by Times Higher Education. Our teaching is informed by contemporary industry developments and the latest research.

The unique value proposition of the MSc

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Programme design - dimensions of critical learning

The delivery, assessments and dissertation components of our programme links closely to six dimensions of critical learning:

MSc Dimensions of Critical Learning




What is an MSc degree? 

A Master of Science (MSc) is a postgraduate academic degree that teaches students specialised knowledge and skills in a specific field of study, such as business, finance, or entrepreneurship. 

What MSc courses are offered by Nottingham University Business School?

NUBS offers a range of MSc programmes tailored to various areas of business and management. MSc courses at UNM include:

What are the entry requirements for NUBS’ MSc courses? 

The specific entry requirements will depend on the particular MSc course you intend to enrol in. However, applicants are generally expected to hold a related bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised institution. For accurate information on entry requirements, please refer to the course webpage. 

Can I apply for an MSc course at NUBS if my undergraduate degree is in a different field? 

Yes, while a bachelor’s degree in a related field may provide a strong foundation, all candidates are considered on an individual basis. As such, you can apply for an MSc course at NUBS even if your undergraduate degree is in a different field. 

Are MSc programmes at NUBS offered on a full-time or part-time basis? 

All MSc courses at NUBS are full-time programmes. The duration for all programmes is one year. 

Are there any scholarships or financial assistance options available for MSc students at Nottingham University Business School?

Yes, the University of Nottingham offers scholarships and financial aid to deserving students. 

Can I pursue an MSc course at NUBS while working? 

This will depend on your personal capacity, as MSc programmes at NUBS are only available as full-time courses. 

What are the career opportunities available for a Business School Master of Science graduate? 

Completing a Business MSc course opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Depending on their specialisation, graduates may pursue careers in various industries, including entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, international management, and consulting. An MSc degree provides a solid foundation and advanced knowledge that enhances employability and career prospects. 

Can I continue my studies and pursue a PhD after completing an MSc programme? 

Yes, an MSc degree is a stepping stone towards future academic pursuits. It equips students with the needed research skills and knowledge to pursue academic careers and advanced research. Business MSc graduates can continue their studies with a Business and Management MPhil/PhD at NUBS



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