Become a better business leader with an Online MBA

Transform your understanding of today’s business strategies to become a better business leader with the Online Master of Business Administration at Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

Delivered by the EQUIS- and AACSB- accredited Nottingham Business School, the course is designed to prepare ambitious professionals to enter the top levels of senior management. Ranked as a world top-50 programme by QS 2021, students will be guided by one-to-one mentoring and experiential learning, developing an innovation-centred business mindset that they can apply in their role from day one.

Personalise your studies

In addition to providing you with greater flexibility around when and where you study, this 100% Online MBA can be further personalised, allowing you to enhance your own professional career in a way that suits you and your goals.

Online MBA

With a focus on leadership, experiential learning and one-to-one mentoring, the Online MBA will allow you to gain the skills you need to cultivate your leadership abilities. The Online MBA prepares you for a fast-moving business landscape giving you a comprehensive understanding of business strategy and issues including suitability and responsible leadership.

Online MBA with Data Analytics

Develop a greater understanding of data science and harness the power of big data to improve business strategy in your company. There are massive amounts of information available to businesses today and more businesses are seeking professionals with the expertise to analyse it effectively.

Fast Track study options

Accelerate your learning outcomes with either the Online MBA Fast Track or the Online MBA Data Analytics Fast Track. Using the same course content as the core MBA, the Online MBA Fast Track can be completed in 1 year 8 months helping you to develop your strategic business skills in an increasingly competitive global business environment

Flexible, online learning to suit you

NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MBA course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn.

The online format provides numerous ways to interact with the curriculum via video presentations, real-life case studies and interactive assignments. Students have the ability to discuss coursework with classmates, ask questions to faculty and collaborate on projects.

Throughout the course, you’ll have numerous opportunities to apply your knowledge to real-life business scenarios. These include business simulations, research projects, professional and leadership development and NTU’s experiential teaching methodology, which is delivered by our acclaimed teaching staff.

Course curriculum

The Online MBA courses are a 180-credit full masters degree, which can be completed in either 1 year 8 months or 2 years 8 months. Students study 14 modules (10 credits each), plus a research project module (40 credits).

Each module of the curriculum has been designed to prepare you for the challenges of business, whether you’re in middle or senior management. As well as our unique take on sustainable business practices, you’ll benefit from a global perspective through your interactions with industry experts, lecturers and students from across the world. Our Online MBA courses also scored a 90% student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2021.

Core modules

  • Responsible Leadership
  • The Values-Led Organisation
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organisations and People Management
  • Financial Management
  • Business Information and Decision Making
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Global Business Simulation
  • Business Research Project
  • Professional and Leadership Development

MBA modules

  • Customer Engagement
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation
  • Reconfiguring the Human Resource Management Function
  • Advanced Strategic Management

MBA Data Analytics modules

  • Statistical Approaches to Data Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Big Data and its Infrastructure
  • Practical Machine Learning Methods for Data Mining
  • Deriving Business Value from Data Science

Real world preparation

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.

For many of our graduates, this course has paved the way to more satisfying and prosperous careers, including senior positions in industries ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to finance and retail. 100% of our recent MBA graduates were awarded either a commendation or distinction in their studies and 60% also reported significant salary increases after graduation.

Whether you are looking to move into a more senior, strategic role or start a new business venture, an Online MBA from the University of the Year 2017 (Times Higher Education Awards) can help achieve your professional goals.

Start your journey today

Study Details:

MBA 2 years 8 months Online (or 1 year 8 months with the Online MBA Fast Track)


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