The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham offers a diverse range of courses across business, economics, education, geography, law, politics and international relations, and sociology and social policy.

Reputation for excellence

The University of Nottingham is a worldwide top 100 university and ranks in the top 50 for a number of social sciences subjects in the latest QS World University Rankings. A truly global institution, with campuses in China and Malaysia, Nottingham welcomes students from across the globe.

It offers a dynamic learning community where teaching is underpinned by world-leading research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework, the University ranked 8th in the UK on a measure of 'research power', and more than 97% of its research is recognised internationally. The faculty makes a valuable contribution to this with research that has wide-ranging impacts on society, including the economy, health and welfare, culture, public policy and the environment.

Inspirational location

Schools within the faculty are based in the heart of England, across University Park and Jubilee Campus. Covering 300 acres, University Park is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, with a boating lake and rolling green hills. It is only 10 minutes by bus from the vibrant Nottingham city centre, and well connected by a tram network. Jubilee Campus has won numerous awards for its innovative, eco-friendly buildings, and its lakeside setting and contemporary sculptures make it an inspiring learning environment.

Dedicated support network

The University guides you before you arrive and supports you throughout your studies. They provide information and guidance on numerous issues including international qualifications, visas, finance, working regulations and adjusting to life in the UK.

Accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, the Centre for English Language Education provides courses before and during your studies, to develop your language skills to the required level.

The Careers and Employability Service offers careers advice for life, and Student Services assist with any personal or academic issues you may have.

Real-world learning

All of the schools in the faculty have valuable links with industry, and our courses equip you with the essential skills and specialist knowledge that you will need to achieve your professional goals.

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1-year MBA

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Effective management requires a combination of broad management knowledge and more specialist skills. ... [+]

Overview

Effective management requires a combination of broad management knowledge and more specialist skills. Ranked in the top 100 worldwide in The Economist MBA 2017, our MBA can be studied full-time over one year or part-time over 2-4 years.

It consists of a set of core subjects, optional modules and an individual or group management project. The core modules ensure you study essential areas of management, while the optional modules and management project allow you to build on these core areas and tailor-make your own version of the Nottingham MBA.

We aim to:

improve your leadership capabilities and skills build your practical management competence through engagement with business encourage a creative and entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving develop your understanding of responsible and sustainable business practices cultivate an international perspective through a mix of teaching, teamwork, and opportunities for overseas business visits ... [-]
United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
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EMBA

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Our Executive MBA offers you the opportunity to combine flexible study with a demanding career, providing advanced management education that matches the needs of developi ... [+]

Overview

Our Executive MBA offers you the opportunity to combine flexible study with a demanding career, providing advanced management education that matches the needs of developing executives.

Designed so executives and managers can continue their careers while studying, our Executive MBA develops your competence to generate value, improves organisational effectiveness, and enhances your ability to work with others to achieve successful change.

It will give you a general management perspective on the functions of a business and how they can be integrated with a rapidly changing environment, together with an up to date knowledge and understanding of the operations of a business enterprise and the practical skills you need to manage them. Course members typically have at least five years of management experience, while the average is more than 10 years.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

Preparing you for the challenges of organising and managing complex healthcare services, our Executive MBA Healthcare has been appointed by the NHS Leadership Academy. ... [+]

Overview

Preparing you for the challenges of organising and managing complex healthcare services, our Executive MBA Healthcare has been appointed by the NHS Leadership Academy.

Designed for those who want to continue their focus on the healthcare sector while also receiving a broad MBA education, it develops your competence to generate value, improves organisational effectiveness, and enhances your ability to work with others to achieve successful change.

Along with modules from the Executive MBA programme, those focusing on healthcare will undertake two specially designed modules. Modules are led by academics whose research focuses specifically on healthcare management and invited experts from the healthcare sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Location address
Faculty of Social Sciences
Law and Social Sciences Building
University of Nottingham
University Park

Nottingham, England, NG7 2RD GB
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