Why Study at NTU? Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the most popular universities in the UK with over 33,000 students. The combination of academic excellence, dedicated support and industry-focused courses makes NTU a popular choice for postgraduate students across the world.
Whether you’re looking to further your knowledge in a chosen subject, improve your prospects or want to change careers, NTU has the course for you. With over 30 subject areas to choose from, including some online and part-time options, you can be confident that NTU’s portfolio of taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees can help to support your skills and ambitions.
Many of our courses are designed to meet industry needs and standards, making them easy to translate to the working world. They offer professional relevance, academic insight, and the flexibility to accommodate busy lives. 96% of our postgraduates are in work or further study within 15 months of finishing their degrees*.
(*Of those available for work or study, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-18).
We are flexible – As well as full time courses, we have distance learning, block-release and part-time study options to enable you to combine further study with work or family commitments.
Strong links with companies worldwide – This keeps our courses cutting edge in a rapidly changing world, as well as offering a range of placement opportunities ranging from a few weeks to a year in industry, all aimed at improving your employability.
Expert teaching – Academic supervisors, tutors and lecturers are leading practitioners in their fields and engaged in world class consultancy and global research.
Plenty to get involved with – We have over 110 societies to help make the most of your student experience; including everything from astronomy to volunteering and from fashion to cocktails.
Guaranteed accommodation – All three of our campuses provide high-quality on-site accommodation in a range of furnished self-catering residences offering en-suite or shared bathroom facilities. We have accommodation, including purpose built studio accommodation, specifically for postgraduate students.
Personalised and specialist careers advice – With a dedicated careers consultant for each school and a specialist consultant for postgraduate research students, there is great support for you throughout your time at NTU.
What Can I Study?
We offer nearly 200 taught postgraduate courses and have a variety of research degree options across our nine academic schools.
To us, research is about more than writing papers and proposing new ideas. By daring to think differently, we’re disrupting the research landscape and finding the answers to the questions that really matter. From social media addiction to sustainable farming, we’re inspiring the brightest minds to rise up and find solutions to some of the most significant global challenges facing society.
During your time at NTU, there will be a range of scholarships and bursaries on offer to help fund your studies. This has helped hundreds of students study at NTU and achieve their ambitions. Scholarships and bursaries are awarded to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.
Nottingham A student city – With Nottingham ranked joint fourth* as the best student city in the world, it's not hard to see why. It has a student population of around 60,000, a rich history, plenty of green spaces and award-winning nightlife.
Nottingham Trent University is the first UK University to be awarded the Purple Flag accreditation – for its night-time culture and promoting the safety and wellbeing of visitors and students.
(*QS Best Student Cities index results, March 2017).
Plenty to do – Nottingham has consistently ranked as one of the UK’s top shopping destinations, with major high street names sitting alongside designer boutiques. It also has a thriving art scene with excellent independent cinemas and galleries – including Nottingham Contemporary, one of the largest art centres in the UK.