Nottingham Trent University
Whether you are looking to further your knowledge in a chosen subject, improve your prospects or want to change careers, NTU has the course for you. Our combination of academic excellence, focussed support and student experience makes NTU the university of choice for postgraduate students from across the world.
Visit www.ntu.ac.uk/postgraduate to discover postgraduate opportunites at NTU.
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A large, diverse learning community
NTU attracts postgraduate and research students from around the world creating a multicultural community and adding to the rich diversity of the University. The range of experiences and backgrounds of our students adds to the unique learning experience.
With nearly 5,000 postgraduate students, NTU has a growing reputation as a quality destination for postgraduate study. Academic study is supplemented and enriched by the opportunity to share ideas, insights and opinions with fellow students.
A reputation for success
With a commitment to quality teaching and providing an excellent student experience, Nottingham Trent University is one of the top 50 universities in the UK in the Complete University Guide.
A key factor in NTU's success is its enviable employability record. Nearly 95% of NTU graduates find employment or go onto further study within six months of graduating. The University is committed to developing the knowledge and skills required for success in the careers of our students.
We care about the environment as much as we care about our students and we have been named the UK's most environmentally friendly university in the 2009 Green League.
Courses designed for success
Our range of taught postgraduate courses are designed to develop in-depth knowledge in a specialist field of study. All foster skills that are valuable in a professional context, such as analysis, independent critical enquiry and effective communication. Many have been designed in consultation with our contacts in business, the public services and the professions to have direct practical applications in the workplace. Others are oriented more towards fostering research skills and furthering an academic career.
Our nine academic Schools offer courses in:
Our professional courses - in areas including Business , Law and Teacher Training - are aimed at enhancing your employment profile and enabling you to achieve higher and earlier in your career. These courses are oriented toward the needs of industry, commerce and the professions and give you the skills, know-how and contacts that you need for success in the workplace.
Research that shapes lives and society is central to the mission of the University and our long-term priority is to achieve sustainable growth in the quality and volume of its research overall. Our research degree programmes are offered as part of a framework of excellence and innovation that spans a wide range of subject areas. The University has confirmed it's reputation as an international research institution according to the latest RAE (2008). The quality of NTU's research activity is outstanding with 74% of activity submitted achieving international status and 8% classed as world-leading. Our research keeps us at the leading edge of discovery and ensures our teaching is relevant and up-to-date benefiting the whole student community. Find out about our latest research activity.
Outstanding facilities and support
Our students are equipped with a wide range of facilities and resources to help in their studies. The latest, state-of-the-art equipment is available in our teaching spaces while constant investment in new technologies provides every opportunity for academic success.
An excellent standard of support is offered to all our students including financial advice, counselling, faith support, careers advice and help with 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. Where possible, postgraduate students are allocated accommodation along with other postgraduate or more mature students.
Nottingham also has a large selection of private rented accommodation available within easy reach of the University. Our website has details of a range of properties that are available to rent .
Nottingham - a cosmopolitan city of culture and creativity
With a student population of around 60,000 and home to two outstanding universities, Nottingham is a hugely popular place to live, study and work.
A proud multicultural, multi-faith city, Nottingham has enjoyed significant investment in recent years, exemplified by the magnificent revamping of the Old Market Square. The city boasts a vast range of cultural and entertainment venues providing something to sit every taste. The new Nottingham Contemporary gallery, opened in 2009, is the latest addition to Nottingham's artistic scene, while Rock City and the Trent FM Arena attract some of the biggest names in music to the city.
How to apply
Applications for research opportunities should be directed to our Research and Graduate School
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