Nottingham Trent University

United Kingdom

Do you want to study at a university rated as the Modern University of the Year 2023 according to The Times and The Sunday Times?

Nottingham Trent University is best known for its Art and Design, Fashion and Creative Arts programmes, as well as having one of the UK's largest law schools.

Nottingham Trent University is renowned for its academic excellence but also for its creative and student-focused environment. As recently as 2023, it was voted University of the Year at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

The university ensures that international students receive all the assistance they need to navigate their academic journey and life in the UK, on a campus with renowned creative programmes.

Reasons to study at Nottingham Trent University

  • 2nd most sustainable university in the world.
  • We're one of the UK’s most popular universities ranking 3rd for the number of offers accepted, based on 2022 UCAS acceptance data.
  • Received Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research excellence.

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Nottingham Trent University is the 6th largest university in the UK, welcoming more than 35,000 students each year. This includes 4,000 international students from more than 120 countries. It dates back to 1843’s Nottingham Government School of Design, becoming Trent Polytechnic in 1970 after several mergers with other colleges. In 1992 it gained university status and its current name.

It was named University of the Year in The Guardian in 2019 and has also received a five-star rating on the QS World University Rankings for universities within the 801-1000 category. It’s ranked just outside the top 50 UK universities in the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University Guide. The university has also won commendations for its science, mathematics and digital imaging courses.

Why Nottingham Trent University?

  • Named 'University of the Year' by Times Higher Education for 2018.
  • 93% of Nottingham Trent students would recommend studying at the University - the National Student Survey
  • Rated GOLD in the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework

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The Guardian said Nottingham Trent University was "one of the top places in the country for graduate employment", with 94% of students progressing to full-time employment or further education within six months of graduating. It has also come in the top 50 universities in the UK for graduate prospects in the 2022 Complete University Guide. 

Students and graduates receive tailored support and advice from the university’s Employability team. This includes advice on how to boost career prospects, providing practical skills support and to sourcing part-time, volunteering, placement and graduate job opportunities.


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The Nottingham Trent University acceptance rate is 15%.

The Nottingham Trent University employability rate is 97%.

The Nottingham Trent University is ranked 55th in the The Guardian University Guide, 501-600th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 801-1000th in the QS World University Rankings

These scholarships range in value from £3,000 to 50% of your tuition fees, making studying at NTU more affordable for international students. The NTU Excellence Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and potential to contribute to the university community. These scholarships can cover 50% or 25% of your tuition fees. Available international scholarships are worth up to £3,000, whereas regional and subject scholarships are awarded based on your nationality and chosen course of study. They can range from £4,000 to 50% of your tuition fee.


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