How to apply

Our courses are popular so choose your course as early as you can to secure your place and get your visa on time. Please download our application guide for international students PDF icon which explains each step from applying to arriving at the University. If you need more support you may like to visit one of our official NTU representatives (agents) who can advise you on your application.

Applying to Nottingham Trent University

  1. When you have chosen your course, check the entry requirements including English language requirements.
  2. Apply online for your course as early as you can. You can apply directly to the University using the NTU Application portal for all our courses or through the UCAS website if you are applying for undergraduate courses at more than one UK university (EU UCAS applicants need to apply by 15 January and international UCAS applicants need to apply by 30 June). UCAS publish a series of translated guides to studying in the UK which are a useful resource.
  3. Check your email regularly and when you receive an offer follow the steps on what to do next.

The following video takes you through the NTU online application process.

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Applying for a research degree 

Please  download a research degree application form and guidance notes or request an application pack from the Graduate School.

Applying for a University preparation course

Please visit the Nottingham Trent International College website for advice on applying for pathway courses to the University.

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