Applying to Nottingham Trent University

If you’re considering applying to us, you’ll find all the information you need to make your application on this page. You can also contact us if you need more advice.

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Planning your application

It’s really important to plan your application carefully and give yourself plenty of time, especially if you need a visa to study here.

We try to make our deadlines as flexible as possible for international students, our advice is always to apply as soon as you've chosen your course.

Here are some useful links to get started:

  • How to apply for a postgraduate course

    NTU Applicant Portal

    Please apply online using our applicant portal.

    When you've created your application you can log back in as many times as you like to add information or upload supporting documents.

    Before you apply, please read the following:

    Please note - you can apply directly to the University on our applicant portal if you'd like to do an undergraduate course with us and do not to apply to any other UK university in the same year.

    Uploading documents to support your application

    Upload any supporting documents to your application as soon as you have them.

    You don't have to wait until you have all of the documents together at the same time.

    Supporting documents can include qualification transcripts / certificates including your language test certificate, e.g. IELTS.

    Upload your documents on our applicant portal using the ‘My Documents’ screen.

    What to do after you've applied

    We'll contact you on the email you used in your application if there is more information we need from you in addition to your supporting documents.

    We hope your application is successful. If it is, we will contact you with a conditional or unconditional offer to study with us.

    Please read our advice on what to do when you've received an offer.

  • How to apply for an undergraduate course

    Universities and Colleges Admissions System (UCAS)

    Please apply online through UCAS.

    Key information:

    • application deadlines are 15 January for EU students and 30 June for non-EU students.
    • our institution code name is NOTRE
    • our institution code is N91

    Before you start your application please read the following information:

    You may find also find a translated UCAS guide useful.

    Applying directly

    If you're applying to Nottingham Trent University only, and do not apply to any other UK university in the same year, you can apply online using our applicant portal.

    Before you apply please read the following information:

    Please note - if your qualification is A level and you're waiting for the results (pending) at the time you apply you must apply through UCAS.

    Uploading documents to support your application

    Please upload your supporting documents as soon as you have them.

    You don't have to wait until you have all of the documents together at the same time.

    Documents can include qualification transcripts /certificates including your language test certificate, e.g. IELTS.

    What to do after you've applied

    We'll contact you on the email you used in your application if there is more information we need from you in addition to your supporting documents.

    We hope your application is successful. If it is, we will contact you with a conditional or unconditional offer to study with us.

    Please read our advice on what to do when you've received an offer.

  • How to apply for research

    If you'd like to apply for a PhD or further research you'll need to make an application directly to our Doctoral School.

    You'll first need to download an application form and notes to help you complete it.

    Fill in the form with all your personal details and information on your qualifications, employment and any research training or experience you have. You will also need to tell us your source of funding.

    Get more step-by-step advice on making a research application.

  • How to apply for a Foundation or Pre-Masters course at NTIC

    If you need help achieving the entry requirements to do a degree at the University you may like to apply for a Foundation or Pre-Masters course.

    We offer university preparation courses through our partner Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC), which is part of Kaplan International.

    You'll progress directly to your undergraduate or postgraduate course after passing the preparation course at the required level with good attendance.

    NTIC is ideally located on our City Campus and as an NTIC student you’ll already be part of the NTU student community, with access to all facilities.

    Please apply directly to NTIC for these courses.

    You can call at +44 (0)20 7045 4925 or contact NTIC for more advice before you apply.

    Undergraduate preparation courses at NTIC

    We offer Foundation Certificate courses in these subjects:

    • Art and Design
    • Business, Law and Social Sciences
    • Computing
    • Media and Communications
    • Science and Engineering

    We offer International Year One (progressing to the second year of undergraduate courses) in these subjects:

    • Business
    • Computing

    Find out more about Foundation and International Year One courses

    Apply online

    Postgraduate preparation courses at NTIC

    We offer Pre-Masters in these subjects:

    • Business
    • Computing
    • Legal Studies
    • Social Sciences and Humanities

    Find out more about Pre-Masters courses

    Apply online

  • Applying for Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP)

    Please use our online applicant portal to apply for a PEAP course:

    If you're applying through UCAS for an undergraduate course, you'll need to contact Admissions explaining that you would like to apply PEAP.

    Find out more, including PEAP entry requirements.

Help and advice

If you have any questions about making an application contact our international enquiries inbox team; Katie, Zoe, Stella and Laura.

You can call them on + 44 (0) 115 848 8175 or email international@ntu.ac.uk.

You may also want to contact an official NTU representative. They can answer questions you may have about studying here and can advise on visa application in your country.

And if you've already applied and have questions about your application please contact Admissions or call + 44 (0)115 848 4200.

Applying to Nottingham Trent University

Published on 21 February 2018

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0)115 848 8175