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Science and Technology

Study or work with the School of Science and Technology in an environment that is inspiring, innovative and relevant to business and society.

Our students leave us inspired by what they have learned, proud of their achievements and believing they have had the ideal preparation for their future lives and careers.

The School of Science and Technology is an exciting multidisciplinary environment for learning, teaching and research, with some of the best facilities in the UK. We specialise in biosciences, chemistry, computing and technology, engineering, forensic science, mathematics, physics and sport science. This mix of traditional and modern subjects encourages and inspires future innovators. We pride ourselves on our high-quality teaching that gives our students the maximum chance to develop the practical, hands-on skills employers are looking for.

Our academic departments

Department of Biosciences

Welcome to the Department of Biosciences. We deliver innovative teaching and research in subjects including biomedical science, microbiology, biochemistry and pharmacology, with a vibrant postgraduate and PhD research community.

Department of Chemistry

Welcome to chemistry at NTU, part of the Department of Chemistry and Forensic Science. Our courses are taught in modern, innovative teaching spaces, offering excellent career prospects, including accreditation by The Royal Society of Chemistry.

Department of Computer Science

Welcome to the Computer Science Department at NTU. The department combines internationally significant research with an outstanding record for teaching excellence. Our state-of-the-art facilities and career-focused approach to course design provide the right conditions for students to succeed in their chosen fields.

Department of Engineering

The Department of Engineering was launched in 2017 with a vision to develop engineers that will shape the future. We are investing in our staff, facilities, and working environment in order to achieve our vision.

Department of Forensic Science

Forensic science is an exciting, industry-led subject area which uses science to investigate legal questions. Practitioners may work in a variety of roles and contribute to an investigation either through direct contact with the crime scene, the evidence or through opinions based on their expertise in a particular subject area.

Department of Mathematics

Our portfolio of courses is diverse and popular, covering foundation level through to a suite of BSc degrees, integrated Masters, postgraduate taught and PhD opportunities. The link between teaching and research manifests itself in enhanced 'hands-on' research opportunities for our students.

Department of Physics

Welcome to the physics team, part of the Department of Physics and Mathematics at Nottingham Trent University. We are dedicated to delivering outstanding and pioneering taught courses and world-leading, impactful research in the areas of physics, mathematics and engineering.

Department of Sport Science

Our department addresses current and contemporary issues within sport, exercise and physical activity in world-class facilities that students, researchers and industry can gain access to. Our courses encourage students to put theory into practice by providing multiple opportunities for hands-on learning to enhance the student experience.

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Our research

PhD studentships

Come and be a part of our world-leading research, we'll support you through our researcher support programme that priorities your professional development, to be a future innovator.

You can browse our studentships here.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, 86% of NTU's research impact was assessed to be either world-leading or internationally excellent. The overall quality of each Unit of Assessment NTU submitted to REF in 2021 also saw an improvement from the previous REF in 2014.

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