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Short courses

Interested in gaining professional qualifications, with studies that fit your circumstances? Want to develop your career? Maybe you want to explore a new discipline, or perhaps you just enjoy learning for pleasure. A short course here at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) could be for you.

Find your course

We run short courses in a range of subject areas. These include:

  • architecture, design and the built environment
  • art and design
  • biomedical sciences
  • business
  • education
  • environment
  • food
  • health and sciences
  • heritage and tourism
  • law.

Creative short courses

Whether you’re an amateur or an expert, we’ve got something for everyone — from animation and architecture to film and fashion. Our courses take place during the evenings, weekends and summer, meaning they fit around work and other commitments. If you're a designer, artist, marketer, a seriously creative type or an enthusiast in search of a new challenge, come and be inspired.

University Language Programme

The University Language Programme (ULP) provides a range of language courses to students, staff and members of the general public. You'll have the opportunity to learn a new language or improve your existing foreign language skills.

Education for businesses and professionals

Are you a business or professional looking for consultancy, research, bespoke courses or staff development? Would you like an informal discussion about your requirements?  Contact us we'll direct your enquiry to the appropriate professional. We look forward to hearing from you.