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Postgraduate facilities

Innovative spaces inspire innovative thinking – that's why we've invested £450 million into our facilities and campuses in the last 10 years. At NTU you'll master your field, with the support of dedicated postgraduate study spaces and outstanding facilities.

Taught postgraduate courses study area in Boots Library

Dedicated postgraduate study spaces

As a postgraduate student your expectations of study and research are considerably different to undergraduate students. We have nearly 100 dedicated postgraduate study spaces in our Boots Library, along with a bookable study room for group projects, giving you the right environment to excel in your studies.


Equestrian Centre – School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (ARES)

The Equestrian Centre is an essential resource for our postgraduate Equine Health and Welfare students. The impressive centre includes our 60 x 40m Mary King Arena, Outdoor Riding School a Performance Analysis Room and much more – all of which are used from research to workshops.

Visit the ARES school site for more information about our world-class facilities.


Woodwork and metal workshops – School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment (ADBE)

We encourage all of our postgraduate students to really get stuck in with some hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment. That’s why you’ll not only be well-trained but actively encouraged to get to work using our CNC lathe, 4 axis miller, waterjet cutter and plasma cutter.

Visit the ADBE school site for more information about our world-class facilities.


MA Studio – Nottingham School of Art and Design (A&D)

The Bonington building now includes a dedicated MA studio for students studying at postgraduate level. It's a relaxing environment with a strong sense of community, where you'll always have a place to work.

Visit the A&D school site for more information about our world-class facilities.

Sound editing booth at CBJ

The Centre of Broadcasting and Journalism – School of Arts and Humanities (AAH)

You’ll have access to one of the largest student newsrooms in the UK with a postgraduate Journalism degree at NTU. Our CBJ houses 96 work stations all with specialised production software, a TV studio including a green screen, a TV production gallery and three radio studios. If that’s not enough, you can get involved with the Freeview channel Notts TV who operate just downstairs from the newsroom.

Visit the AAH school site for more information about our world-class facilities.

NLS Legal

NLS Legal

Our impressive NLS Legal at NTU provides our students with outstanding opportunities to work under the supervision of qualified solicitors to provide free legal advice and assistance to individuals and communities, providing access to justice and seeking to fulfil otherwise unmet legal need.

Visit the NLS school site for more information about our world-class facilities.


Superlab – Rosalind Franklin building – School of Science and Technology (SAT)

Featuring some of the best research and teaching facilities in the UK, the Superlab in our Rosalind Franklin building houses facilities for up to 200 students, all with access to a head set and receiver to tune into your own tutor and lab session. Pioneering solutions to help you learn, all lab results are recorded or photographed on a tablet and uploaded for you to work on outside of the lab.

Visit the SAT school site for more information about our world-class facilities.

Creative and Virtual Technologies Research Lab

Specialist Psychology laboratories – School of Social Sciences

All courses at NTU are focused on increasing your employability, so our psychology laboratories are designed with industry in mind. We’ve recently invested in tons of new facilities to give you the experience you’ll need, including an EEG system, fixed and mobile eye-tracking facilities, a human communication and social interaction laboratory and dedicated facilities to support research into computer gaming and cyber-psychology.

Visit the School of Social Sciences site for more information about our world-class facilities.

23 Goldsmith Street Silent Study Space

23 Goldsmith Street silent study space – Nottingham Business School (NBS), Nottingham Law School (NLS) and the School of Social Sciences (S3)

Our Postgraduate Research (PGR) students benefit from a dedicated study space in the newly built 23 Goldsmith Street building (opposite the Newton building). The entire third floor is set aside for NBS, NLS and S3 PGR students and is available from 7.30 am to 9 pm, giving you the option to work early in the morning or later into the evening.

Facilities include 32 hot desk pods complete with desk top PC’s, electrical sockets for laptops, 104 individual lockable storage units for research materials, a printer and a dedicated kitchen.

The NTU Global Lounge is on the ground floor of the same building and provides a relaxed social space for students to meet colleagues and unwind.

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