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Top 10 reasons to choose NTU

We're challenging you to enhance your career. You'll learn with industry experts, at the cutting edge of your field. Your course will be built around the same research that is driving innovation and change across the globe. Invest in yourself, and we'll develop your knowledge when and where it matters - right now, and in the workplace.

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Enhance your professional prospects

NTU’s graduates get jobs. Alongside your postgraduate studies, you can count on the professional, industry-tailored support of our Employability team – each one of our Schools has its own dedicated careers consultant, specialising in postgraduate vacancies. Our global network of industry links and placement opportunities mean that you’ll learn on the job, maximising your potential and market presence.

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We’re more affordable than ever before

Many UK students can supplement their studies with the government’s Postgraduate Loans Scheme, helping to make postgraduate study more affordable. With a range of scholarships and studentships, a 20% discount for current NTU students and recent alumni, and the option to part-fund some courses with your company or employer, there’s never been a better time to continue your learning experience with us.

Modern University of the Year 2023

Modern University of the Year 2023

Our unrivalled student experience, outstanding facilities and world-leading research has helped to secure the title of The Times and Sunday Times Modern University of the Year.

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Re:search Re:imagined

To us, research is about more than writing papers and proposing new ideas. By daring to think differently, we’re disrupting the research landscape and finding the answers to the questions that really matter. Find out more.

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Nottingham’s a great place to call home

Nottingham’s the cultural, financial, social and sporting capital of the region – a truly fantastic city, with one of the UK’s lowest living costs. Well-located and easy on your wallet, it’s a great place to live and learn. Check out our guide to Nottingham.

Flexible learning

Our courses are flexible

As a postgraduate student, we understand that you might have other commitments to consider. Our courses give you the chance to learn on your own terms, with full-time, part-time and distance learning options.

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Award-winning facilities, and industry-standard tools

We’ve invested over £420m across our four campuses, to give you a state-of-the-art postgraduate learning experience. From fashion studios to mock courts, and digital recording facilities to financial trading rooms, we’ll prepare you for industry with cutting-edge tools, training and resources. Find out more on our facilities pages.

Student support

We've got great support services

Your comfort and happiness is important to us. Postgraduate study is a different learning experience, and comes with its own challenges. Our team can offer you advice on anything you need – from financial management and childcare, to support with physical, mental health and learning difficulties.

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We’re the 4th most sustainable university in the world

Named by the 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, NTU was the only UK university to score full marks in the education section, which looked at factors such as number of publications, number of events, and number of student organisations all related to sustainability. Find out more about our steps to sustainability.

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Postgraduate and mature student accommodation

We know that as a postgraduate or mature student your needs are different to our undergraduate students, but choosing the right place to live is just as important. That’s why we have alternative accommodation options to suit you. Take a look at our guide to postgraduate accommodation to find out more.

But don’t just take our word for it. Come and visit us and find out all about NTU for yourself.

We’re looking forward to meeting you.

Still need help?

Postgraduate team
0115 848 4200