Postgraduate study in Nottingham
Home to the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) this city also boasts other colleges and satisfies most postgraduate requirements, whether in the arts, sciences, business or more vocational and professional studies. Nottingham's medical school forms a part of the Queen's Medical Centre and has a specialist postgraduate education centre.
The University of Nottingham schools consistently rank in the UK top ten, particularly for chemistry, economics, English and nursing. There are specialist centres for postgraduate and research studies for engineering and science; medicine and health sciences; social sciences and arts and two graduate centres besides.
NTU graduates are considered among the most employable in the country, with a number of alumni currently heading international companies. There are acclaimed postgraduate courses in archaeology, art and design, communication, French and law. Drawing on the city’s past in fabric production, NTU has nurtured talent in some of the world's best-known fashion designers. Postgraduate studies on offer in this field cover textiles, weave and even tutu making.
Both universities foster and encourage links with entrepreneurs, enterprise and business. A purpose-built centre, known as The Hive, sits on the NTU site, while the University of Nottingham boasts an innovation park.
Nottingham's sports facilities are top flight. The Nottingham University Park campus has a sports centre and plenty of pitches for various sports plus an eight lane, 25 metre swimming pool. NTU has a well-respected rugby union team and 50 sports clubs ranging from archery to wakeboarding. The National Water Sports Centre boasts a 2,000m regatta rowing facility with six lane rowing course, a 700m white water canoe slalom course and a water ski lagoon as well as courses for other water sports. The National Ice Centre has twin Olympic-sized ice rinks and Nottingham Tennis Centre serves leisure players as well as elite sportsmen and women. If you prefer to watch rather than participate; Trent Bridge cricket ground, and the football clubs, Nottingham Forest and Notts County, are also based in the city.
Courses in Nottingham
View all the postgraduate courses available in Nottingham through our course search facility.
Finding a job after postgraduate study in Nottingham
With good links to industry, there's much more to Nottingham than Robin Hood and Maid Marian, Victorian lace and travelling fairs. Nottingham is an ideal place to live for those who like to escape back to nature, whether their preference is for historic Sherwood Forest or the rolling hills of the nearby Peak District. As well as being known for its vibrant nightlife the city has renowned music, art and theatrical scenes – so boasts a wealth of entertainment options for all tastes and budgets.
Thanks to its past as an affluent industrial city, Nottingham has architecturally appealing housing stock available at much lower cost than the south-east of England. Its 21st century economy spans service industry and tourism employers, such as Capital One, Experian, Specsavers, Speedo, Boots and HM Revenue and Customs, as well as science and engineering companies including Siemens, Rolls Royce and E.ON.