Nottingham Trent University

Why Study Here?

  • We have an outstanding reputation for employability: 93% of our graduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2013–14).
  • We are now the fourth university in the UK for the number of students on year-long work placements and the third in England (latest HESA results, 2013–14).

What Do International Students Study?

English Language Requirements

  • All English language requirements are published on our website.
  • As a general guide, we require a GSCE grade C, IELTS 6.5 or iBT TOEFL 83 for the majority of undergraduate courses.

Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £12,600 £8,400–12,900
Mixed £12,600 £12,600
Laboratory £12,600 £12,900
Clinical - -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Nottingham Trent offers a range of scholarships for new international students holding offers to study an undergraduate course at the university.

Pre-Arrival and Welcome

  • We offer an airport pick up service from Heathrow airport in September which is free of charge to international students. We also offer a taxi pick up service at a negotiated charge with a local taxi company.
  • If you need more advice and information on travelling to Nottingham please download our Arriving in the UK guide.
  • Before courses start, the University runs a full week of welcome activities, social events and practical information sessions. 
  • All students are encouraged to attend our Welcome Week and to participate and have fun settling into university life. With over 500 activities and events, the week has something for everyone and is very popular with international students, providing a great chance to meet new friends and settle into accommodation before studies begin.

Accommodation for International Students

  • A room in university accommodation is guaranteed to international students if they accept their offer to study at the University by 31 July.
  • Nottingham Trent offers a wide range of university managed, owned or accredited private accommodation.
  • Most accommodation is self-catering, both in Unversity halls or shared private accommodation. All have internet access.
  • International students are spread evenly across the many types of accommodation.
  • Some halls are on campus, some are 5 minutes' walk away, and all accommodation is within a 30-minute bus ride.
  • Accommodation contracts vary according to the type of accommodation. Typically contracts are available for the first year of the degree. However, contracts for private accommodation may be for more than a year. Always check with the Accommodation Office for the most up-to-date information on contract length.
  • Costs vary a great deal depending on what type of accommodation students choose. An approximate cost is between £65 and £130 per week.

Organisations for International Students

  • The Students' Union runs over 70 sport and social clubs and societies.