Nottingham Trent University

The School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at NTU is top in England for the number of students on year-long architecture, building and planning placements*. We pride ourselves on our:

* professionally accredited courses
* multidisciplinary School
* outstanding reputation for excellent teaching
* almost 95% graduate employment record**
* international activities
* year-long work placements
* worldwide industry links
* leading-edge learning facilities.


United Kingdom

City site
Phone: +44 (0)1159 418 418

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Our Aims

Our courses introduce you to the professions and industries that form today’s built and designed environment. Studying in our exciting, innovative and multidisciplinary School you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to shape the world we live in.

We have a strong reputation for providing challenging, professionally accredited courses that are highly engaged with their respective industries.

The standard and relevance of our courses, the quality and international perspective of our staff, excellent placement opportunities and our extensive commercial links all contribute to our outstanding graduate employment record and will help open doors to new and exciting career opportunities.  

Location and Getting there

The School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment is based in the heart of Nottingham's city centre, surrounded by great amenities, shopping and nightlife, more sports facilities per head than any other European city, and a flourishing arts and music scene.

Travelling by car
Our campus is right in the city centre which is great, but parking is very restricted. The city's park and ride services will drop you just minutes from our campus, and we would suggest visitors use this rather than driving into the city centre.

From the North – use the NET tram Park and Ride service at either The Forest, Gregory Boulevard, or at Phoenix Park (off junction 26 of the M1). Alight at the Nottingham Trent University stop on Goldsmith Street, in the centre of our campus.

From the South – use the bus Park and Ride service on the A453 Queens Drive site (off Junction 24 of the M1. Alight on Upper Parliament Street, and our campus is two to three minutes walk away.

Car parking
Visit the Nottingham Travelwise website for further car parking information. If you do park on the streets around the University, they are all metered ...  [ Read All ]

Department and information about the department

The School is committed to delivering courses in the following five subject areas that combine theory, expert insights and hands-on work experience:

* architecture
* civil and structural engineering
* construction management
* product design
* property management

The property, design and construction industries are exciting sectors growing faster than the rest of the economy, and offering really exciting career opportunities. We can offer you a stimulating and supportive place to start your career.  

Academic Staff and Description

For more information about the School's acaedemic staff visit our staff profiles webpage:  

News and Events

Read our latest news to discover more about some of these recent activities and success stories.

Visit our events page to find out about our upcoming events and exhibitions.  

Information For  Undergraduates

Find out more about undergraduate study at NTU:  

Information For  Postgraduates

Find out more about postgraduate study at NTU:  

Information For  International Students

Find out more about studying at NTU as an international student:  


Are you a School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment alumni? Keep in touch with us through our Alumni Office:  

Student Facilities

Our students benefit from outstanding studio, workshop and design facilities, plus state-of-the-art equipment and industry-standard software.

To take a look at our studios and workshops view 360 degree panoramas on our website:  

Student Support

At Nottingham Trent University we realise that moving to study at a new institution can bring major changes to your life. For new full-time undergraduate students, this may be the first time you have lived away from home and, alongside the change in your living environment, you're likely to notice many other differences too.

Offering support to our students to smooth this transition is a top priority. We are able to offer a range of services including Financial Support Services, Counselling, Disability Support, International Student Support, Mature Student Support, Mental Health Support and access to affiliated health centres.

For more information about the support we can provide please visit our website:  

Student Life

Find out more about student life at NTU on our website:  

Student Testimonials

Find out what our students say about studying at NTU!  


For more information about the student accommodation that NTU has to offer visit the University's accommodation website:  

How To Apply

For more information on how to apply for all courses within the School please visit our Coursefinder and select the course(s) you are interested in:  

Visit us (open days)

We have a range of open days for both our undergraduate and postgraduate courses. For more information and to book your place please visit  

Request a prospectus (Number, e-mail or follow link)

To request any of the School's course literature, please visit our website -