Nottingham Trent University Online

Introduction

Your journey starts here

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one the largest universities in the UK, having an excellent global reputation, strong alumni networks and impressive credentials for postgraduate employment.

We've made studying at NTU even more inclusive with a suite of fully online postgraduate courses, designed to fit around your lifestyle and career commitments. As an online student, you'll have access to the same high-quality teaching, award-winning research expertise and excellent career opportunities as someone studying on campus. You'll be welcomed into the friendly international NTU student community and, upon graduation, join the ranks of our successful alumni.

Why students choose NTU

Nottingham Trent University is one of the largest universities in the UK, recognised globally for its teaching excellence, research credentials, postgraduate employability and dedication to successful student results.

  • 95% of postgraduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving NTU (Latest DLHE survey postgraduate results 2014/2015)
  • 92% of students recommend studying at NTU (Latest National Student Survey 2015)
  • The Guardian University Award Winner 2015 for Teaching Excellence
  • NTU has achieved the Queen's Anniversary Higher and Further Education prize for research
  • You will benefit from our links with more than 200 partner institutions located in 35 different countries.

Our courses

Our online courses offer the same level of study immersion as the campus-based equivalents, using the same acclaimed teaching teams, but with the added benefits of the latest distance learning techniques. The online delivery will help you absorb the content through the use of video lectures, interactive assignments, digital tools and other innovative elements, to give you the necessary hands-on experience.

We currently offer the following distance learning courses:

MBA
Further your understanding of contemporary business strategy and leadership through real-life, experiential techniques and mentoring

  • MBA with Fashion Management
    Develop your strategic skills to make an impact in the world of fashion.
  • MBA with Data Analytics
    Harness the power of big data to influence strategy in your organisation.

MSc Construction Project Management
Put project management principles into practice and reap the benefits of NTU’s close links with the construction industry.

MA International Relations
Gain practical experience of current theories and policies, developing your skills through exposure to teaching and research expertise from around the world.

Immersive online learning

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is committed to 21st-Century learning, continually developing innovative ways to bring the courses to life and help you learn all you need to succeed. Our interactive online degree courses feature:

  • comprehensive video lectures – immerse yourself completely in the programme content
  • real-life case studies – appreciate the practical implications of your studies
  • interactive assignments – experience more engaging learning
  • social interaction – be part of the student community by interacting with teachers and students from around the world
  • research supervision – learn the necessary techniques and skills to put what you’ve learnt into practice.

Through our engaging, career-relevant online degrees you can reach your full potential.

Start your journey with NTU today

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Online MSc Construction Project Management

Online 3 years January 2016 United Kingdom UK Online

To help online students take advantage of these growing opportunities, Nottingham Trent University is offering a comprehensive online MSc in Construction Project Management. The course is designed to equip mid-career professionals, or recent graduates, with practical skills that can be applied straightaway in real working environments. [+]

Thrive in a growing industry The construction industry is booming, with companies, both nationally and internationally, calling out for qualified project managers to spearhead their latest developments. According to the 2013 Project Management Talent Gap Report, the Project Management Institute (PMI) expects the creation of 15.7 million new project management roles globally by 2020. To help online students take advantage of these growing opportunities, Nottingham Trent University is offering a comprehensive online MSc in Construction Project Management. The course is designed to equip mid-career professionals, or recent graduates, with practical skills that can be applied straightaway in real working environments. “I regularly use the skills I learned on the MSc because the range of modules on the course links in perfectly with the industry and consulting environment. Not only is the construction knowledge important, but additional skills learned through non-construction related modules are arguably the most critical.” Stuart Teare, MSc Project Management (Construction) Course overview Taught by experts from the construction industry, with direct links to major construction firms, this MSc is perfectly positioned to help you secure a project management career in construction. Our online MSc Construction Project Management will help you to: manage project briefing, key design and development issues at a detailed level learn the skills necessary to create appropriate procurement strategies gain a comprehensive understanding of the organisational structures necessary to achieve successful project outcomes, including legal and contractual constraints and people management skills. Flexible and engaging online learning NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MSc Construction Project Management course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with a number of ways to interact with the curriculum, including: video lectures real-life case studies interactive assignments social interaction digital tools and resources interactive academic support. Course curriculum The NTU online MSc Construction Project Management is a modular course, completed over three years. It consists of 12 modules worth ten credits each, plus a dissertation worth 60 credits (total of 180 credits). Core modules: Contemporary Construction Themes Procurement Contract Legal Rights and Responsibilities Collaborative Working Construction Health and Safety Lean Project Production Design Appreciation and Planning Cost Studies Managing Organisations and People Corporate Strategy and Finance Managing Construction Projects Research skills and Dissertation. Career outlook The online MSc Construction Project Management course from NTU gives you first-hand experience of the systems and processes necessary to lead successful project outcomes. Faculty and alumni connections with major construction firms, plus a focus on practical and relevant skills, give students a clear pathway to a rewarding career in an industry full of opportunity. The course offers excellent opportunities for career development. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for major international construction firms. They have been employed in roles such as Construction Project Manager, Cost Manager, Site Manager and Senior Project Manager. Furthermore, NTU is known in the construction industry for the quality of its students and has a long history of successful student placements, improving the course’s reputation with employers. Start your journey today [-]

MA

Online Master of Arts in International Relations

Online 3 years January 2016 United Kingdom UK Online

Nottingham Trent University’s online MA in International Relations gives you a flexible way of gaining knowledge and exploring theories, policies and practices essential to furthering your expertise in this exciting field. Through simulations and active participation, you’ll learn the value of theoretical debating and develop a deep understanding of the link between political economy and security within the complex world of global politics. [+]

Put global theories into practice Nottingham Trent University’s online MA in International Relations gives you a flexible way of gaining knowledge and exploring theories, policies and practices essential to furthering your expertise in this exciting field. Through simulations and active participation, you’ll learn the value of theoretical debating and develop a deep understanding of the link between political economy and security within the complex world of global politics. “For me, the lecturers are what makes this course a success. They each have a specialty region and a passion for their own focus…” Robyn Sewter (UK) International Relations, MA Course overview Taught by an international team, with input from experts from across the globe, this course will expose you to different perspectives, insights and research approaches, giving you the competency and confidence to establish a relevant career anywhere in the world. Our online MA in International Relations will help you to: examine the significance of international relations and evaluate its theoretical frameworks, concepts and methodologies critique key debates and communicate complex ideas demonstrate specialist knowledge of international policy evaluate qualitative and quantitative data and master advanced research methods demonstrate ethical insight into decision-making and problem-solving Flexible and engaging online learning NTU is committed to offering highly relevant courses, tailored to fit around your lifestyle and career. The online MA in International Relations course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with a number of ways to interact with the curriculum, including: video lectures real-life case studies interactive assignments social interaction digital tools and resources interactive academic support. Course curriculum The NTU online MA in International Relations is a modular course, completed over the course of three years. It consists of 12 modules worth ten credits each, plus a dissertation worth 60 credits (total of 180 credits). Core modules International Relations Theory Methodologies in International Relations Research War and Peace in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East and North Africa Security, Radicalisation and Terrorism in Europe The New World War: Terrorism in the Era of Globalisation Security in the Post-Soviet Space Women and Global Movements The New World Order: Global Governance and International Institutions The Political Economy of (Under-)Development The Rise and Fall of Hegemonic Powers: the USA, China and the Rest Wealth and Power in Europe Challenges to International Security in the Asia-Pacific Dissertation Career Outlook MA in International Relations graduates are highly employable in both public and private sectors due to their wide-ranging skills and competencies. After studying the course at NTU, students will be best placed to pursue a career in relevant government departments or international aid and development agencies. In the private sector, businesses are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international and global events and processes. Start your journey today [-]

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