Nottingham Trent University: School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment

Introduction

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NTU’s teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that’s truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom.

Welcome to the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.

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.

Our open days offer an ideal opportunity to get a taste of the University and find out if it's right for you. So, why not come along and find out for yourself?

If you need any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Our courses are stimulating, challenging, and professionally focused. With international opportunities and outstanding employability, your future starts right here. We pride ourselves on our:

  • professionally accredited courses
  • year-long work placements
  • excellent facilities
  • industry links.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA Design: Products and Furniture

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The MA Design: Products & Furniture course is aimed at the designer with a passion to develop innovative products, furniture, systems or services. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice that reflect the designer’s personal philosophies and creative methodologies while engaging in the realities of designing for new and emerging markets. [+]

The MA Design: Products & Furniture course is aimed at the designer with a passion to develop innovative products, furniture, systems or services. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice that reflect the designer’s personal philosophies and creative methodologies while engaging in the realities of designing for new and emerging markets.

As designers, you'll be encouraged to explore the multidisciplinary field of design and challenge the norms in design thinking. The course sets out to challenge pre-conceived attitudes to the relationship between traditional craft skills, new technology and modern manufacture; encouraging the cross-fertilisation of ideas and approaches informed by collaborative working and hands-on experience.... [-]


MA Interior Architecture and Design

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This design driven course develops principles and techniques necessary for creating innovative design solutions to interior spaces. Specialising in an area of personal interest within the course framework, you will expand and develop advanced design thinking and the skills required for creating design, management and technological solutions to a range of challenges. [+]

MA Interior Architecture and Design

This design-driven course develops principles and techniques necessary for creating innovative design solutions to interior spaces. Specialising in an area of personal interest within the course framework, you will expand and develop advanced design thinking and the skills required for creating design, management and technological solutions to a range of challenges.

This course:

focuses on interior spatial interventions in the context of existing or new buildings; develops advanced design, management and technical skills; enables you to focus on areas of interest to you; benefits from strong links with industry; offers extensive opportunities to work on live design projects; is available full-time, part-time and by continuing professional development. ... [-]

MSc

MSc Construction Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This course is designed for graduates and managers in the construction industry who wish to work in national and international markets. Endorsed by the most prestigious construction-related professional bodies in the UK, it will further develop your knowledge of the process associated with construction management. [+]

MSc Construction Management

This course is designed for graduates and managers in the construction industry who wish to work in national and international markets. Endorsed by the most prestigious construction-related professional bodies in the UK, it will further develop your knowledge of the process associated with construction management.

Designed in consultation with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and employers, the course develops skills and attitudes with regard to construction, culture and business environment. It encourages social and cultural awareness and builds on responsiveness and coping strategies necessary in the global construction market.... [-]


MSc Design: Products and Technology

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

The MSc Design: Products and Technology course is designed to enable students to acquire advanced design, technological and manufacturing skills to enhance their potential to become leading professional product designers and technologists. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice which include manufacturing, computer science and technology, artificial intelligence for control, robotics, project management, inclusive design and emerging technologies such as advanced internet techniques. [+]

The MSc Design: Products and Technology course is designed to enable students to acquire advanced design, technological and manufacturing skills to enhance their potential to become leading professional product designers and technologists. The course encourages a broad and diverse range of approaches to design practice which include manufacturing, computer science and technology, artificial intelligence for control, robotics, project management, inclusive design and emerging technologies such as advanced internet techniques.

The course provides opportunities to develop professional design and technology skills and to acquire a critical understanding of the roles of advanced technologies in product development using modern tools and techniques within a manufacturing environment.In addition to providing a broader, analytical and integrated study of technologies and strategies, the course emphasises the importance of independent learning, collaborative team working, creative problem solving and self-organisation skills.... [-]


MSc Project Management (Construction)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This project management course is designed to equip students with the skills needed to pursue a managerial career in the fast-moving construction industry. The MSc course is professionally accredited by the RICS and ICES and has excellent industry links. [+]

MSc Project Management (Construction)

This project management course is designed to equip students with the skills needed to pursue a managerial career in the fast-moving construction industry. The MSc course is professionally accredited by the RICS and ICES and has excellent industry links.

This course is specifically designed to enhance the vocational and intellectual knowledge and skills of mid-career professionals, or recent graduates who wish to further their careers in the field of construction project management.

You will benefit from:

accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) (MSc route only) improved career development and progression flexible study options – full-time through to distance learning and Continuing Professional Development. ... [-]

MSc Quantity Surveying

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This is a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and real estate, which leads to Chartered Surveyor status. This course develops the contract and cost management skills needed to become a quantity surveyor, a role that sits in the heart of the construction process. You will learn about the various procurement options available in the UK and overseas, and develop approaches that seek to maximise client value while reducing the cost of a construction project. [+]

MSc Quantity Surveying

This is a fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to construction and real estate, which leads to Chartered Surveyor status.

This course develops the contract and cost management skills needed to become a quantity surveyor, a role that sits in the heart of the construction process. You will learn about the various procurement options available in the UK and overseas, and develop approaches that seek to maximise client value while reducing the cost of a construction project.

The course offers:

the MSc course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). the chance to go on an international field trip, included in your fees. Recent destinations have included Frankfurt and Prague. part-time, full-time and CPD study options are available. there are opportunities to work with a mentor from industry. the opportunity to undertake work placements and an internship as part of your studies. What you'll study ... [-]

Master

MArch Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course is design focused, with emphasis on a research-informed approach that develops architects with a broad outlook – competent to work within both local and global communities and contexts. Accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the course focuses on productive architecture, emphasising ‘thinking and making’ within particular places and contexts. [+]

MArch Architecture

This course is design focused, with emphasis on a research-informed approach that develops architects with a broad outlook – competent to work within both local and global communities and contexts. Accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the course focuses on productive architecture, emphasising ‘thinking and making’ within particular places and contexts.

This course aims to develop global architects adept to work within both local and international contexts. You will benefit from:

a lively, multidisciplinary teaching and learning environment exemption from the Part 2 examinations for the RIBA an enthusiastic staff team supported by reputed practitioners with eminent visiting professors brand new teaching, CAD and studio spaces in a city centre location opportunities for live projects and development of individual architectural specialisation site visits and field trips, including an international study trip (included in your fees) a commitment to sustainability underlying the curriculum. ... [-]

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School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street

Nottingham, England, NG1 4FQ GB
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