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University of Nottingham

Exterior of Trent Building

University of Nottingham

Set on a beautiful, award-winning campus, the University of Nottingham is a member of the elite Russell Group and home to a large international student community.

Why choose the University of Nottingham?

Top 20 in the UK

QS World University Rankings 2025

Top 110 in the world

QS World University Rankings 2025

Russell Group member 

Elite research group 

The University of Nottingham has impressive rankings in many subject areas, so you can find a degree that matches your goals.

Ready to find a degree at the University of Nottingham? 

11th

in the UK for Physiotherapy 

Complete University Guide 2025
8th

in the UK for Architecture

Complete University Guide 2025
5th

in the UK for Chemical Engineering

Guardian University Guide 2024
8th

in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

Take a closer look at the University of Nottingham


Here’s why our students love Nottingham

Nottingham is the perfect example of a modern British city — full of history, but with a multicultural population.

Nottingham Council House

Nottingham is the ideal environment for living and learning. 

It’s where you can prepare for a successful future. 

Your route to a University of Nottingham degree 

If you want to study at the University of Nottingham but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at the International College in Nottingham, situated by the University Park campus.

OPTION 1

On campus

University of Nottingham International College 

  • Degree preparation courses 
  • Live and study in Nottingham from day one  
  • Guaranteed entry to a University of Nottingham degree*  

OPTION 2

Online

Degree preparation online

  • Study a degree preparation course online with Kaplan Pathways
  • Guaranteed entry to your chosen on-campus University of Nottingham bachelor’s or master’s degree*
  • Explore your degree options via digital degree preparation on our Degree Finder

*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance.  

Life on campus

All of Nottingham’s campuses are just an easy bus or tram journey from Nottingham city centre, so you can enjoy a beautiful campus environment that’s close to everything the city has to enjoy. 

Nottingham offers cutting-edge facilities and world class research in a friendly and welcoming environment.  

Silver award

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

9,000+ 

international students studying at the University of Nottingham

3rd most-targeted 

UK university by employers (High Fliers 2024) 

150 countries 

represented by student nationalities

Top 10 

most affordable destination in the UK (Numbeo Cost of Living Index 2024)  

Top 15 

in the UK for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2025) 

Download useful information

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Includes:

  • University of Nottingham brochure 
  • Degree preparation course information 
  • University of Nottingham flyer

Any other questions

Where is Nottingham? What is it like? 

Nottingham is located right in the middle of England, in a region called the Midlands. It’s easy to navigate, and ideally situated for exploring the rest of the UK or even further afield, from the nearby East Midlands Airport. 


What can I do in Nottingham? 

Lots! From exploring the city’s hidden caves, to watching a football match at the City Ground stadium or checking out the live music scene, there’s something for everyone in Nottingham. 

Grass, Plant, Field
Study in Nottingham

Is Nottingham a good place to live for international students? 

Nottingham is the ideal place for international students — big enough for there to be plenty to do, but small enough to have a community feeling. It’s very welcoming, and you’ll find food and people from all over the world there.