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Fashion School Fun Facts: Nottingham Trent University

By Andrea Byrne

May 20, 2022


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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a research university that embodies diversity, equality and inclusion and focuses on collaborating with others to share ideas, expertise and technology to face today's challenges in the world.


Established in 1843, NTU is one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom and it has five campuses in Brackenhurst, Clifton, City, Confetti and Mansfield & Ashfield.

NTU's School of Art and Design commits to exploring, expanding and refining craftsmanship while using advanced equipment, tools and a state-of-the-art workspace.

It aims to provide a balance between theory, providing guest lecturers and masterclasses, and practical work so that students can best build their experience and be prepared to enter the fashion industry after graduating.

What to study?

There is a selection of degrees for students to choose from such as a bachelor's in creative direction and curation for fashion, fashion communication and promotion, fashion design, fashion knitwear design and knitted textiles, fashion management, fashion marketing and branding, and international fashion business and textile design.

Students can also select a bachelor of science in fashion business analytics or fashion and material technology.

Additionally, students can pick from a range of master's including fashion, fashion communications, fashion and creative pattern cutting, fashion marketing, fashion knitwear, fashion and textiles, international fashion management, luxury fashion brand management and textiles.


NTU has received numerous awards including the 'University of the Year Award' from Times Higher Education in 2017, the 'Modern University of the Year Award' from the Sunday Times in 2018 and the 'University of the Year' award from The Guardian in 2019.

What's more, the university was also ranked in the top five most sustainable universities in the world by the 2020 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings.

Read more about Nottingham Trent University on their school page
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