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The School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University is a nationally and internationally recognised centre for the study of engaged social science, offering courses which address the key social issues of today.
We are based in the vibrant and diverse city of Nottingham, less than 30 minutes from East Midlands Airport, just 2 hours from London and easily accessible from most of the UK.
Our research-active teaching teams and growing reputation mean our teaching is informed by the latest subject knowledge and methodologies, giving you the edge in the job market as our courses are designed to develop skills and expertise that are relevant to, and greatly valued, by employers.
There are many great reasons why you should choose to study with the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent university, including;
1. We’ve got a great reputation!
That’s why we were ranked as one of the UK’s top 10 new universities*.
2. Industry focused and professionally recognised courses
Our strong organisational links and research active staff ensure that our teaching is informed by the latest subject knowledge relevant to your career.
3. Fantastic graduate employability
97% of our postgraduates** employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving. This is because NTU graduates are highly valued because our courses are focused on your future, equipping you with the necessary skills for a successful career.
4. First-class facilities
The School of Social Sciences has first-class software, equipment and facilities including eye scanner laboratories, and a brand new Students Union. Plus we have also recently invested £13 million into our Boots library.
5. We have expert staff
You will spend plenty of time with tutors who bring first-hand experience from world-leading research activities and time in industry, passing their knowledge onto you.
NTU and The School of Social Sciences Scholarship Scheme provides a number of scholarships to home, EU and international students.
7. A rich and diverse community
Our students come from a wide variety of backgrounds within the UK and from all corners of the world. As a result, we have an incredibly rich and vibrant student community. It’s a culture we’re keen to nurture and this diversity means you will have the opportunity to share ideas, knowledge and experience with other students from across the world.
But don’t just take our word for it, why not visit our website and listen to some of our current and past students on their experiences of NTU.
So why wait, visit our website and apply today!
*Complete University Guide, 2013
** Of those available for work, latest DLHE survey 2011/12. This statistic includes both full and part-time postgraduate taught (PGT) and postgraduate research (PGR).
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The MA Advanced Social Work Practice is a flexible course that offers you, as a registered social worker, an integrated academic and professional qualification in the area of children and families social work. Read more
This master's degree draws upon the expertise of staff with established reputations in the field. Tutors have a wide range of research interests and they are actively involved with the Nottingham Crime Research Unit and the Centre for the Study and Reduction of Hate Crimes. Read more
The MA in International Relations is designed to develop global awareness, an understanding of the complexity of contempory international arenas, and a sense of how policies can address rapid, sophisticated change. Read more
The MA Sociology at NTU has a distinctive and specialist focus on Public Sociology. This is a course that enables you to link theory, research and practice, develop in-depth knowledge and insights as well as gain the practical experience needed to build your skills as a Public Sociologist. Read more
The MSc Psychology and PGDip Psychology are British Psychological Society (BPS) approved conversion courses. They are designed for graduates of any discipline whose first (i.e. Read more
The MSc Applied Child Psychology combines an in-depth critical evaluation of current theory pertaining to psychological development in children and adolescents with advanced training in relevant research methods. Read more
Our MSc Cyberpsychology degree will provide you with the opportunity to develop the relevant academic and professional skills to commence a successful career in cyberpsychology, the psychological study of the Internet and digital technologies. Read more
This British Psychological Society accredited Forensic Psychology Masters is designed to prepare psychology graduates with the academic knowledge and practical skills necessary to conduct practical work and research within a forensic context. Read more
The degree in Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health is aimed at students who are intending to work – or are already employed – in health care, counselling, social care and related areas. Read more
This course is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the theory and practice of clinical psychology and the organisational and social context of clinical psychology services. Read more