Nottingham Trent University

About Us

In addition to undergraduate and postgraduate full-time courses, the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University offers short courses and part-time training in design, construction management, real estate and civil engineering.

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Over 3,000 students study with us, lectured and supervised by a large and diverse team of academic, research and technical staff. Subjects include:


BIM and AutoDesk Revit

The Government committed itself to requiring a minimum of BIM Level 2 on all projects by the end of 2016. Our academic team responded to this commitment by creating a series of short courses that will improve your critical understanding of BIM and how collaborative design models are generated. Read more here:

Civil and structural engineering

You’ll have access to our excellent resources for structural testing, materials science, soil mechanics and building engineering services. We have concrete and hydraulics laboratories, and a well-equipped surveying equipment store.

Construction management

Designed in consultation with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and employers, these courses provide you with the skills relating to construction, culture and business environment.

Property management

These course focuses on investment, development valuation, and agency and property management. You’ll can also gain insights into the UK legal and planning system, particularly relevant for those working for national organisations, real estate consultancies and private practices.


With excellent laboratories and resources offering the latest software and equipment, you’ll get the hands- on experience you need for working in industry.

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