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Nottingham Trent University

Creative, Language and Built Environment Short Courses

One of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) provides beginners, improvers and professionals the opportunity to expand skills and knowledge by attending a short course from their impressive programme.

Conveniently held on their city centre campus, NTU has four short course programmes on offer:

Creative Short Courses

Designed to meet the needs of practitioners at all levels, courses typically take place during the evenings, Saturdays and throughout the summer.

They are an ideal way for individuals to enhance their employment prospects, add content to a portfolio, support other studies or be a place to simply engage with some personal development and enjoy their free time.

Subjects include:

  • Animation, Photography, Film and Video
  • Architecture and Interior Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Drawing, Painting and Decorative Arts
  • Fashion, Textiles and Costume
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game Arts
  • Marketing and Presentation Skills
  • Product, Furniture and 3D Design.

There are also offers courses for younger audiences aged 12 – 14 and 15 – 17 during the summer holidays.

University Language Programme

If you're an absolute beginner, have some prior foreign language skills or are at an advanced level, NTU will help you to develop your ability so that you can communicate confidently.

You can attend to support your professional development or simply to make the most of holidays.

You'll be taught by experienced language specialists, many of whom are native speakers.

There are courses in:

  • Arabic
  • Business English (for non-native speakers of English)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Continual Professional Development (CPD) for the Built Environment Industries

NTU’s academic staff are experts in their fields.

They combine teaching and research skills with their professional practice and knowledge of the design, construction and property industries, giving you the perfect formula for a rewarding learning experience.

Their postgraduate programme allows you the flexibility to study a single module, part-time.

You can study for a CPD certificate, or accumulate credit towards a qualification.

There are courses in:

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Property and Real Estate Management.

Training and Skills Development for Businesses

NTU is committed to helping businesses of all sizes develop talent and expertise.

They offer:

  • training at your premises or at NTU
  • management development
  • team building
  • technical workshops
  • conferences.
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Courses

Professional Training
Open / Scheduled
Architecture Length Price Location Reviews
Professional Certificate in Architecture 65 weeks From 250 GBP Nottingham
The English Country House: History and Symbolism 2 weeks Nottingham
Art & Design
Introduction to Motion Graphics 2 days From 217 GBP Nottingham
Miniature Painting – New Techniques and Special Effects 2 days Nottingham
Drawing
Drawing, Painting and Digital Floral Design 1 week From 329 GBP Nottingham
Graphic Design
Graphic Design - Beginners 25 hours From 388 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (9)
Graphic Design - Intermediate 10 weeks From 388 GBP Nottingham
Lettering: From Sketch to Print 10 weeks From 388 GBP Nottingham
V-Ray for Beginners 8 weeks From 433 GBP Nottingham
Business & Management
Lean & Six Sigma
Lean Project Management From 3,750 GBP Nottingham
Communications & Media
Media & Journalism
Introduction to Photojournalism 4 days Nottingham
Journalism for Beginners - from News to Reviews 10 weeks From 313 GBP Nottingham
Journalism: from Studios to Stadiums 2 hours Nottingham
Magazines and Mobile Journalism 2 hours Nottingham
Construction
Advanced Construction Technology 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Advanced Strength of Materials 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Collaborative Working From 895 GBP Nottingham
Law for Construction 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Lean Construction 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Planning and Managing Construction Work 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Project Initiation 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Engineering / Industry
Advanced Hydraulics and Hydrology 4 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Advanced Structural Analysis 4 days From 895 GBP Nottingham
Analysis and Design of Surface Structures 4 days From 895 GBP Nottingham
Contemporary Themes in Structural Engineering 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Finite Element Analysis 12 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Infrastructure
Advanced Structural Engineering From 895 GBP Nottingham
Condition Assessment and Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructures 13 weeks From 746 GBP Nottingham
Geophysical and Geotechnical Investigation and Design 13 weeks From 746 GBP Nottingham
Sustainable Transport Planning and Engineering From 746 GBP Nottingham
Fashion
Fashion Design
Sustainable Fabrics for Fashion: Creative and Technical Approaches 3 weeks From 917 GBP Nottingham
Sewing & Fashion Making
Tutu Making for Costume 1 week From 625 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (3)
Finance
Financial Management
Introduction to Construction Technology, Measurement and Cost From 895 GBP Nottingham
Hobbies and Interests
Photography
Creating Promotional Videos 25 hours From 325 GBP Nottingham
Photography: Catwalks and Sidewalks 2 weeks Nottingham
IT & Computer Skills
CAD
3D Printing for Model Making 3 weeks From 158 GBP Nottingham
AutoDesk Revit for Civil and Structural Engineers 25 hours From 595 GBP Nottingham
BIM and Autodesk Revit for Beginners 3 days From 675 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (5)
CAD for Beginners 25 hours From 521 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (6)
CAD for Improvers 6 weeks From 325 GBP Nottingham
CAD for Interior Design - Level One 3 days From 325 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (1)
CAD for Interior Design - Level Two 3 weeks From 325 GBP Nottingham
CAD for Textiles and Fashion Print Design 25 hours From 542 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (2)
Digital T-Shirt Design and Promotion 1 week From 542 GBP Nottingham
Keyshot: Complete Rendering 10 hours From 183 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (4)
Revit for Beginners 25 hours From 542 GBP Nottingham
Software & Web Development
Adobe Creative Suite for Marketing and Communications 25 hours From 542 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (2)
Photoshop for Beginners 10 hours From 217 GBP Nottingham
5.0 (1)
Languages
Mandarin Chinese stages 1 to 6 22 weeks Nottingham
Marketing
Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications 10 weeks From 650 GBP Nottingham
Motif Map Workshop for Designers and Brand Managers 4 hours From 79 GBP Nottingham
Social Media Marketing
Creative Videos for Marketing and Communications 3 days From 229 GBP Nottingham
Music
Composing by Colour 25 hours From 195 GBP Nottingham
Personal Development
Real Wedding Photography 15 hours From 329 GBP Nottingham
Real Estate
Building Technology 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Construction and Planning 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Conversion, Adaptation and Care of Buildings 13 weeks From 746 GBP Nottingham
Development Practice 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Heritage and Conservation 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
International Property Markets: Analysis and Performance 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
International Property Markets: Mechanisms and Structures 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Law for Surveyors 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Planning Practice 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Real Estate Funding and Finance 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Real Estate Investment 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Real Estate Management and Agency 15 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal 13 weeks From 895 GBP Nottingham
Writing & Literature
Creative Writing
Writing for Children and Young Adults 10 weeks From 271 GBP Nottingham
Writing Skills
Be Your Own Publisher: A Real Guide to Self Publishing 10 weeks From 271 GBP Nottingham
Planning to Publish 1 day From 50 GBP Nottingham
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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 144 reviews

Cherridene
(5)
Loved it!!! I went on the course with a friend - both thinking we would be out of our depth but we weren't. The class was really accessible for all abilities. We learnt a lot about drawing and mark making and produced work that was sometimes half decent, sometimes awful and sometimes suprisingly ok in a very supportive and encouraging atmospher...
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Jacqueline Smith
(5)
I started the course feeling pretty anxious and nervous as I had not been on a course like this for many years. However I have to say that Chris our tutor was excellent. He was very supportive as well as being active in the sessions. I loved how we learned about lots of techniques and worked by ourselves and with others. The life drawing and the...
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Cherridene
(5)
I went with a friend not knowing what to expect. The day was well introduced and the tasks and techniques used by the tutor got everyone writing. People were on the course for different reasons but all got something from the day. I now know that I have a lot to say and think about. We are all full of so many stories and I really appreciate...
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