City Highlights

The 9 month course will take place entirely at Nottingham University in Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Nottingham is in the East Midlands of the United Kingdom and is located 48 km south of Sheffield and 48 km north of Leicester. It is 204 km from London and 82 km from Birmingham. The population in the city is over 300,000 and in the surrounding area over 700,000.

The city has great cycling and public transportation options and boasts of being a low car dependent city. It has the largest publicly owned bus network in England and is served by Nottingham Railway Station. East Midlands Airport is only 21 km away from the city centre and  Birmingham International Airport is only 77 km.

Nottingham has a rich tapestry of history and culture. The famous Robin Hood is said to have lived in Sherwood Forest. Nottingham castle has a long and interesting past, as does the City of Caves – a visitor attraction still open to the public today. Nottingham is a Unesco City of Literature in recognition of Lord Byron, DH Lawrence and Alan Sillitoe all have links to the city.

There are many outdoor activities to enjoy in and around Nottingham such as Sherwood Forest and the Attenborough Nature Reserve. Students looking for a break will have no shortage of things to do. Nottingham is home to a theatre, art galleries, music venues, and many sports teams. Also, the city some great places to shop, dine, and be entertained.



Nottingham University has many options to help find you the perfect accommodation for your year abroad.  More information for Post-graduate students can be found on the Nottingham Website.