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Nottingham Trent University

Reciprocal Exchange Program

Advertising and Graphic Design students and Fashion Design students may study for their 7th semester at Nottingham Trent University, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in the United Kingdom located in the heart of England, 120 miles from London.

Students earn credit towards the 7th semester of their Bachelor’s degree and as Reciprocal Exchange students pay FIT tuition and fees. 


Fall Term: March 1st

• Minimum GPA 3.0
• Matriculation in a Bachelor's degree program.

• Advertising Design and Graphic Design students must apply online and submit a portfolio to Prof. Donna David (D-319) with 12 pieces of recent work no later than February 15 by 5:00 pm. Students must obtain academic advisement and approval of the department.

• Fashion Design Students must apply online and obtain academic advisement and approval of the department International Academic Advisor. Fashion Design students may study during their 7th Semester.

*Specialization: Knitwear 

Academic Dates Summary

Course Examples
Nottingham Course Finder 
Students may live in Nottingham's Cleaves Hall of Residence with single accommodations. There are 34 single rooms with washbasins. There is a large shared kitchen, laundry facilities, common room, and showers along each hall. Visit NTU's website for more information.

Estimated Costs Per Semester*

Administrative Fee



FIT Tuition


FIT Fees

Roundtrip Airfare


*Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of the college Board of Trustees.


See the Scholarships & Financial Aid page. More information regarding funding your program abroad will be posted  here as soon as it becomes available.

Student Orientation
International Student Orientation  
Nottingham Trent University runs an optional international student orientation. Students who wish to take part in this orientation will need to sign up via the on-line system. Booking details are updated on Nottingham's website. This orientation also offers airport pick-up service.

Preparing For NTU 

Application, Instructions and Preparations 

Apply Here

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