Northumbria is an innovative, pioneering university which pursues new thinking, forges new partnerships, creates and exchanges new knowledge and finds new solutions to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on.
The University’s inspirational academics, partners and students work together to transform lives and make a remarkable impact on the world.
Rated 5 stars for both teaching and employability by QS Stars, and awarded Silver in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, Northumbria offers cutting-edge postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships, and research degree opportunities.
All of these have been shaped by the University’s ground-breaking research and created in collaboration with the 560 employers and 60 professional bodies who sponsor or accredit Northumbria’s programmes.
The University has invested more than £250m in campus facilities over the past 10 years, in order to support its world-class research and learning experience.
A vibrant multicultural community, the University is home to over 32,000 students, from nearly 140 countries. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best student city in the UK, there are also campuses in London and Amsterdam and partnerships with other higher education institutions across the globe.
Northumbria offers a wide range of taught postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships, and research degree opportunities through their four faculties:
Arts, Design and Social Sciences
Engineering and Environment
Business and Law
Health and Life Sciences
Courses have been expertly crafted to help expand students’ knowledge and skills, whilst connections with a huge variety of national and international employers and professional bodies help students gain valuable experience and contacts within their industry.
The university is renowned for its academic and research excellence. It was awarded Silver in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 60% of the university’s research was deemed to be internationally excellent (3*) or world-leading (4*), putting it in the UK top 50 for research power.
Taught postgraduate courses are heavily influenced by the innovative research being undertaken at the university, which is responding to some of the world’s most pressing economic, cultural, social, and environmental challenges. Research students will become a part of this world-leading research community, driving forward new discoveries and influencing real change in the world.
The university has invested more than £250m into its teaching and research facilities and social spaces over the past decade, in order to provide postgraduate students with everything they need to have the best learning experience possible.