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Northumbria is an innovative and pioneering university with a mission to ‘Take on Tomorrow’ through empowering the next generation of visionaries and innovators who can challenge the status quo and tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on.
Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused university with a keen focus on professional practice and a global reputation for academic excellence.
It is also renowned for its rich body of innovative research, exploring the world’s most urgent and complex challenges. Research underpins teaching with the university’s inspirational academics, partners, and students working together to make a remarkable impact on the world. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014, 60% of the university’s research was deemed to be internationally excellent (3*) or world-leading (4*), putting Northumbria in the top 50 in the UK for research power.
Northumbria offers a wide range of graduate diploma courses, taught postgraduate degrees, and research degrees. All of these have been shaped by the university’s ground-breaking research and created in collaboration with over 560 leading employers and 60 professional bodies.
Northumbria has undergone £250 million worth of redevelopment and regeneration over the past decade, all designed to enhance student learning. The university is home to one of the UK’s best healthcare training centres and one of the UK’s biggest university libraries.
Northumbria offers a wide range of taught postgraduate courses, including postgraduate certificates and diplomas, master’s degrees, and research degree opportunities. 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. In the latest 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 £250 million into its teaching and research facilities, and its social spaces over the past decade, in order to provide postgraduate students with everything they need to have the best learning experience possible.