Key statistics

Total UG Students

Total PG Students

International Student

Student Faculty Ratio

22,415

4,705

16%

17.1

 

Northumbria University, officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is a university based in Newcastle, one of the liveliest cities in the UK and was built in 1969 and formerly known as Newcastle Polytechnic.

It became Northumbria University in 1992 and today is home to 20 schools and departments, and around 35,000 students from about 135 countries. Offering courses in most major subject areas such as Engineering, Computing, Sciences, Business, Law, Design, Built and Natural Environment, Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology, Sport, Health and many more. The lecturers are experts in their field and passionate about teaching. Northumbria University is a research-rich, business-focused university with a reputation for academic excellence and accreditations from almost 50 professional bodies at national and international level.  

Internationally, it has partnership arrangements with universities around the world to provide learning for students outside the UK. These include the Northumbria- BINUS Design School in Jakarta, Indonesia. Northumbria also works with Kaplan to offer degrees in Singapore.

The university’s UK base consists of three campuses. The main one is in the centre of Newcastle and has recently benefited from a £200 million investment. It includes many of the university’s schools, as well as the main library, a gallery, high-tech laboratories, and the main student’s union, complete with bars and music venues.

Northumbria recently introduced its new multi-million pound Sport Centre, which caters for up to 3,000 and features a swimming pool, a sprint track, squash courts and multi-use sports halls.

Its Coach Lane campus also has its own sports facilities complete with a fitness suite, indoor courts and all-weather outdoor pitches. It also houses its own library and modern study facilities.

The third campus is in London, situated near Liverpool Street in the City, and offers full-time and part-time programmes in business, computing, cyber studies, project management and technology.

The University Library achieves some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK and has held the Cabinet Office accreditation for Customer Service Excellence since 2010. It provides access to more than 550,000 print books, 822,000 ebooks and 108,000 print and electronic journals. IT support for students is available day and night throughout the year.

As well as working with higher education institutions around the world, Northumbria boasts connections with major employers such as Nike, the BBC and the NHS. Many of the university’s programmes are sponsored or accredited by leading employers and professional bodies.

 

Notable Alumni

·        Sir Jonathan Ive – Apple’s Vice President of Industrial Design and designer of the iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad.

·        Sting (Gordon Sumner CBE) – internationally renowned musician, songwriter and actor.

·        Victoria Pendleton CBE – double gold-medal-winning Olympic cyclist.

·        Amanda Berry OBE – Chief Executive of BAFTA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

·        Stephen Miller MBE – three-time gold-medal-winning Paralympic athlete and captain of the Team GB athletic squad at the London 2012 Summer Paralympics.

·        Rob Law MBE – founder of Magmatic and designer of the children’s Trunki suitcases.

·        Babiana Aido – Spain’s youngest ever minister, appointed to government at the age of 31.

·        Tim Brown – Chief Executive Officer and President of IDEO USA, one of the world’s leading design companies.

·        Kevin Whately – television actor, best known for his role as Lewis in Inspector Morse.

·        Steve Cram MBE – broadcaster and Olympic silver medallist.

 

English Language Requirements

·        All applicants must meet the minimum English Language requirements for the course of study they wish to undertake.

·        Northumbria offers an International Foundation Programme (IFP) and Summer Schools to help international students develop their English language skills, all accredited by the British Council.

·        Northumbria also provides in-sessional support to international students.

·        Please refer to the university website for details.

Undergraduate Programmes

IELTS

Minimum Component

 

 

All Undergraduate Programmes (exceptions below)

6.0

5.5

 

 

Health Professional Courses

6.5

6.0

 

 

Midwifery BSc (Hons), Nursing Studies/Registered Nurse (adult) BSc (Hons)

7.0

7.0

 

 

Social Work BSc (Hons), Physiotherapy BSc (Hons), Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

7.0

6.5

 

 

Dip HE Medical Science Year 1 (Pre-med Year)*

6.5

6.0

 

 

Dip HE Medical Science Year 2*

7.0

6.5

 

 

Law

6.5

5.5

 

 

Engineering Programmes 

5.5

5.5

 

 

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

IELTS*

Minimum Component 

 

 

All programmes (exceptions below)

6.5

5.5

 

 

Bar Professional Training Course

7.5

7.5

 

 

School of Life Sciences Postgraduate Programmes (exceptions Below) 

6.5

6.0

 

 

Master in Nursing (Mnurs), Midwifery Studies PgDip 

7.0

7.0

 

 

MA Social Work, MSc Physiotherapy, MSc Occupational Health

7.0

6.5

 

 

MSc Computer Network Technology, MSc Electrical Power Engineering, MSc Microelectronic & Communication Engineering, MSc Renewable & Sustainable 

6.0

5.5

 

 

Postgraduate Research Programmes

Postgraduate Research Programmes

IELTS*

Minimum Component 

 

 

All Research Programmes Faculties of Engineering & Environment, Health & Life Sciences, Arts, Design and Social Sciences (exeptions below)

6.5

6.0

 

 

Faculty of Business & Law

6.5

6.0 (Except 6.5 for Writing)

 

 

 

Admission Requirement*:

UG: Standard XII/Class XII from CBSE, CISC is 65% and above.

PG: • 55% (52% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities) for courses requiring a 2:2
      • 65% (60% from Delhi/Mumbai/Pune Universities) for courses requiring a 2:1.

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on the course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

UNDER GRADUATE COURSES

 

3D Design BA (Hons)

Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Accounting BA (Hons)

American Studies BA (Hons)

Animation BA (Hons)

Applied Computing (top-up award) BSc (Hons)

Applied Computing Top-up BSc (Hons) (London Campus)

Applied Sciences Foundation Year

Applied Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Applied Sport Science with Coaching BSc (Hons)

Architecture BA (Hons)

Art and Design History BA (Hons)

Arts Foundation Year

Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons)

Automotive Engineering MEng (Hons)

Biology BSc (Hons)

Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

Building Services Engineering BEng (Hons)

Building Services Engineering MEng (Hons)

Building Surveying BSc (Hons)

Building Surveying BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship

Built and Natural Environment Foundation Year

Business (top up award) BA (Hons)

Business (with Law) BA (Hons)

Business and Finance (top up award) BA (Hons)

Business and International Management (top up award) BA (Hons)

Business and Marketing (top up award) BA (Hons)

Business Enterprise, Creation and Management BA (Hons) (London Campus)

Business Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Business Leadership and Management Practice BA (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship

Business Management BA (Hons)

Business Top-up BA (Hons) (London Campus)

Business with Accounting BA (Hons)

Business with Economics BA (Hons)

Business with Entrepreneurship BA (Hons)

Business with Financial Management BA (Hons)

Business with Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Business with International Management BA (Hons)

Business with Logistics and Supply Chain Management BA (Hons)

Business with Management BA (Hons)

Business with Marketing Management BA (Hons)

Business with Tourism Management BA (Hons)

Chemistry BSc (Hons)

Chemistry MChem

Childhood and Early Years Studies BA (Hons)

Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Civil Engineering MEng (Hons)

Computer and Digital Forensics BSc (Hons)

Computer and Digital Forensics MComp (Hons)

Computer Networks and Cyber Security BSc (Hons)

Computer Networks and Cyber Security MComp (Hons)

Computer Science BSc (Hons)

Computer Science MComp (Hons)

Computer Science with Animation, Graphics and Vision BSc (Hons)

Computer Science with Animation, Graphics and Vision MComp

Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence BSc (Hons)

Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence MComp

Computer Science with Games Development BSc (Hons)

Computer Science with Games Development MComp

Computer Science with Web Development BSc (Hons)

Computer Science with Web Development MComp

Computing and Information Technology (Foundation Year)

Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons)

Construction Engineering Management BSc (Hons)

Criminology and Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons)

Criminology BSc (Hons)

Design for Industry BA (Hons)

Digital and Technology Solutions BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship

Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy & English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) & Functional English

Diploma of Higher Education in Post Compulsory Education and Training

Drama BA (Hons)

Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng (Hons)

Electronic Design Engineering (top-up award) BEng (Hons)

Electronic Design Engineering Top Up BEng

Engineering (Foundation Year)

English and Study Skills (including Summer School)

English Language and Literature BA (Hons)

English Language Studies BA (Hons)

English Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons)

English Literature and History BA (Hons)

English Literature BA (Hons)

Entrepreneurial Business Management BA (Hons)

Environmental Geography BSc (Hons)

Environmental Science BSc (Hons)

Fashion BA (Hons)

Fashion Communication BA (Hons)

Fashion Design and Marketing BA (Hons)

Film and Television Studies BA (Hons)

Film and TV Production BA (Hons)

Finance and Investment Management BA (Hons)

Fine Art BA (Hons)

Food Science and Nutrition BSc (Hons)

Forensic Science BSc (Hons)

Geography BA (Hons)

Geography BSc (Hons)

Graduate Diploma in Law / Common Professional Examination GDL/CPE

Graduate Diploma in Law/Common Professional Examination Distance Learning (GDL/CPE)

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Guidance and Counselling BA (Hons)

History and Politics BA (Hons)

History BA (Hons)

Human Geography (MGeog)

Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Humanities Foundation Year

Information Technology and Data Science BSc (Hons)

Information Technology Management for Business BSc (Hons)

Integrated Health and Social Care BSc (Hons)

Interactive Media Design BA (Hons)

Interior Architecture BA (Hons)

Interior Design BA (Hons)

International Banking and Finance (Completion award) BA (Hons)

International Business Management BA (Hons)

International Business Management with French BA (Hons)

International Business Management with Spanish BA (Hons)

International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-Up) BA (Hons)

International Relations and Politics BA (Hons)

Journalism and English Literature BA (Hons)

Journalism BA (Hons)

Law Foundation Year LLB (Hons)

Law LLB (Hons)

Law with Business LLB (Hons)

Law with International Business LLB (Hons)

Leadership and Management BA (Hons)

LLB (Hons) Open Learning

LLB CPE Conversion

Logistics and Supply Management BA (Hons)

M Law

Marketing Management BA (Hons)

Mass Communication and Business BA (Hons)

Mass Communication BA (Hons)

Mass Communication with Advertising BA (Hons)

Mass Communication with Business BA (Hons)

Mass Communication with Public Relations BA (Hons)

Mathematics BSc (Hons)

Mathematics MMath (Hons)

Mechanical and Architectural Engineering BEng (Hons)

Mechanical and Architectural Engineering MEng (Hons)

Mechanical and Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons)

Mechanical and Automotive Engineering MEng (Hons)

Mechanical Design Engineering (top-up award)

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons)

Media and Journalism BA (Hons)

Medical Sciences Diploma (followed by study on the Doctor of Medicine degree at St. George's University in Grenada)

Mental Health Law and Practice Certificate

Midwifery BSc (Hons)

Mobile Communications Engineering (top-up award) BEng (Hons)

NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Certificate (Block Release Mode)

NEBOSH Construction Certificate

NEBOSH Construction Certificate Certificate

NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

Nursing Science BSc (Hons)

Nursing Studies / Registered Nurse (Adult) BSc (Hons)

Nursing Studies / Registered Nurse (Learning Disabilities) BSc (Hons)

Nursing Studies /Registered Nurse (Mental Health) BSc (Hons)

Nursing Studies/Registered Nurse (Child) BSc (Hons)

Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons)

Operating Department Practice Diploma of Higher Education

Physical Geography (MGeog)

Physical Geography BSc (Hons)

Physics BSc (Hons)

Physics MPhys (Hons)

Physics with Astrophysics BSc (Hons)

Physics with Astrophysics MPhys (Hons)

Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)

Post Compulsory Education and Training BA/BA (Hons)

Post Compulsory Education and Training Level 6 PGCE

Primary Education BA (Hons)

Psychology BSc (Hons)

Psychology with Criminology BSc (Hons)

Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship

Real Estate BSc (Hons)

Real Estate BSc (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship

Social Science Foundation Year

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Sociology BSc (Hons)

Sport Coaching BSc (Hons)

Sport Development BA (Hons)

Sport Management BSc (Hons)

Sport, Exercise and Nutrition BSc (Hons)

Tourism and Events Management BA (Hons)

 

POST GRADUATE COURSES

 

Advanced Legal Practice LLM

Animation MA

Applied Linguistics for TESOL MA

Architecture MArch

Arts MRes

Autism MA

Bar Practice LLM

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

Biotechnology MSc

Business Graduate Certificate (Newcastle Campus)

Business Graduate Diploma

Business Graduate Diploma (London Campus)

Business Law Postgraduate Certificate

Business with Business Analytics MSc

Business with Business Analytics with Advanced Practice MSc

Business with Entrepreneurship MSc

Business with Financial Management MSc

Business with Financial Management MSc (London Campus)

Business with Financial Management with Advanced Practice MSc (London Campus)

Business with Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc

Business with Human Resource Management MSc

Business with International Management and Finance MSc

Business with International Management and Marketing MSc

Business with International Management MSc

Business with International Management MSc (London Campus)

Business with International Management with Advanced Practice MSc (London Campus)

Business with Logistics and Supply Chain Management MSc

Business with Management and Marketing MSc

Business with Management MSc

Business with Marketing Management MSc

Business with Marketing Management MSc (London Campus)

Business with Marketing Management with Advanced Practice MSc (London Campus)

Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

Coaching MA

Coaching Postgraduate Certificate

Coaching Postgraduate Diploma

Commercial Law LLM

Commercial Law PG Cert

Computer Network Technology MSc

Computer Science MSc

Computing and Information Technology MSc

Computing and Information Technology MSc (London Campus)

Conservation of Fine Art MA

Construction Project Management with BIM MSc

Contemporary Arts and Education MA

Creative and Cultural Industries Management MA

Creative Writing MA

Criminology and Criminal Justice MA

Cyber Security MSc (London Campus)

Cyber Security MSc Part-time (London Campus)

Cyber Security with Advanced Practice MSc

Data Protection Law and Information Governance Postgraduate Certificate

Design MA

Design Management MA

Design Management MA (London Campus)

Design MRes

Digital Marketing MSc

Digital Marketing MSc (London Campus)

Digital Marketing with Advanced Practice MSc

Digital Marketing with Study Abroad MSc

Disaster Management and Sustainable Development MSc

Early Years Education (Early Years Teacher Status) Postgraduate Certificate

Education MA

Electrical Power Engineering MSc

Employment Law in Practice Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM

Engineering Management MSc

English Literature MA

English Literature MRes

Environmental Health MSc

Exercise Science MRes

Forensic Accounting MSc

Forensic Accounting Postgraduate Certificate

Forensic Science MSc

Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management MSc

Health Psychology MSc

Healthcare Management MSc

History MA

History MRes

Human Resource Management and Development MA

Information Rights Law and Practice Postgraduate Certificate

Information Science (Data Analytics) MSc

Information Science (Data Analytics) with Advanced Practice MSc

Information Science MSc - Data Analytics

Information Science MSc - Library Management

Information Science MSc - Records Management

Interior Architecture Postgraduate Certificate

International Business Management MSc

International Commercial Law LLM

International Commercial Law Postgraduate Certificate

International Development MSc

International Finance and Investment MSc

International Financial Management MSc

International Sport Management MSc

International Trade Law LLM

International Trade Law Postgraduate Certificate

Law Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM

Leadership and Management MSc

Legal Practice Postgraduate Diploma

LLM in Legal Practice

Mass Communication Management MSc

Mass Communication Management with Advanced Practice MSc

Master of Clinical Practice (Advanced Critical Care Practice)

Master of Education

Master of Fine Art (MFA)

MBA

Mechanical Engineering MSc

Medical Law Postgraduate Certificate

Mental Health Law Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM

Microbiology MSc

Microelectronic and Communications Engineering MSc

Midwifery Studies Postgraduate Diploma

MSc Business with Management and Finance

MSc Digital Marketing with Advanced Practice (London Campus)

MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies (Part-time) (London Campus)

Multidisciplinary Innovation MA MSc

Nursing (Adult) MNurs

Nursing (Child) MNurs

Nursing (Mental Health) MNurs

Nursing Leadership MSc

Nursing MSc

Nursing MSc (International Route)

Nutritional Science MSc

Occupational and Organisational Psychology MSc

Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) MSc

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) MSc

Pipeline Integrity Management MSc

Pipeline Integrity Management Postgraduate Certificate

Pipeline Integrity Management Postgraduate Diploma

Preventive Conservation MA

Professional Non-Surgical Aesthetic Practice MSc

Professional non-surgical Aesthetic Practice Postgraduate Certificate

Professional Practice in Computing and Information Technology MSc Part-time (London Campus)

Professional Practice in Mental Health Law Postgraduate Certificate

Professional Practice in Project Management MSc Part-time (London Campus)

Project Management MSc

Project Management MSc (London Campus)

Project Management MSc Part-time (London Campus)

Project Management with Advanced Practice MSc

Psychology MRes

Psychology MSc

Real Estate (International) MSc

Real Estate MSc

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies MSc

Safety, Health and Environmental Management MSc

Secondary Art, Craft and Design PGCE

Social Sciences MRes

Social Work MA

Special and Inclusive Education (National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators) Postgraduate Certificate

Sport and Exercise Psychology MSc

Strength and Conditioning MSc

Surveying (Building Surveying) MSc

Surveying (Housing) MSc

Surveying (Quantity Surveying) MSc

Surveying (Real Estate) MSc

Teaching Pupils with Dyslexia within an Education and Training Setting Postgraduate Certificate

TESOL MA

Theatre and Performance MA

 

 

Do you want to pursue your passion? At Northumbria they will encourage you to push boundaries and reach your full potential.

RESEARCH AREAS :

 

Can technology keep you fit?

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Changing the influence of portion size on consumer behaviour to encourage sustainable food consumption

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Entrepreneurial Universities: exploring the entrepreneurial university evolution and the socio-economic impacts of entrepreneurial universities in the society:

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Human rights and environmental concerns: the relationship of the environmental protection agenda with the advocacy and protection of human rights.

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Innovation patterns in the Internet of Things: A patent based analysis

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Internet of Things and Regenerative Entrepreneurship - analysing the experiences of regenerative entrepreneurs across various IoTs sectors.

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Network configuration and optimisation for Omni-Channel retailing supply chain.

Faculty of Business and Law

 

PhD in the Interaction Between Intellectual Property Law & the Article 8 ECHR Privacy Right

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Socially responsible investment (SRI) performance and interdependence of international SRI indices.

Faculty of Business and Law

Stock Market Investments Performance, Energy Firms and the Environment: Does it Pay to Pollute?

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Strategising Behaviours and Activities of High Performing Principal Investigators

Faculty of Business and Law

 

The implementation of integrated Information Systems (IS) and their impact on organisational culture

Faculty of Business and Law

 

The Legal & Political Legacies of the Iraq War

Faculty of Business and Law

 

The Quaker Business Method: lessons for contemporary decision-making.

Faculty of Business and Law

 

The role and impact of international law on sustainable development in domestic legal systems

Faculty of Business and Law

 

The role of good faith and the principle of inequality of bargaining power in the fashion transactions

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Whistleblowing in healthcare: exploring the role of trade union representatives

Faculty of Business and Law

 

Smart gel based micro-systems for bio-medical application (FAC16-R/MCE/XU)

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

 

Smart surface-engineered antimicrobial materials (Advert Ref: FAC17/MCE/GONZALES SANCHEZ)

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

 

Spatial Correlates of Behaviour and Landmark Use in Sea Hero Quest

Faculty of Engineering and Environment

 

Interrelationships between gastrointestinal microbiota, systemic inflammation, diet and brain function in the overweight and obese: potential modulation by resveratrol and other polyphenols

Faculty of Health and Science

 

Accommodation for International Students

·        Northumbria University offers over 5,000 rooms, most within a 10 minute walk of the main City campus and Newcastle city centre, with a range of options to suit all tastes and budgets including catered, non-catered, en-suite and standard.

·        Northumbria is the top 3 for national student housing awards (2016).

Students can book accommodation online within 10 minutes, selecting the exact room, floor and residence based on real-time availability and flat occupancy. Rent includes high speed Internet, utility bills and contents insurance

Northumbria University offers an International Academic Scholarships scheme to reward outstanding academic achievement.  International students, joining full-time courses, who have achieved very good grades in their highest previous academic qualifications, may be eligible for a scholarship of £2,500, depending on the grades you achieved.

The scholarships are offered as a reduction in the tuition fees, for the first year of study and apply to all full-time Bachelors, Masters and Research degree programmes.

 students who do not meet the requirements for an Academic Scholarship will receive an automatic India Country Bursary of £1000 for their first year of study at Northumbria.

 

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUYION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1894

CAMPUSURBAN AND SUBURBAN

FEES

Full-time UG & PG Fees 12,250 GBP to 14,000 GBP according to your course.

COST OF LIVING

In addition to your tuition fees, you should also allow enough funds to cover your living expenses for the duration of your studies. The cost of living in Newcastle is amongst the lowest in the UK. The actual amount that you will need depends on your lifestyle, but we estimate that the minimum amount required by a single student to cover basic living expenses (e.g. accommodation, heating, food) is around £1,015 per month in Newcastle and £1,265 in London.

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.northumbria.ac.uk


RANKING OF UNIVERSITIES


The Complete University Guide 2018 :  55

World University Rankings 2017 : 601-800

The Guardian University League Tables 2018 :  48

QS World University Ranking 2018:  751-800


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