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Northumbria University Newcastle

Globally reputed as a business-focused and research driven center of academic excellence, Northumbria university is one of the largest universities in the UK with a student population of over 26,000. Ranked as the #1 among UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Rankings (2020), the university attracts international students from over 135 countries globally.

In 1969, the amalgamation of three colleges led to the establishment of the Newcastle Polytechnic. In 1992, the university status was granted, and Northumbria University’s London campus was established in September 2014. Academic degrees at Northumbria University London Campus are delivered in partnership with QA Higher Education – a UK higher education provider.

Northumbria University offers students an opportunity to study and gain professional, industry-based international experiences in a multicultural and diverse learning environment.

Globally recognized for imparting practice-driven and research focused education, the university also boasts of an excellent academic framework, state of the art modern facilities and a team of expert faculty with academic and practitioner expertise thereby ensuring that students experience a world class quality learning experience.

The four main faculties of the university, namely, Faculty of Art, Design, & Social Sciences, Faculty of Business & Law, Faculty of Engineering & Environment, and Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, offers a vast range of multidisciplinary courses to choose from.

Ranked amongst the Top 50 for Research by the latest Research Assessment Exercise, Northumbria university has recorded the largest rise in research rated as world-leading and internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2015).

Famous Northumbria alumni includes acclaimed film director Neil Marshall, fashion designer Scott Henshall, Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, renowned author Guy Mankowski etc.

The university is deeply committed in developing young minds who are academically minded, research-skilled, practice-informed, innovative, ethical, and globally aware.

Why study at Northumbria University Newcastle?

  • High rate of graduate employment with 90% of graduates working or studying six months after graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey).
  • Recipient of double accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for Business and Accounting programmes.
  • Ranked amongst Top 10 in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and 4th in the UK for Graduate business Start-ups.
  • Only university in the UK to achieve ‘Outstanding’ rating for Teacher Training Courses for 12 consecutive years by Ofsted.
  • Prestigious National Teaching Fellowships awarded to several Northumbria academics for its excellent teaching framework.
  • Northumbria university’s Careers and Employment Service is rated amongst the Top Ten in the UK for having the highest number of graduates entering professional employment.
  • Collaboration with over 560 employers and 60 professional bodies who actively sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes.
  • Employment partnerships with global giants like Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS amongst others.
  • Dedicated Employment Service offers employment support services like workshops, guest lectures, part-time work and internship opportunities, online careers portal.
  • The Consultancy Clinic provides collaborative opportunities for students to work with organizations and gain real-life experiences.
  • Academic Community of Excellence Team (ACE) offers personalized academic support for students.
  • Investments of over £200m invested in transformational buildings, research, and sports facilities.
  • The university boasts of the largest Law School in the North East of England and The Law Department’s Student Law Office was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize.


  • Alumni Discount for September 2022
  • The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships for September 2022
  • The Hachette UK MA Publishing Scholarship for September 2022
  • The Agile Business Consortium Scholarships for September 2022
  • The Santander University Scholarships for September 2022
  • The In-House Films Digital Marketing Scholarship for September 2022
  • Version 1 Computing Scholarships for September 2022
  • The Bar Scholarships for September 2022
  • UK, EU and International Alumni Scholarship 22/23 for Global Sustainable Business Management MSc
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