Northumbria is a modern university, intensely focused on research, with a reputation for global excellence. The university is based in Newcastle, but holds campuses in London and Amsterdam. Newcastle has been regularly voted as the most competitive for students in the UK.
Being one of the largest universities in the UK, it works with some major businesses for employability, including Nike, Nissan, IBM, the BBC and the NHS, this along with sponsorship and accreditation from 560 employers and 60 professional bodies, means the university is ranked in the top 5 for innovative and entrepreneurial for graduate business start-ups.
Northumbria holds the silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and has recently been shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2022. They began a transformation in 2008 to become the UK’s first research-intensive modern university, by choosing to put quality research at the centre of everything they do and align to the business demands of the regional economy.
Northumbria University has three intakes within the academic year, their main intake is September with around 340 courses available for undergraduates and postgraduates. They also have a smaller intake in May and January. As Northumbria is a large university, they have international students from around 137 countries around the world, they also have a large range of courses available within their departments:
- Applied Sciences
- Architecture and Built Environment
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Geography and Environmental Sciences
- Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical and Construction Engineering
- Newcastle Business School
- Northumbria Law School
- Northumbria School of Design
- Nursing, Midwifery and Health
- Occupational Therapy
- Social Sciences
- Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
- Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation