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Northumbria University

Northumbria University or formally the University of Northumbria at Newcastle is a prestigious public high education institute in Newcastle, England. It provides education through various campuses in London, Amsterdam, and Newcastle. Aetas Discend is the motto of the University which means The Age of Learning. There are more than 28,000 students enrolment of which more than 20,000 are undergraduates and more than 7,000 are postgraduates. 

Northumbria University History

Northumbria University's history originated in three different colleges in Newcastle. It started with Rutherford College of Technology, the College of Arts and Industrial Design, and the Municipal College of Commerce. These three institutions merged to form Newcastle Polytechnic in the year 1969. University gained its status and power in 1992.

Northumbria University Programs, Courses, and Schools 

Northumbria University programs are divided into four faculties that include –

  • Design and Social Sciences 
  • Business and Law 
  • Engineering 
  • Health and Life Sciences

Northumbria University undergraduate courses are in the field include –

  • American Studies 
  • Animation 
  • Applied Computing 
  • Applied Science 
  • Architecture and Built Environment 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automotive Engineering
  • International Banking and Finance 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Science 
  • Building Surveying 

To know more about Northumbria University undergraduate courses, click here study-at-northumbria

Northumbria University graduate programs are in the field include –

  • Applied Economics 
  • Applied Linguistics 
  • Autism 
  • Big Data and Data Science 
  • Biotechnology 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Business and Management
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology 
  • Communication Design 
  • Computer Science 
  • Conservation of Fine Arts 
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Management

To know more about Northumbria University graduate programs, click here postgraduate-study

Northumbria University Achievements

Northumbria University Achievements are as follows –

  • It ranked 49 in the national rankings by Complete. 
  • It ranked 41 in the national rankings by Guardian. 
  • It ranked between 351-400 in the world rankings by THE. 
  • It ranked between 601-700 in the world rankings by QS. 

Northumbria University USP  

The Times Higher Education ranked the University as number one among all UK Universities in the Young Universities Rankings. The University is reputed, research-oriented, and business-focused in its nature. It offers a sustainable and diverse environment on its campuses. It is famous for its courses in the field including business, law, animation, engineering, law, and health science. 

Northumbria University Notable Alumni

Northumbria University's notable alumni include –

  • Sam Ainsley (Artist)
  • Bibiana Aido Almagro (Politician)
  • Tunde Baiyewu (Vocalist)
  • Riley Jones (Actor)
  • Bhati Kher (Artist)
  • Louise Hopkins (Artist)
  • Scott Henshall (Fashion Designer)
  • Max Lamb (Furniture Designer)
  • Jason Holland (Designer)
  • Guy Mankowski (Author)
  • Sting (Musician)
  • Kevin Whately (Actor)
  • Zeb Kyffin (Professional Cyclist)

Northumbria University Infrastructure and Services

Northumbria University Campuses

University has two main campuses in Newcastle and one campus in London. It also has an international campus in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Northumbria University campuses include –

City Campus – City Campus of East is famous for its faculty in the fields of Law, Design, and Business. West City Campus is known for its faculty of Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Environment, Engineering, Life Sciences, Information Sciences & Computing. The campus has recreational facilities, café space, bar, laboratories, and many other things.

Coach Lane Campus – This campus is in Coach Lane of Newcastle. It is known for its faculty including health, community, and education studies. The campus has facilities including indoor courts, a fitness suite, a sports complex, and many more.  

London Campus – This campus of the University offers many full-time and part-time programs in different fields including business, computing, cyber, project management, and technology. 

 Northumbria University Library

Northumbria University Library offers different academic resources, journals, e-books, and other special collections. The library has an intelligent help desk and an experienced librarian that helps students with research-related matters. Students get a peaceful environment to conduct their studies. Other services of the library include borrowing, lending, interlibrary loan, internet, and online access. 

Northumbria University Housing Services 

Northumbria University housing services offer accommodations facilities through its residence halls. The residence halls have well-furnished rooms at affordable rates. Students can enjoy their free time in the recreational and fitness rooms of the residences. The housing services offer services including security, a community kitchen, lounges, and study rooms. 

Northumbria University housing locations include –

  • Winn 
  • New Bridge Street 
  • Camden Court
  • Trinity Square
  • Claude Gibb 
  • Glenamara House 
  • Lovaine Hall 

To know more about Northumbria University housing, click here accommodation

 Northumbria University Medical Services 

Northumbria University medical services include –

  • Special Health Care 
  • Health Insurance Plan 
  • Major and Minor Injury Treatment
  • Primary Health Care 
  • Medicine and Pharmacy 
  • Counseling Services 

 Northumbria University Student Clubs  

University has more than 100 student clubs that offer plenty of opportunities for the students. Students can join different clubs according to their interests and hobbies. The clubs are in the field of academics, sports, adventure, and many others. Students manage these clubs and learn new skills, and gain knowledge through these student clubs. 

Northumbria University Location 

Where Exactly 

Northumbria University's location is in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. 

Different Campuses Location  

The University has two main campuses in Newcastle and one in London. An international campus is in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Top Landmarks, Top Companies, & Top Airports Nearby  

  • Tyneside Cinema 
  • The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art 
  • Catpawcino
  • Jesmond Dene 
  • Grainger Market
  • Exit Newcastle 
  • Lane 7 
  • Quilliam Brother’s Teahouse 
  • The Great British Cupcakery 
  • Discovery Museum 
  • Newcastle International Airport (6 Miles Away)

Northumbria University International Students Information 

Northumbria University Courses Offered

Northumbria University courses are in the field include –

  • American Studies 
  • Animation 
  • Applied Computing 
  • Applied Science 
  • Architecture and Built Environment 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automotive Engineering
  • International Banking and Finance 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology
  • Big Data and Data Science 
  • Biotechnology 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Business and Management
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology 
  • Communication Design 
  • Computer Science 
  • Conservation of Fine Arts 
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Management

Northumbria University Student Support  

University supports its students throughout their student journey on-campus. The team of advisors is always available to help students with any type of difficulty. Students can take support in different matters including academics, jobs, financial aid, sport, accommodation, and many others. The team of advisors focuses on more community engagement. 

Northumbria University Visas & Immigration Support  

Northumbria University international students can take support from the international student office. A student with valid confirmation of Acceptance of Studies is eligible to apply for a visa. Students can visit the UK embassy or consulate to get their visa done. 

Documents required to apply for a visa include –

  • Valid Passport 
  • Medical Reports and Certificates
  • ATAS Certificate 
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • Financial Statements 

Northumbria University International Student Contact 

Northumbria University international students can contact at +44(0) 191 227 4127 or by email at [email protected]

Northumbria University Student Life 

Northumbria University Student Society 

Students’ societies are in the field include –

  • Climbing 
  • Esports 
  • Kayaking 
  • Culture 
  • Mountaineering 
  • Pool and Snooker Society 
  • Pole Dance 
  • Running 
  • Pro Wrestling Society 
  • Surf 
  • Snow Sports
  • Yoga 

Northumbria University Sports & Fitness

Northumbria University sports facilities are as follows –

  • Coach Lane Sports Centre 
  • Personal Training 
  • Table Tennis Court 
  • Badminton Courts 
  • Main Arena
  • Sports Hall 
  • Group Exercise 
  • Upper Hall 
  • Swimming Pool 
  • Fitness Centre 

Northumbria University Health & Wellness

Northumbria University health services offer a healthy and sustainable environment for the students. A team of professionals always gets the best treatment for the students. The Counselling center helps students in gaining their mental well-being. Students can also access the sports courts, pool area, recreational area, and fitness center. It helps in gaining a healthy student lifestyle and well-being. 

Northumbria University Residential Life 

Northumbria University is committed to offering exciting and vibrant student life in the residence halls of the University. There are lounges, fitness rooms, and studios available where students can enjoy their free time. Students can play many indoor and outdoor games in the residence halls of the University. The residence building is close to the academic building as well as other attractions of the city. 

Northumbria University Food & Drinks 

  • Café Central 
  • Castles Subway 
  • CCE Hub & Starbucks 
  • Bamboo Sandyford 
  • Shop Central 
  • Pandon Grab and Go 
  • Coffee Van 
  • Foragers POD 
  • Community 

Northumbria University Short Term Getaways, Weekend Getaways

  • Tyneside Cinema 
  • The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art 
  • Catpawcino
  • Jesmond Dene 
  • Grainger Market
  • Exit Newcastle 
  • Lane 7 
  • Quilliam Brother’s Teahouse 
  • The Great British Cupcakery 
  • Discovery Museum 

Northumbria University Part-Time Jobs

Northumbria University has many parts time job opportunities for its students. These opportunities support students financially and help them in gaining multiple professional skills. Students can take help from career advisors in choosing the right career path. The advisors also help students in building a strong CV and resume. Students can get more information about Northumbria University part-time jobs, here earn-while-you-learn

Student Safety at the Northumbria University 

Crime Around the Area

University does best practice to make their campus safe and student secure. The security officers regularly do patrol all around the campus. Students have an emergency number of the campus security to reach them in a time of need. There are fire alarms, building alarms, CCTV cameras, and lift alarms set at the different checkpoints of the campus. 

Good Safety Score 

Newcastle has a moderate crime rate. The overall crime rate is 111 per thousand people. England is a very safe and secure place to live and study. 

Northumbria University Famous Courses 

  • American Studies 
  • Animation 
  • Applied Computing 
  • Applied Science 
  • Architecture and Built Environment 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automotive Engineering
  • International Banking and Finance 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology
  • Big Data and Data Science 
  • Biotechnology 
  • Business Analytics 
  • Business and Management
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology 
  • Communication Design 
  • Computer Science 
  • Conservation of Fine Arts 
  • Creative and Cultural Industries Management

Northumbria University Campus Recruitment 

Process – University has career advisors that offer professional help to the students. Students can get the placement after the job interview rounds. Each year universities conduct job fairs and placement events in which many employers and multinational companies come and select the right candidate for their firm. Students can also get many job opportunities through online platforms.

Famous companies that recruit directly from the Northumbria University 

  • Nike 
  • IBM 
  • Nissan 
  • Procter & Gamble 
  • BBC 
  • The NHS 
  • Santander 
  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation – Data not available
  2. Median Earnings 3 Years After Graduation – $45,000
  3. Employed 3 Years After Graduation – More than 96%
  4. Employed 12 Months After Graduation – 94.7%

Northumbria University Brochures and Application 

Students can directly apply through the link, here admissions/apply-now

Download the University brochures, here northumbria-university-prospectus

Northumbria University Application Requirements

Bachelors 

  • Online Application Form 
  • Application Fee (22 GBP)
  • Academic Marksheets (Minimum 65% in 12th)
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Portfolio (If needed)
  • Academic Letter of Recommendation 
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • PTE (54)
  • IELTS (6.0)

Masters 

  • Online Application Form 
  • Academic Marksheets (Minimum 65% in graduation)
  • Work Experience of Three Years (For MBA)
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Portfolio (If needed)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation 
  • English Proficiency Test Score 
  • PTE (62)
  • IELTS (6.5)

Northumbria University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Northumbria University Application Requirements

3
GPA
60
IB
65
Percentage

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United Kingdom. To be able to get a successful admission in Northumbria University in United Kingdom students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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Northumbria University Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: £15000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Northumbria University Deadlines

Bachelors:15th January 
Masters: 15th January 

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Northumbria University Rankings

Global

668
US News
651 -700
QS
901 -1000
Shanghai
401 -500
Times Higher Education
521
GTU Rank

Regional

United Kingdom
51
US News
60
QS
56 -61
Shanghai
48
Times Higher Education
47
Guardian

Regional

Europe
279
US News
197
Times Higher Education
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