Formerly known as Newcastle Polytechnic, Northumbria University is an open university that was established in 1969 post the merger of three regional colleges – Rutherford College of Technology, the College of Art & Industrial Design, and the Municipal College of Commerce.

The university provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to art, design, social sciences, business, law, engineering, health and life sciences and houses around 31,000 students approximately. Students get a variety of courses to choose from and thus, the university has witnessed a smooth increase in admissions post-2015. The university is also in collaboration with some deemed organizations like BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, International Centre for Life, and BINUS Design School. The university is one of the top ten universities in the UK.

Other rankings of the university –

  1. The QS World University Ranking has ranked the university in between 651 and 700 for 2021.
  2. Times Higher Education has ranked the university in-between 351 and 400 for two years in a row.
  3. The Complete University Guide has ranked the university at number 52 for 2021.
  4. The Guardian has ranked the university at 27.
  5. The US News and World Report have ranked the university at 660 for 2021.
  6. The university has been ranked between 901 and 1000 for two years in a row, 2019 and 2020 by ARWU Shanghai Ranking.

Northumbria University has two campuses, namely the City Campus and the Coach Lane Campus and both the campuses encourage the personal development of the students along with academic development. The City Campus has award-winning architecture, advanced teaching buildings, high-tech laboratories, a library and splendid sports facilities. The second campus, Coach Lane houses students from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and has outstanding computing and library services, a modern Students’ Union, and sports facilities. Both the campuses are close to cafes, restaurants, chemist shops, stationery shops, ATMs and general stores which make them an ideal choice for the students. Public transport is also easily accessible from the university.

Undergraduate Courses provided by the Northumbria University –

  1. BA (Hons) in Business Management
  2. BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy
  3. BA (Hons) in Business with Logistics and SCM
  4. BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology
  5. BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering
  6. BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
  7. BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
  8. BSc (Hons) in Computer Networks and Cyber Security
  9. BA (Hons) in Animation
  10. BSc (Hons) in Computer Science with Web Development

Postgraduate Courses provided by the Northumbria University –

  1. MSc in International Business Management
  2. MSc in Cyber Security with Advanced Practice
  3. MSc in Construction Project Management with BIM
  4. MSc in Computer Science
  5. MSc in Project Management
  6. MSc in Business with Business Analytics
  7. MSc in Safety, Healthy and Environmental Management
  8. MSc in Electrical Power Engineering
  9. Master of Public Health
  10. MSc in Data Science
  11. MSc in Business Analytics
  12. MSc in Digital Marketing
  13. MSc Finance
  14. MA in Fashion Design
  15. MA in Luxury Brand Management
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