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Great Minds Start Here

Choosing the right university course isn’t easy, but we can help you make the right decision. We want to inspire you as much as you can inspire us. From our fabulously in-depth open days to our course information and unusual opportunities, the Northumbria experience is unlike any other – a world-famous city experience on the cusp of beautiful countryside and coast.



Learn from the best

Northumbria University is one of the largest universities in the UK with almost 34,000 students from 131 countries and over 186,000alumni worldwide. We have an outstanding team of expert academics and are ranked in the top 30 in the UK for teaching quality (The Sunday Times University Guide 2016)

We offer cutting-edge courses that are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and informed by global perspectives. We use our research, which is world leading (REF 2014) to shape and enrich teaching. Working together in an ambitious academic learning community, you will debate, discuss, challenge and advance your knowledge.

Our inspirational lecturers, who are leaders in their discipline, will boost your independence, build your transferable skills and develop your critical thinking. Through innovative learning methods you will be encouraged to strengthen your ability to work and learn independently and challenged to put your subject knowledge into practice.

Give your career an edge

Northumbria University is ranked top 10 in the UK for the number of graduates in professional employment (DLHE 2014/15). If you join Northumbria University you will find that you’re on a fast track to take your talent into the world of employment. We’ve built up an enviable reputation for employability that will serve you well throughout your life.

Northumbria is the number 1 university in the North East for 'good industry connections' according to the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015-16. We partner with organisations of all kinds to ensure our students stay on their ‘must-see’ list for recruitment. If you succeed in gaining a place here at Northumbria University, we will work with you to achieve your ambition. For budding entrepreneurs Northumbria is one of the best Universities to come to, we’re ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate start-ups (HEBCIS 2014/15).

More than just a degree

Northumbria is ranked top 20 in the UK for Student Experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015/16). Our Students’ Union offers over 50 student societies, a packed events and entertainment calendar and, according to Which? We are ranked 4th in UK for our sporting facilities and Team Northumbria is ranked 8th in UK BUSCs league table. So, you can’t help but make friends and have fun throughout your time with us.

The best student city

Newcastle has been voted the UK's best city for students five times in the last seven years, Which? University Survey 2016; MSN Travel Survey (2009, 20101, 2011) and WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2014. One in six people in our city is a student so there’s an incredible amount of energy and countless activities to explore both within Newcastle and in the fantastic countryside and beaches beyond.

Northumbria University

General department contact details are located under the individual Academic Departments and University Services sections of our website.  Our campus addresses can be viewed here.