Northumbria University is a truly international university with students from all over the world studying on their programmes, either on their campuses in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne or at one of their many partner institutions worldwide.
Many students choose Northumbria because of its reputation as one of Britain’s best modern universities. They are usually looking for a well-regarded qualification that will help them in their future career. This is why the University ensure that their courses provide the knowledge and practical skills that employers are looking for. The University acts as an education, training and consultative agency to overseas governmental and corporate sector organisations, and to centres of learning worldwide. The University is also a registered consultant with the World Bank.
With over 500 different study programmes available at Northumbria you’re spoilt for choice. Academic staffs on the courses are experts in the chosen field of study and teach the courses with commitment, experience and imagination. Many of the courses will prepare you directly for a job and include a substantial amount of work experience. The Teaching Quality Assessment (TQA), which is the result of inspections by the UK government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, scores the University at an average of 22.1. This grading places Northumbria University in the same league as the University of Edinburgh and University College, London (The Times, 2003).