Northumbria University

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21/22 Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

About Us

Northumbria University

Northumbria University's international reputation as a leading British university is the result of a distinctive combination of outstanding academic research and teaching, innovative programmes, traditional values and social and cultural diversity.

Based in the extremely popular student city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumbria is the largest teaching and research University in North East England. It has a student population of around 35,000 with around 3,300 students from over 100 countries outside the EU. There are a further 3,000 students studying on Northumbria University programmes in their own countries.

Northumbria has a rich history going back through its constituent colleges to the late nineteenth century. Today Northumbria is both research-engaged and business focussed, enjoying excellent links to industry and the professions.

Academic excellence

High-quality teaching and world leading research.

The university has been awarded five National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of excellent teaching.

Unbeatable facilities

£165 million campus investment including £30 million Sport Central.

Northumbria boasts one of the best city center campuses in the country.


Northumbria graduates are highly regarded by employers and have the highest graduate employment rate of any university in the region.

Careers and Employment Service offers dedicated support.

Student city

Newcastle was voted ‘Best Student City’ by MSN travel in 2009 and 2010. Newcastle has a lower cost of living than many other UK cities.

Professionally relevant

Many courses are professionally accredited and Northumbria enjoys great industrial links.


Available for high achieving students, and tuition fee savings for early payment and alumni.

Student support

Free airport Meet and Greet and a wide range of support services to help students settle in and enjoy their time at Northumbria.

Northumbria’s award-winning student support services offer a comprehensive range of information, guidance and support to make sure students receive the best possible care, right from the minute they arrive.

North East England

Beautiful surroundings, famous for its fabulous beaches, countryside and rich history.


September and January starts for many Masters programmes a range of courses available by distance learning.

Huge choice

Over 450 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available.

Northumbria offers courses in most major subjects through its eight Schools.

More Information

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