University of Northumbria

16 Nov 2020

Little History about  Northumbria

 Originally termed as Newcastle Polytechnic, Northumbria University was formed in 1969 with the merger of three local institutes named Rutherford College of Technology, the Municipal College of Commerce, and the College of Art & Industrial Design. Got the university status in 1992.

Top 10 In UK and Well Equipped

 Northumbria is among the top 10 universities in the UK. Northumbria University is one of the well-recognized educational institutes of the United Kingdom, houses state-of-the-art facilities including a modern campus, tech-equipped classrooms, sophisticated labs, big residences cum conference halls, sports clubs, and many more.


Best Award for University Building


The Computer and Information Sciences building won Lord Mayor's award for best architecture and environmental design.


Own Printing Press

Established in 2002, a press run by the university in the campus, prints and publishes a wide range of publications- books, subjects, journals, biography, science, engineering, photography, travel, and music, etc.


Thousands of International Student

Nearly 31,500 (plus) students are pursuing their study programs, almost 8,500 students are from foreign nations like India, China, Singapore, etc.

Various Academic Programs

The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Offering a wide range of academic courses ranging from science, medicine, hospitality, arts, law, tourism, business management, computers, IT, and other technology-driven programs, the Northumbria campus is preeminent in research as well, providing the world's excellent research. As there are various courses to choose from, students can choose their course as per their field of interest.


List Of Few Programs Offered

Advanced Computer Science MSc

Animation MA

Architecture MArch

Artificial Intelligence MSc

Biotechnology MSc

Business Analytics MSc

Business and Management MSc

Business with Financial Management MSc

Business with Human Resource Management MSc

Business with International Management MSc

Cyber Security MSc

Data Science MSc

Engineering Management MSc

Fashion Design MA

Finance MSc

Forensic Accounting MSc

Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management with Advanced Practice MSc

Graduate Certificate in Business (London)

Health Psychology MSc

Information Science (Data Analytics) MSc

Marketing MSc

Mechanical Engineering MSc with Advanced Practice in Second Year

Microbiology MSc

Microelectronic and Communications Engineering MSc

Project Management MSc

Theatre and Performance MA


On-Campus Accommodation

Northumbria University boasts various residential rooms from suites, high class, and to budget housing that includes nearly 5,000 bedrooms.

High-speed internet access and Launderette are provided.

24 hours security

Parking is not provided

Three Campuses, Easily-Accessible

Northumbria University comprises three main campuses, the City Campus, the Coach Lane Campus, and the London campus, equipped with Life Sciences and Engineering labs, modern classrooms cum teaching buildings, department of Health and Life Sciences, other departments, computer labs, the university library, Students' Union, sports facilities and many more. Pharmacy, general stores, coffee shops, stationery, and ATMs are easily accessible to students.

Public Transport

Public transport is available and easily accessible from the university, helping students residing Off-Campus.

Noted Alumni of Film Technicians, Sports Persons, and Entrepreneurs, etc

Northumbria has the best reputation in producing the most successful graduates, here is the list of some noteworthy alumni that includes Scott Henshall (Fashion designer), Kevin Whately (senior actor), Neil Marshall (Film director of The Descent 2005, couple of episodes of Game of Thrones, Hell Boy and DoomsDay, etc), Victoria Pendleton (famous Olympic cyclist, won multiple Olympic gold medals ), Bharti Kher (British-Indian artist, noted for paintings, sculptures ), Bob Murray (Former Chairman of Sunderland AFC) and many more

Experience Student Life - Award-Winning and Wide Range Clubs and Sports

Northumbria offers an excellent experience for its students. Besides offering high-quality studies and research in tech-equipped classrooms and labs, the university offers more recreational facilities to students to chill in leisure time.

The Students' Union building at the heart of the City Campus houses a wide range of clubs and bars, sports arena, biggest night clubs, and live music platforms, etc.


There are three award-winning bars


Northumbria is maintaining a £30 million Sports Center that offers a huge variety of sports facilities and events such as swimming, badminton, fitness, squash, etc.


Northumbria University Rankings


Times Higher Education (THE) 2020


University Ranking 351-400

Engineering and Technology 251-300

Computer 301-400

Business and Economics 301-400


Qs rankings


University Rank 701-750


The Complete University Guide 2020


University Ranking (UK)-50

Business & Management Studies 60

Computer Science 72

Civil Engineering -28

Mechanical Engineering 39


ARWU 2019

 University Rank 901-1000

The Guardian 2020

Mechanical Engineering 54

Business, Management & Marketing 84

University Rankings 47

Civil Engineering 17

U.S. News & World Report 2020

Best Global Universities-669


United States of America




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