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    EStd 1969established year
    22084enrollment
    7.7/10

    Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne Courses, Rankings, Admission Criteria, Fees & Scholarships

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    Content writer | Updated on - Apr 25, 2021

    Northumbria University, based in Newcastle, is home to 20 schools and around 35,000 students from 136 countries. Northumbria is one of the UK’s largest universities consisting of three campuses including the campus in the centre of Newcastle, Coach Lane campus and third campus in London. Admissions at Northumbria University are offered mainly on a rolling basis for the terms starting in January, May and September. With an employment rate of over 96%, the institute is honored #7 for its graduate employability and is a favored choice for study in the UK.

    Northumbria’s alumni network consists of over 186,000 people from around 170 countries including Victoria Pendleton, Britain’s Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist. Northumbria University recently achieved a Silver TEF rating.

    Northumbria University Rankings

    Category Agency 2021 2020 2019
    World University Rankings Times Higher Education 351 351 401
    QS World University Rankings TopUniversities 651 701 701
    Best Global Universities Rankings U.S. News & World Report 660 669 723
    Academic Ranking of World Universities Shanghai Jiao Tong University - 901 901

    Top Courses at Northumbria University

    The institute offers a plethora of undergraduate and graduate courses with over 400 programs with accreditation from professional bodies. Some of the programs with their corresponding details are as follows:

    Northumbria University Campus and Accommodation

    • Northumbria University comprises of three campuses, one in the heart of the Newcastle, one at Coach Lane and London campus. 
    • Recently, the university has introduced new programmes taught in Amsterdam.
    • All first-year students are guaranteed a variety of accommodation options available across all campuses. The alternatives include en suite rooms and catered accommodation. Some of the choices available are mentioned below:
    Residence Halls Cost per week (GBP)
    Trinity Square 121.03
    Claude Gibb 78.96
    Lovaine Hall 79.80
    Glenamara House 98.00
    Winn 119.98
    Camden Court 132.25
    New Bridge Street 131.95

    Northumbria University Application Process

    The detailed application process for seeking admission at the university is as follows:

    How to apply?

    UG applications- Apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission (UCAS) portal. The application fee is 20 GBP for the first choice.

    PG applications- Apply through University’s online application system.

    Basic Admission Requirements

    General requirements: Official academic transcripts, Letter of Recommendations and English language requirements.

    Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs).

    English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English test scores are given below:

    English Test Minimum scores required
    IELTS Academic 6.5 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL iBT 80
    PTE 50-57
    Cambridge English Advanced and Proficiency 169 overall

    Northumbria University Cost of Attendance

    The estimated cost of living in the UK when enrolled at the Northumbria includes tuition fees, meals, housing fee, and personal requirements.

    Expenses Estimated Cost in GBP
    Undergraduate Fee 15,500
    Postgraduate Fee 18,500
    Campus accommodation 6,000
    Cost of living 12,600 to 14,000

    Northumbria University Scholarships for International Students

    Northumbria University offers financial support for international students in the UK, some of them have been listed below:-

    • Northumbria Undergraduate Global Scholarship- 3,000 GBP fee discount
    • International Vice- Chancellor’s Scholarship- 50% fee discount
    • Northumbria Postgraduate Global Scholarship- 3,000 GBP fee discount

    Students need to apply for aids and scholarships through the official website.

    Northumbria University Alumni Network

    Northumbria has a strong network of thousands of alumni and staff from over 170 countries. Some notable alumni of the university include:

    • Dame Vera Baird DBE QC (LLB (Hons) Law, 1974)
    • Steve Cram CBE (BA Sports Studies, 1983)
    • Stewart Wingate (BEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1994)
    • Kevin Whately (BA in Accounting & Finance, 1969)

    Northumbria University Placements

    Northumbria offers various placement opportunities for its students and provides guidance for building their CVs. At Northumbria University, MBA graduates earn the maximum average starting salary of upto 60,000 GBP. Average salaries offered to graduates of various programs are mentioned below-

    Degree Average Salary (GBP)
    MBA 60,000
    Bachelor of Science 36,000
    Masters of Arts 32,000
    Bachelor of Arts 31,000

    Northumbria is a business-lead university located in Newcastle which is considered to be one of the best cities for student life. It is highly ranked for its academic programs and ranks among top ten universities in UK for its graduate employment rate. Providing numerous acommodation choices at reasonable prices, Northumbria stands out as the best choice among other universities in UK.

    FAQs

    What is an average GPA to get into Northumbria University?

    Ans. While there is no fixed GPA for Northumbria, a minimum of 55% or more is the basic requirement for Northumbria University.

    What are the admission requirements for Northumbria University?

    Ans. Ans. Admission requirements for Northumbria University differ for a range of courses. Basic eligibility requirements include transcripts, work experience of 2-3 years and letters of recommendation.

    How can I track my application or accept an offer at Northumbria University?

    Ans. Candidates can track their applications and accept their offer letters for Northumbria University at UCAS TRACK.

    Does Northumbria University offer on-campus accommodation?

    Ans. Northumbria University offers accommodation to all the students with guaranteed housing for first-year students. Students can apply for accommodation once they have made up their mind to join the institute.

    Will I need to attend interview as part of Northumbria University application process?

    Ans. Interview forms an essential part for Northumbria University for some courses like Architecture, Art and Design, Drama, and Health, Education and Social Work, etc.

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    Course Duration

    Jul 31

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    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

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    Jul 31

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    Northumbria University Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    22084
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $21,920 / Year

    Attendance Cost

    $21920

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $21,920 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $25,345 / Year

    Ranking

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    RANKED  #351 - #400

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    College Rating

    Based on 22 Students Rating

    7.7 out of 10
    8.9/10Academic
    8.2/10Accommodation
    8.5/10Faculty
    8.5/10Infrastructure
    7.7/10Placement
    9.1/10Social Life

    Reviews

    AN
    9.2 /10

    My elder sister has done her bachelors from this university and therefore she was placed in a very reputed company so, my mother insisted me to take admission here. I was required to pay an application fee and apply through the online portal of the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    I was taught about the computer from a very basic to an advanced level. I was taught the fundamentals of computers along with programming languages and algorithms.

    10 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    KP
    9.2 /10

    My elder sister has done her bachelors from this university and therefore she was placed in a very reputed company so, my mother insisted me to take admission here. I was required to pay an application fee and apply through the online portal of the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    I was taught about the computer from a very basic to an advanced level. I was taught the fundamentals of computers along with programming languages and algorithms.

    10 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    10 /10 extracurricular
    TS
    7.8 /10

    From a very young age I always wanted to study in UK to get better opportunities and career and doing day and night research, I finalized this college due to the many facilities and opportunities it offers. To study at this university I had to apply through online with £20 as the application fee. I was even asked to show my bachelors score of 9.2 GPA to the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    This course helped me to learn the digital skills, analytical background, and management abilities that I required to pursue a digital business career. The course relates to the growing industry demand for degree holders who integrate digital expertise and skills with business management and are available to graduates from any subject field preparing to learn digital skills.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    7 /10 accomodation
    7 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    RM
    8.3 /10

    I had applied in few colleges this college was recommended to me by my education counselor. Upon doing research, I liked several things about it including it's campus and the faculty department. I applied via the official online application through portal and paid £20 for the application fee. But I had to even submit my bachelors score of 9.2 GPA for successful admission.

    Course Curriculum :

    The purpose of this curriculum was to provide me with specialized and expert cyber-security expertise and skills. It addresses subjects such as security and digital policy, risk control and information assurance, cellular networks, etc. I improved a lot my research and project management abilities through this program.

    9 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
    AV
    8.8 /10

    After completing my bachelors one of my friends suggested me this University . I did an intensive research on it and found it to be the best suited for me . I was required to pay a nominal application fee and apply through the online portal of the college.

    Course Curriculum :

    I was taught everything related to digital marketing from a very basic to an advanced level I was also taught about SEO and email marketing along with it.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    10 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
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    Nearby this campus

    • Bus Station
    • Shopping Mall
    • Book Store
    • Train Station
    • Restaurant
    • Airport
    • Pharmacy

    Bus Station

    John Dobson Street0.13 km
    John Dobson Street0.15 km
    Newcastle upon Tyne Haymarket St Mary's Place0.22 km
    Northumbria University0.24 km
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    Book Store

    Tyne Bridge Publishing Book Shop (Newcastle City Library)0.27 km
    Blackwell's Bookshop0.44 km
    Waterstones0.48 km
    Oxfam0.51 km
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    Restaurant

    Eden Newcastle0.81 km
    Malmaison Newcastle0.85 km
    Premier Inn Newcastle City Centre Millennium Bridge hotel0.91 km
    The County Hotel, Newcastle1.02 km
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    Pharmacy

    Boots1.76 km
    Ashchem Chemist2.27 km
    LloydsPharmacy2.87 km
    Well Gosforth - High Street2.96 km
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    Shopping Mall

    Fenwicks store0.21 km
    Northumberland Street Market0.34 km
    Stack Newcastle0.37 km
    intu Eldon Square0.50 km
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    Train Station

    Manors0.48 km
    Newcastle1.11 km
    Metrocentre4.17 km
    Heworth4.34 km
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    Airport

    Newcastle RVI Helipad0.84 km
    Newcastle City Heliport2.15 km
    Eagle Helicopters2.15 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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