Northumbria is a research-intensive, modern university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students, and has campuses in London and Amsterdam.
The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a challenger institution, transforming to take on tomorrow.
Northumbria is ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research power, according to the results of the latest Research Excellence Framework. The University is also ranked top 25 in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment, with nine out of ten graduates working or studying six months after graduation.
Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked top 5 in the UK, and first in the region, for graduate business start-ups.
One of the largest universities in the UK, Northumbria works in partnership with higher education institutions across the world and attracts students from 137 countries…
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