Northumbria University Newcastle

Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university


Northumbria University is a university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. A former polytechnic, it was established as one of the new universities in 1992. It is a member of the University Alliance and the second university of Newcastle.

  • Applied Sciences
  • Architecture and Built Environment
  • Arts
  • Computer Science and Digital Technologies
  • Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Geography
  • Healthcare
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics and Information Sciences
  • Mechanical and Construction Engineering
  • Media and Communication Design
  • Newcastle Business School
  • Law School
  • School of Design
  • Physics and Electrical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Public Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Sciences and Languages
  • Social Work and Communities
  • Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
  • 24/7 Library was rated joint 3rd in the country, alongside Cambridge University, in the Times Higher Education 2014 Student Experience Survey. It provides access to more than 570,000 books, 400,000 e-books and 50,000 print and electronic journals.
  • Technical facilities support ground-breaking research and ensure students have the practical tools they need to get the most out of their courses. We have state-of-the-art laboratories, prototyping workshops, CAD suites, media labs and more. And all of this is backed up by IT support that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Sports centres offer fantastic opportunities for people at every level of fitness. We have fitness centres, a sprint track, squash courts, a six-lane 25m swimming pool and numerous outdoor pitches. At our flagship Sport Central facility the main arena can cater for up to 3,000 people and is home to the Newcastle Eagles, the most successful team in the British Basketball League.
  • City centre accommodation is a safe home-from-home for students from the UK and all corners of the world. University-owned and -managed accommodation offers a choice of quieter environments and superb social opportunities for those looking to meet new friends.

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