Northumbria University ,Newcastle upon Tyne,UK

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Originally known as Newcastle Polytechnic, Northumbria University is an open university that was formed in 1969 from the amalgamation of three regional colleges: Rutherford College of Technology, the College of Art & Industrial Design, and the Municipal College of Commerce. The university is associated with the Wallace Group and it gained the university status in 1992.

The university focuses on research and business areas. It is in partnership with some well-known organizations like BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, International Centre for Life, and BINUS Design School. The university is considered among the top ten universities in the United Kingdom.

The university comprises two campuses, namely the City Campus and the Coach Lane Campus. With its award-winning architecture, modern teaching buildings, and impressive sports facilities, the City campus create an environment that encourages learning and self-development. Also, the University Library is located within this campus which consists of thousands of books, journals, e-books, research papers, and documents. The campus also features a sports facility, Computer and Information Sciences Building, and high-tech laboratories for Life Sciences and Engineering. The other campus, Coach Lane is home to all students from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and has excellent computing and library services, its own modern Students' Union, and new sports facilities. Both the campuses are close t

The university focuses on research and business areas. It is in partnership with some well-known organizations like BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, International Centre for Life, and BINUS Design School. The university is considered among the top ten universities in the United Kingdom.

The university comprises two campuses, namely the City Campus and the Coach Lane Campus. With its award-winning architecture, modern teaching buildings, and impressive sports facilities, the City campus create an environment that encourages learning and self-development. Also, the University Library is located within this campus which consists of thousands of books, journals, e-books, research papers, and documents. The campus also features a sports facility, Computer and Information Sciences Building, and high-tech laboratories for Life Sciences and Engineering. The other campus, Coach Lane is home to all students from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and has excellent computing and library services, its own modern Students' Union, and new sports facilities. Both the campuses are close to cafes, restaurants and general stores.

Many chemist shops, stationery shops, and ATMs are also nearby the campus. Public transport is easily accessible from the university. The campuses feature a calm learning environment for the students. The students can avail of all the required facilities within the premises. The university offers an undergraduate program and postgraduate program. The total strength of the university is about 31,500 students.

The university has witnessed a swift increase in the number of enrolments after 2015. The academic structure comprises several subjects that are divided into four main faculties, namely the faculty of art, design, & social sciences, faculty of business & law, the faculty of engineering & environment, and the faculty of health & life sciences. This gives students a wide scope to choose among the subjects according to their field of interest. Besides, the university runs a press which was established in 2002. It publishes a wide range of books, photography, travel, music, and biography.

The university has a list of some notable alumni that includes Neil Marshall (Film director), Scott Henshall (Fashion designer), Victoria Pendleton (Olympic cyclist), Bob Murray (Former Chairman of Sunderland AFC), Bharti Kher (Contemporary artist), Paul Winsper (Fitness expert), Guy Mankowski (Famous author), and Kevin Whately (Renowned actor).

Year of establishment1969
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Total International Students8500
UG/PG Course Ratio1.29
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense5246 Pound
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The best college I have seen in my life.

Tips: Students should know that you should have some certificates if you are joining through sports. You should have around £20000 in your bank account. They should’ve at least 80% in their 10 and 12 classes examination for admission. They have to speak good English .

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Northumbria University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(40 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 15 K - 19.5 K
MIM(44 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 13.5 K - 22.86 K
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 16 K - 16.5 K
BBA(18 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 12.5 K - 16.5 K
M.A.(23 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 15.5 K - 32 K
B.Sc.(16 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 12.5 K - 16.5 K
MEM(3 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 15.5 K - 19 K
M.Arch(1 Courses)(2 years)Pound 16.5 K
MFA(1 Courses)(2 years)Pound 26.4 K

Northumbria University Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Northumbria University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(40 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 54.0-62.0

MIM(44 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)

: 5.5-6.0

: 51.0-54.0

BBA(18 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 54.0 & Above

M.A.(23 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 62.0 & Above

B.Sc.(16 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 54.0 & Above

MEM(3 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 54.0-62.0

M.Arch(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

MFA(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

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Northumbria University boasts nearly 5,000 bedrooms within its various residential schemes from en suite, top-of-the-range accommodation to traditional student housing offering following facilities
• Own washbasin in room
• High speed internet access
• Launderette
• 24 hour security support
• No parking

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  • The residence type includes studio apartments, private apartments, ensuite apartments, shared apartments and apartments with 1,2,3 or more bedrooms
  • The average rent is £400-£600 per month
  • Many of the apartments are just 10-15 minutes from Newcastle University and Northumbria University
  • The apartments boasts of great facilities such as Electricity, Wi-Fi, Lounge, a fully equipped Gym, Bike Storage, Laundry facilities and many more

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.5 L
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MIM INR 19.2 L
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MA INR 17.7 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.7 L
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BBA INR 16.7 L
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BSc INR 20 L
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MBA INR 20.8 L
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MArch INR 17.9 L
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BHM INR 13.7 L
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MBBS INR 36.4 L
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MEM INR 17.9 L
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MFA INR 16.5 L
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MPharm INR 17.9 L
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MEng INR 23 L
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Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 86
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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Northumbria University FAQs

Q. What is Northumbria University’s rank among UK universities?

A. Among the UK universities, Northumbria University was ranked #52 by The Complete University Guide UK Rankings 2021 and #27 by the Guardian Rankings 2021. Find out more about the university and course rankings here.

Q. Where is Northumbria University ranked in the world?

A. Among the world universities, Northumbria lands somewhere between 650-700 among QS Rankings and in the top 350-400 by Times Higher Education (THE).

Q. What is the acceptance rate for Northumbria University?

A. Northumbria University is a bit selective about its students and has an acceptance rate of 60-63%. This rate can vary slightly each academic year.

Q. What is Northumbria University known for?

A. Northumbria is known for its business-focused and research-rich programmes. It also has a global reputation for academic excellence and being a professional university.

Q. Does Northumbria University require IELTS or TOEFL?

A. Yes. International applicants are required to submit an English proficiency score along with their educational qualifications as per the country of origin. For a complete understanding of the admission requirements and process, check Northumbria University Admissions FAQs.

Q. What are some top courses at Northumbria University?

A. Science and Business-related programmes at Northumbria are some of the top-ranking courses in the UK. Check more about courses and fees here: Northumbria Courses and Fees.

Q. Is Northumbria good for business programmes?

A. Northumbria’s business programmes ranked #4 in the sector nationally and top in the North-East for further studies, sustained employment, or both for Business and Administrative Studies graduates five years after graduation. So, yes, it is a good university for business programmes.

Q. What accommodation is available at Northumbria University?

A. Northumbria has seven accommodation or student halls to choose from. Students can select the exact building, flat and room based on real online availability. Rent started from as low as GBP 86.03 per week and goes on till GBP 138.87 per week, depending on the type of accommodation students choose.

Q. Can I study for free at Northumbria University?

A. No, international students cannot study for free at Northumbria University. They have to pay the international students' tuition fee as mentioned on the university website.

Q. Does Northumbria University provide scholarships to international students?

A. Yes. However, the options are very limited, and these scholarships or financial awards are mostly merit-based. Know more about undergraduate and postgraduate funding here: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/study-at-northumbria/fees-funding/.

Q. When do I apply for a UK student visa?

A. The university will send you a CAS letter, following which you can apply for a student visa. For details on the UK student visa, check out this: UK Student Visa Guide. Also see Reasons for Rejections of UK Student Visa.
Location
University CityNewcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK
Size of cityMedium
Population of City2,95,800
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_upon_Tyne
Campuses
Elison Place, New Castle Upon Tyne, NE1 8ST UK
Coach Lane, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7XA UK

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"Newcastle City Campus
Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST
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Newcastle upon Tyne ( Tyne and Wear)

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