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Northumbria University at Newcastle

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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With around 35,000 students from over 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest and most successful universities. Northumbria has a rich history going back through its constituent colleges to the late nineteenth century. It was founded as Newcastle Polytechnic in 1969 and inaugurated as a university in 1992. Offering courses in most major subject areas such as Engineering, Computing, Sciences, Business, Law, Design, Built and Natural Environment, Arts, Social Sciences, Psychology, Sport, Health and many more. Our lecturers are experts in their field and passionate about teaching. Many of our courses carry professional accreditation and as well as postgraduate courses which require a subject specific first degree, we offer a range of 'conversion' masters for those who are considering a change of direction. Northumbria’s consistently excellent performance in UK quality audits places it at the very top among modern universities. Sixteen of its subject areas have been awarded 22 or more out of a maximum possible of 24 by the Quality Assurance Agency. All subjects have scored over 20 points, bringing an average score of around 22. With over 95% of graduates in work or continuing education, Northumbria is among the most successful universities for graduate employment....
This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Social Responsibility
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
701+
2016
701+
2017
751-800
2018
  • 35.7
    International Faculty
  • 43.4
    International Students
101-150
2017
  • 62.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 51.4
    Employer Reputation
201+
2017
101-150
2018
301-500
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 53.8
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 50.2
    Graduate Employment Rate
201+
2017
101-150
2018
301-500
2018
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 1969
    Establishment Year
  • 751-800
    WUR Overall
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,355
International
204

Number of students

21,865
Postgraduate 13%
Undergraduate 87%

Number of international students

3,420
Postgraduate 32%
Undergraduate 68%
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