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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+
2014
701+
2015
701+
2016
  • 37.8
    International Faculty
  • 45.7
    International Students
101-150
2017
  • 62.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 51.4
    Employer Reputation
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,361
International
205

Number of students

22,913
Postgraduate 11%
Undergraduate 89%

Number of international students

3,538
Postgraduate 30%
Undergraduate 70%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.