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 new kind of excellent university.

Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.

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 fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.

We have a campus in London as well as Newcastle and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 136 countries.

Type of Courses

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • First Degree
  • LLB
  • Master’s Degree
  • Other Undergraduate


Check your eligibility with us for Northumbria Scholarships. Northumbria has a range of scholarships options for both Home and international students. See some of the scholarships options below.

  • International Academic Scholarship
  • Early Payment Discount
  • Santander Latin America Scholarships
  • US Financial Aid
  • Externally Funded Scholarships: Chevening Scholarships
  • Aviva Scholarship Programme

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Student Support

The services that we provide complement those provided within your academic faculty. Your faculty is a very important source of advice and information about your course and studies. Yet, for other types of support such as disability issues, faith issues, counselling and mental health support, finance, welfare issues and international student support – the University has also built a range of central Student Support and Wellbeing services, to make sure that the student has access to experiences and skilled professionals with the right expertise.

Book a Free Consultation

A member of the team will be in touch to arrange your initial consultation & assessment with one of our education counsellor.