- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
Northumbria University is chosen by students from across the world for many reasons: the university's academic excellence, the desire to give their career an edge, and knowing they will benefit from a fantastic experience in a place regularly voted the number one city for students in the UK, as well as one of the most affordable.
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.
International Student Statistics
3,555 international students in 2016–17
- The Welcome to Northumbria portal for new students includes information on arrival, moving in, student support, the Students' Union and Northumbria Sport.
- A free meet and greet service is provided; international students arriving at Newcastle International Airport are welcomed by Northumbria staff and students, before heading to their accommodation to settle in.
- An International Welcome Event is hosted by the Pro Vice-Chancellor International and the Director of International Development. Students can find out about the city of Newcastle and the university, with information stands and advice on accommodation, well-being, finance and careers.
- A tea party held by the Students' Union helps students meet new friends, along with other activities during Freshers' Week.
English Language Requirements
- Please refer to the university website for details.
Accommodation for International Students
- Accommodation is guaranteed for all first year students regardless of whether they are from the UK, EU or overseas.
The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Undergraduate (£)||Taught Postgraduate (£)|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.