- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- Northumbria University offers a wide range of postgraduate taught courses and research opportunities, designed to offer you advanced skills relevant in today’s global workplace.
- For more information, visit Northumbria’s postgraduate web page.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
The 4,370 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:
Mode of study
- Full Time 50%
- Part Time 50%
- UK 73%
- EU 3%
- Other 24%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & administrative studies||63||617||680|
|Subjects allied to medicine||63||589||652|
|Creative arts & design||57||235||292|
|Architecture, building & planning||21||268||289|
|Engineering & technology||83||126||209|
|Mass communications & documentation||26||93||119|
|Historical & philosophical studies||20||31||51|
- Northumbria offers over 300 postgraduate courses across four faculties – Business and Law; Engineering and Environment; Health and Life Sciences and Art, Design and Social Sciences.
Postgraduate Fees and Funding
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Northumbria recently announced the launch of Northumbria’s Masters Scholarship Scheme which offers one hundred 50% fee waivers worth up to £2750 on full-time on campus postgraduate courses for September 2016.
- Dedicated Postgraduate accommodation is available across university residences, including the brand new Trinity Square complex.
- Northumbria’s accommodation caters for a wide variety of needs and budgets.
Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students
- Researchers are supported by excellent facilities in the Graduate School which works closely with academic staff, the university library, Student Support and Wellbeing, and the Students’ Union to provide support to students throughout their studies.