- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- Northumbria University's accommodation is close to campus and has been ranked 2nd best in national student housing awards (2016). A range of accommodation options are available for postgraduate students from en-suite top-of-the-range residences to traditional student housing.
- The online accommodation application system lets students select their exact residence, flat and room, so students can choose to share with other postgraduate students. The university also offer tenancies that suit postgraduate course patterns – such as single semesters – to give greater flexibility.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate 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||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.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
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.
- 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.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
4,751 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 50%
- Part Time 50%
- UK 74%
- EU 4%
- Other 23%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & administrative studies||65||615||680|
|Subjects allied to medicine||65||590||650|
|Creative arts & design||55||235||290|
|Architecture, building & planning||20||270||290|
|Engineering & technology||85||125||210|
|Mass communications & documentation||25||95||120|
|Historical & philosophical studies||20||30||50|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.