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Northumbria University courses are shaped by world-leading research and created in consultation with students, employers and professional organisations. Students learn to question, analyse, challenge, innovate and make an impact. University academics, partners and students work together to tackle tomorrow's challenges head on, preparing them for the future and whatever it may hold.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

5,230 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 54%
  • Part Time 46%

Domicile

  • UK 72%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 23%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 75 890 960
Law 30 535 565
Education 20 440 455
Building 15 360 375
Computer Science 30 335 365
Art & Design 65 205 270
Psychology 30 210 240
Nursing 50 135 185
Social Work 15 120 135
Sports Science 30 85 115
Mechanical Engineering 25 95 115
English 35 65 100
Sociology 25 70 95
Librarianship & Information Management 15 75 90
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 30 55 85
Biological Sciences 25 55 80
Communication & Media Studies 15 55 70
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 50 50
History 20 30 50
Politics 5 40 45
Geography & Environmental Science 10 30 40
Physiotherapy 0 40 40
Occupational Therapy 0 30 30
Linguistics 5 25 30
Accounting & Finance 10 15 25
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 15 20
Mathematics 15 0 15
Architecture 5 5 10
Chemistry 10 0 10
Civil Engineering 5 0 5
Marketing 5 5 5
Forensic Science 0 5 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 0 5
Physics & Astronomy 5 0 5
Social Policy 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,995
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university can accommodate all students joining Northumbria for a postgraduate course.