4 (133 ratings)
In terms of Northumbria University's ranking, the university has been listed between 901 and 1000 on the ARWU Shanghai Ranking from 2019. The QS World University ranked the university in the 651–700 range for 2023, up from the 701–750 range for 2022. Times Higher Education has ranked the university between 501 and 600 for 2023. While Times Higher Education (THE) accords equal weight to Teaching, Research, and Citations at 30% each, QS places the greatest emphasis on Academic Reputation (40%) followed by the Faculty/Student Ratio and Citations per Faculty at 20% each. See: Admissions to Northumbria University
The Guardian gave the university a score of 46, which is much lower than its previous ranking of 41 for 2021. The university has been ranked 708 for 2022 according to US News and World Report. According to US News, the university is one of the top 100 universities in the UK. In addition to other rating factors, the US News & World Report bases their rankings on the number of publications cited, global research reputation, and regional research reputation (12.5% each).
|ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings||NA||901-1000||901-1000||801-900||NA|
|QS - World University Ranking||751-800||701-750||701-750||651-700||701-750|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking||501-600||401-500||351-400||351-400||401-500|
|The Complete University Guide - University Ranking (UK)||55||56||50||52||49|
|The Guardian - University Rankings||48||47||47||27||41|
|US News & World Report - Global Universities||723||669||669||660||668|
Let's talk about the Northumbria University Course Rankings. According to Times Higher Education, the business programme at the university is ranked between 401 and 500 for 2023 for studying PG Business and Economics. In the UK, The Complete University Guide ranked the university at 59 for business and management studies and 42 for accounting and finance. For 2023, The Guardian has ranked the university at number 48 for those interested in Accounting and Finance.
For four years, from 2018 to 2022, the university has been ranked between 251 and 300 for pursuing postgraduate engineering and technology programs. Regarding Engineering & Technology, Times Higher Education has the university ranked 201-250 for 2022. These rankings represent a significant improvement over the preceding ones. Northumbria was ranked seventh by The Guardian for civil engineering in 2023. These ranks have also improved from past generations.
|THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics||NA||301-400||301-400||501-600||401-500|
|The Complete University Guide - Accounting & Finance Ranking||52||45||39||42||49|
|The Complete University Guide - Business & Management Studies (UK)||51||50||60||59||57|
|The Guardian - Accounting & Finance Rankings||59||67||37||33||52|
|The Guardian - Business, Management & Marketing||76||72||84||58||84|
|QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings||151-200||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|QS - Engineering and Technology||NA||NA||NA||451-500||NA|
|QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings||NA||401-450||401-450||351-400||NA|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering||251-300||251-300||251-300||251-300||201-250|
|The Complete University Guide - Architecture Rankings||19||22||24||19||35|
|The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering Ranking||26||33||28||25||35|
|The Complete University Guide - Electrical & Electronic Engineering||29||27||36||28||38|
|The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering Ranking||33||38||39||31||35|
|The Guardian - Civil Engineering||26||31||17||21||21|
|The Guardian - Electronic & Electrical Engineering||13||21||22||8||25|
|The Guardian - Guardian Architecture Rankings||30||15||9||13||29|
|The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering||49||39||54||40||47|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science||NA||301-400||251-300||251-300||301-400|
|The Complete University Guide - Computer Science||69||74||72||80||63|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings||401-500||401-500||501-600||501-600||501-600|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings||NA||401-500||401-500||401-500||301-400|
|The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences Rankings||53||51||41||40||67|
|The Complete University Guide - Physics & Astronomy Rankings||30||35||44||44||38|
|The Complete University Guide - Psychology Rankings||51||44||48||41||39|
|The Guardian - Guardian Physics Rankings||18||11||31||26||28|
|ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Ranking||NA||NA||NA||151-200||NA|
|QS - QS - Art & Design Rankings||101-150||151-200||151-200||201-220||NA|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings||301-400||301-400||301-400||401-500||401-500|
|The Complete University Guide - Art & Design Rankings||18||24||29||29||16|
|The Complete University Guide - Communication & Media Studies Rankings||28||21||16||19||10|
|The Complete University Guide - Sociology Rankings||45||46||39||40||35|
|The Guardian - Guardian Art Rankings||40||56||56||24||32|
|The Guardian - Guardian Journalism, Publishing and PR Rankings||28||10||10||16||20|
|The Guardian - Guardian Media & Film Studies Rankings||45||47||49||45||42|
|The Guardian - Guardian Politics Rankings||61||55||37||33||53|
|The Guardian - Guardian Sociology Rankings||48||44||43||33||31|
|QS - QS - Medicine Rankings||NA||NA||451-500||501-550||NA|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings||401-500||201-250||251-300||251-300||301-400|
|The Complete University Guide - Nursing Rankings||17||19||16||11||13|
|ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking||151-200||151-200||201-300||201-300||NA|
|QS - QS - Law Rankings||251-300||NA||251-300||251-300||NA|
|THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law Rankings||NA||151-175||151-175||151-175||101-125|
|The Complete University Guide - Law Rankings||53||57||56||50||42|
|The Guardian - Guardian Law Rankings||25||56||35||20||37|
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Fees: Fees depends on which course you choose.
Northumbria University is best known for its focus on business studies and research.
To enrol in any course at Northumbria University, you will need to check the application form and fill it out correctly. Forms must be submitted with all corresponding documents before the stipulated deadline, along with admission fees. Following your acceptance, you will need to complete the required formalities.
A Student Success Team at the University is available to help you with assistance and advice on changing your course. They will talk you through the financial implications and other factors involved.
Northumbria University has many international students who graduate every year. The college also has specially dedicated scholarships for overseas students to help them avail financial assistance.
The Fall deadline for admissions is 15th September, while the Spring deadline is 15th January. However, several courses have multiple rounds of admissions and individual deadlines that must also be checked.
The minimum GPA varies with different courses. However, most graduate and postgraduate programs require a minimum of 55%.