Why Choose Northumbria University




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With over 35,000 students across 140 countries, Northumbria University is one of the UK’s largest public universities. Established since 1880, Northumbria has a lustrous history of more than 135 years.

Accreditations, Rankings and Awards

  • Northumbria University, Newcastle Business School is the only UK institution that earned the "Double AACSB Accreditations" for both its Business and Accounting programmes, which is also locally achieved by NTU and SMU business schools ( Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), February 2017)
  • Ranked 5th for Education in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2017)
  • Ranked 18th for the best universities in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016)
  • Ranked 39th for Best Value universities in UK (Times Higher Education 2017)
  • Ranked 48th in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • Top 50 for Business and Management Studies in UK (The Complete University Guide 2017)
  • Awarded "Business School of the Year" (Times Higher Education Awards 2015)
  • Awarded 5 Stars in Teaching, Internationalisation, Employability, Facilities and Inclusiveness (QS Stars 2018)
  • Winner of National Union Awards (NUS) 2016 for Student Opportunities Award (https://www.nus.org.uk/en/news/nus-awards-2016-winners-announced/)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting (Top-up)
  • Accredited by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Accredited by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Recognised by Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Recognised by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Member of Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Management (Top-up)
  • Ranked Top 50 for Business & Management Studies in UK (The Complete University Guide 2017)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Human Resource Management (Top-up)
  • Accredited by professional bodies such as CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personal and Development)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Top-up)
  • Accredited by professional bodies such as CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business with Marketing Management (Top-up)
  • Well-recognised by the industry with the professional body accreditation such as CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Mass Comm and Pathways (Top-up)
  • Ranked Top 25 in the UK for Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations (Guardian University Guide 2017)
  • Ranked Top 30 in the UK for Communication and Media Studies (Complete University Guide 2017)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Top-up)
  • Northumbria is the only university in the North East of England to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Institute of Travel and Tourism, which is the UK’s professional body for the travel and tourism industry.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Childhood programmes (Top-up)
  • 95% satisfaction achieved for education programmes (The Guardian University league table 2017)
  • 90% employment rate achieved for Childhood Studies and Early Years (The Higher Education Statistics Agency 2016)
  • 90% employment rate achieved for Counselling degree graduates (The Higher Education Statistics Agency 2016)
  • Northumbria University is in the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) accepted institutions list1
  • Northumbria University is recognised by the UK government. Candidates with a degree from a University accredited by the home government of the country will be considered for appointment into the Singapore Public Service2
  • Member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Member of European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
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