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Northumbria University


Reasons to choose Northumbria University

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 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 universities in UK for best student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016)
  • Ranked 39th for Best Value universities in UK (Times Higher Education 2017)
  • Ranked 48th universities in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2018)
  • Top 50 for Business & 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 under the section of Student Opportunities Award ( 1

Professional Recognition and Memberships

  • Northumbria University is in the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) accepted institutions list2
  • 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 Service3
  • Northumbria University is an approved education provider of Health and Care Professions Council, United Kingdom (HCPC) and recognised under Social Work Accreditation and Advisory Board, Singapore (SWAAB)
  • 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)

  • 16 Business and Management Bachelor Programmes are EPAS accredited by EFMD
  • Most undergraduate degrees awarded as Joint Honours Degree – Direct Honours Degree with Dual Specialisations*
  • Mostly assignment based assessment with exception of Accounting Degree
  • Possible completion between 8 and 16 months for the Business and Mass Communication Degrees**
  • Possible completion  in 15 months for the MSc and MBA programmes
  • 95% satisfaction achieved for education programmes (The Guardian University league table 2017) (Applicable only to foreign student applying for work pass)
*     Applicable for the programmes offered by Kaplan Higher Education in Singapore
**   Subject to University’s approval on the appropriate entry level into the Bachelor’s Degree programme based on the prior qualification of the applicant

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