Northumbria University - Best New University

Northumbria University is a top ranked modern university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England (UK). It was named "Best New University" by the Sunday Times in 1998, 1999 and 2000.

The university has the following academic schools:
  • School of Applied Sciences
  • School of Arts & Social Sciences
  • School of Built Environment
  • School of Computing, Engineering & Information Sciences
  • School of Design
  • School of Health, Community & Education Studies
  • School of Law
  • School of Psychology & Sport Sciences
  • Newcastle Business School
  • The Graduate School
Rankings and Ratings:

- 53rd in the Guardian University Guide 2010.

- According to the Complete University Guide, Northumbria is rated 75th in 2008, 73d in 2009 and 58th in 2010.

- Placed in the “First Division” of British Universities in the Daily Telegraph University League Table 2001, 2002, and 2003.

- Named "Best New University" for three consecutive years in 1998, 1999, 2000 (Sunday Times).

- Ranked as Top modern university by The Times Good University Guide in 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2005.

- All courses were awarded a minimum of 20 out of 24 points by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

- The School of Design was named by Business Week magazine as one of Europe’s top design schools.

- 53rd in the Financial Times Ranking of British Universities 2003.

- 7th for Librarianship and Information Management program, 24th for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation, Sport and Tourism degree courses, 28th for Art and Design courses (Times 2009).

- 73rd nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2009.

- 26th for General Engineering, 37th for Civil Engineering, 48th for Mechanical Engineering, 59th for Economics (Times 2008).

- 2nd in UK for Nursing (Times 2005).

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