Northumbria's International reputation as a leading British university is the result of a distinctive combination of outstanding academic research and teaching, innovative programmes, traditional values and social and cultural diversity.
Since its foundation in the historic city of Newcastle upon Tyne, the university has developed into a successful regional, national and international institution.
By the year 2000, Northumbria University was the largest univertsity in the North East of England, with a broad portfolio of courses and a rich cultural diversity in its student population. Northumbria has a student population of around 32, 000 with 3, 300 overseas students on our Newcastle campuses and a further 3,000 studying on University programmes in their own countries.
Growth in recent years has been both impressive and carefully managed as part of the university's overall strategic development and in the context of a careful review of our academic portfolio. Courses have been examined for their relevance and value to society and we are now offering programmes in all of the UK's 30 most popular subjects. Northumbria is the leading proviuder of high-calibre graduates to business, industry and the professions in the North East of England and one of the highest nationality.
Teaching and research activities are managed by four faculties: Arts, Design and Social Sciences; Engineering and Environment; Business and Law; and Health and Life Sciences.
The highest standards have been maintained, with an excellent result in a a recent Institutional Audit by the Quality Assurance Agency. The professional standing of our programmes has been endorsed with accreditation from over 30 professional bodies. Northumbria's success in learning and teaching is underpinned by a range of professional services, with award-winning support from the library, and a world class IT infrastructure providing wireless coverage throughout.
Research and enterprise activities are a major priority and the university today enjoyes a significant number of commercial and professional collaborations and partnerships. Northumbria University is constantly developing corporate learning partnerships and levels of consultancy and training has seen a sustained increase in recent yearsAdapted from: http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/browse/radius5/life/history
MDIS School of Technology and E-learning offers honours degree programmes for full-time and part-time students, including:
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer Security (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK) - NEW
- Bachelor of Science (Honours) Computer and Network Technology (Awarded by Northumbria University, UK)