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At Northumbria University
It's Official: Higher Education Auditors have rated sixteen of Northumbria's subjects as excellent.

More choice: Northumbria's modularised courses means that you have more to choose from, and more flexibility in the variety of units you can study in your chosen subject.

Staying the Course: A Financial Times league table, based on government figures, showed that this University came out top for helping students to stay the course and to qualify with a head start for their future.

Student City: There are forty thousand students in Newcastle. That means that around one in seven of the population here is a student! And there is plenty of good, cheap accommodation. Newcastle is the student city!

Culture vultures: There's plenty to exercise your brain cells too, with several theatres, the oldest 'arty' cinema outside London, classical music, opera and dance, and art galleries to please all tastes.

Sport: As one of the UK's leading institutions in sport, Northumbria provides opportunities for students to take part at all levels, from high performance to recreation. There is also a nationally-recognised education and training programme, enabling students to become qualified leaders and volunteers.

Getting around: Newcastle has a modern metro rail system which is the envy of the rest of the UK. Linked with the local bus services - the Metro makes getting around, cheap fast and efficient.

Getting away from it all: Golden beaches, wild moorland, moody woodland, the biggest man-made lake in Europe, more castles than any other county in the UK, and all within an hour's travel from the city!

Get some real skills: Northumbria courses are designed to offer students real skills (problem solving, Information Technology, modern languages) which are immediately useful in today's global workplace.

Get some real experience: Many Northumbria courses include industrial experience or work placement, which is invaluable in the job market. The University has partnerships and links with many major companies and organisations.

Get an advantage: Northumbria graduates get good jobs. In fact 90%+ of graduates are either employed or continuing in Higher Education, 6 months after graduation.