Northumbria University

Recently nominated as University of the Year 2022, Northumbria University promises its students excellent facilities and teaching in a range of digital careers.

About Northumbria University

Based in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumbria University is regularly voted as the best place for students in the UK.

Prioritising employability and success, students at Northumbria University are given the opportunity to develop their skill set, improve their CVs and network with others in the field.

With close connections to many major employers including the BBC, Proctor & Gamble and the NHS, Northumbria University have a reputation securing long-term roles.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t think I have the entry requirements for university. What options are available to me?

There is a range of options including Access to Higher Education courses, which are delivered in colleges. These are delivered on a part-time basis or last for one year full-time.

Will I need to attend an interview as part of the application process?

Not always. Some programmes do require an interview, but you will be given full details of what is expected beforehand.

What student accommodation is available for students?

Accomodation at Northumbria University can be found here.

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Computing and Information Sciences

Computing is a major speciality at Northumbria University, with more than 30 different courses available for those wishing to study an undergraduate, postgraduate or master’s degree.

Covering a range of computing specialisms, the BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree covers a broad range of computing principles.

You will be immersed in an innovative, research-driven environment to develop your technical knowledge of computing, as well as work on regional databases.

Students at Northumbria University will also get the opportunity to gain contacts with industry leaders in computing and gain invaluable work experience during yearlong professional placements.


Discover a career in cyber security at Northumbria University. Develop your understanding of hackers and attacks that hit the most vulnerable and challenge systems.


Build your computing experience and understand and delve deep into the theory behind computing. You'll gain key skills such as computer network security, cloud computing and application design.

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