Northumbria University is a research-rich business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. The university is ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.
Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, the University is ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups. Its business services include INNOVATE at Northern Design Centre.