Northumbria offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses. Students can choose between MA and MSc degrees or shorter Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma courses. Or they can gain a career-specific degree, such as a DBA, a PGCE, or an LLM.
The university offers a range of flexible study options across most taught courses, including part-time and distance learning options. Many come with January and September start dates.
Some of Northumbria’s taught programmes come with a two-year Advanced Practice Master’s option, which includes the opportunity to undertake a consultancy project, a work placement or study abroad in their second year – giving students skills that can help them stand out in the job market.
All courses are heavily influenced by the university’s internationally-renowned research and created in collaboration with employers. Courses are taught by world-leading academics, many of whom remain active researchers or work as consultants to businesses and government bodies, ensuring that their teaching is both current and highly relevant.
Northumbria also offers a range of research degrees (PhDs and MRes). Students will work in collaboration with the university’s industry partners on research projects that look to transform lives and make an impact on the world, socially, culturally, and economically.