If you want to explore how up to date thinking in mathematics, physics and electronic technologies drive the latest advances in our world, and you want to use the latest equipment in modern labs, then come and see what Northumbria has to offer!

Caption: BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering student Chenqing ZhaYou can be sure of developing all the skills and knowledge you need to make an immediate impact, whatever your career aspirations. We work closely with employers to design and update our courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. With guru lectures, field trips, employer-led CV workshops, sandwich placement years and lots more, you’ll have access to recruitment representatives from a wide range of companies.

With high quality skills-based, accredited courses and a supportive learning environment, we're confident you'll feel right at home studying with us.

The facilities across the whole University are very good and everything you need is really easy to find. Studying at Northumbria has been a real adventure for me.

Undergraduate Study

We offer a range of undergraduate courses including Mathematics, Physics,  Physics with Astrophysics and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, designed to give you an edge in your future career. Our courses are professionally focused and the vast majority offer an optional placement year and field trips. With extensive professional accreditation across all subject areas, our undergraduate courses will provide the ideal foundation for work or further study.

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Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate courses, including Electrical Power Engineering and Microelectronic and Communication Engineering, have been specially tailored for the next stage for your academic career. They can either deepen your knowledge of your chosen field, enable you to change career direction, or take a step towards professional status.

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Part Time Study

We offer a number of part-time courses that can be fitted around busy lives. Courses are delivered in flexible ways with 24/7 access to campus buildings, distance learning and online modules.

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Postgraduate Research

If you're interested in joining one of our research degree programmes, please find more information about all our opportunities at the Graduate School.

“The supervising and teaching staff are fantastic; the assistance you get from senior lecturers here one-on-one is absolutely incredible.”

Andrew Burton, PhD in smart white LED-based lighting and communication.


Think Physics

Think Physics is a collaborative project led by Northumbria University using physics to inspire young people, particularly women, into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.