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Masters Student Profiles


Laura Choake

I studied for my undergraduate degree here and found the staff to be very knowledgeable and insightful about their areas, and the campus was extremely convenient for me. I decided to pursue postgraduate study here as I liked the ethos and the teaching style. ..

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Whitney Phillips

I decided to do a second Masters to open up new job opportunities. With a business background, I felt that learning computing and IT would give me a significant advantage in the job market. Besides that I have always wanted to learn about computing and programming...

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Jonathan Otter

I gained very valuable industry experience and had set up my own company, however I found last year in my full time job as a Product Design Engineer that there was no career progression plan. I wanted something more and to really stretch and expand my horizons...

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James Newman

The preparation and resources provided by staff are really good and they make every effort to prepare you well for the assignments. They provide plenty of opportunity to input your own experiences and viewpoints and provide prompt and thorough feedback on assessed work

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Tessa Burton

I’m from Charlton in Victoria, Australia, I came over in 2008/09 on a netball scholarship. I studied here, went home and decided to come back and finish off some studies here. 

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Kabir Haruna

The department encourages you to explore other areas of technology, like telecoms. For my dissertation topic I’m researching issues concerning the “last mile”, which is the quality of service which is actually delivered to the end user of a telecoms system.

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Sarah Munt

The great thing about Northumbria is that there is a web of support available, from fellow students and course reps to tutors, programme leaders and other staff members. All have helped me in some way or another and I'm sure will continue to do so throughout the rest of my course.

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Mark Parkinson

As a part-time student I attend one day of formal study per week over the course of two semesters per year. This allows me ample opportunity to maintain a good work-life balance and still attend lectures, seminars and workshops.

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Kelvin Knight

Northumbria University was surprisingly welcoming. I say surprising because from the opening lecture I felt as if I had always been here. That feeling of "coming home" remained throughout the course, despite the wide cross-section of people (age, work background, academic qualifications) on the postgraduate course.

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