In this blog post, we introduce our new MSc International Project Management. This degree offers students the opportunity to study project management concepts in an international context, preparing students to manage high-level projects across multiple organisations, cultures, regulations and national boundaries.

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What is a Top-up Degree?

UK Universities offer students a huge variety of programmes to suit their career aspirations – from standard Bachelors and Masters degrees to the pathway, foundation or top-up programmes. Today we will focus on the latter and try to answer the most common questions around top-up degrees and explain what they are and how they work.

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Recognised for Excellence in Cyber Security

We are delighted to announce that Northumbria University’s MSc Cyber Security has been awarded provisional certification by the NCSC.

Chris Ensor, NCSC’s Deputy Director for Cyber Growth, and our Cyber Security Programme Leader, Professor Hamid Jahankhani, share their thoughts on how this impacts the value of our MSc Cyber Security.

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Supply and Demand: The Effects of Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, the UK government implemented various measures to ensure the safety of the country. The most prominent being the closure of non-essential businesses. Take a look at how this has affected our economy.

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MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies Now Available as a Full-Time Programme

Our part-time MSc Web & Mobile Development Technologies programme is now available as a full-time option from January 2021, in addition to the existing part-time route.

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5 Indoor Workout Routines

Some people may feel more comfortable exercising at home for the time being, which is why we have put together a list of workouts you can do at home.

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Postgraduate Business Programmes Revamped

As part of our commitment to offering students the most relevant education, all Northumbria University London Campus postgraduate “Business with” masters programmes have been reviewed. Changes will apply to students joining the 2020/21 Academic Year. So what’s new?

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Risk Management in Cyber Security

We live in a world where anything can be connected and communicated in a “smart mode” by combining simple data to produce usable intelligence. With IoT, the physical world is becoming one big information system with the ultimate goal of enhancing peoples quality of life and empowering businesses.

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4 Study Apps Every Student Needs

In 2020, technology plays an important part in how we learn, how we interact with each other and how we enjoy ourselves. There are a lot of apps out there designed to help with productivity and even teach us new skills. We’ve rounded up five that we think every student should have on their phone.

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British Phrases to Know When Studying in the UK

Studying abroad is a brave and exciting challenge for many students, so learning a few things about the country and its language is always a great start.

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Cyber security and remote working: top tips

As businesses across the globe shift their working practices as a result of social distancing, students and employees alike are adapting to work remotely. Thankfully, in our tech-focused day and age, many of us can continue working from home as normal, but it does come with its concerns – particularly surrounding cyber security. If you’re working remotely, check our cyber security top tips.

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3 Tips for Including your Children in your Studies

There are often blogs written about how to participate in your kids’ studies – but what about including them in yours? If you have a family and are working from home, chances are your study-time overlaps with looking after your children. With many students now continuing their studies digitally, we’ve put together some tips to get parents studying at home started.

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Culture Day 2019: Something to Look Forward to Every Year

Another year and another opportunity for our students to showcase their talents in our Cultural Day. The multitude of different cultures that our students represent were showcased through dance, art, music, drama and language – an encompassing way to celebrate our campus diversity.

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Meet the Team: Hassan Baajour

Ever wondered what our academics get up to in their spare time? We caught up with Hassan Baajour, Programme Leader for Msc Computing and Technology and got an insight to his life behind the scenes.

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Bridging the Gap: Gender and Business

Almost 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act was passed in the UK to ensure that men and women were given the same pay and conditions of employment. As much of a step in the right direction as that was, unfortunately it has not always been applied to the world of business and employment.

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Work-Life Balance

Work is an important part of life and, if you’re lucky, your job will be something that you find engaging and interesting. However, as with most things, the key is balance and having a rich and fulfilling personal life will often make you happier and more productive at your job!

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5 Tips for Marketing Yourself

When we think of marketing, we may automatically think of television adverts and social media posts in which someone is trying to sell us something. But marketing is also a very important part of our own lives, especially our careers.

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Threats to Information Security 2019

With the rise of technology and cyber advancements, as well as the GDPR legislations, the importance of information security is constantly on the rise. In this blog, we highlight some well-known cases of cyber attacks, and the resulting consequences of the lack of information security.

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Innovations in Technology in 2019

This year has seen the rapid development of many technological advancements, and in this post we discuss the pros and cons of some of the most popular examples that have gained significant status within our lives.

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Enterprise Experience Event June 2019

On Saturday 22nd June 2019, we saw the launch of our first ever Northumbria University Enterprise Experience Event which was as successful as hoped as 30 budding entrepreneurial students joined us for the day and were faced with a series of exciting challenges.

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The Rise of Women in ICT

With the demand for ICT professionals rising and the distinct lack of females in this sector, we wanted to reflect on the success of female technologists and highlight some of the current opportunities available for women in this industry.

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What Are Global Management Competencies?

Global Management Competencies are key focus on our postgraduate business programmes, but what is exactly meant by them? In this post, we go through the soft and hard skills necessary to master the complex global business landscape.

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How to Succeed in Exams

There is no quick-fix for doing well in your exams if you haven’t studied. Hard work and preparation are key, and in this post we have put together a short list of things you can do both in the revision period and just before and during your exam.

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3 Growing Business Trends That Will Dominate 2019

As we launch our new Business Analytics specialism as part of out MSc Business with programmes, this post highlights the current business trends of 2019 and how businesses can implement them in their operations.

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism

In light of our launch of a new Hospitality and Tourism Management specialism to our MSc Business with programmes, in this post we investigate the importance of entrepreneurship in the Hospitality and Tourism industry.

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Introducing: MSc Professional Accounting (with Professional Study Preparation)

In this post, we introduce our exciting new postgraduate accounting programme that integrates study preparation for the ACCA’s Professional Level papers as part of the Masters.

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Cultural Day at the London Campus

Last week, the London Campus hosted a very successful Cultural Day Event where our students showcased their cultures through dance, painting, music, drama and language. The event is a fantastic way to cultivate cultural awareness among our students who came together to celebrate their cultures on campus.

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London Career Fairs 2019

Studying in London is a fantastic opportunity for a variety of reasons, one of which is the job prospects. London is home to thousands of employers and is a global centre of commerce, so there are career opportunities. One of the ways of getting your foot in the door with these employers is through job fairs. Here, we list the must-go fairs for your 2019 calendar.

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Infographic: Advanced Practice Internship Snapshot

As part of our Masters with Advanced Practice study options, students can undertake an internship as part of their studies. In this infographic, we give an idea of what our internship students are doing, where they are working, how they got their internships and how our placements team help.

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Introducing: MSc International Project Management

In this blog post, we introduce our new MSc International Project Management. This degree offers students the opportunity to study project management concepts in an international context, preparing students to manage high-level projects across multiple organisations, cultures, regulations and national boundaries.

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Back to Education: A Mature Student's Guide

Returning to education can be a very daunting thing to do. After all, as a mature adult you may have spent the last few years working and trying to build up your career. Now you might be wanting something more and gaining new knowledge and an industry relevant qualification seems like the next best step to enhance your career.

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Innovations in Business and Technology

In this blog we analyse how Innovation in Business and Technology is transforming the way businesses operate, and the impacts these innovations have on the wider-world environmentally, politically and culturally. All of this links into the module of the same name in our part-time MSc Computing and Technology Masters.

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