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Get Enterprising: Things to Get Involved with in 2021
What’s your plan for 2021? Will you dedicate more time to your studies, or are you hoping to meet more people in your city? Here we have compiled a few ideas for ways in which you can bolster your academic credentials, connect with peers and industry experts. Let’s make 2021 the year to get inspired, innovative and enterprising. […]
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How to make your CV stand out
To ensure you have the best advice for creating your CV, we spoke to Anuja Basra from our Careers and Employability team, to give us some of her best CV tips! Find out what advice she gave below.   When building your CV, your experience and education are important assets to the document, however, if […]
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Cyber Security Insights: In Conversation with Professor Hamid Jahankhani 
In March 2020, Maria stood up from her new work-from-home setup to make herself a cup of coffee, as usual. She didn’t stop to consider the screen-load of customer data sat by the window, overlooking the pavement.   This year has presented huge challenges for cybersecurity, perhaps the greatest being remote working. Professor Hamid Jahankhani is the Programme Leader for Cyber Security at Northumbria University London Campus. He warns of the fact that whilst many companies have rigid […]
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Why study MSc International Project Management?
International Project Management is a career path that is available in many industries and sectors due to its versatility. Many businesses provide international services or liaise with clients from all around the world, and it is important to accommodate for differing approaches in different countries. Project management skills provide the ability to handle and lead […]
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8 Easy Day Trips From London
As one of the most popular cities in the world, and ranked #1 best city for 2021 (Timeout 2020), London has an unimaginable amount to offer. From incredible food to stunning nature, there really isn’t anything you can’t find in this culturally diverse hub. As much as we love London and all that it has […]
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New Year, New You
As we delve deeper into autumn, it’s the perfect time for self-evaluation and work towards becoming the best version of yourself. Although it may not be the norm, the “new year, new you” mantra is not exclusive to January. Maybe it is the nostalgic “back to school” feeling but autumn may also be regarded as […]
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How lockdown has changed Digital Marketing
This year, like many other industries, Digital Marketing has faced substantial changes as customer behaviour shifts. From marketing plans to entire business models, the impact of lockdown has resulted in many businesses having to acclimatise to new ways of thinking. Adapting to change is something that digital marketers are undoubtedly used to, but gathering research […]
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What is a Top-up Degree?
UK Higher Education is known for its excellent teaching and research quality, with London being the best place to study in the world, according to the latest QS Best Student Cities survey. UK Universities offer students a huge variety of programmes to suit their career aspirations – from standard Bachelors and Masters degrees to the pathway, […]
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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, said: “I am delighted that Northumbria University has had its Master’s course in Cyber Security fully certified by the NCSC. It demonstrates our shared commitment to responsibly developing […]
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Supply and Demand: The Effects of Covid-19
Entertainment, retail and beauty companies were forced to remain closed in order to reduce physical contact and prevent the spreading of the virus. This was for the benefit of our communities, but it has not been so kind to our economy. The closure left many businesses facing financial and operational challenges due to the lack […]
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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 September 2021, in addition to the existing part-time route. Whilst the duration of the programme has changed, module content remains the same. This hands-on programme, designed in consultation with partners from industry, gives students a good understanding of […]
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5 Indoor Workout Routines
Gyms, leisure centres and indoor pools were reopened on Saturday 25th of July. However, this doesn’t mean that people have been able to just walk in and start working out. There are restrictions such as a limit on the amount of people inside at one time, equipment is kept two meters apart and some facilities […]
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Postgraduate Business Programmes Revamped
The job market is ever-changing. Roles, which have not been around long – such as Data Scientist, Cyber Security Officer and Business Analyst, now regularly feature on job sites. Technology is a key driving force behind this. To best prepare graduates for a good start in their career, universities must respond to these rapid changes. […]
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Risk Management in Cyber Security
The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to any device that is connected to the internet and can be used to collect data on a person or on an organisation. Think of the amount of information someone would have access to if they were able to connect your phone to your Fitbit and your home security […]
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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. A primarily online and sometimes blended learning approach has been adopted by several of the top universities in the country in the wake of the current situation and, luckily, there are a lot […]
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British Phrases to Know When Studying in the UK
Moving from your home country to a new place with new people can seem daunting, especially if you aren’t a native speaker of the language. In addition, countries have many colloquialisms that simply can’t be learnt from a textbook. The UK is no exception. Many localised phrases are often used amongst friends, so you may […]
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Cyber security and remote working: top tips
As a result of current events worldwide, we are seeing businesses shifting their working practices and implementing remote-working as a social distancing measure. Whilst in our tech- focussed day and age, remote-working is a widely adopted strategy and many of us can continue working from home as normal, it does come with its concerns – […]
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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 taking a full or part-time course and are working from home, chances are your study-time overlaps with looking after your children. Depending on their age, they will […]
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Culture Day 2019: Something to Look Forward to Every Year
This month, we hosted a cultural day for students and academics to showcase their background through music, dance and language. Students and academics showed up in traditional wear and took turns explaining the story behind the clothes. They conversed in different languages, they danced, they sang, they shared food and, most importantly, they had fun! […]
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Meet the Team: Hassan Baajour
Our academics are more than just that; and we wanted to find out more. Our Programme Leader, Hassan Baajour, shared insights into his life with us and informed us of how he got into teaching. How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching at QA for 3 years but before doing this, I was […]
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Bridging the Gap: Gender and Business
Even today, certain areas of industry tend to be dominated by and favour male employees. Although some may not be aware, it is actually illegal to pay a woman less for doing the same job as a man. However, in a recent study conducted by gender inequality charity the Fawcett Society, it was found that […]
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5 Tips for Finding the Right Work-Life Balance
The work/life balance is becoming more and more important to both companies and employees, with lots of organisations offering flexible working hours, remote working options and enriching company culture. There is sometimes a temptation to put work first in a way that makes other areas of our life suffer. But there are things you can […]
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5 Tips for Marketing Yourself
Marketing is a huge part of modern life. It dictates what we buy, where we go and how we behave. When done well, it can change our minds and spark our imaginations. So, why should it be any different when it comes to ourselves? Creating a brand for employers to buy into might be the […]
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Threats to Information Security 2019
The importance of information security (or infosec) has grown exponentially in the past several years. It has always existed to a certain extent, with governments and armies acknowledging the need to keep communications between them secret from the enemy. By World War Two, the Enigma Machine was created to do just this and was decrypted […]
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Innovations in Technology in 2019
Often, when we read the news, it can feel like we’re living in a sci-fi film. Self-driving cars, virtual assistants in the home, Augmented Reality apps that can make you feel like you’re landing on the moon – these are all incredible innovations that change the way we see and interact with the world. In light […]
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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. 30 budding entrepreneurial students joined us for the day and were faced with a series of exciting challenges. From developing a business idea to then pitching it to a panel of […]
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The Rise of Women in ICT
Today, only 17% of the tech workforce in the UK are female. Considering the sector creates over 100,000 new roles each year, to have such a small percentage of them as women highlights the gap in the market. By the year 2020, the EU and UK will lack up to 900,000 employees that are skilled […]
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What Are Global Management Competencies?
The phrase ‘global management competencies’ may seem at once intimidating and obscure – but what does it actually mean? Essentially, to be successful in the modern world of international business, it takes a certain toolkit of skills and knowledge that must be built up over time. Without them, you are unlikely to have the impact […]
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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 – sorry to get your hopes up! However, if you have worked hard and prepared properly, there are a few extra actions you can take to ensure you do your absolute best on the day. We have put together a short […]
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3 Growing Business Trends That Will Dominate 2019
In order to build a successful business, it is important to understand business trends: what consumers are looking for and where business will be in the future. These factors are imperative in achieving measurable success. The biggest trends, however, are within technology, and for businesses to stay ahead of competitors, they must know how to […]
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The Importance of Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism
In the society that we live in, where generation after generation are more adventurous and well-travelled than the last, a career in hospitality and tourism provide an exciting opportunity for new and innovative entrepreneurs to make their mark. The influence of social media usage has simultaneously increased the needs for new experiences, photo opportunities and […]
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Introducing: MSc Professional Accounting (with Professional Study Preparation)
Accountancy is one of the most in-demand careers within the current job market, and the need for highly-qualified candidates is competitively high. The accounting field and need for such professionals is said to increase steadily in the upcoming decade, reinforcing the importance of well-trained and qualified accountants. In order to be amongst the successful selection, […]
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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, an important skill for those studying on the postgraduate Developing Global Management Competencies I module and the […]
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London Career Fairs 2019
Studying in London is a fantastic opportunity for so many reasons. In the capital city of over eight million people, there are more than 850 art galleries, four UNESCO World Heritage sites and more than 800 bookshops and over 380 public libraries. The UK as a whole is also home to 5.7 million private sector […]
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Infographic: Advanced Practice Internship Snapshot
This infographic is also available to download as a PDF.
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Introducing: MSc International Project Management
From September 2019, we will be offering the new MSc International Project Management programme at our London campus. This Postgraduate degree addresses students’ ability to manage projects across a variety of organisations, international laws and regulations, national boundaries and cultural differences. Currently, there is massive demand for qualified, specialist project managers as the number of […]
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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 from an industry relevant qualification may seem like the next best […]
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Innovations in Business and Technology
Ever-evolving technology allows us to communicate and relate to the world in new and exciting ways; it has also changed the way businesses operate. One module in our MSc Computing and Technology programmes, ‘Innovations in Business and Technology’, explores the ways technological advancements can enable organisations to offer improved products and services. Here we will […]
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How To Ace Your Placement Interview
University is a time filled with exciting challenges and new experiences. For those studying a degree with Advanced Practice, this is likely to include a placement  in industry. Placements provide invaluable real-world experience for students, having practical experience alongside a Masters degree will make you stand out in the job market. However, securing a placement […]
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The Role of a Citrix Technologist
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work within the Cyber Security industry? Ever wondered what it would be like to teach it? We spoke to one of our part-time Cyber Security Masters students, QA’s Citrix Principle Technologist and Training Learner Manager, Michael Coulling-Green, to find out more about his role and […]
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Business in 2018: A Review
As we begin to look forward at what the new year will bring, it is important to also take a moment to reflect on the year gone by and what it has meant for business, both in the UK and on a global scale. Much has happened in the UK, including the continued decline of […]
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International Cyber Security Conference at the London Campus
Last week, experts in the field of cyber security from academia, government and industry came together at the London Campus for the 12th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability (ICGS3). Over the course of 3 days, delegates heard the latest findings from academic research across the world, alongside talks on how industry applies […]
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Postgraduate Business Students Present Their Projects at the London Campus
Before the Campus closed its doors for the Christmas/winter break, students enrolled on our MSc Digital Marketing and MSc Business with courses congregated on Campus in their smartest business attire in preparation for their end of term presentation assessment. As part of an assessment for the Developing Global Management Competencies II module, students are tasked […]
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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, an important skill for those studying on the postgraduate Developing Global Management Competencies I module and the […]
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Introducing: BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Top-Up
Starting in September 2019, our BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Top-Up) offers you the opportunity to gain highly in-demand skills in accounting and finance in an international context, exploring up-to-date theories and techniques whilst developing cultural awareness and ethical business practice competence. Technological Change and Market Growth Technological advancements in the accounting and finance sector […]
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Essential Skills for Computing Professionals
The UK technology sector is currently worth more than £180 billion. It far outpaced the economy in general this year and continues to grow rapidly, making it an appealing prospect for those considering careers in tech or IT. However, alongside this growth is constant evolution and technological development, which can be difficult to learn and […]
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Become a Strategic Leader: MSc Strategic Leadership (Part-Time)
Strategic leadership is the process of using well-considered tactics to communicate a vision for an organisation or one of its parts. Strategic leaders typically manage, motivate and persuade staff to share that same vision, and can be an important tool for implementing change or creating organisational structure within a business”. Strategic leaders play an important […]
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Marketing in 2018: A Review
Marketing is never static. It is always adapting to technology, changing attitudes and the fluctuations of the social and political landscape. In this article, we will take a look at some of the trends that dominated the world of marketing in 2018, including some of the best campaigns and one major marketing game changer: GDPR. […]
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Unmissable Events in London This Autumn
The scarves and gloves are definitely out as autumn is finally here! Although summer in London has its good points, the city really comes to life as the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop. There are several autumn and winter traditions celebrated throughout the UK, some more universal and others unique. In this post, […]
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The Dos and Don'ts Of Studying in the UK
Studying in another country is a fantastic opportunity – you can master a different language, discover a new culture, and meet people from all walks of life. Although, it also means adapting to new rules and customs, especially those of your school or university. Most universities will have a code of conduct that can be […]
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A Year On: Catching Up With A Cyber Security Alumnus
We always like to keep in touch with our students and hear what they’ve been working on after their studies. We recently caught up with Alumnus, Sirajo Gidado who studied MSc Cyber Security at the London Campus to talk about his experience and all things Cyber. Please can you tell us a little about what […]
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The Year So Far In Cyber Security
As technology evolves, the potential to exploit it does too. Because of this, there has always been a symbiosis between cyber security and cyber threats, with each one spurring the other on to new heights of ingenuity and innovation. With every new challenge comes the opportunity to meet it and improve on systems and techniques […]
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Innovation or Invention: The Case of Personal Aircraft Vehicles
The business community has long identified the need for innovation within the marketplace and this has often taken the form of updating existing products to include new functions or new usability which the business has identified is desirable to its customers, thus maintaining or protecting its market share. This process can extend the attractiveness of […]
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Take Control of Your Career: New Part-Time Computing Programmes at the London Campus
From October 2018, our new suite of part-time Masters programmes offers you fantastic career specialisation, career switch or career development opportunities within the digital and computing industry. So, no matter where you are in your career path, we will be running a programme tailored to your needs. These programmes are: MSc Computing and Technology MSc […]
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Cyber Security Experts of the Future: The Role of Early Education on Cyber Security Awareness in the UK
Written by Professor Hamid Jahankhani The 2017 Children’s Commissioner report ‘Growing up Digital’, highlights the fact that children are increasingly being exposed to more technology than ever before and at a younger age. Currently, one third of internet users are under the age of 18. The report explains that although both the Government and the […]
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Introducing: MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management
From September 2018 we’ll be offering students the chance to study a new Masters programme in Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management. This course will give graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge of a specialist area within an organisational context. Recognising the importance of both hard and soft skills, the programme aims to […]
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How to Adapt to UK Culture
Being an international student and studying abroad is a fulfilling and exciting thing. You will broaden your world view, grow your social connections across the world and enhance your employability. However, it’s perfectly normal to feel unsure about stepping into a new culture and wondering if you’re going to fit in. Studying in the UK, […]
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The Questions You Should Ask When Looking for Accommodation
Living in London is an adventure. The city is full of energy, teeming with galleries, theatres, pop-up restaurants, live music and much, much more. To make sure you enjoy it to its fullest, it is important to ensure your accommodation is just right. With this in mind, we have compiled a short guide to help […]
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Artificial Intelligence - Is This What Employers Will Be Looking For In The Future?
There is no shortage of media coverage around Artificial Intelligence (AI). Currently, much of this conversation centres around AI being discussed in terms of its ability, or potential ability, to replace humans in the workplace and this, as would be expected, is causing a great deal of concern and speculation. The notion of AI is […]
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What to Pack When You Come and Study With Us
Moving countries is an exciting and big step to help you on your educational journey. Studying with us at Northumbria University is a great foundation on which to build your academic future. But before you get on that plane, you may be wondering what you should bring with you to make your new place truly […]
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Data Protection - That Only Applies To Large Companies Doesn't It?
In May 2018, the new European regulations on personal data protection will become law and replace the current Data Protection Act (DPA) in the UK. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives, and increases, the framework and scope of data protection legislation across Europe. The authorities are empowered to apply greater punishments for those who […]
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The World of Branded Content: A Visit to The Guardian
In this post, MSc Digital Marketing Programme Leader Lillian Clark explores the evolving nature of marketing and the importance for current students to understand both the Academic and Practitioner aspects of marketing, before discussing her class’ recent visit to The Guardian. The world of Digital Marketing is constantly evolving, fuelled by rapid advances in technology […]
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Misconceptions of Studying in the UK
Choosing to study abroad is an exciting decision to make. With so much information out there, it can be hard to know what is fact, and what is fiction. With a recent rise in international student applications, we look at some popular misconceptions international students have about studying in the UK. Little diversity Some people […]
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5 Great Ways to Network for Students in London
London is one of the world’s urban powerhouses, a thriving city bustling with people and brimming with opportunity. As a student, what’s the best way of seizing these opportunities as they arise? How can you learn the art of building your contacts and enlarging your professional circle? Networking. There is an element of truth to […]
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Understanding IELTS
International students who want to study in the UK will have most likely heard of the IELTS test. But what is it? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s leading English language skills test and is mainly used for higher education and migration. Many universities require you to have a good working […]
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Dior Visits the London Campus
We recently welcomed Laetitia Lise, a representative from Christian Dior, to our Northumbria University London Campus for a talk on internship opportunities available at Dior. This is of particular interest for our Advanced Practice students, as this study option for our Masters programmes gives students the opportunity to undertake an internship as part of their […]
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Trends in Luxury Brand Management
Luxury is a fast growing market with no signs of slowing down. In 2017, the luxury industry grew by 5% to an estimated €1.2 trillion worldwide. This growth is largely attributed to the demand of an emerging, wealthy and fashionable Chinese middle class. Luxury covers a range of goods and services, from the well-known luxury […]
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All You Need To Know About The Postgraduate Masters Degree Loans
In the summer of 2016, the government introduced a postgraduate loan to help bridge the skills gap we currently face in the UK. The £10,906 Postgraduate loan is available for UK and EU students, subject to terms and conditions. Here’s a list of the latest FAQs to help you find out exactly what you need […]
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Introducing: MA Luxury Brand Management
From September 2018 our MA Luxury Brand Management programme will enable students to develop their skills in enterprise and leadership within the context of managing luxury brands. Throughout, students will gain an enhanced understanding of the production and distribution processes and therefore gain  knowledge of the strategic positioning of luxury goods. The luxury consumable goods […]
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What is Business Intelligence?
You hear it a lot, the need for businesspeople to have business intelligence, it sounds obvious, but what exactly is it? In this post, we discuss what business intelligence is, what it entails and how our business programmes are especially designed to enhance it. Essentially, business intelligence is delivering accurate information to the right people […]
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Meet our Cyber Security Lecturer: Dr John McCarthy
Dr John McCarthy is one of the lecturers for the Cyber Security programme here at Northumbria University London. John tells us what it’s like for students to study at the university and what the Cyber Security programme really entails. How would you describe the culture at Northumbria University London? We get a wide range of […]
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The Five Best Coffee Shops Near Our London Campus
Coffee is one of the best ways to keep yourself motivated through hours of study and work. A great drink to wake you up in the morning, to have during a break and to keep you fully focused on your work. Whatever the time, knowing where the best places to grab a coffee near campus […]
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What is Cyber Crime and How Can Cyber Criminology Help Reduce Victimisation?
Written by Professor Hamid Jahankhani In recent years there has been much discussion concerning the nature of computer crime and how to tackle it. There is confusion over the scope of computer crime, debate over its extent and severity, and concern over where our power to defeat it lies. There are many available policy documents […]
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Staff Q&A: Introducing Prendo Project Management Simulation
Last week, students on our full-time MSc Project Management programme undertook Prendo’s SPATIUM simulation. In the all-day workshop, students navigated the complex responsibilities of a Project Manager, from client relationship and financial considerations to last-minute changes and decision-making in complex scenarios. The simulation truly brings to life the multitude of themes that arise in advanced […]
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Master Your Future: MSc with Advanced Practice
Here at Northumbria University London, we have a fantastic suite of Masters programmes which can help you stand out to potential employers and give you real business experience that can be applied in any industry. Our Advanced Practice programmes have start dates throughout the year meaning that you can start your programme at a time […]
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Six Essential Business Podcasts
For every university course, there is a podcast that will put your lectures into context and further enhance your learning. If you are studying business, listening to a podcast can give you fresh insight. Business is a broad topic, and one which is hit daily by fluctuations in the stock market, political unrest and entrepreneurial […]
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A Day In The Life: Head of Marketing
Ever wondered what it’s like to work in Marketing? Here our London Campus Head of Marketing gives us an insight into a typical working day. I’ve been working in Marketing for almost 9 years and have worked in a variety of roles. The thing I enjoy most about marketing is that every day is different, […]
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Corporate Sponsorship In Higher Education
If you are thinking about studying for a Masters degree, you have probably already considered how you might fund your studies. Part-time Masters degrees with Northumbria University have a number different financing options available including our interest-free payment plan and the £10,906 Postgraduate Loan from the UK Government. Another option of financing your studies is […]
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Visit Petticoat Lane Market: One of London's Oldest And Biggest Street Markets
Our London campus is in the East End, where the city’s modern skyscrapers border old buildings in intricate streets. It’s a bustling, colourful, exciting corner of the capital. An abundance of coffee shops and curry houses, fashion pop-ups and markets. Lots of markets, in fact. Old Spitalfields market, East Street market, Columbia Road Flower market […]
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The Key Skills You Need to Succeed in Digital Marketing
The digital age shows no sign of waning. We live through the screens of our computers and mobile phones, carrying out everything from shopping and banking to house-hunting and networking. This means that digital marketing is more important – and more influential – than ever before. Globally, there is huge demand for talented digital marketers. […]
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Is 2018 The Year You Start Your MSc?
There is always more to learn, but finding the time to study around a busy lifestyle can be a challenge. How can you find the delicate balance between life and learning? Our part-time Masters are designed to help, with all delivery taking place in weekend study blocks, so you can keep working while you learn. […]
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Q&A: What To Expect From Our Part-Time Masters Learning Advisor Service
Prospective students for our part-time Masters programmes have the benefit of a dedicated and highly personalised advisory service from our Learning Advisor Team. With extensive knowledge of all of our part-time Masters programmes, as well as all the financing options available, our Learning Advisors ensure that all prospective students have all the information they need […]
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Five Ways to Boost Your Career Opportunities While Studying
Almost all of the students we speak to at Northumbria University London are here to boost their careers. They all want to shape their futures, which can take more than studying. Here are just some of the activities that we’d recommend for students who have a vision for success. Seek out positions of responsibility Future […]
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Leading-Edge Careers for Our Students
Our courses give students the essential skills they need to really thrive in their chosen career. With a variety of different courses at the campus, there are plenty of potential careers you can look forward to. Here we look at some of jobs that you could progress to after studying with us at Northumbria University […]
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Are You Management Material?
The MSc Professional Practice is a unique offering taught over 9 weekend sessions spread over 2 years, coupled with dedicated guidance tutoring throughout the programme to ensure maximum personalisation, coaching and academic support. The programme focuses on developing your leadership, consultancy and strategic management skills with tailored work-based assessments based on live projects. The programme […]
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International Conferences at the London Campus
This week saw the London campus play host to 2 combined international conferences, drawing experts across industry and academia from around the world. Both the ‘International Conference on Cloud and Big Data Computing’ and the ‘6th International Conference of Intelligent Information Processing’ took place across 3 days and were a huge success. The event was […]
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What is Student Finance England?
On 31st August 2017 we interviewed the QA Higher Education Finance Manager, Marcus Stoneham, regarding all things Student Finance England and funding for undergraduate and postgraduate QA Higher Education programmes. Here are the notes from the interview. What is Student Finance England? Student Finance England (SFE) is a service provided by the Student Loans Company. […]
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Aiming For Senior Management?
Download infographic here We have a dedicated team of Learning Advisors who will be able to give you more information on our programmes as well as the financial options available to you including an interest-free payment plan and the £10,000+ Postgraduate Loan. Call us today on +44 (0) 20 8108 3636 or email pt.admissions@northumbria.ac.uk.
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The Best Lunches Near the London Campus
Many of us try making a packed lunch for break time, but sometimes you fancy a treat or eating out with friends. We have listed our favourite places to eat (some of the best and some of the most affordable) right on the doorstep of the Northumbria University London Campus. Read on to discover your […]
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Fighting Cyber-Crime
Professor Hamid Jahankhani, PhD, FHEA, FRSA, is the Programme Leader for our MSc Cyber Security. Here Hamid discusses the evolving cyber-crime environment and how law enforcement can rise to the challenge of increasingly sophisticated attacks. Fighting Cyber-Crime and the difficulties faced by law enforcement officers It is evident that cyber-crime is no longer in its […]
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MSc Cyber Security Class Profile (Part-Time) 2016/17
Take a look at our part-time MSc Cyber Security Class Profile for 2016/17 below. Download our infographic here  
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Introducing the MA Design Management
Our MA Design Management is the perfect course for those creative and innovatively driven students who can imagine solutions to complex issues. The importance of Design in business Creativity is the driving force behind business growth. By understanding the value of design and innovation, successful companies invest huge amounts of capital to harness the power […]
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Course Completion Celebration Evening
On 10 July 2017, proud staff and students came together to celebrate the graduation of a number of our full and part-time programmes, a final gathering with familiar friends to celebrate their amazing achievement. Graduating is no easy feat, the late push to perfect assignments and the nerves before an exam takes its toll! However, […]
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Meet your MSc Professional Practice Programme Leader
What is the MSc Professional Practice? The MSc Professional Practice is a unique offering taught over 9 weekend sessions spread over 2 years, coupled with dedicated guidance tutoring throughout the programme to ensure maximum personalisation, coaching and academic support. Designed for ambitious but busy working professionals looking to develop their leadership, management and consultancy skills, […]
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Your Step By Step Guide To Applying For A Part-Time Masters
All applications to our part-time Masters courses are made via our online portal. Your Learning Advisor will be able to provide you with the online application link for your programme. Alternatively, you can visit our website page. How to start application process You will be required to create an account before starting your application. Our […]
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MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies – New IoT Module
Northumbria University London is proud to announce the inclusion of a new Internet of Things module to our MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies for September/October 2017. The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most diverse and fastest growing areas in the technology sector, influencing the way we interact with our devices, as […]
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Infographic: London Campus Student Profile
Our London Campus attracts students from all around the world to study on a variety of programmes. This infographic gives an overview of the students that make up our courses, where they are from and what they are studying. Download the PDF version here.
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What Financing Options Are Available For Part-Time Study?
Are you aware of all the financing options available to you as a part-time Masters student with Northumbria University? Download infographic here Our part-time Masters programmes are available in Project Management, Cyber Security, Web and Mobile Development, Computing and IT and Professional Practice. Designed for working professionals, all programmes are delivered at our Central London […]
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'Technology and Cultural trends for 2017' - A guest lecture
Northumbria University London Campus recently hosted an exciting evening for students currently studying on our programmes. Guest lecturer Sophie Harding, Research and Insights Director at media agency Mindshare, spoke to students in detail about the current trends in technology and the new ideas and inventions that will shape the years ahead. This was an opportunity […]
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Why Projects Fail
The management and implementation of projects can span across multiple industries and disciplines, utilising different frameworks and methodologies to achieve success. The diversity of projects, their timelines, number of teams and stakeholders’ involved, available budget and project leadership are all areas which have the potential to cause or contribute to project failure. According to the […]
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The State of Cyber Security
Download infographic here Our part-time MSc Cyber Security programme is delivered over 15 weekend sessions spread over 2 years, allowing you to continue working while you learn. We have a dedicated team of Learning Advisors who will be able to give you more information on our programmes as well as the financial options available to you including […]
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Introducing The MSc Professional Practice (Part-Time)
In this short video, Dr. Guy Brown, Director of the Northumbria University London Campus, introduces our newest part-time Masters programme, the MSc Professional Practice. Available as two separate awards, Computing and IT or Project Management, this Masters programme is ideal for busy working professionals looking for a highly applied work-related postgraduate degree. “Designed for working […]
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The State of I.T Today
Technology shapes the world around us with innovative and rapid change, and represents significant opportunities and risks for society as a whole. In the UK, our tech sector is growing faster than our wider economy. This growth is also reflected across the globe with CompTIA recently projecting 2017 will see the global IT industry will […]
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Project Management Jobs Across Industry
The job title of Project Manager is found in nearly every business sector and while the specifics of the role may vary, most PMs work to standard methodologies and frameworks ensuring that projects of all sizes are delivered on-time and on-budget. For those who love to see tasks through to completion and thrive on organising […]
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The Most In Demand Jobs In Computing & I.T
With high starting salaries available for qualified candidates across all disciplines and sectors, coupled with the continued demand in the industry for skilled professionals, there has never been a more exciting time to advance your career in Computing and Information Technology (CIT). Along with a solid salary, a career in the CIT industry offers long-term […]
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Top 10 Study Tips
 Our part-time Masters are designed to enable working professionals to study whilst they work, applying what they have learnt in the classroom directly back into their job. With delivery in Central London over 9-18 weekends, depending what programme you decide to take, we hope to make it as manageable as possible to achieve a Masters […]
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Infographic: The Stages of a Masters with Advanced Practice
The latest in our series of infographics shows you what you should expect to do, and when, during your Masters with Advanced Practice. Download a copy of the infographic here.
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Studying a Masters with Advanced Practice
Choosing to study a Masters with Advanced Practice at Northumbria University London Campus offers an excellent opportunity for you to put your learning into practice and develop your employability skills. What will I be doing to find an internship? Your employability is central to all of our programmes and from the second semester of your Masters […]
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11th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability
Northumbria University London is proud to have hosted this year’s highly anticipated 11th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability (ICGS3) held on the 18-20 January 2017. Focused on the highly relevant and topical theme of ‘Security Challenges of the Connected World’, the conference invited key industry figures and leading academics to the Northumbria […]
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High Flying Jobs In Cyber Security
The demand for highly qualified Cyber Security professionals and the well-documented skills shortage of individuals to fill these positions, continues to be one of the biggest issues faced today by business, organisations and government across the globe. With the recent Lloyds Banking Group hacking, the focus is not only on the response plan after an […]
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Self-Improvement In 2017
The practice of making New Year’s Resolutions can be traced back some 4,000 years ago….. what plans are you making for your personal and professional development this year?   Download this infographic here  
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London Campus Students Showcase Their Cultures at the End of Term Party
In December, more than 100 students and staff joined the Northumbria Students’ Union, London Campus for an end of term party before finishing for the festive break. Ingrid Charles, our London Campus Coordinator for the Students’ Union tells us more… “As part of the event, some of our international and European students showcased their cultures; […]
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This Year I Will......
What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Thinking of learning something new? Watch our fun ‘This year I will’ animation and start writing your resolutions list! Thinking of learning something new? Many people see the start of the New Year as an opportunity to reflect on their personal and professional life, setting goals to create positive habits […]
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Thinking Of Undertaking A Part-Time Masters In 2017?
Over 30% of our part-time Masters students joined us in January last year, with application deadlines approaching for our first intake of 2017, is it time you considered postgraduate study? Our part-time programmes are delivered over 15-18 weekend sessions spread over 2 years, allowing you to continue working while you learn. With Masters in some […]
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Investing In Employees: Corporate Sponsorship In Higher Education
Many businesses today look to invest in their employees through capitalising in their existing talent pool. Financial benefits aside, corporate sponsorship of workers’ education shows a company’s willingness to invest in its people and breaks down the often-perceived cold image of the business world. This investment in employees is becoming a popular strategy for corporate […]
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The 11%; Where Are The Women In Cyber Security?
Cybercrime is recognised as one of the greatest threats to businesses around the world, and with company and government data becoming increasingly reliant on the internet, it is critical that their computer systems are protected from malicious attacks or data breaches. As a result, there has been a huge global increase in the investment and […]
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Staff Q&A: What to Expect in Your First Week on Campus
To prepare you for your first moments at Northumbria University London Campus, we spoke to Walieur Rahman – our London Campus Manager. Here is the inside track to learn more about your first week at our busy, sociable learning environment in central London. Can you explain what your role at Northumbria University London Campus includes? […]
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Infographic: MSc Project Management Intake Snapshot
Thinking about enhancing your Project Management C.V? Have your considered a part-time MSc Project Management? Our intake snapshot shows you the student profile on our part-time programme.   Download our infographic PDF here
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Infographic: MSc Computing and IT Intake Snapshot
Looking to accelerate your career in Computing and Information Technology? Our intake snapshot below shows you the type of students we welcomed onto our inaugural part-time MSc Computing and IT programme this September. Download our infographic here  
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Infographic: MSc Cyber Security Class Profile 2016
Take a look at our part-time MSc Cyber Security Class Profile for 2016 below. Our infographic gives you all the important information about our programme as well as the profiles of students we welcomed on to our programme this year.       Download our infographic here
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Places for Free Talks and Lectures in London
London offers a wonderful mix of opportunities to learn, both at university and elsewhere in the city. There are many organisations and institutions that host free events, featuring a mix of speakers, lecturers and exhibitions where you can that will help to expand your knowledge in different areas of interest while you live in London. […]
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What is a ‘Masters with Advanced Practice’?
One of the degree types we offer at Northumbria is the ‘Masters with Advanced Practice’. You might not have heard of this kind of course before, so here we explain what it means, who it might suit and why we think it is such a good way to learn. Why is it different? We teach […]
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London’s Best Alternative Study Locations
London can seem like a big, bustling city with little quiet space. This just isn’t true. There are loads of great places to concentrate on a book, take some great notes and study after lectures are over. From libraries and parks to coffee shops and famous institutions, here we share our tips for the best […]
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5 Steps to Your New Career in Computing and IT
Individuals with computing and information technology skills are vital for businesses of all sizes to succeed in today’s interconnected global economy. Studying our part-time MSc Computer Science programme will provide you with the up-to-date knowledge required to be successful in this diverse industry and prepare you for a variety of roles. Ideal for those looking to […]
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10 Things to Know Before Studying in London
1. Travel There are lots of different ways to travel around London whether you choose to cycle, get the bus, take the tube or even travel by boat. To find the best route to get somewhere in London, apps like Citymapper show you the different routes you can take, their duration and the costs for each. […]
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Why London Is Perfect for International Students
London is a global hub of knowledge and learning, jam packed with brilliant students from every culture on Earth. So why do students from all over the world flock to London each year? Let us tell you! 1. Unrivalled intern and career opportunities London is where many of the world’s leading businesses decide to operate […]
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Popular Course: Cyber Security
When you’re studying to boost your career, the last thing you want is for your degree to lose professional relevance after you graduate. One degree subject area with strong future-proof credentials is cyber security. It’s a booming industry that is only set to grow in size and importance in the short and long-term. It’s therefore […]
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Postgraduate Loans: Changes for Students Studying in the UK
Finding funding for a postgraduate degree in the UK is often the final piece of an already complicated puzzle. Unlike at undergraduate level, where a student loan is assured, finding funding for an MA or MSc has always been a competitive race for scholarships, bursaries and sponsorships. Until now, that is! Big changes have just […]
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