At Northumbria we’re proud of our role in the region supporting local businesses and their staff. The opportunities for the University to work in partnership are wide ranging, from supporting innovation through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, to research and consultancy or from providing students for placements to running part-time flexible development courses. In working together we can create knowledge and transform lives in our region.
A key area where the University can help your organisation is with your staff’s development. Part-time study though Northumbria University can provide an answer to your organisations training and development needs. Northumbria is running over 150 part-time courses for 2012 entry and these courses offer a variety of study options, including campus-based day release or evening attendance and distance learning.
In addition to the traditional part-time courses we are also able to offer work-based learning programmes designed specifically around you and your organisations needs.
Why choose Northumbria?
Northumbria University has a wide range of part-time provision which includes taught courses and research programmes. When your staff have work or other commitments, a flexible learning approach to study is important.
We understand how difficult it is to juggle study and everyday commitments, so our lecturers are always on-hand to offer your employees support throughout their time at university.
Our courses cover a wide range of subject areas and are designed to offer real skills which are relevant in today’s global workplace. Many are industry accredited and some programmes lead to exemptions from examinations of professional bodies and to membership of the appropriate profession.
Studying part-time at Northumbria gives all of the great benefits that our full time students enjoy, including:
- Award winning IT provision and access to our state-of-the-art library facilities, which are open 24/7 during term time;
- First class student support;
- An enviable learning environment designed to meet the needs of today’s students;
To check if Northumbria offers a suitable part-time course it couldn’t be easier using our online course directory. View the modules, check the fees and even apply directly from your selected course entry.
The University offers both Doctor of Philosophy degrees (PhDs) and Professional Doctorate awards on a part-time basis. Information for prospective postgraduate research students is provided by our Graduate School.
Work-based learning and bespoke training programmes
The University has worked and works with many organisations across a range of sectors to provide specific, tailored training and professional development. To find out more about the University’s bespoke offering contact Work-related Learning Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees and Funding
For individuals undertaking part-time postgraduate study Northumbria University offers flexible options to pay the course fees over 6 months where the fees are over £500. If you are interested in a part-time undergraduate degree you may be eligible for government funding. To find out more visit www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance
Many employers see the benefits of sending their employees to study part-time with Northumbria and are happy to sponsorship study by paying tuition fee loans
If you’ve already studied with the University you will be eligible for the 10% Alumni discount.
Order a Prospectus
Register with Northumbria Enquiry Service for a part-time prospectus. Once registered you can also receive alerts for Open Days and events such as online chat opportunities
Part-time Online Chat
The next Part-time Study online chat event will be on Wednesday 30thMay 1-2pm and 5-6pm. To register visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/chat
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