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Northumbria University works closely with regional businesses

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.

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.

Courses

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.

Research Programmes 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 rg.workforcedevelopment@northumbria.ac.uk

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 studying a part-time undergraduate degree you may be eligible for a Government tuition fee loan which means you wouldn?t have to repay your loan taken out for a course starting in September 2012 until April 2016 and only then if you are earning over the repayment threshold of £21,000. To find out more visit Northumbria?s part-time web pages or the Government?s 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. You can also follow us on Twitter atwww.twitter.com/NorthumbriaUni to keep informed of the University?s news. Courses still available starting September 2012 There?s still to find out more and apply for September 2012. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/pt for more information.

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Northumbria University .

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