Newcastle Business School at Northumbria University offers programmes at undergraduate, and postgraduate and research level, in Accounting and Financial Management, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Leadership and Human Resource Management and Marketing Operation and Systems.
Learn more below why you should consider choosing Northumbria University Business School. Arrange a free consultation with SI-UK Nairobi or Mombasa today to get your journey started.
Six Reasons to Study Business at Northumbria
1. Lecturers and Teaching
All lecturers are highly knowledgeable about the topic they are teaching. At postgraduate level, all professors hold a PhD and have conducted extensive research in their fields. All modules are designed based on needs that are expressed by the business world and are very practical, with real-life business cases. Lecturers focus on the skills and experience that will help you get on the market after getting your degree, through seminars and workshops where students get involved by completing projects and developing teamwork, leadership, communication and other interpersonal skills.
Northumbria University has a great employability record. The Careers and Employment Service was nominated for a national award and features in top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment. Additional academic events are organized by Newcastle Business School to stimulate interaction between students and businesses, for example guest lectures in which business professionals talk about their expertise.
Career days are also organised in which a wide variety of companies come to talk to students about graduate schemes and placement opportunities, so that students can get to know what companies are looking for in graduates and which skills to develop. The University also organises employability workshops, including CV writing and interview help.
3. Study Abroad
Students can take part in Study Abroad, Internship or Placement programmes. Each of those provides a great experience and addition to your CV. It gives you a bigger overview on a business market and its diversity, experience in a workplace connected to your field of study, and an opportunity to travel and get to know other cultures.
4. Northumbria Business Clinic
Another advantage of studying at Northumbria University is that instead of writing a traditional dissertation, students can take part in the Business Clinic. At the Business Clinic, students develop hands-on skills to use in their career, including essential skills such as collaboration and communication. Especially for students who aim for a career in consultancy, this is a good exercise that adds great value to their resume.
The Business Clinic deals with a variety of topics which are, but not limited to, Human Resource, Strategic Marketing reviews, Brand Audits, Digital Marketing and Social Media, Logistics, Strategic Market Expansion and Finances. In other words, all aspects of business are covered by the Business Clinic. Students are partnered with an organization to clearly identify the organization’s issue and provide adequate recommendations.
5. International Reputation
Newcastle Business School holds AACSB Accreditation, a recognition that is associated with excellence in education only awarded to a small proportion of international business schools around the world. Newcastle Business School was also selected as the best business school in the UK in 2015 by Times Higher Education.
6. Great Facilities
Newcastle Business School has a cafeteria, restaurant, Ask4Help helpdesk, lecture theatres and seminar rooms, and plenty of space for students to study individually or in groups. There are numerous computers with the latest software available for independent study, and large computer screens for group discussions.
Study at Northumbria
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