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Northeastern University London

Northeastern University London

Northeastern University London


Why study at Northeastern University London?

Northeastern University London offers a vibrant, collegiate community delivering broad and academically rigorous degree programmes, designed to equip graduates with the combination of skills and knowledge that are increasingly desired by organisations, employers and society.

As part of Northeastern University's global campus network, all students have access to Northeastern's vast online library. Undergraduate students have the option to spend a semester abroad studying at one of Northeastern University's US campuses, while NU London's alumni benefit from generous alumni scholarships to study for their master's degree at one of Northeastern's North American campuses.

Masters degrees

The University's postgraduate programmes are cutting-edge courses exploring the intersection of the humanities and science. Studying at Northeastern University London is an enriching pursuit, both personally and professionally, and postgraduate students play an integral role in the ongoing development of the overall vibrant collegiate community.

Our master's programmes foster advanced skills in critical questioning, information gathering, synthesis and analysis, coding, and oral and written communication.

Exceptional teaching

Teaching at Northeastern University London comprises interactive lectures, seminars, and small group tutorials. Some of our courses are delivered through a high number of scheduled teaching or ‘contact’ hours, while others focus on smaller, more personalised, guided independent study, or hands-on or community-based projects. Most lectures and seminars will have around 20-30 student participants, while tutorials will typically have five or fewer students, and may sometimes be one-to-one. This personalised approach to teaching allows everyone to participate and thrive

Our standing

Since the University’s inception, it has developed a reputation for delivering an unrivalled university experience, consistently exceeding all Russell Group universities for overall student satisfaction in the UK's National Student Survey (2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022).

Our graduates

NU London offers an intensive learning experience and immense opportunities for individual growth. Students who choose to study at the University develop into assured, well-rounded, eloquent individuals with a capacity for independent critical thought and intellectual debate, impressive research skills, a range of interests and passions, and an understanding of how to apply their studies to the world at large.

The University believes in teaching versatile skills and behaviours, relevant to a wide range of industries. The subjects offered embed skills that are transferable to an array of careers and jobs, including arts, technology, finance, law, journalism, publishing, civil service, and advertising.

Alumni have gone on to work for prestigious companies such as Accenture, BBC, Civil Service, Deutsche Bank, M&C Saatchi, PwC and Slaughter & May. Graduates have pursued further study at leading institutions, including the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, LSE, UCL, King’s College London, the University of Chicago, the New School in New York, and Northeastern University.

Visa Requirements

If you are an international student who is coming to Northeastern University London to study a programme that is longer than 6 months, you must apply for a Student Visa before coming to the UK. This visa has replaced the Tier 4 visa.

Under the Student Visa, students are permitted to enrol and study their programme with Northeastern University London. Students are able to work a maximum of 20 hours per week during term time and full time during term breaks or vacations.

You must apply for this visa before you arrive in the UK, it is not possible to switch from a visitor visa to a Student visa.

EU/EEA nationals who do not have Pre-Settled or Settled Status, or another UK visa that allows them to study, will need to apply for a Student Visa.

If you are an international student who has another UK visa that allows you to study in the UK for the duration of your programme, you may not need to apply for a Student Visa. Please contact the Visa Compliance Team to discuss your immigration requirements further.

Post Study Work Permit

The Graduate Route is available to international students who have a valid student visa at the time of application and have successfully completed a UK degree at the undergraduate level or above at a Higher Education Provider with a track record of compliance.

Successful applicants on this route will be able to stay and work, or look for work, in the UK at any skill level for a maximum period of two years if they have successfully completed an undergraduate or master’s degree. PhD graduates will be able to stay for three years.

Any eligible student who has graduated after 01 July 2021 will be able to apply for the route. This includes students who have already started their courses.

The Graduate Route requires a new visa application, which will only be possible from inside the UK.

It will include the payment of a visa fee of £715 and the Immigration Health Surcharge at the full rate of £624 per year.


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