Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Program Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: On-campus housing Minimum GPA: 2.5
Academic Area: Art & Design, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Fashion Studies, Fine Arts, Health & Nutrition, Human Services, Humanities, Linguistics, Sociology Credit Type: 20 NU credits = 5 MSU credits and 10 NY credits = 3 MSU credits
Internship: No
Program Description:

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Northumbria University

Table of Contents

Academic Fields of Study
Language of Instruction
Academic Calendar
Accommodation and Meals
Estimated Program Costs
Program Overview

Known as the capital of England's North East, Newcastle has a population of approximately 300,000.  With over 42,000 students, Newcastle is one of the UK's most popular university cities.  It has a dramatic location on the River Tyne, about 10 miles from the coast and lises at the heart of one of Britain's most beautiful and historic regions.  Voted eighth best "party city" by international travel experts, Newcastle is known for its lively, friendly atmosphere.  It is a compact city, easy to get around with its own underground metro train system.  By train, it is three hours to London, 90 minutes to Edinburgh and one hour to York.

Northumbria University "Study in England"
Academic Fields of Study

Montclair State students will choose any combination of up to six classes or "modules" per semester from the Study Abroad Programme.  Classes are available in all subject areas listed above.  All are offered at the Newcastle campuses.  Within each subject area a wide range of classes or modules is available.  The current list of modules normally available can be found here.  This webpage also provides a link to the University's academic programs database where descriptions of modules can be found.

In your application, you will list ten subject areas.  On arrival, the study abroad team at Northumbria will arrange a timetable based on the subjects you have chosen.  Normally students require a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be accepted.

Language of Instruction

All courses (except foreign language courses) are taught in English.

Accommodation and Meals

Northumbria Study Abroad staff aim to provide each student with a single room in residences on campus.  Many students choose to stay in Claude Gibb Hall where breakfast and dinner are provided as part of the overall accommodation fee.

Please click HERE for more information on housing options.
Estimated Program Costs

The Semester or Academic Year Abroad program is a traditional student exchange.  Students who participate will pay tuition and fees for a semester (or academic year) to Montclair State University.  NJ state residents will pay in-state tuition and non-NJ residents will pay out of state tuition and fees. 

Students will be billed for housing by Northumbria University.  Average Costs of living e.g. room, food, entertainment, books, etc)  as of March 2016 is approximately 1015 British pounds per month or roughly US$1,500 per month. 

Other fees may include transportation, health insurance, visa fees, study abroad fee, additional cultural activities.
Students are also eligible to work part-time, up to 20 hours per week.  Be sure to inform the consulate of your intentions to work so that you get the correct visa. 

NORTHUBMRIA UNIVERSITY FACT SHEET - Northumbria University Fact Sheet 2016-17.pdf
Application Process

To Apply

Please complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process. Students must first be nominated by the Office of International Engagement. Once nominated, students will submit Northumbria University's online application. 

For Further Information

Contact Francesca De Ros, Study Abroad Coordinator,

Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs,

Please click on the "Apply Now" at the top of the page to begin your MSU study abroad application.
The Office of International Engagement
Rm. 207, Student Center Annex
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ, 07043

Front Desk: 973 655 6862
For general questions about Study Abroad, please contact:


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/21/2019 05/13/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.