Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Projects

Past Projects

Over the past few years, the Faculty has assisted a huge variety of organisations in fulfilling their goals. This is just a taste of what we've done.

Developing people

Our Business School's Executive MBA is internationally respected. Numerous organisations have sponsored employees, to allow them to develop into high-level management roles.

The School of English has had huge success in developing skills to promote creative writing in primary schoolteachers.

The North Leadership Centre has developed bespoke training programmes for team leaders from a wide variety of businesses.

Knowledge transfer

This Government Scheme (funding bodies provide up to 66% of the costs) has allowed our School of Geography Politics and Sociology to create a knowledge-base of public confidence in the criminal justice system, with the Crown Prosecution Service Northumbria.

We have also seen our School of Education assisting the Tyne and Wear Autistic Society to develop a more person-focus culture in the way that they operate.

Find out more about Knowledge Transfer.


Our school of Architecture, Planning and Landscape worked with Atkins LTD to evaluate, review and assess the transportation system in the Tyne and Wear area.

The Media, Culture, Heritage department in the School of Arts and Cultures have worked with universities across the world to create ecologically sound museums.

Resources hire

Culture Lab, which provides digital solutions to cultural problems, is opening up its state-of-the-art motion capture facility for local organisations.