A NEW PARTNERSHIP OFFERS NEW PROGRAMMES

With more than 135 years of educational excellence, Northumbria University is one of the largest and oldest public universities in the UK with a student strength of over 35,000. Its programmes are internationally recognised
and accredited by some of the world’s foremost professional accreditation bodies, which have positioned it amongst the Top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employment within 6 months of graduation. The university has been awarded the ‘Business School of the Year’ title by the Times Higher Education Awards and is ranked among
the Top 10 universities for innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) is one of Qatar’s leading learning and development organisations which supports the nation’s finance, business, and government sectors through the delivery of pragmatic and innovative education. Its vision is aligned with the Qatar National Vision for 2030 in that it wants to create a knowledge-based economy with a special emphasis on developing the nation’s financial sector. To achieve this, it has expanded its higher education offering to include BA degrees in Accounting, Finance and other related disciplines to complement its higher education programmes and to accommodate a larger segment of high school students, high school graduate, and professionals with a diploma in Accounting, Banking and other programmes to top up their degrees.

QFBA’s partnership with Northumbria University opens a new gateway to a career in Accounting, Finance, and International Banking for the people in Qatar. To sharpen its focus on developing talent and delivering specialised competency development programmes, QFBA has joined forces with Northumbria University to offer its students the unique opportunity of enrolling in specialised business courses from the university. Students taking these courses will now be able to not just enjoy the benefits of a world-class education, but also the guidance and expertise of the innovative minds teaching in this programme which can lead them into a brighter professional future.