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Newcastle Polytechnic

Newcastle Polytechnic was a UK government-recognised body that gave awards between 1969 and 1992.

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Northumbria University Northumbria University is a UK government-recognised university or college which currently gives degree awards.

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The University is unable to provide award verifications for students who completed this as the Open University holds all of the records for prior 1992. The website which this information can be found is

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Contact details for Newcastle Polytechnic

Academic Registry,
Northumbria University,
3 Ellison Terrance,
NE1 8ST,
United Kingdom
+44 (0)191 227 4014
+44 (0)191 227 3009