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About New College of the Humanities

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Study in the heart of London. NCH Masters degrees teach advanced professional skills to enhance careers or can lead to further academic study.

New College of the Humanities (NCH) offers an innovative academic experience in a dynamic and inclusive environment. Our Masters degree programmes will teach you real-world professional skills to advance your career or lead to further academic study.

Each degree programme is designed to give you academic rigour and fulfilment, and to challenge your thinking as you are introduced to new concepts and methods. Our state-of-the-art campus is right in the heart of London, just minutes from both the City, London’s Central Business District, and East London Tech City. London offers amazing opportunities to enrich your studies as well as the experience of living in one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant cities in the world.

Masters degrees

Our postgraduate programmes include a mix of traditional humanities subjects and cutting edge courses at the intersection of humanities and science.

Many of our Masters degree programmes can function as conversion degrees and do not require prior study of philosophy, politics, computer science, or coding. We are looking for new voices, skills and opinions.

Inspiring academics

Our experienced and enthusiastic faculty deliver highly effective teaching with an emphasis on interaction and a personalised approach. NCH classes allow everyone the chance to participate and thrive. Our degree programmes have been designed and created by our faculty and reflect their areas of expertise and research interests, meaning that they are strongly engaged with the material that they teach.


Our interdisciplinary ethos attracts faculty who engage in high quality research. Our academic staff use their cutting-edge knowledge and their enthusiasm to enrich our students’ learning experience. NCH’s Northeastern partnership also provides exciting international research opportunities.

Our global perspective

NCH is part of Northeastern University's Global Campus Network. Northeastern University is a highly ranked North American teaching and research institution with campuses in Boston, Charlotte, Oakland, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto and Vancouver. This partnership gives NCH a truly international outlook, while retaining our academic independence as a UK higher education provider.

Our campus in St Katharine Docks is home to students from around the world studying both NCH degree programmes a range of Northeastern University programmes. The opportunity to socialise and study together broadens global outlook and offers exciting international networking opportunities.

Brand new central London campus

Devon House is positioned at the centre of historic St Katharine Docks, a dynamic waterside community right in the heart of London, adjacent to the iconic Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Our campus enjoys stunning river views with terraces and open areas, and is surrounded by dozens of restaurants, cafes, bars, and a leisure marina. The City, London's central business district, is just a few minutes' walk away, as is East London Tech City.

Careers support

Our dedicated careers advisors work with students right from day one. Some students arrive at NCH with their career path clearly mapped, others need help finding their direction, our advisors are here to help both.

We’re proud to be at the heart of a community of brilliant, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic graduates, academics, and professionals who together make up the NCH and Northeastern University alumni. Our career events offer opportunities to network with alumni and industry professionals across a range of organisations and sectors.

Future proof your career

Available full-time over one year, or part-time over two years, each of our degree programmes equips you with a unique combination of thinking, communication, and technical skills widely sought in sectors ranging from professional services and tech companies, to the creative industries and government. Our part-time study option gives you the freedom to work whilst you advance your skills.

International Students

NCH is licensed by the UK government to sponsor and assist with visa applications for study on all of our programmes.

Students who successfully complete an NCH degree at masters level with a track record of compliance will be eligible to apply for a Graduate Route visa to work in the UK. Successful applicants 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.

Entry Requirements

Graduates: we welcome applications from graduates of a wide range of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences disciplines. Offers are typically made to applicants holding an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree, or equivalent. If you are below a 2:1, we will still consider your application. Each applicant will be assessed on an individual basis through their application, a reference and personal statement.

Professionals: NCH welcomes applications from learners who may have been out of education for a while who have equivalent professional experience.