Northumbria University has been a member of EUREC since 1991. Research, Education and training in Photovoltaics is carried out at the Northumbria Photovoltaics Application Centre (NPAC).
This centre was established in 1984 to provide an expert research and consultancy service in Photovoltaics. It is part of the School of Engineering and Technology.
Students who choose the PV specialisation must comply with Northumbria University English requirements: IELTS 6.0 (minimum score of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent; or TOEFL IBT: overall 79 (with minimum Reading 18, Writing 17, Listening 17, Speaking 20). The English qualification needs to be no more than 2 years old when being accepted on the specialisation