Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Newcastle University Business School is a triple-accredited business school and part of Newcastle University, a research-intensive Russell Group University with a proud history of over 180 years, committed to delivering world-class academic excellence. Our teaching and research is at the forefront of new thinking and explores and solves the complex issues facing this shifting employment landscape.

Top reasons to study here

  • Study at a triple-accredited Business School – an elite group with accreditation from AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.
  • Awarded TEF Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
  • Live and study in one of the top 10 UK student cities. QS Best Student Cities 2019.

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About

History

We’re proud of what we can offer you: excellence in management education in a vibrant city. Our high graduate employability and great student satisfaction ratings make us a first-choice study destination for students across the globe.

Education

At Newcastle, you’ll get a world-class business education and leave as a socially responsible graduate, ready to push the boundaries of conventional business thinking.

Our Master’s courses offer you a strong focus on employability, teaching informed by our latest research and academic quality assured by our professional accreditations and recognition.

We offer both conversion and specialist Master’s degrees, most of which are one-year courses. Each course offers you a stimulating curriculum and a strong focus on practical application of theory.

We’ll help you to understand business, prepare you for its constantly evolving landscape, and equip you to drive those changes.

Research

Research is at the heart of our teaching, this helps to ensure you are exposed to knowledge and approaches to reflect the latest thinking, grounded in examples of real-world practice. Our distinct academic research communities are a superb intellectual resource. You will learn and engage with world-leading researchers from across the globe and become part of a knowledge network that is redefining the future of society and business.

Career

Our graduates are in demand and we consistently have one of the best records for

graduate employment in the UK. Through our award-winning Careers Service, industry-relevant degrees, and interwoven employability programme, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
146 -5
2019
141 20
2018
161
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
180 3
2019
183 4
2018
187
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
201 -30
2019
171 4
2018
175
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
201
2018
201
2017
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

We have invested in outstanding facilities and services to support your learning. You will have access to a student support network of friendly advisers across our campus who will offer advice and guidance to help you along the way. Student services we offer:

• Immigration and visa support

• Award-winning Careers Service

• Students’ Union

• Accommodation options to suit all budgets

• Four libraries that open 24/7

• Free language learning via our award-winning Language Resource Centre with self-student materials in over 150 languages

• Dedicated Sports Centre, and high- quality outdoor facilities

• 3,000+ networked computers and a Virtual Learning Environment

• Writing Development Centre

• Multi-faith team

Housing services

We have a wide range of accommodation for postgraduates. We can also help you find University managed or privately owned accommodation. You are guaranteed University accommodation for your first year with us. This could be in University managed, or managed partnership accommodation. Through University accommodation you will meet people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. Our students often tell us that they make friends for life in our supportive communities.

Library services

Our University offers an award-winning customer service to make sure you can access the resources you need. 

Whether you choose to study alone or in groups, we've got the right study space for you with a variety of bookable study rooms. You can use one of our desktop computers, or even loan a laptop. 

ICT services

You'll have access to a wide range of IT services to support your learning. Computer rooms, many of which are accessible 24/7, are available across campus with over 3,000 networked computers, and of course free Wi-Fi is widely available across campus.

Student Life

Campus life

Our single site, city-centre campus and Business School are a beautiful place to learn and socialise, just minutes' away from the heart of the action in the city. Our campus is perfectly situated less than two minutes' walk from the hustle and bustle of the main city centre shopping area. We're also just across the road from a Metro station which connects you to other parts of the city and the coast.

Sports facilities

At Newcastle we're passionate about supporting you to continue your favourite sport during your degree. We are one of the top UK universities for sport. Our wide range of sports clubs compete as ‘Team Newcastle’ in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league and we’re consistently highly ranked in the league, where we excel in many sports including basketball, fencing, lacrosse, rowing, rugby union, squash and water polo. Our sports scholarship programme enables high-performing student athletes to fulfil both their sporting and academic potential. Our clubs welcome students of all abilities and, with professional coaching available across many of our activities, it's a great time to try something new.

Student clubs

With a huge range of societies, sports clubs, student representation and support, the Students' Union is the focus for many social activities on campus - and thousands get involved every year.  Being a postgraduate at Newcastle isn't just about academic learning, you also have the chance to meet new people and discover new interests. The Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) is the focus for many social activities. It has venues for gigs, cafe, shops, an award-winning student newspaper, radio station and more than 200 student societies. The whole building provides an outstanding social hub.

Accreditation

Our accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing an exceptional education. It also confirms that our courses meet the standards set by professional bodies. Our courses are significantly influenced and shaped by the needs of professional bodies and the global employment market. Our accredited degrees share close links with industry, meaning that our students are exposed to cutting edge business developments. Students graduating from accredited courses are also eligible to apply for membership of a professional body and may be exempt from professional exams or further academic study. 

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

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