Newcastle University - INTO
Ranked 26 in UK
about university

Our vision is of Newcastle as a civic university with a global reputation for academic excellence.

At Newcastle University, we have always focused on academic excellence and the impact of our academic work. Today, these long-held ideals are more relevant than ever. They define our vision for the University – the kind of university we wish to be.

Newcastle University is a Russell Group University and we ranked joint 22nd out of 123 in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.

Newcastle is ranked:

  • 8th in the UK for Medical and Life Sciences research quality (REF 2014)
  • 3rd in the UK for English, and in the top 12 for Geography, Architecture and Planning, and Cultural and Media Studies research quality (REF 2014)
  • an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) top 20 strategic partner
  • top 20 for graduate career prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide, 2015; The Guardian University Guide 2015; The Complete University Guide 2015)

We have three core academic functions:

  • research and innovation
  • teaching and learning, and the student experience
  • engagement

Strategic leadership of each of these areas is provided, on a university-wide basis, by a pro-vice-chancellor.

Delivery occurs in our three core academic structures, each also led and managed by a pro-vice-chancellor:

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences [Newcastle Biomedicine]
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering

Subjects of study

Select a level of study:

  • undergraduate (first degrees eg BSc, BA, BEng)
  •  postgraduate (taught and research, higher-level degrees eg MSc, MA, PhD)

Academic Schools

  • Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
  • Architecture, Planning and Landscape
  • Arts and Cultures
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business School
  • Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering and Geosciences
  • Combined Honours Centre
  • Computing Science
  • Dental Sciences
  • Education, Communication and Language Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • English Literature, Language and Linguistics
  • Geography, Politics and Sociology
  • History, Classics and Archaeology
  • Law School
  • Marine Science and Technology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mechanical and Systems Engineering
  • Medical Education
  • Modern Languages
  • Psychology 
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