Newcastle University is a private research university situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. It was originated from the School of Medicine and Surgery, founded in 1834, and the College of Physical Science, founded in 1871. These two colleges were merged to form a King’s College. In 1963, it became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (an official name of the University of Newcastle) through an Act of Parliament.
It is a member of the Russell Group and also has the largest EU research portfolio in the country.
Faculty & Departments
It is categorized into three faculties and various academic departments.
Faculty - Humanities & Social Sciences; Medical Sciences; and Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Departments - Computer Science, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Education, Archaeology, Sociology, Fine Art, Economics, Music, Mechanical Engineering, Biological Science, Biology, and others
Programs & Degrees
Computer Science, History, Fine Arts, Geography, Japanese Studies, Marine Zoology, Music, Civil Engineering, Rural Studies, Pharmacology, Urban Planning, Theoretical Physics, Politics, Marketing, Linguistics, Film Practices, and others
Automation and Control, Wildlife Management, Writing Poetry, Urban Design, Town Planning, Synthetic Biology, Naval Architecture, Mechatronics, Law, Japanese Studies, Hydroinformatics, History, Fine Art, English Literature, and others
Digital Media, Ageing, Biotechnology, Statistics, Sociology, Rural Studies, Psychology, Physics, Microbiology, Marketing, Modern Languages, Law, History, Film, Geomatics, Education, Creative Writing, and others
Newcastle research focuses on changing the world. The three research themes are ageing, social renewal, and sustainability. The students and faculty work with various partners to address these global challenges, as well as how they are rapidly changing and challenging the environment.
The research is conducted in response to the significant social needs and demands. The main aim is to bring a global impact and make a better world through the collaborative and engaged research.
The application for undergraduate study is to be made through UCAS. For postgraduate admission, an online application needs to be submitted with the required documents. The step-by-step guide regarding the admission process is available on its official website here.
Newcastle University campuses are:
The campus facilities include libraries, labs, study rooms, computer rooms, museum, art gallery, theatre, free Wi-Fi, health services, accommodation, eateries, parking etc.
At Newcastle, students enjoy the numerous opportunities to immerse up the arts and cultural atmosphere. The arts gallery, theatre, museum and various performance spaces involve students in several activities of their interests.
It has more than 60 sports clubs, covering the sports facilities from the beginners to an elite level. The Newcastle sports teams have competed and excelled in various competitions. The indoor facilities include a dance studio, multipurpose rooms, massage clinic and sports hall, and the outdoor facilities include pitches, playfields, water sports centre, etc.
The university provides a range of funding opportunities to manage the education and living expenses. It helps in financing the education through scholarships, bursaries, student loans, part-time work etc. Whether you are an undergraduate or a postgraduate student, these financial aids are provided based on the academic performance, sports achievements, etc. Both domestic and international students can take the benefits of financial support.
Why to join?
Newcastle University is dedicated to providing the teaching and research to make a better lifestyle among the people living in UK and all around the world. It has also gained a reputation for high graduate employability.