Newcastle University is a research-intensive institution located in the North-East of England. Its history traces back to 1834 and it is today one of the UK’s leading universities. A member of the elite Russell Group, an association of the leading research institutions in the UK, it hosts 24 academic schools and more than 40 research centers. The University prides itself on its civic responsibility and the role it plays in society by bringing its research to bear on issues faced by communities. The Business School at Newcastle University offers excellent academic programs to students from all over the world and prides itself on partnerships with industry which promise students a successful start to their business careers.
Newcastle is famous for its friendly and welcoming character and was voted one of the best cities for students in 2012. Renowned for its architectural beauty, cultural scene and lively nightlife, Newcastle has a lot to offer as an affordable student destination. All programs at Newcastle University Business School are designed with the global business community in mind and students are encouraged to think entrepreneurially. Research expertise is focused on influencing current business policy and practice.
Academic excellence and global perspective
The Business School delivers high quality programs, which is reflected in the double accreditation they have been awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) under its EQUIS scheme and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). The School also ranks highly in student satisfaction with 90% overall satisfaction in the University.
The Business School is truly international, and welcomes more than 3,000 students from 82 nationalities. All programs are designed with the global business community in mind and students are encouraged to think entrepreneurially while enhancing their experience. The School encourages students to gain a global perspective and to enhance their employability.
The Business School offers a range of business-related undergraduate degrees in four areas: Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Marketing and Economics. The postgraduate programs available are significantly influenced and shaped by the needs of industry and the employment market. Masters degrees are split into four key areas: Business and Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and Economics. The School has developed programs and modules which carry accreditation from professional bodies and offers MBAs, taught Masters as well as research Masters.
Partnerships for the future
The Business School has a long-established network of partnerships which supports and shapes the content of its programs. Its involvement in curriculum development and tuition through mentoring and module delivery adds value to the School and builds working relationships between partners and students.
Graduates from the Business School join a thriving global alumni network of 14,000 business graduates, which can play a major role in the shaping of their career. The School holds a variety of career focused and skill development events each year beginning with a Career Development Week , offering students the chance to put their learning into practice with workshops, presentations and networking opportunities.
The School’s professional accreditations and research ensure a critical approach to teaching. Masters degrees at Newcastle are challenging and recruit students with high potential with high career goals.