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Newcastle is a busy city in the north east of England, situated upon the river Tyne and forming part of the larger urban area of Tyneside. It is home to two universities catering to around 42,000 students on a wide range of degree programmes.
You might be amused to know that Newcastle's origins do, in fact, date back to a 'new' castle built shortly after the Norman Conquest in the eleventh century (so, not that 'new' anymore then). The city has since gone on to become a major shipbuilding centre as well as the urban hub for one of England's most significant coal mining areas.
Newcastle's recent history has seen its economy refocus away from heavy industry and manufacture towards digital technologies and corporate business.
As a postgraduate student in Newcastle you'll enjoy living in a city with a proud regional culture and many well-known local products and traditions. The city is home to a premier league football team, Newcastle United FC, whose stadium, St James' Park is the fourth largest in England.
Other attractions include various substantial museums, art galleries and music venues as well as large retail shopping centres.
The oldest university in Newcastle is Newcastle University. Formerly a college of the University of Durham, Newcastle is now an independent member of the Russell Group of elite UK research universities and is usually ranked as a world top 200 and UK top 20 university.
In addition to Newcastle University, the city is also home to Northumbria University. Other nearby UK universities include the University of Sunderland and the University of Durham, both of which are less than fifteen miles away.
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Our Accounting, Finance and Strategic Investment MSc prepares you for a career in management accounting, financial planning or corporate investment. Read more
The Advanced Architectural Design MSc provides the resources for you to gain further skills in design architecture. Our MSc Advanced Architectural Design is a degree course for international designers to enhance their design and research skills in the environment of . Read more
Our innovative Advanced International Business Management Dual Award course is for those aspiring towards an international career in business management. Read more
Our Advanced International Business Management and Marketing Dual Award course meets the needs of excellent graduates who aspire to a global role in marketing. Read more
The range of research topics for our Ageing MPhil, PhD and MD programmes is diverse. They include. biology of ageing; age-related diseases; ageing health and society; technology; nutrition and oral health; and ethics. Read more
Our Ageing and Health MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research. Read more
This course gives you an understanding of how agriculture interacts with the environment. There is an emphasis on sustainability and the ecological consequences of unsound management. Read more
MPhil supervision covers a number of research topics supported by research active academic staff. Our range of research areas relate to crop science, soil science, ecological (organic) agriculture, and agricultural water management. Read more
Our Animal Behaviour MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research. Read more
MPhil supervision covers a number of research topics supported by research active academic staff. Our range of research areas relate to animal health and welfare, environmental impact of livestock systems, and safety and quality of livestock products. Read more
At Newcastle University Business School, we believe that business is shaped by the desire to think differently and the will to transform the status quo.
The Newcastle MBA is much more than a management programme. Its a journey of self-discovery and transformation and an opportunity to; enhance your self-awareness, integrate and apply your learning, develop your consulting skills and contribute to, and lead, multicultural teams.