Newcastle University Business School

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About

History

Newcastle University Business School opened in 2011. The building is the School's state-of-the-art, award-winning home. 

We designed the Business School with our students in mind. It provides cutting-edge learning facilities. The school is just a short walk from the University's city-centre campus, its libraries and Students' Union. 

Education

  • Undergraduate 

Our undergraduate degrees can help provide the perfect course for future aspirations, whether you’re looking for a course with professional accreditation, the opportunity to study abroad or even undertake a placement. Most of the degrees we offer are three to four years in length, depending on the subject you choose. Each degree offers you a stimulating curriculum and a supportive teaching and learning environment.

  • Postgraduate

The 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.

Research

Newcastle University is a globally renowned international business school in which we are ranked 14th for Research Power in the UK. We help shape policies to solve the pressing issues of today and tomorrow. Newcastle University is recognised across the world for the quality of our research. 

  • The Future of Work
  • Leading on Leadership

We have created an internationally distinctive research reputation through our vibrant collaborations. It plays a vital role in how we engage with organisations and policymakers on a regional, national and international platform.

Main research themes:

  • Marketing, Operations and Systems
  • Economics
  • Leadership, Work and Organisation
  • Accounting and Finance

Career

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 provision, we make sure you graduate well equipped to get your dream job.

Our employability programme aligns to the Graduate Skills Framework and supports the global attributes we want you to demonstrate when you enter the employment market. 

Throughout your studies, there will be lots of opportunities to develop your employability and skills, to ensure you’re ready for the workplace.

Services

Student services

Newcastle University offers support to our students from within the Business School and as a whole institution.

The Student Health and Wellbeing Services support students. They work with local and national organisations. This maximises their academic potential and helps them gain the most from their time here at Newcastle.

The in-house wellbeing support service enables you to book direct appointments with a trained counsellor or mental health adviser.

You can book regular appointments or attend a virtual drop-in session.

Whilst studying you will have access to other student support networks who will offer advice and guidance to help you along the way.

Housing services

This is where you’ll experience student life. We offer something for everyone with lots of options to choose from, including accommodation for families, couples, single gender and adapted.

With our accommodation we can offer you:

  • ensuite, washbasin and standard room options
  • an enviable location within easy reach of our city-centre campus
  • options to suit all budgets

 

We guarantee accommodation to all new full-year postgraduate taught students where certain eligibility criteria are met. Our guarantee is available on our website.

Library services

The University offers a multi-award-winning Library Service, one of the best in the country. The four libraries offer collections and resources including: over one million print books, two million e-books, and access to 42,000 journal titles.

All students have access to our Writing Development Centre, Maths-Aid drop-in centre and Language Resource Centre.

We’ve invested heavily in providing outstanding facilities and IT to support your learning: 3,000 networked computers across campus, free Wi-Fi, free installation of Office 365 Professional on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, and a laptop loan scheme for use in the Library.

ICT services

Access to computer facilities is available to students in the Business School along with wi-fi access throughout the whole campus.

Medical services

The Student Wellbeing team can assist with accessing and registering with healthcare providers. The team can provide information about local GPs, dental practices and other healthcare providers. More information can be found through our student wellbeing page. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Uni is situated within Newcastle City Centre, which is a city like no other. There really is something for everyone.

It's the cosmopolitan capital of North East England. It was voted as a top 10 student city in the UK (*QS Best Student Cities 2022).

It’s fun, friendly and effortlessly cool. It has an enviable reputation as one of the UK’s favourite and friendliest student cities.

One in six people in Newcastle is a student, helping create the city’s vibrant social scene and renowned nightlife.

Newcastle also boasts world-class sport, music, shopping, and arts. The iconic Quayside is one reason so many students affectionately refer to the city as their second home.

Sports facilities

Sport and exercise are for everyone at Newcastle, and we've invested £32 million in new facilities to make your experience even better.

  • state-of-the-art gym
  • performance strength and conditioning rooms
  • high-tech studios
  • sports hall and courts
  • five artificial floodlit pitches

Student clubs

With over 200 societies, 60+ sports clubs and endless opportunities to have fun, our Students’ Unions (SU) has it all. From Freshers’ Week to your graduation, from a morning coffee to the night bus home. Our SU provides opportunities, activities and services that centre around you; designed to make sure you get the most out of university life.

Accreditation

Our courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels meet accreditation standards. The accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing you with an exceptional education. It confirms our programmes meet the standards of professional bodies. It assures you the education you receive here is ready for your future.

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

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