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Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities.

In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global identity and opportunities for knowledge exchange that the university benefits from when developing partnerships, perspectives, innovations and solutions.

With a global geographic reach, combined with an outstanding reputation for world-leading academics working at the forefront of research and scholarship, Newcastle’s impressive student employability record and world-class facilities, ensures it is a first-choice destination for students from around the world.

The university is recognised internationally for its work across broad multidisciplinary areas, including ageing and health, cities, culture and the creative arts; data and energy; as well as for outstanding single disciplines.

Newcastle University is committed to delivering high-quality innovative postgraduate courses. From Masters Degrees to PhD study, students can choose from wide-ranging and innovative postgraduate taught and research options.

Newcastle University has a long history of outstanding learning and teaching. This was further endorsed in 2017 when the university was awarded TEF Gold, one of only eight Russell Group universities to achieve this highest UK government rating for the quality of undergraduate teaching. The award recognises that Newcastle University delivers consistently outstanding teaching and learning outcomes for students. 

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About the Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a top 20 most-targeted UK university by leading graduate employers and one of 24 Russell Group universities – UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Newcastle offers students a range of postgraduate study options to choose from, high quality teaching, and research that delivers a positive impact on a global scale.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

23% Part Time
77% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

17,880 Undergraduate
6,180 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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