AN INTRODUCTION TO NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Newcastle University Business School is one of the fastest growing schools in the University, with over 1800 students and around 70 academic staff. Newcastle University is a member of the Russell group, which is an association of the 20 major research intensive universities in the UK. Our Association of MBA’s accredited MBA has been ranked 34th in Europe and within the top 100 global MBA providers by the influential Economist Intelligence Unit for the last three years.
The Business School has developed interdisciplinary approaches to research, teaching and ‘outreach’ activities. The four following areas encapsulate the School’s key differentiating strengths:
Delivering Public Services for the 21st Century
Managing Innovation and Change Working in an Integrated Global Economy
Evaluating and Managing Risk Supporting Regional Development
The Business School (encompassing management, economics, accounting and finance) is at the heart of the University’s strategic goal of bringing together the expertise of the business disciplines together with the specialist capabilities of its three faculties: Science, Agriculture and Engineering; Medical Sciences; Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences to bring about commercial, technological and social change.
Our degree programmes are popular and highly regarded, and the quality of our teaching has been recognized by high gradings in the national teaching quality assessment exercise.
We have excellent links with local and national businesses, which include work placements as part of certain degree programmes, company visits and guest speakers from business.
Our pre-experience programmes are suitable for individuals who have recently graduated or might be undertaking significant management responsibility for the first time. Post-experience programmes are suitable for those with a significant degree of management experience already and who are seeking to develop their career into more senior positions. Our professional programmes are suitable for those seeking to gain specialist knowledge in a particular area of management.