School of Computing



Our leading research feeds into our undergraduate teaching.

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Quality and ranking

Ranked 98th in the world for Computer Science by THE World University Ranking 2017, come and study at a world top 100 University for Computer Science!

We are a Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security – one of only 14 in the UK demonstrating our expertise in designing secure and resilient networks.

The majority of our undergraduate degrees are accredited by the British Computer Society. This exempts you from further examinations if you decide to apply for Chartered Engineer status after graduating. 

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Teaching excellence

We are proud to have achieved a Gold Award in the UK Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The award is a ringing endorsement of Newcastle University’s long tradition of excellence in teaching. It's a tradition already recognised in many different surveys and assessments and, most importantly, by our own students.

We keep our degrees updated with the research discoveries of our expert staff. This ensures you graduate with the most current subject knowledge.

Our academics' specialisms give you access to diverse fields of study, including the latest developments in Cloud Computing, Bio-computing and Cyber Security.

Our programmes

All of our programmes aim to give you the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to exploit computing systems throughout your professional life.

You'll benefit from a clear understanding of the practical, theoretical and professional foundations of Computing Science.

You'll develop knowledge and experience of the fundamental techniques used in modern software engineering.

You'll gain an understanding of the underpinning architectural concepts for computer and networking hardware platforms.

For course content, teaching and assessment, entry requirements, and finance information, please follow the links through to our undergraduate website. 

What our students say

Great people, great work, exciting developments

Newcastle University set to join The Alan Turing Institute

Newcastle is one of four institutions joining Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Warwick and University College London as part of the Turing network, the national institute for data science. This is in recognition of our world-leading expertise in computing and mathematics and the application of this research in data science.

The 2017 Newcastle University iGEM team

Newcastle Students Win Gold Medal in iGEM competition

Cross-faculty student team competed against Oxford, Harvard, MIT and 300 other teams from across the world at the Boston Synthetic Biology competition.

Engineering fundamentals of three-dimensional synthetic biology

Dr Angel Goni-Moreno has won an EPSRC First Grant for SynBio3D, a project that will change engineers' understanding of synthetic biological systems.