Agronomy is the science of crop production and soil management, leading to improvements in crop yield and quality.
This degree includes topics such as animal nutrition and growth, and livestock reproduction.
This degree focuses on the management of each element of an agricultural business: the whole estate; the farm; and individual arable, livestock and diversified enterprises.
This degree provides an in-depth study of how animals behave and function, and could lead to a vocational career in the animal sector.
Interested in what causes diseases like cancer? Want to help develop new drug treatments? Biochemistry is the key to understanding how diseases occur and can be treated.
If you are interested in a research career in biochemistry, this Integrated Master's degree equips you with the advanced practical skills and knowledge you'll need.
Our three-year Biology BSc Honours degree is the widest-ranging of our BSc degrees, dealing with all forms of life, at all scales, from cells and molecules to whole organisms and ecosystems.
This degree focuses on biomolecules, organelles and cells, and how they all contribute to the function of organisms as a whole.
This three-year BSc Honours degree covers plants, animals and micro-organisms, but with a strong focus on whole organisms and their roles in the environment.
Interested in how genetic information passes from one generation to the next? Want to explore the causes of hereditary diseases? This degree gives you in-depth knowledge of how genes affect health and disease.
If you are interested in a research career in genetics, this integrated Master's degree equips you with the advanced practical skills and knowledge you'll need.
This degree explores the functioning of the human body in health and disease. It equips you with specialist knowledge about how major diseases can be treated.
Our four-year MSci degree is designed to give you greater experience in a professional research environment, through an extensive research project in one of our internationally acclaimed research institutes in your fourth year.
Our professionally accredited Chemistry BSc Honours degree provides you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry
This professionally accredited MChem degree includes a year of advanced study at Master's level, and provides a good basis for a PhD or career in research.
This professionally accredited BSc degree equips you with a thorough understanding of all the main areas of chemistry, alongside in-depth knowledge of those aspects of chemistry that are important to the pharmaceutical industry.
This professionally accredited MChem degree includes a year of advanced study at Master's level and provides a good basis for a PhD or career in research.
If you are interested in the processes that have shaped the structure and development of the Earth, this three-year BSc degree is for you.
This four-year MEarthSci degree explores the fascinating complexity of the Earth system, through subjects like geology, chemistry and microbiology.
Environmental science is the study of the whole environment. It covers biological organisms, our physical environment, and the interactions between them. This wide-ranging degree also includes topics such as environmental law.
This professionally accredited degree provides a unique opportunity to study the impact of nutrition on health and disease, from the cell and molecular level through to people and populations.
This degree focuses on the systems and software for analysing geographic data about the world around us.
Our Marine Biology BSc Honours degree provides you with a holistic understanding of human interaction with the marine environment.
This degree explores the physical and chemical environments in which marine organisms live.
This degree explores animals in the marine environment, from single organisms right up to mammals such as blue whales.
Want to study biomedical and biomolecular sciences at Newcastle but not sure which degree you want to study? This degree lets you delay choosing your specialism until the end of the first year.
Join our food and nutrition experts in exploring the links between diet and health, and searching for solutions to the food-related problems that society is facing today.
This degree explores how drugs work on the human body. It gives you specialist knowledge relevant to a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
This MPharm degree will equip you with the professional skills, scientific knowledge and clinical experience to become a caring, ethical and effective pharmacist.
Physiology is the study of the organ systems of the human body and how they control and maintain body function in both normal (health) and pathophysiological (disease) states.
Our flagship Psychology BSc Honours degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society, and is available with a work placement year, giving you a head start on your professional career.
This degree provides a strong scientific foundation in sport and exercise-related sciences and an understanding of how these relate to human performance and health.
Surveying and mapping uses state-of-the-art technology and mathematical-based analysis to study the built and natural environments.
Zoology is the scientific study of all forms of animal life, including how they behave, reproduce, evolve, and interact with other species and their environment.Back to top