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Teaching Excellence

Teaching Excellence

Our School is highly successful with a long and prestigious history.

Our School is home to internationally acclaimed academics, writers, and film-makers, with each our three subjects ranked in the top 10 in the UK. See below for further details:

Quality and ranking

  • 10th in the UK for English Studies — The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • 4th in the UK for Creative Writing — The Complete University Guide 2021
  • 10th in the UK for Linguistics – The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 
  • top 20 in the UK for English — The Complete University Guide 2021
  • top 150 — English Language and Literature category — QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
  • top 120 for Linguistics – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 
  • top 150 – Arts and Humanities category – Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021 
  • 3rd in the UK for research — Research Excellence Framework 2014 (English Language and Literature category)

Newcastle University ranks top 10 in Europe for Teaching Excellence