Our programmes include biodiversity conservation, wildlife management, drug chemistry and environmental consultancy.
Boost your career opportunities
You can take your career to the next level with the expertise you gain from our accredited degrees.
We work with industry to ensure they meet business needs. This helps you when it comes to securing employment.
Renowned experts will help you to learnRenowned experts will help you to learn
Globally renowned experts teach our Masters degrees in natural sciences. Learn from the best at Newcastle University.
We are doing significant work in areas such as:
- marine pollution
- sustainable agriculture
- drug discovery
- ecology and conservation
Our environmental and biological sciences teams rank in the Top 200 of the QS World Rankings.
You can benefit from our unique facilitiesYou can benefit from our unique facilities
We have unique facilities for teaching and research. They include:
- two working farms
- a host of high specification, specialist labs
- a coastal laboratory and a research vessel
Get 75% of your Agriculture Masters course fees paid for
In 2018 NFU Mutual, the UK’s leading rural insurer, is once again offering the Centenary Award for postgraduate students in Agriculture. The award provides annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected postgraduate students (Masters or PhD).
It is open to individuals who have gained, or are expected to gain, a 2:1 or above in Agriculture or a related degree. They will have been accepted or provisionally accepted on a Master's or PhD course in Agriculture in the UK, in autumn 2018.