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Study with Us and Help Make a Difference to the World

Whatever drives you to study a postgraduate degree, we can help you achieve your dreams and build your new.

Welcome to Newcastle University

We know that deciding to do a postgraduate degree is a big decision. We’ve got some great resources to help. Find out more and shape your future with us.

Our city and campus location

Located in the North East of England, Newcastle is a safe, vibrant, exciting and internationally focussed city. It was ranked by QS as a top 10 UK student city. It has a reputation for being one of the UK’s most affordable cities. It’s easy to see why we’re home to more than 28,000 students from over 140 different countries.

From our beautiful compact city-centre campus, explore the thriving multicultural arts and culture scene. Discover the history, shopping and sport that are so integral to our identity. Or leave the city behind for a coastline of award-winning beaches and beautiful countryside. We really have something for everyone.

We have an international airport and regular train services to London (three hours) and Edinburgh (less than two). You’ll also be well placed to explore the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond.

Award-winning careers support

Discover how our expert teams can support your postgraduate career. They help both while you are studying with us and for three years after graduation. This includes:

  • one-to-one specialist advice including job application support, CV guidance and interview coaching
  • assistance in gaining work experience whilst studying
  • support and resources to help you launch your own business
  • connecting you with employers and helping you make the most of networking opportunities
  • guidance on developing your professional skills through our graduate framework
  • dedicated advice and support for the post-study work visa route

Chat with a current student

Get advice and guidance on taking the next step in your postgraduate journey via our blogging site, or chat online with current students and find out what it’s really like to live, work and study here.

What we do

Find out how our academic and student community is helping to develop solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing the world today. Read our latest news.

Charity collaboration sees treatment for rare cancer go global

A specialist cancer trials team funded by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, is helping progress pioneering treatment of a group of rare cancers called sarcomas, attracting international interest.

The Power of Five

How the North East’s universities are working together to help drive forward the Levelling Up agenda and grow the region’s economy.

New funding backs the rollout of self-driving lorries and shuttles

Self-driving vehicles will help deliver passengers and cargo in and around Sunderland.

Keeping you safe during Covid-19

The situation with Covid-19 continues to be a factor in all of our lives. We understand that you will be keen to know what this means for your future studies. We’ve been working together to ensure you have a fulfilling university experience when you join us.

Find out what we’re doing to keep you safe during Covid-19