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Research and Teaching Quality

Research and Teaching Quality

Our focus on excellent research and teaching makes Newcastle University world-leading.

Global ranking

Newcastle has become one of 12 universities in the world, and only four in the UK, to achieve five plus QS Stars from QS Quacquarelli Symonds, the first international assessment of its kind.

More than 150 universities in over 35 countries have now signed up to the QS Stars rating system.

Research excellence

We have a world-class reputation for research excellence. We were 16th in the UK for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework, and our research has global impact.

Teaching and student experience

We provide quality teaching and a great student experience. Our awards, accreditations and student satisfaction survey results demonstrate our commitment.

Graduate employability

Newcastle University graduates have one of the best records for graduate employability in the UK.

League tables and rankings

Our commitment to academic excellence, teaching quality and student experience is demonstrated through our position in global rankings.