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Newcastle University Business School

Institution
Newcastle University
Edition
2017/18 edition

About Newcastle University Business School

Newcastle University Business School is part of Newcastle University, a research-intensive Russell Group University with a proud history of over 180 years, committed to delivering world-class academic excellence.

At Newcastle University Business School, we believe that business is shaped by the desire to think differently and the will to transform the status quo. Our thinking, combined with a first-class reputation for academic excellence, high graduate employability and student experience, ensures that we are a first-choice destination for students from across the world.

Our courses cover a range of learning experiences designed to suit the interests and varied backgrounds of students looking to explore career paths within the business world.

Our Business School is a hub of excellence and endeavour that will enable you to collaborate, learn and succeed. We are proud of what we have to offer you: elite management education; world-leading research; and a vibrant city. We are looking for students with the ability to challenge today, and the potential to change the future of global business.

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Choose Newcastle

  1. Top 1% of business schools that hold triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS
  2. Highly desirable graduates. We are in the Top 20 Universities targeted by Times Top 100 Recruiters. Higher Fliers Report 2017
  3. UK top 20 for employability. The Guardian Guide 2016
  4. 14th in the UK for research power. Research Excellence Framework 2014
  5. Top 100 for International Outlook. According to a new study, Newcastle University is one of the most international universities in the world. Times Higher Education World Rankings
  6. Joint top for university nightlife in the UK. Which? University Student Survey 2016
  7. Something for everyone. Home to 200+ student societies and sports club
  8. Closer than you think. Our campus is just three hours by train from London, or just over an hour by plane
  9. One of the UK's favourite university cities. Ranked 2ndin the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2016
  10. Awarded Five Plus QS Stars. One of 16 universities in the world, and only two in the UK, to achieve five plus QS Stars from QS Quacquarelli Symonds
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A choice to suit you

Accounting, Economics and Finance

Business Management

E-business

Human Resource Management

Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

Marketing

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Operations Management

Student body for 2016

  • 52 nationalities represented
  • 64% International students
  • Between 800 and 900 postgraduate students per year
  • Gender split: 45% Male/ 55% Female
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Our admissions process

We welcome applications from students from a wide variety of backgrounds who can demonstrate motivation, ability and potential to study with us at postgraduate level. Apply online to our courses and track your application progress in real-time.

Academic requirements
For entry onto our Masters’ courses you should hold a 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent. We have experience in evaluating qualifications from many different countries and welcome applications from students with equivalent European and international qualifications.

Some of our Masters’ courses have specific subject requirements; please see individual course web pages for further information.

English language requirements
You will need a good level of written and spoken English to study at Newcastle and should be able to demonstrate your proficiency.

If your first language is not English you can demonstrate your English language ability with one of the tests below. We encourage you to book your English language test early to help your preparation.

  • IELTS: IELTS 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in all sub-skills
  • TOEFL: TOEFL 90 overall with reading 22; listening 21; speaking 24; writing 24
  • Pearson PTE: 62 overall with 54 in all sub-skills. If you are applying for a Dual Award course, please be aware that, for certain nationalities, Pearson PTE is not accepted for entry into the Netherlands. E-mail the Business School if this affects you.

INTO Newcastle University
If you do not meet the requirements outlined on the previous page and need to improve your English before you start your Master’s course, our on-campus academic and English language learning centre INTO provides a range of options.

For more detailed information, review the website and download the brochure

Funding opportunities

Our global academic reputation, graduate employability record and low cost of living mean a degree from Newcastle is a sound financial investment.

We award a number of partial scholarships per year to UK, EU and International students.

Business Excellence Scholarships
We offer awards up to the value of £5,000 for International students and £2,000 for UK/EU students. If you are a high-achieving applicant and can demonstrate your potential to achieve academic excellence, you will be considered at the point of offer for these scholarships. Find out if you are eligible.

MBA Scholarships
There are two scholarship schemes available to outstanding MBA students entering our Full-time MBA programme for 2017:

MBA Leadership Scholarships of £10,000
MBA Business Excellence Scholarships of £6,000

Tuition fee discount
The University offers tuition fee discounts for early tuition fee payment, an alumni discount, and an International Family Discount.

  • 2% tuition fee discount if you pay your tuition fees in full before or by the end of registration week (some exclusions may apply)
  • 20% tuition fee discount for eligible self-funded Newcastle University alumni
  • 10% International Family Discount available for close relatives of our International students who meet the criteria

Search our funding database

Contact us

For our postgraduate programmes please contact

Newcastle University Business School
Postgraduate Recruitment Team
Email: nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1503

For our MBA programme please contact

Newcastle University Business School
MBA Recruitment Team
Email: mba@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 1503

Contact details

Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0) 191 208 1503
Address
5 Barrack Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 4SE
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