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Newcastle University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Newcastle University can trace its origins to a College of Medicine established in the city in 1834. Today, it is one of the UK’s leading universities with a thriving international community of almost 21,900 students in three faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Sciences; and Science Agriculture and Engineering.

A founder member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, in 2015 our research income increased to more than £150 million. Newcastle is ranked 8th in the UK for medical research power, and in the top 12 in the UK for Science and Engineering research power. Through our societal challenge themes of ageing, sustainability and social renewal, we are committed to research that addresses some of society’s most pressing needs.

Our Medical School in Malaysia, NUMed offers full UK medical and biosciences degrees in-country, while in Singapore we offer seven degree programmes ranging from naval architecture to food and human nutrition.

Newcastle is one of the top 20 universities targeted by employers in the UK. Our graduates continue to be among the most highly employable in the country, with 95.2 per cent of UK and EU first degree students progressing to work or further study within six months of graduating.

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This institute is rated 5+ Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
127=
2014
162
2015
168
2016
  • 51.80
    Overall Score
  • 40.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 58.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 54.8
    Faculty Student
  • 46.6
    Citations per Faculty
  • 87.9
    International Faculty
  • 93.9
    International Students
37
2015
37
2016
  • 75.30
    Overall Score
  • 60.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 56.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 83.2
    H-index Citations
94
2014
94
2015
  • 73.90
    Overall Score
  • 75.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 65.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 79.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 69.8
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,398
International
774

Number of students

21,832
Postgraduate 24%
Undergraduate 76%

Number of international students

6,760
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.