Newcastle University Business School

Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest schools in Newcastle University - a member of the Russell Group of UK's leading research-intensive universities.

It offers a broad range of undergraduate degrees in three areas: accounting and finance; management and marketing; and economics. The BA (Hons) Business Accounting and Finance degree programme allows students to make accelerated progress towards becoming a fully qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Postgraduate courses offered include the two MBAs: Executive MBA; Full-time MBA and a wide range of taught and research opportunities. The research programmes can be divided into PhD and MPhil degrees and the Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA).

The School offers a range of postgraduate taught programmes including the MSc Banking and Finance; MSc International Economics and Finance; MSc Strategic Planning and Investment; MSc E-Business and Information Systems; MA International Business Management; MSc Operations Management and Logistics; MSc International Marketing; etc.

The MA in Human Resource Management (HRM) is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The MA in International Financial Analysis is accredited by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and AIA (The Association of International Accountants), and it provides holders with exemptions from selected professional exam papers.

Newcastle University Business School has been accredited by the Association of MBA's (AMBA) since 1988.


- 86th globally in The Economist's Full Time MBA Ranking 2009.

- The MBA is ranked 79th in the world, 34th in Europe and 21st in the UK by the Economist Intelligence Unit's Which MBA 2008.

- According to the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), 50% of the School’s research was deemed to be either ‘world leading’ (4*) or ‘internationally excellent’ (3*) in terms of its originality, significance and rigour, and a further 40% was judged to be of an ‘internationally recognised’ (2*) standard.