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Who We Are


Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle Business School is one of eight schools within Northumbria University. Our roots go back over 50 years, and we adopted our current name in 1989.

The School vision aspires to develop Newcastle Business School as:

A centre of excellence in business and management education by becoming recognised both nationally and internationally as one of the leading, professional business schools in the UK.

The mission statement, derived from this vision, is:

As a professional and international School, the Newcastle Business School develops individuals to achieve leadership, management and employability potential through business relevant, research engaged education.

Newcastle Business School is ranked in the Top 10 for Graduate Level Employability in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2011 and 2012. The School outperforms the sector average on Postgraduate taught, research and international students, is accredited by all of the key Professional Bodies and has 18 undergraduate programmes accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EPAS) and operates a highly successful business model.

As a professional international business school at the heart of the North East region, there is a diverse student population of 4,000 students on-campus, approximately 1500 studying at partner institutions overseas and an academic and professional support staff of 200. Through the Subject Groups of Accountancy and Finance, Organisation and HRM, Marketing Travel and Tourism, Strategic Management and International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Business Analysis and Information Systems, Newcastle Business School offers the full range of business and management education.

R esearch which is business led and which leads business, is at the core of practice-relevant education. Research underpins an enviable track record of Corporate and Executive Development activities with MNCs and regional clients and the highly successful PhD and Professional Doctorate programmes. Newcastle Business School develops and educates business managers and leaders to reach their potential and make positive contributions to organisations.

Newcastle Business School are also members of The Association of Business Schools, who have recently released 'Pillars of the Sustainable Economy 2011/12'. To read this, please click here.

Newcastle Business School delivers first class teaching in a world class environment. Known as 'City Campus East', our home comprises 24,000 square metres of purpose designed academic accommodation at the cutting edge of design and technology. The building further develops the reputation and quality of our programmes and services, and offer students, staff and businesses alike the chance to access state-of-the-art facilities.

"Newcastle Business School has very well-designed and organised teaching methods supported by state-of-the-art facilities and learning resources."Teddy Rabida, MSc Strategic Marketing, 2010