The Department of Arts is an extraordinary place in a special location. We are
a leading centre for supporting and energising creative practice and academic study. The University’s position in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, a vibrant city with a flourishing visual and performing arts scene and home to numerous creative and
cultural venues, contributes to the main aim of the Department, which is to make a difference to the artistic and cultural landscape through dedicated research and scholarly activity, the delivery of excellence in learning and teaching, reflective
professional practice, knowledge exchange and enterprise.
The community of enthusiastic and talented artists, performers, scholars and educators has helped the Department to establish a track record for producing educated and highly skilled graduates. The quality and depth of the curriculum is reinforced by a dynamic research and enterprise culture, covering all aspects of the work of staff and
students in the Department.
Please visit the links to our subject clusters on the left for further details.