Newcastle University

Newcastle University is situated in Newcastle Tyne in the north-east of England. This major research-intensive university was founded as a School of Medicine and Surgery in the year 1834 and turned out to be the University of Newcastle upon Tyne by an Act of Parliament in the year 1963.

This university is a member of the Russell Group, an association of research-intensive UK universities. This university possesses one among the largest EU research portfolios in the UK. Education in UK is highly prominent and so is this university since it offers great education.

Newcastle University Business School founded the Business Accounting and Finance or “Flying Start” degree in liaison with the ICAEW and PricewaterhouseCoopers in the year 2002. This course provides a hastened route towards the ACA Chartered Accountancy qualification and is the Business School’s Flagship programme. The success of this program has resulted in Lancaster University and Ernst & Young associating to begin a competing degree programme in the year 2005. The Business School was ranked 43rd in The Guardian League tables in the year 2011. This university was short-listed to be The Times Higher Education University of the Year.

This university was ranked 127th worldwide, in the 2011 QS World University Rankings.