You study management topics such as:
Your knowledge is contextualised, and your employability enhanced, through our strong emphasis on practical real-world business experience. This is via the use of case-study-led teaching and work experience opportunities with globally recognised companies, like IBM, Disney and Siemens.
This builds your business awareness and helps you develop personal and professional skills required to become highly employable in a range of business environments.
Highlights of this degree
This degree is professionally accredited by:
When you graduate you'll have guaranteed membership of the Chartered Management Institute and will be eligible for associate level membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Newcastle University Business School has excellent links with industry and professional bodies, providing you with exposure to future employers.
These include a wide range of national and international contacts, who provide work placement opportunities for our students (see below).
In addition, major firms and professional bodies sponsor awards for our outstanding students each year, to commend their dedication.
We also welcome regular guest speakers from industry.
Work placement or study abroad
You can choose to spend a year between your second and third year of study at one of our partner universities abroad or on a 12-month work placement in the UK or overseas.
Choose to study abroad at one of our partner universities in Europe through the Erasmus exchange scheme. We currently have partners in Denmark, Finland, France, Holland, Norway, Spain and Sweden.
Gain valuable industry experience with a 12-month work placement in a UK or Overseas business. You'll receive support from the Business School's dedicated Placement Officer and the University's Careers Service to help you find a placement that matches your skills and interests.
We have recently placed students in companies including: IBM, Disney, Procter & Gamble, Nissan, Marks & Spencer, Unilever, Accenture, Cummins, GSK and Microsoft.
This year's placement students are undertaking projects such as:
We place a strong emphasis on helping you develop practical skills for your future career. You'll be prepared for a wide range of management careers in sectors which might include consultancy, media, manufacturing, retail, public services, finance or human resources.
Practical business skills
Case-study lead teaching helps you understand how real businesses apply knowledge and expertise to tackle real-world challenges.
A work placement will give you the opportunity to put your learning into practice and gain a wealth of business experience.
You will develop your skills in research methodology and presentation and develop in-depth knowledge of a particular area of business through completing a dissertation or undertaking a consultancy project.
The dissertation allows you to explore a business-related issue that interests you, and the consultancy project involves working with a business client, researching their organisation and presenting recommendations to improve their business.
Throughout your degree, you will also develop skills in areas such as:
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You'll have access to a wealth of resources and support to enhance your employability, including:
We're also one of 140 business schools worldwide to be accredited by the EQUIS scheme for our managerial and entrepreneurial skills development.
You will have an academic member of staff as a personal tutor throughout your degree. They can help with academic and personal issues.
Peer mentors will help you in your first year. They are fellow students who can help you settle in and answer any questions you have.
There's also a Board of Students so you can share your views about the degree.
Teaching and assessment
Each week, you will have two lectures per module, or one lecture and one seminar per module.
You'll be assessed through a combination of:
Find out more
Teaching and assessment methods may vary from module to module. More information about each module including specific assessment methods, credits and contact hours, can be found in the Course Details section.
Visit our Teaching & Learning pages to read about the outstanding learning experience available to all students at Newcastle University.
Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS)
Do you want to become a technical officer in the Royal Navy, British Army, RAF or Defence Engineering and Science Group when you graduate?
This degree is approved by the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme (DTUS).
DTUS is a sponsorship programme for students interested in a scientific, engineering or technical career in the armed forces or the Ministry of Defence.
Find out more on our Armed Forces page.
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This degree is designed for students who want a management career in international, multinational or global organisations.
Before you apply you will need to check the entry requirements for your chosen degree. We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We welcome applications from international students.
Applying to Newcastle University through UCAS
To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).
UCAS codes for Newcastle University
Ask your teacher or adviser from your school or college for the UCAS buzzword. You need the buzzword when you register on the Apply system. This makes it clear which school or college you are applying from.
All UK schools and colleges and a small number of EU and international establishments are registered with UCAS.
If you are applying independently, or are applying from a school or college which is not registered to manage applications, you will still use the Apply system. You will not need a buzzword.
Making your application
On the UCAS website you can also find out more about:
Application decisions and enquiries
Business Management careers
At Newcastle University Business School, we provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students to enable you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you a real edge in the employment market after you graduate.
The success of our graduates is reflected in the globally recognised list of companies within which a number have found employment, including:
Contact Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle University to find course entry requirements.