World-leading research focusing on the challenges of science and engineering at the interface between technological, human and natural systems underpins a broad suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. We command a unique position both to tackle the fundamental science related to intensifying global change and to confront the challenges this presents to our society and its supporting infrastructure.
MSc Environmental Consultancy
MSc Environmental Engineering
MSc Environmental and Petroleum Geochemistry
MSc Hydrology and Climate Change
MSc Hydrogeology and Water Management
MSc Flood Risk Management
MSc Transport Planning and Environment
We promote excellence in research and teaching in the natural and social sciences relating to food, agriculture, rural environments, the countryside, and the rural economy.
Our cutting-edge research extends across the spectrum of food science and human health, agricultural science and management, soil and environmental science, rural economy and society, food and product marketing. The School houses internationally renowned research groups including the Centre for Rural Economy and Nafferton Ecological Farming Group.
The School's main teaching and laboratory facilities are located on the city centre campus of Newcastle University. Additional off-campus facilities on two University farms at Cockle Park and Nafferton are used for research, teaching and demonstration purposes.
BSc Hons Environmental Science
MEnv Environmental Sciences (Agriculture and Environmental Science)
MEnv Environmental Sciences (Clean Technology)
MEnv Environmental Sciences (Ecosystem Management)
MEnv Environmental Sciences (Environmental Geochemistry)
BSc Hons Agri-Business Management
BSc Hons Agriculture with Agronomy
BSc Hons Agriculture with Animal Production Science
BSc Hons Agriculture with Farm Business Management
BSc Hons Countryside Management
BSc Hons Rural Studies
MSc Agricultural and Environmental Science
MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security
MSc Environmental Resource Assessment
MSc Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management
MSc Organic Farming and Food Production Systems
The School of Biology is well placed for classroom, laboratory and field teaching relating to the environment, with access to Cockle Park field station, two farms and a food laboratory. Our teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level is strongly research led. We carry out a broad range of research, from ecological and evolutionary to molecularly oriented, encompassing plants, animals and microbes. This research has been classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of its originality and significance.