Choose to study with us and you’ll be part of a university ranked in the top four per cent in the world and in the top 10 in Australia for research.
The University of Newcastle holds the unique position as the most research intensive university outside an Australian capital city. We attract and support talented and keen researchers, and invest in world-class research facilities.
Your study with us could lead to a career in research. We can facilitate your research career path and provide the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading researchers. Our students are developing new theories, new solutions and new ways of thinking every day.
Our strengths are in the areas of health and medicine, energy and the environment, and science and engineering, with an emerging strength in humanities and social sciences research.
We are home to two leading research institutes – the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). Both institutes demonstrate our understanding of community needs and our successful and valued partnerships with industry and business.