Newcastle University School of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development

Who we are

From the food we eat to the environment in which we live, our School continues a long tradition within Newcastle University of advancing knowledge through its teaching and research activities. 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.

What we do.

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 two internationally renowned research groups: the Centre for Rural Economy and Nafferton Ecological Farming Group. Researchers within the school are associated with the multidisciplinary Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability.

We offer high quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as higher degrees by research across the whole spectrum of subjects. Our aims are simple:

  • to inspire our students,
  • to create an exciting yet supportive environment in which to study,
  • to ensure the quality of our teaching and learning provision.

The wider community also benefits from our knowledge and experience through our business services.

How to find out more

For comprehensive information on the University, its activities and how you can apply for courses, click on the website link in the box on the left. To contact the University, click on the email link.

Newcastle University School of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development
Agriculture Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Contact name:
Dr Rob Edwards

Tel:0191 222 6900
Fax:0191 222 6720

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