About Newcastle College
The Newcastle College is a Further and Higher Education College located at Newcastle, England. The College was founded in 1894 as Rutherford Memorial College. In 1962 the college was divided into two separate divisions, the college of Further Education and the Charles Trevelyan Technical College. In 1972 the two colleges merged and became known as Newcastle College. It comprises of nearly 30,000 students.
Newcastle College also offers HE qualifications. These include Foundation Degrees Bachelor's Degrees and Masters Degrees. The college previously offered foundation degrees validated by universities, including Leeds Metropolitan, Northumbria, and Sunderland.
The College offers courses in accounting, archeology, art and design, biology, business studies, chemistry, dance, drama, economics, English language, English literature, film studies, general studies, geography, government and politics, languages, history, information communications technology, law, mathematics, media, philosophy, physics, psychology, religious education, science and sociology.
Newcastle College has been ranked, in the Department for Education league tables, as the best performing general FE college in England for 16-18 year old achievement for three years in a row from 2010 - 2012.