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Newcastle upon Tyne, University of

Newcastle upon Tyne, University of, at Newcastle upon Tyne, England; established 1937 as King's College as a result of the merger of Armstrong College (1871) and the College of Medicine (1834) of the Univ. of Durham. In 1963 the school gained university status. It has faculties of arts, science, engineering, social and environmental sciences, medicine, law, agriculture, and education.

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