Newcastle University


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Accounting and Finance BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 18,000

Advanced Architectural Design MSc


Tution Fees: 18,000

Advanced Computer Science MSc


Tution Fees: 23,400

Ageing MPhil


Tution Fees: 23,200

Agri-Business Management BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 18,600

Agriculture BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 22,800

Agriculture MPhil


Tution Fees: 0

Agriculture with Agronomy BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 22,800

Ancient History BA Honours


Tution Fees: 18,000

Animal Behaviour MRes


Tution Fees: 22,800

Animal Science BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 22,800

Animal Science MPhil


Tution Fees: 0

Applied Linguistics and TESOL MA


Tution Fees: 18,000

Applied Linguistics Research MA


Tution Fees: 18,000

Applied Plant Science BSc Honours


Tution Fees: 22,800

Applied Process Control MSc, PGDip


Tution Fees: 22,710

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Newcastle University  is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. In 1963, following an Act of Parliament, King's College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
15,500 6,500 29% 15:6

Newcastle University is a red brick university and is a member of the Russell Group, an association of prestigious research-intensive UK universities. The university has one of the largest EU research portfolios in the UK. Newcastle attracts over 20,000 students from more than 120 different countries.

Teaching and research are delivered in 24 academic schools and 40 research institutes and research centres, spread across three Faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Faculty of Medical Sciences; and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. The university offers around 175 full-time undergraduate degree programmes in a wide range of subject areas spanning arts, sciences, engineering and medicine, together with approximately 340 postgraduate taught and research programmes across a range of disciplines.

The Medical School in Malaysia, NUMed offers full UK medical and biosciences degrees in-country, while in Singapore it offers seven undergraduate degree programmes ranging from engineering to food and human nutrition.

Newcastle is in the top 20 universities in the UK for student satisfaction and it is  also among the top 20 universities targeted by employers in the UK. The  graduates continue to be among the most highly employable in the country, with 94% of UK and EU first degree students progressing to work or further study within six months of graduating.

Notable Alumni

·        Rowan Atkinson CBE − Successful actor, comedian and screenwriter.

·        Ann Cairns − President of International Markets for MasterCard.

·        Dr Chiau Beng Choo − former CEO of Keppel Corporation Limited.

·        George Clarke − Architect, presenter and writer.

·        His Excellency Alexander John Gosse Downer AC − Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

·        Deemster David Doyle − First Deemster and Clerk of the Rolls of the Isle of Man.

·        Sir Terry Farrell CBE − Architect Planner.

·        Bryan Ferry CBE − Singer songwriter.

·        Chris Gibson-Smith − Business leader and former chair of the London Stock Exchange.

·        Anna Jones − CEO at Hearst Magazines UK, including brands such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire and Red.

English Language Requirements

You need a good level of English language to study at Newcastle University.

If English is not your first language you will need to provide a recognised English language test or qualification. 

In most cases you will need an overall score of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. You will also need at least IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in each of the four sub-skills:

·        Writing

·        Reading

·        Speaking

·        Most of our courses require and IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent or above, although for some courses the required score will be higher.



 75% average in Standard XII as comparable to ABB at A level.

This can be awarded by:

·        Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

·        Council for the Indian School Certificate (CISCE)

·        National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

·        Various state boards

·        Autonomous schools

Actual grades required will vary depending on exam board.

Please check course specific entry requirements as they do vary across courses, with ABB typically the minimum required.




58% to 55% required according to different courses

·        Bachelor Degree

·        Bachelor Pass or General degree in Arts, Science or Commerce

·        Bachelor Special or Honours degree

·        Bachelor degree in professional subjects

Admissions criteria may vary depending on the course you're applying for. Please check specific entry requirements for postgraduate degrees

·        All students are guaranteed accommodation for their first year of study, provided that they meet certain conditions. A full list of these conditions can be found on the university website.

·        Both self-catered and catered accommodation is available and Internet access is provided.

·        International students are placed across university accommodation and do not have to move out of their accommodation during the Christmas and Easter vacations.

Most accommodation sites are within 10 minutes' walk of the campus. Some are a little further out, but nothing more than a short Metro or bus journey away


To qualify for the New Students' Guarantee as a undergraduate*, you must:

·        have accepted our academic offer to study at Newcastle as your firm choice university

·        be enrolled for the full academic year

·        be a single student (ie not need accommodation for you and a partner or family)

·        have completed the online Accommodation Application .

The guarantee may involve some temporary sharing at the start of term.

Mature undergraduate students aged 25+ will be allowed to choose from residence options within both undergraduate and postgraduate areas. If you prefer not to live with students between the ages of 18-22, we recommend you make your selections based on the postgraduate options available.

To qualify for the New Students' Guarantee as a postgraduate, you must:

·        be enrolled for the full academic year

·        be a single student (ie not need accommodation for you and a partner or family)

·        meet all conditions of the academic offer to study at Newcastle

·        have completed the online Accommodation Application 

·        pay an application fee payment of £500 (refundable off your summer term's rent)


·        .

·        Funding is available to UK, EU or non-EU international students, with a variety of fully funded and partially funded scholarships and studentship opportunities.

·        Funding options also include a range of tuition fee discounts, fee instalment plans, UK Research Councils and doctoral training centre funding, alongside alumni and charity awards.

·        The university aims to make the search for funding as easy as possible, with a comprehensive online easy to use funding database, updated on a weekly basis. Please refer to the university website for further information.

The main scholarship award scheme for undergraduate students is:

·        Opportunity Scholarships – cash bursaries worth up to £2,000 per year

You may also be able to apply for one of  subject scholarships or sports scholarships.

 10 100% International Foundation scholarships available for gifted students .

To apply you must already hold an offer to study at INTO Newcastle University.

The scholarships are for the following courses:

·        International Foundation in Architecture

·        International Foundation in Business and Management

·        International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences

·        International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering

·        International Foundation in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.





Quick Facts

Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1834


IntakeSeptember/October 2022,


Full-time UG & PG Fees 13,500 GBP to 28,000 GBP depending on your course

Cost of Living

Approximate living costs, excluding tuition fees and return fares, are: undergraduates – allow approximately £8,600 for a 9-month period (£956 per month) postgraduates – allow approximately £10,500 for a 12-month period (£875 per month

Ranking of Universities

The Complete University Guide 2018 : 23

World University Rankings 2017 : 190

The Guardian University League Tables 2018 : 30

QS World University Ranking 2018: 161


Newcastle University Student Services King's Gate Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU

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