Newcastle University is a Red Brick university that has multiple campuses around the globe. In the United Kingdom, Newcastle has campuses in Newcastle and London. The 500 acre Newcastle campus is the main campus. Newcastle University is home to students from over 120 countries. There are more than 200 courses that applicants can choose from.
|Application Portal||UCAS Application/University Application|
|Application fee||Undergraduate: £18 (single course), £24 (multiple courses)|
Postgraduate: Varies with Course
|Mode of payment||Online|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Intake Month||January, April, September|
|English Proficiency Requirement||IELTS/TOEFL/PTE|
|Work experience||Required for some courses|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, bursaries|
The application submission deadline for admission at Newcastle University is:
Newcastle University has an enrollment of 5,000 students from 120 different countries. More than 200 students, from India, currently studying the university.
Country-wise requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered at Newcastle University:
|Country||Undergraduate Requirements||Postgraduate 2.1 Equivalency||Postgraduate 2.2 Equivalency|
|India||75% in 12th standard||58% in section 1 universities, 60% in section 2 and 3 universities||55% in section 1 and 2 universities, 58% in section 3 universities|
|Pakistan||60-65% in a Pass or Ordinary Bachelors Degree, 80% in a Polytechnic Diploma, 70% in a Bachelors Degree in Arts, Commerce, Science or Education with Honours||75% in a four year Bachelor degree, 70-75% in a two/three year Bachelor degree with a two/three year Master degree||GPA 2.8/4.0 or 70% in a four-year Bachelors degree, GPA 2.8/4.0 or 65-70% in a two/three year Bachelor degree with a two/three year Master degree|
|Bangladesh||ABB at A level||65% or 3.2 in a 4-year degree, 60% or 3 in a Masters degree||60% or 3.0 in a 4-year degree 55% or 2.8 in a Masters degree|
All applicants, regardless of the program one is applying to also need to submit an English language test score to prove their proficiency. Undergraduate applications are done through UCAS and postgraduate applications are done through the university’s application portal.
International applicants are required to submit one of the following test scores, to demonstrate English proficiency:
|Test||Minimum Score Required|
|IELTS||6.5 (5.5 in each section)|
|TOEFL (iBT)||90 (Listening:17; Reading:18; Speaking:20; Writing:17)|
|Pearson||62 (51 in each section)|
Applicants from non-European countries are required to have a visa, to be able to study at Newcastle University. There are two types of visa, depending on the term of the course. If the course is for less than 6 months, one needs to apply for a short-term study visa. For courses more than 6 months, a tier 4 visa needs to be applied. A visa application fee of £348 needs to be paid for a Tier 4 visa.
Process of applying for Tier 4 visa
Newcastle University offers over 200 undergraduate courses related to business, arts, science and more.
Where to apply: UCAS Application
Application fee: £18 (single course), £24 (multiple courses)
University considers the following qualifications for undergraduate admission:
Postgraduate taught and research programs are offered by Newcastle University. Application is accepted all around the year.
Where to apply: University Application
Application fee: Varies with Course
The requirement for some of the courses is provided below:
|Course||Application Fee||Start Date||Requirements|
|MA Media and Journalism||£50||September||Professional experience in media, broadcast journalism and print journalism|
|MPhil Civil Engineering||None||January, April, September||Degree in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or applied mathematics Interview|
|MBA||None||September||CV, Personal Statement, 2 References|
International students are advised to apply two months prior to the start date of the program, for the timely processing of the application.