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Newcastle University

England, United Kingdom
Estd. 1963
Rank: #14
public University
397 Courses Available

About Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a public research university in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. It has two overseas campuses, one each in Singapore and Malaysia. Newcastle University is a member of the Russell Group, a network of research-intensive institutions in the United Kingdom. The university is organised into three faculties: the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty, the Medical Sciences Faculty, and the Science Faculty.

Newcastle University Campus

Newcastle University has a 50-acre campus in Newcastle city centre. It is a hub for teaching, research and collaboration. The campus is equipped with an award-winning library and Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport facilities. The university strives to be a sustainable campus and encourages students and staff to adopt a sustainable lifestyle.

Newcastle University's Malaysia campus offers affordable undergraduate medical and biomedical education in Malaysia. The Malaysia campus has students from over 120 countries.

In cooperation with Singapore Institute of Technology, Ngee Ann and Nanyang Polytechnics, Newcastle University's Singapore campus provides Engineering degrees. Since 2007, Newcastle University has had a presence in Singapore. It offers degrees in

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Marine Engineering Offshore Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Newcastle University Ranking

  • Newcastle University is ranked 134th in the QS World Rankings 2022.
  • It was ranked 146th in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2022.
  • The University is ranked 23rd in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019.
  • As per the Leiden Ranking 2021, the university is ranked 66th.
  • It ranked 15th in the world for sustainable development in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, 2021.

Newcastle University Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Newcastle University is 87%. The admission to Newcastle University is slightly selective. Applications are judged as a whole to see how likely it is for a student to succeed at their university. Students who get ABB or higher are only typically accepted by the university.

Newcastle University Students

Newcastle University has an enrollment of over 27500 students from all over the world. It has over 5000 international students from 120 different countries. The university offers a friendly, multicultural and safe space to all its students. Students can join various clubs and societies to socialise with fellow students.

Newcastle University Faculty

Newcastle University has a total of 2766 faculty members. The student to faculty ratio is 20%. The professors are experts in their fields and keep track of individual student progress. Therefore, each student is paid personal attention to.

Newcastle University Achievements and Awards

  • In 2015, Newcastle University won an award for outstanding 'support for students' at the Times Higher Education awards.
  • Researchers at Newcastle have won high-profile awards for their work in engineering, nutrition education, cancer prevention, asthma prevention, education initiatives, humanities and much more.
  • The University was shortlisted for University of the year to recognise its contribution to Freedom City 2017.
  • In 2017, the university's partnership with Seven stories won the Knowledge Exchange initiative of the Year category.
  • In 2013 and 2015, Newcastle University was named the Outstanding Leadership and Management Team.

Newcastle University Scholarships

  • The university offers 200 partial Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships to international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate degree at Newcastle.
  • It offers 39 Vice Chancellor's Excellence scholarships for outstanding international students who apply to full-time masters courses.
  • It offers 13 Vice Chancellor's Excellence Scholarships to outstanding students who apply to undergraduate commerce courses.

Newcastle University Highlights

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Over 5000

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Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

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Scholarship at Newcastle University(6 Available)
Newcastle University Regional Impact Scholarship (MBA)
Scholarship AmountRs 2,057,472.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate 100% tuition fee
Scholarship AmountRs 2,049,350.00
Course ApplicableComputer Science and IT, Engineering
Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships 100% tuition fee
Scholarship AmountRs 1,995,206.00
Course ApplicableComputer Science and IT, Engineering
Newcastle University Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships - Postgraduate(MBA) 50% tuition
Scholarship AmountRs 1,028,736.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
Newcastle University MBA Leadership Scholarships
Scholarship AmountRs 992,640.00
Course ApplicableBusiness and Management
Newcastle University Alumni Tuition Fee Discount
Scholarship AmountRs 0.00
Course ApplicableComputer Science and IT, Engineering

How To Apply To Newcastle University?

  • Admissions to Newcastle University are through the online university portal.
  • An international applicant should apply at least 12 weeks before the semester or trimester.
  • Students must fill in the online application form duly to be considered for admission.
  • They must submit all the necessary documents as mentioned by the university.
  • After submission of all documents, students must also pay the application fee. For an undergraduate program, the application fee is GBP 20, and for some professional courses, the fee is GBP 50.
  • Once the application is submitted, you will receive a welcome email from UCAS and the university and details regarding using the 'UCAS track' system.

Newcastle University Eligibility

The eligibility requirements for different courses might be different. However, there are a few eligibility requirements that every international student needs to fulfil to apply to Newcastle University.

Eligibility for PG

  • Students need to secure at least 75% in grade 12 examinations comparable to ABB at A level.
  • For some courses, SAT scores might be required.
  • Students coming from non-English speaking countries need to provide proof of English Language Proficiency. They need to secure a minimum of 6.5 in IELTS with 5.5 in each skill; a minimum of 90 in TOEFL IBT with 18 in reading, 17 in writing, 17 in listening and 20 in speaking or a minimum of 62 in PTE with a sub-score of 51.

Eligibility for PG

  • Students applying to postgraduate courses must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution.
  • They need to submit GRE/GMAT scores.
  • Students from non-English speaking countries must also submit English Language Proficiency test scores.

Admissions Requirements for Newcastle University 

Documents required for UG

Undergraduate Requirements 

Class 12 transcripts


Letters of Recommendation 

TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores

Bank Statements

Academic requirements as per country

Affidavit of sponsor's financial support 

Documents required for UG

Postgraduate Requirements 

Bachelor's degree

Personal Statement/Essay

Letters of Recommendation 

TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores 

Professional CV

Work Experience 

Bank Statements 

Affidavit of sponsor's financial support

Masters at Newcastle University

The master's courses at Newcastle University are designed to help students develop specialised skills. The master's courses include Information Technology, Engineering, Law, Cyber Security, Professional Accounting, Finance, Business and Architecture, etc. The fees for masters courses range between 15.8 lakhs and 22.2 lakhs per year.

Bachelors at Newcastle University

Newcastle University offers over 100 undergraduate courses, certificate courses and diplomas to students. The undergraduate courses include accounting, business, engineering, communication, commerce, humanities, computer science, Innova and entrepreneurship, biomedical science, etc. The average fee for bachelor's courses is 14.9 lakhs to 32.6 lakhs per year.

MBA at Newcastle University

Newcastle University has a first-class reputation for MBA. Newcastle's Business School is one of the 1% of business schools in the world to hold triple accreditation. The university offers a 12-month full-time MBA course. Students develop skills like critical things, leadership and collaboration. The fee for the MBA program is 25.49 lakh a year.

Requirements & Eligibility
Business and Management
Computer Science and IT
Fine Arts
Social Science
Important Deadlines
Area of StudyPGUG
Business and Management30.june30.june
Computer Science and IT30.june30.june
Fine Arts30.june30.june
Social Science30.june30.june
Life at Newcastle University

Life At Newcastle University

  • With students coming from all over the world, the university offers great cultural diversity.
  • There are over 200 clubs and societies where students can engage in various activities and meet fellow students.
  • There are various volunteering opportunities for students through the Students' Union.
  • There are plenty of opportunities for students to enjoy and play music on campus. The Students' Union holds weekly acoustic sessions.

Accommodation at Newcastle University

Students enrolling at Newcastle University can opt for on-campus and off-campus accommodation. There are various options available for them.

On-campus Accommodation

  • The University provides accommodation options to all its students.
  • There are 14 residence halls for undergraduate students and 6 resident halls for graduate students.
  • All halls are self-catered.
  • The rooms are equipped with all the necessities for students to ensure a comfortable stay.

Off-campus Accommodation

  • Students can also opt for off-campus accommodation.
  • There are various studio apartments, private apartments, shared apartments with one, two or three bedrooms to suit individual preferences and budgets.
  • Most of the apartments are located within 10-15 mins from the Newcastle campus.
  • The average rent for these apartments is between 400-600 pounds.
  • These apartments are equipped with great facilities like electricity, Wi-Fi, gym, laundry facilities, lounge, bike storage, etc.

Careers at Newcastle University

Newcastle University offers job fairs, Excel training, Business School Career Consultants, various career workshops and Bloomberg short courses to allow students to excel in their careers. The university's Career Insights Programme helps students in their personal and professional development. The programme investment meets graduate employers, practising interviews, hearing from organisation representatives and visiting company HQs.

Jobs After Studying At Newcastle University

When it comes to employability, Newcastle University is one of the best universities in the UK. Students graduating from Newcastle University earn an average salary of up to GBP 120000 per annum. Almost 100% of MBA graduates got a job or went for further studies within six months of graduating from Newcastle University.

Newcastle University Notable Alumni

Following is the list of few alumni of Newcastle University:

  • Funke Abimbola
  • Kate Aide
  • Michael Alderson Seminari
  • Rowan Atkinson
  • Andy Bird
  • William Butler-Adams
  • Simon Chinn
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