Why Study in Newcastle University?

  • Programs: International students can pursue around 200 undergraduate and 300 graduate programs at Newcastle University.
  • Acceptance Rate: Newcastle University enrolls around 87% of the total applicants demonstrating a lightly selective admission policy. The university accepts international students from 140 countries.
  • Admission Requirements: With excellent academic scores, international applicants need personal statement, LOR for UK, research proposal, immigration documents and English proficiency test scores. Besides, students might additionally need to display program-specific requirements like GMAT score for MBA program.    
  • Application Deadlines: The application deadline for the undergraduate applicants is January 29. The graduate programs have course-specific deadlines.
  • Cost of Attendance: The average cost of attendance including tuition and living expenses ranges around 28,000-40,000 GBP (~28.8-41 lakh INR) based on the program selected.
  • Scholarships: The university offers a range of merit-based scholarships covering total or partial expenses of studying. There are certain scholarships specifically offered to the residents of select countries. 
  • Placements: Newcastle University is one of the best institutes in UK in terms of employability. The average salaries of the Newcastle graduates reach up to 120,000 GBP per annum.

Newcastle University Rankings

  • #134 in QS Global World University Rankings, 2022.
  • #161-170 in Graduate Employability Rankings by QS Global World University Rankings, 2022.
  • #146 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022.
  • #15 in Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2021.
  • #156 in Best Global Universities by US News and World Report, 2021.
  • #59 in Best Global Universities in Europe by US News and World Report, 2021.
  • #19 in the Best Global Universities in UK by US News and World Report, 2021. 

Newcastle University Campus and Accommodations

  • Newcastle University operates with four campus at Newcastle, Malaysia, Singapore, and London.
  • The Newcastle campus incorporates an award-winning library service and Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport.
  • It is estimated that the Newcastle campus spans a useful 50-acre of land. The Newcastle Helix Urban Sciences building accommodates the School of Computing and it is an active laboratory where researches are made.
  • Four libraries offer exceptional educational resources that include six million ebooks, one million books in print, 500 personal computers, rare and historic books and maps, Wi-Fi across campus, amongst others.
  • The university incorporates a world-class sports center called The Centre for Physical Recreation and Sport.
  • There are over 160 societies offered by Newcastle University student union.
  • Through the Athletic Union, Newcastle University offers 65 sports clubs to all students.

Newcastle University Accommodations

  • Newcastle University London allows the students to choose from a variety of accommodation options. There are many residences within easy reach of campus.
  • There are nine undergraduate residence halls and four residence halls for graduate students.
  • Living at Scape East, one of the popular accommodation options just five minutes away from the campus, is almost 525 Euro per week with meals (studio option). Living in studio without taking meal plan can cost 300 Euro per week.
  • Amenities include free parking, bike storage, laundry, lounge, Wi-Fi, communal TV, and communal areas.
  • Room features include a bed, dresser, drawer, shelves, blinds, desk, table, and chair.
  • The university offers accessible rooms to meet an individual's medical or personal needs on request.
  • There are 24 self-contained studios in two residence halls available to couples with children.

Newcastle University Programs

There are over 200 undergraduate and 300 graduate programs at Newcastle University respectively. Degree courses are offered across four subject areas including accounting and finance, business management, economics, and marketing.

  • Newcastle University offers a customizable 12-month, full-time, AMBA-accredited MBA program through its Business School
  • Taught at INTO Newcastle, are 12 pathway programs for internationals who wish to study at Newcastle University
  • Through its Doctoral College, Newcastle University provides research opportunities to students all over the world

Newcastle University Application Process

How to apply

Application portal: Newcastle University online; Newcastle University postgraduate online application

Application fee: UCAS applicants pay 20-25 GBP; Graduate: 50 GBP for some programs.

Application date: January 29 (for Undergraduate); Graduate (Rolling Admission). Online application system usually opens in September for entry to university the following year.

Supporting documents:

  • A/AS levels (including International A levels) or its equivalent
  • Personal statement
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Academic transcript and degree certificate, and specific program requirements.
  • GMAT (for MBA applicants if available)
  • Degree certificate
  • Research proposal
  • Two LOR (if required),
  • Specific program requirements.

Newcastle University Cost of Attendance

The international students planning to study in the UK have to bear the below-mentioned cost while studying at Newcastle University.

Fees Amount per annum (GBP)
Tuition 20,000-24,000
Accommodation 4,500-8,000
Food 1,680-2,400
Leisure 1,500-3,300
Personal expenses and miscellaneous 900-1,500

Tuition fees of some of the popular under-graduate courses include:

  • Agriculture BSc Honours- 22,800 Euro (per year)
  • Accounting and Finance BSc Honours- 22,800 Euro (per year)
  • Archaeology BA Honours- 19,200 Euro
  • Biochemistry BSc Honour- 22,800 Euro.

Newcastle University Scholarships

Financial aid open to international students include grants, scholarships, student jobs, and graduate fellowships. For MBA students, Newcastle University offers partial and full-fee scholarships available from 8,000 to 24,000 GBP. Some of the scholarships available for international students at Newcastle University include:

  • Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships: There are 200 of these scholarships offered each year to undergraduate and graduate international students. They carry an amount of 1,500-5,000 GBP each. Criteria are; applicants have to be indigenes of India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, or Vietnam and must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at the University’s Newcastle city centre campus.
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarships – Postgraduate: With five of these scholarships available each year, they are awarded to international graduate students. They carry a value of 4,000 GBP each. Applicants must be an international student, hold an undergraduate degree from Newcastle University, and hold a minimum of ABB at A Level or equivalent. Eligible countries are Kenya, India, the U.S.A, Thailand, Turkey, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
  • Fulbright Scholarships: With varying amounts, these scholarships are sponsored by the Fulbright program to international students at Newcastle University.
  • International Family Discounts: Available to international students who are close relatives of alumni or current students at Newcastle University studying at the Newcastle city campus, is a 10% discount for each year of an undergraduate or graduate program. Only one relative is eligible to apply and be a beneficiary at a time.