Newcastle International College

Newcastle International College (NIC) is a pathway college to the University of Newcastle (UoN). Located in the UoN Callaghan Campus, Australia, NIC offers foundation and undergraduate pathway programs.

  • Students 40,000
  • International Students 6.25%
  • Intakes February/June/October
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

The Newcastle International College (NIC) foundation programs lead to over 60 bachelor’s degrees including Medicine at University of Newcastle (UoN). NIC Diploma programs are equivalent to the first year of a bachelor's degree leading to year two at UoN. Diplomas are offered in Business and Commerce, Engineering, Information Technology, Media and Communication.

NIC offers a variety of accommodation options to suit a student’s lifestyle and budget on campus and off campus. Additionally, students have access to individual academic and welfare counselling, academic workshops that are conducted by advisors, daily sessions with NIC advisors related to studies, extra tutorials each week, and peer mentoring to help students adapt to their new learning environment.

Pathway Programs

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    Arts

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Arts includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies, Information Design and Creative Cultures. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

  • University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

    Business

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway:The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Business includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies and Information Design. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

  • University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

    Business

    GBP 23,880 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Business includes eight core courses such as Accounting for Decision Makers, Introduction to Management, Introduction to Finance, Business Decision Making, Microeconomics for Business Decisions, Macroeconomics in the Global Economy, Foundations of Law and Foundations of Marketing. Upon successful completion of the Business diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Business at the University of Newcastle.

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    Civil Engineering

    GBP 28,320 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Civil Engineering includes eight core courses such as Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, Introduction to Professional Engineering Specified courses, Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics, Introduction to Engineering Computations, Advanced Physics 1, Introduction to Surveying and Earth Systems. Upon successful completion of the Civil Engineering diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Engineering streams at the University of Newcastle.

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    Commerce

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Commerce includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies and Information Design. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

  • University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

    Commerce

    GBP 23,880 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Commerce includes eight core courses such as Accounting for Decision Makers, Introduction to Management, Introduction to Finance, Business Decision Making, Microeconomics for Business Decisions, Macroeconomics in the Global Economy, Foundations of Law and Accounting Practice. Upon successful completion of the Business diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Newcastle.

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    Communication

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway:The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Communication includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies, Information Design and Creative Cultures. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Computer Systems Engineering

    GBP 28,320 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Computer Systems Engineering includes eight core courses such as Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, Introduction to Professional Engineering Specified courses, Digital and Computer Electronics 1,Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Introduction to Procedural Programming, Advanced Physics 1 and Advanced Physics 2. Upon successful completion of the Computer Systems Engineering diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Engineering streams at the University of Newcastle.

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    Education

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Education includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies, Information Design and Creative Cultures. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 28,320 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Electrical Engineering includes eight core courses such as Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, Introduction to Professional Engineering Specified courses, Digital and Computer Electronics 1,Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Introduction to Procedural Programming, Advanced Physics 1 and Advanced Physics 2. Upon successful completion of the Electrical Engineering diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Engineering streams at the University of Newcastle.

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    Engineering

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Engineering includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Biology, Information Design, Programming, Human Biology, Advanced Mathematics 1 and Advanced Mathematics 2. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Enterprise Information Technology

    GBP 27,200 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Enterprise Information Technology includes core courses such as Internet Communication, Foundations of Information Technology 1 and Introduction to Programming. The programme offers students an option to select five modules from a range of electives including Accounting for Decision Makers, Accounting Practice, Introduction to Public Relations, Microeconomics for Business Decisions, Managing the Organisation, Business Decision Making and Principles of Marketing. Upon successful completion of the Enterprise Information Technology diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of Bachelor of Information Technology degree at the University of Newcastle.

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    Extended Foundation

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: NIC’s extended foundation programme is for those students who have achieved an IELTS overall score of 5.0* (or equivalent) and wish to commence studies in an academic environment. Students enrolled in the NIC extended foundation programme will need to undertake one additional trimester of study, consisting of four core courses. This program provides a pathway to access a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Health

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Health includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Biology, Statistics, Human Biology and Health Science. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Information Technology

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Information Technology includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Biology, Information Design, Programming, Human Biology, Advanced Mathematics 1 and Advanced Mathematics 2. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Law

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Law includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Legal Studies and Information Design. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 28,320 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Mechanical Engineering includes eight core courses such as Mathematics 1, Mathematics 2, Introduction to Professional Engineering Specified courses, Mechanical Drawing/CAD and Workshop Practice, Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics, Introduction to Procedural Programming and Advanced Physics1. Upon successful completion of the Mechanical Engineering diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Engineering streams at the University of Newcastle.

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    Media and Communication

    GBP 24,520 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Media and Communications includes eight core courses such as Introduction to Digital Communication, Introduction to Professional Writing, Foundations of Media Production, Introduction to Communication Theory, Introduction to Journalism, Introduction to Public Relations and two electives courses. Upon successful completion of the Media and Communications diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Communication streams at the University of Newcastle.

  • University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

    Media and Communication

    GBP 24,520 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Media and Communications includes eight core courses such as Introduction to Digital Communication, Introduction to Professional Writing, Foundations of Media Production, Introduction to Communication Theory, Introduction to Journalism, Introduction to Public Relations and two electives courses. Upon successful completion of the Media and Communications diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of several Bachelor of Communication streams at the University of Newcastle.

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    Media and Entertainment

    GBP 24,520 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Media and Entertainment includes core courses such as Internet Communication, Foundations of Information Technology 1 and Introduction to Programming. The programme includes five specialization courses such as Foundations of Media Production, Digital Technologies for Media and Entertainment, Introduction to Digital Communication and two elective courses. Upon successful completion of the Media and Entertainment diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of Bachelor of Information Technology degree at the University of Newcastle.

  • University Dr, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia

    Medicine

    GBP 25,360 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two semester foundation-level pathway programme in Medicine includes eight core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology, Academic Communication Skills II, Human Biology, Statistics, Health Science and Biology. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into year 1 of the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine program at the University of Newcastle.

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    Science

    GBP 20,680 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The two-three semester long foundation-level pathway programme in Science includes four core courses such as Academic Communication Skills I, Intercultural Studies, Information Technology and Academic Communication Skills II. Upon completion of core courses, students are provided the option to select four modules from a range of electives including Biology, Information Design, Programming, Human Biology, Advanced Mathematics 1 and Advanced Mathematics 2. Upon successful completion of the foundation pathway, students then become eligible for entry into NIC Diploma programmes as well as a range of bachelor’s degrees offered by the University of Newcastle.

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    Software Development and Application

    GBP 27,200 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Diploma: The two-three semester long undergraduate diploma pathway in Software Development and Application includes core courses such as Internet Communication, Foundations of Information Technology 1 and Introduction to Programming. The programme offers students an option to select five modules from a range of electives including Introduction to Procedural Programming and four elective courses. Upon successful completion of the Software Development and Application diploma pathway, students then become eligible for entry into the second year of Bachelor of Information Technology degree at the University of Newcastle.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 59
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00
  • Minimum PTE 41

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    NIC is a Navitas member institution, the Navitas family bursary is awarded in situations where two or more students from the same family are enrolled in a Navitas college. 

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