Newcastle University

Newcastle University, located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England, in the United Kingdom, is part of the internationally renowned Russell Group. Newcastle University offers a range of pathway programs which are aimed at helping international students progress to undergraduate and graduate degrees in the UK. 

  • Average Tuition GBP 17,500
  • Students 23,110
  • International Students 28%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Newcastle University can trace its history back 1834. Since then it has established a reputation for research excellence and quality teaching. It offers nearly 600 bachelor's and master's degree programs in a wide selection of subject areas ranging from accounting and finance, architecture, business, computer science, dentistry, earth science, education, engineering, fine arts, history, law, medicine, and many others. 

Newcastle University requires prospective international students to have a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5 and a 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale before being admitted into the university. However, those who do not meet this criteria can still apply to an INTO Newcastle University Pathway program, which includes International Foundation Programs in: Architecture, Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering; International Year One Programs in: Architecture, and Business; Graduate Diplomas in Architecture, and Business & Humanities; and English Courses. 


Pathway Programs

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    Academic English

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

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    GBP 17,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

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    Biological and Biomedical Sciences

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

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    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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    Business and Management

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    Chemical Engineering

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

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    Civil Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

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    Physical Sciences and Engineering

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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  • Maclean's (CA)
    Maclean's (CA) 27
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 22
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 141

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00


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    Established in 1834


    Newcastle University was ranked 23rd in the UK by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. 


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          • Testimony
            2015-2016, Master's Degree

            Outstanding university

            I've studied in business school, The infrastructure provided by university was excellent, library open for 24 hours, staff are warm and helpful. The quality of lecturer are good, I really enjoy studying here, especially the city are compact and reachable. Everything can be reached for about 10 - 15 minutes walk.

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            2014-2015, Master's Degree

            World class education

            Well equipped university with experienced tutors open up my mind and career in the field of geotechnical engineering.

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            1999-2001, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

            Excellent university in a brilliant city

            I studied at Newcastle University from 1999 to 2005 - completing both my undergraduate degree in agriculture and a PhD in animal production science. I loved living in Newcastle, the people, the shops, the nightlife... I can honestly say that they were 7 of the best years of my life. I knew when I first visited Newcastle that it was the uni for me - the clear skies and cool chill in the air combined with just enough hustle and bustle for a teenager itching to get away from home. The campus itself is beautiful with awe inspiring architecture in a location close enough to pop out to go shopping or for a pub lunch. Newcastle has a long history in Agriculture and it was very special to study at a university with such history combined with two amazing University farms invested in research and development. I made great friends that I know I will have for the rest of my life. They say you can't have your cake an eat it but at Newcastle University you can - a high ...