University of Newcastle

Country: England

Location: Newcastle

University Information

About the University

University of Newcastle is a public research university founded in 1834 as School of Medicine and Surgery until it became a university in 1871. The university accommodates over 27,000 students with 6,400 being postgraduates. 


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Newcastle that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of single, standard, premium and deluxe rooms across 12 accommodation sites for undergraduate students and 3 sites for postgraduates.
  • Accommodation fees range from £98-£179 per week for 40-50 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Newcastle boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • Newcastle Business School tuition fees cost £18,000 per year.
  • Arts related courses tuition fees cost £19,800 per year.
  • Engineering programmes tuition fees cost around £22,800 per year. 
  • Natural science course tuition fees costs £22,800 per year.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • INTO


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Newcastle offers scholarships:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Global Scholarship
  • Subject Scholarships
  • Sports Scholarships
  • International Foundation Scholarship (INTO)


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Newcastle is leading research in:

  • Ageing and Health
  • Data
  • Culture and creative arts
  • Cities
  • Energy


University Ranking

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University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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