Study in Newcastle University: Admission,Tuition, Courses, Scholarships, Ranking



Study in Newcastle University: Admission,Tuition, Courses, Scholarships, Ranking

Newcastle University, which is officially known as the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is located in the North East of England and is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The origin of this tertiary institution is traced to a School of Medicine and Surgery which was later known as the College of Medicine, founded in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science which was later renamed Armstrong College), established in 1871.

The College of Medicine and the Armstrong College came together to form one division of the federal University of Durham, with the Durham Colleges having the other formed. Following an Act of Parliament, King’s College became the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1963.


Newcastle University Address

The university of Newcastle is situated at a campus site close to Haymarket. Haymarket is in central Newcastle upon Tyne. It is located to the northwest of the city centre between the open spaces of Leazes Park and the Town Moor.

Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

54°58′41″N 1°36′54″W / 54.978°N 1.615°W

Newcastle University Ranking

In 2013, The University of Glasgow was awarded 5 QS stars as The Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings placed Newcastle University joint 9th in Europe.  Newcastle University bagged the year award of Sunday Times University in 2000 and according to the World Universities, it is placed 12th best in the UK.

An independent website conducted a survey in 2008 and ranked Newcastle as the number one student city in the UK, with a score of 63%.

The categories that were considered in this survey are going out, shops, transport, community and facilities. Also, Newcastle is considered one of the friendliest cities in the world. The University of Newcastle was named the number one university by MSN travel in a survey conducted in 2008.


Newcastle University Courses

Newcastle University offers several courses in pursuit of several careers as displayed in its course handbook.

The courses they offer includes Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, Information Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences and lots more.


Newcastle University Acceptance Rate

This tertiary institution accepts a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to its degrees hence, before candidates apply, it is necessary to check the entry requirements for any chosen degree.

Extra requirements such as work experience is peculiar to some degrees offered by Newcastle University and for those degrees, the requirements are made clear in the degree information.

All qualifications that are of a suitable academic level is required These include:

Reading this institution’s information on applying for a student visa before applying for studies is necessary.

For applicants who English Language is not their native language, an evidence of proficiency in English language is required.

Peradventure one does not meet the English language or academic requirements for his/her chosen degree, such applicant might be able to be brought up to the required level via taking a course run by INTO Newcastle University.

Applicants are to note that qualifications that are not listed on an individual basis would be considered and that application is welcomed from international students.


Newcastle University Tuition

According to undergraduate tuition fees and costs, a continuous pay of a tuition fee of £9,000 for the duration of a degree programme is expected of  current UK/EU students who began courses in 2015 or earlier.

Tuition fee loans which are available for eligible students from the UK and EU, can be taken so asto study without paying a penny upfront. The repayment of this loan can only start after eligible applicants have graduated and earning over £25,000.


Newcastle University Notable Alumni

Newcastle University has outstanding alumni & supporters from all works of life with noted achievements.

They include

  • Funke Abimbola, multi-award winning lawyer, TV contributor, public speaker, diversity leader, patron and board member.
  • Kate Adie CBE, Journalist
  • Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan, Philosopher, Neuroscientist and Geostrategist.

Just to mention but a few…

Newcastle University has a proud tradition of graduates who achieve greatness in their chosen fields. From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are making th


Newcastle University Admission

Talking about entrants, terms of average UCAS points of entrants, Newcastle, in terms of average UCAS points ranked joint 19th in Britain in 2014. 92.1 % of The University of Newcatle’s applicants were offered admission by this institution in 2015 and this is the highest amongst the Russell Group.

25.1% of Newcastle’s undergraduates population are privately educated. Amongst Mainstream British universities, this is the thirteenth highest proportion experienced so far.  The University ohf Newcastle had a domicile breakdown of 74:5:21 of UK:EU:non-EU students respectively with a female to male ratio of 51:49 in the 2016-2017 academic year.

Newcastle University Accommodation

First year students of this tertiary institution has many catered and non-catered halls of residence available for them and it is located around the city of Newcastle. Jesmond , Heaton , Sandyford , Shieldfield and Spital Tongues are the popular Newcastle areas for private student residence (houses and flats) located off campus.

The university of Newcastle has halls of residence and one amongst the rest is a teacher training college named St Mary’s College in Fenham, formerly St Mary’s College of Education.


Newcastle University Email is the university’s domain within which every member is allocated a unique email address

Most users (staff and Postgraduate research students) have their email provided on the Microsoft Exchange service and accessed via ‘full’ Outlook Exchange and for undergraduates and Postgraduate taught students, via (Office 365). Via this link,, email for staff and Postgraduate students can be accessed.

There’s no restriction of services to the Windows Campus Managed Desktop as staff and students can opt to use Unix/Linux computer services.

With regards to the policy of the university email, staffs are informed of their email address at receiving their Login details and at registering at the University for Students.

In signing up for an for an on-line service which uses ones email name for authentication,  “” is to be used.

Newcastle University Jobs

Job opportunities that can be offered by Newcastle University includes Housekeeper, Operation’s Assistants, Advancement Officer, Building Facilities Operative, Catering Assistant – Newcastle Academy, UG Clerical Officer and lots more. They have a stipulated pay for their workers.

Newcastle University, London

This university is located in a global city and at the heart of the financial centre of London, one of the command centres of the global economy. It creates value for its students, alumni, academics and business partners and aims at supporting and developing ones career and employability. It is located at 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ, United Kingdom


Newcastle University Scholarships

Newcastle University has sponsored and is still sponsoring  scholarship programmes. The scholarship programmes affiliated to this institution includes the following and others.

  • UK Newcastle University Fully Funded Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships 2018
  • Full and Partial Law Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2017-2018
  • 15 Newcastle University Research Scholarships in UK, 2017-2018
  • FMS Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships in UK, 2018-2019
  • Sociology MAS Scholarships at Newcastle University in UK, 2018




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