South Africa


Flag of South AfricaNewcastle University is home to a diverse and cosmopolitan community with over 4,000 international students from over 110 countries worldwide.

From our records, the first time a South African student graduated from Newcastle was in 1964. We are delighted that you are considering studying at Newcastle and hope to welcome you to the University in the near future.

The most popular taught postgraduate courses amongst South African students at Newcastle University are Pipeline Engineering, Industrial & Commercial Biotechnology and Oncology.

The most popular postgraduate research subject area is Arts & Cultures.

The following subject areas taught at Newcastle are areas of interest to South African students:
- Business studies
- Management studies
- Education
- Law
- Medicine
- Economics
- Psychology
- Computer science
- Politics
- Music

International Office and academic staff visit different countries throughout the year and this may include a visit to your region, so please refer to our country visits page for our latest travel plans.

Newcastle University is represented by a number of education agents who can provide further information about studying here and assist with your application. We are yet to appoint an agent in your region, so please contact the International Office at if you would like further assistance.


Find out more about our wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

Visa Information

Please see the University web page for details of where to seek support and guidance on visa applications.

Entry & English Language Requirements

Find out more about our entry and English Language requirements.