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Newcastle 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 student from Uganda graduated from Newcastle was in 1969. 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 undergraduate course amongst students from Uganda at Newcastle University is in Biomedical Sciences.

At postgraduate level, the most popular courses are Media & Public Relations, Transport Engineering & Operations, and Transportation Planning & Policy.

The following subject areas taught at Newcastle are areas of interest to Ugandan students:
- Business studies
- Computer science
- Engineering
- Law
- Management studies
- Finance
- Politics
- Economics
- Medicine
- Accounting

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.


We are pleased to offer the Newcastle University East Africa Scholarship award with a value of £3,500, payable toward the first year of tuition fees. This is available to high-achieving Ugandan students applying for postgraduate Master's degree or undergraduate Bachelor's degree programmes commencing in September 2016.

Find out 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.