The Foundation Programmes offered by our INTO Newcastle University Centre are suitable for students who have successfully completed 12 years of schooling with good grades (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard). As part of their application, students will also need to show that they meet the minimum English language level for entry to the Foundation programme.
Students with English Language scores of IELTS 6.0 and above (or equivalent) may be considered for the University's Science and Engineering Bachelor degree courses with a Foundation Year.
Holders of UK A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma with 28 points or more will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of a Bachelor degree (honours) or a Bachelor degree in a professional subject who studied at recognised Thai institutions will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate taught programmes.
An upper second class (GPA 3.00 above out of 4.00) are normally required for admission to postgraduate study.
Holders of a Masters degree (MSc, M.Tech) will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD). PhD candidates should have a good result in their Masters dissertation.
Because of the variation in standards of education, students should include full information regarding their educational qualifications when they apply for admission to the University.
The University offers a wide range of English Language, Foundation and Graduate Diploma programmes through our INTO Newcastle University Centre. For further information please consult the INTO website or email INTO@newcastle.ac.uk
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English require a recognised English Language qualification. As a guideline we usually require IELTS score 6.5; TOEFL IBT 90; PTE Academic 62. Other English language qualifications are also considered at the point of application.
Full details of all acceptable English qualifications are provided on the INTO Newcastle University website.