International Study




You'll receive a warm welcome at Newcastle. Every year thousands of students choose to join our thriving international community. Currently we have more than 1800 Chinese students.

We also have a strong global reputation for our high quality teaching and research.

At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. You're guaranteed a fantastic global experience.

Popular subject areas for Chinese students are:

  • Business
  • Management and Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Biomedical and Bioscience
  • Architecture
  • Media and Journalism
  • Interpreting and Translation
  • Law
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering

Student blogs

Student blogs

Read what Qianyi from China has to say about studying at Newcastle on our PG Café blogging pages.

Student societies

Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join. The International Society brings together students of different nationalities. This can help you settle in to the local environment and promotes cultural diversity on our campus.

The Chinese Students and Scholars Society and Anglo-Chinese Society run events and activities for Chinese students and anyone interested in Chinese culture.

Find out more about societies on the NUSU website.

Entry Requirements


Find out the Chinese qualifications that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. This varies depending on which country you are from.

Fees & Scholarships

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students from outside the European Union are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate degree or postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

Find out about the scholarships and discounts available for international students.

Meet Us

Representatives from the International Recruitment Team and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here, or you can see all our travel plans on our events page.

Find Out More

Contact us

You can contact us by email to answer any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle.

Connect with us

To keep up with the latest updates for international students you can connect with us on social media.

Education agents

We have excellent relationships with education agents from China who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.