Academic & English Language Entry Requirements for Students with International Qualifications

Newcastle University welcomes applications from academically qualified students from around the world.

Undergraduate Programmes (Bachelor Degrees)

A Level and International Baccalaureate entry requirements are listed by course in our online prospectus.

Applicants who have completed an INTO Newcastle University Foundation Programme or another recognised foundation programme will be considered for direct entry.

Postgraduate Study (Masters Degrees and Research programmes)

Holders of a Bachelor degree (honours) or a Bachelor degree in a professional subject who studied at a recognised university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate taught programmes.

Applicants holding a Masters degree will be considered for entry to Masters, PhD and other research programmes at Newcastle University.

Applicants wishing to complete a research programme may require relevant research experience.

Please visit our online prospectus to confirm entrance requirements specific to your area of interest.

Pathway Programmes

The University offers a wide range of English Language, Foundation and Graduate Diploma programmes through our INTO Newcastle University Centre.

Please consult the INTO website for further information.

English Language Requirements

English Language requirements are listed by course in our undergraduate and postgraduate online prospectuses.

Applicants whose first language is not English generally require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Further Information

This information is for guidance purposes only and does not represent a guarantee that a place will be offered.

Each application received by Newcastle University is assessed on its individual merits and in accordance with the specific entrance requirements of each University course.

If you have questions about our country specific qualifications please contact us.