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 50 Russian 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.
Newcastle is friendly, multicultural and safe. The city centre is just a few minutes' walk from the campus, and we're also close to the beach and countryside.
At Newcastle, you will develop connections with fellow students from around the world. Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join.
Find out the Russian qualifications that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.
Undergraduate entry requirementsUndergraduate entry requirements
Typically we recognise:
- GPA 4.0 or 80% average with specific grades or percentage in relevant subjects in at least one year of a Bakalavr at a recognised Russian University as comparable to ABB at A level
- GPA 4.0/5.0 or 80% average in at least one year of a Specialist Diploma in a recognised Russian university as comparable to ABB at A level
Please check course specific entry requirements as they do vary across courses, with ABB typically the minimum required.
Postgraduate entry requirementsPostgraduate entry requirements
Typically we recognise:
- 4.5/5.0 in a Bakalavr degree from a recognised university as comparable to a 2.1 and 4.0/5.0 as comparable to 2.2
- 4.5/5.0 in a Specialist Diploma from a recognised university as comparable to a 2.1 and 4.0/5.0 as comparable to a 2.2
If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course at INTO Newcastle. These courses are based on our campus and help you to prepare for study with us.
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.
If you don't meet our English language requirements extra support is available. You could also complete a course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our:
You will also receive language support throughout your studies.
Most non-EEA students need to apply for entry clearance permission before departure to study in the UK. You can find more information on our Visa and Immigration page.
Fees & Scholarships
Scholarships and discounts
Find out about the scholarships and discounts available for international students.
If you're wanting to come and study at Newcastle and you're from outside the EU we have a number of schemes you could take advantage of:
External fundingExternal funding
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Further information about the awards, including how to apply, can be found on the Chevening website.
Newcastle University is a proud partner of the Global Education Program, offering large scholarships to Russian students studying at Master or PhD level.
Newcastle University is an approved institution for the Global Education Program in the following subjects:
- Computer and Information Science
- Information and Computer Engineering
- Information Security
- Chemical Technologies
- Construction Engineering
- Electronics, Radio Engineering and Communications Systems
- Photonics, Instrument-Making Industry, Optic and Biotechnological systems and technologies
- Power Industry and Heat-and-Power Engineering
- Nuclear Power Engineering and Technologies
- Mechanical Engineering
- Transport Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Aeronavigation and Space Technologies
- Maritime Engineering
- Health Science and Preventive Medicine
- Fundamental Medicine
- Clinical Medicine
- Environmental Engineering and Biotechnologies
- Technosphere Safety
- Earth Science
- Geology, Mining, Oil and Gas Industry and Geodesy
- Materials Engineering
- Nano-technologies and Nano-materials
- Education and Pedagogics
For more information, please visit the Global Education Program website or contact them by telephone on 8 800 50 50 623.
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
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.
We have excellent relationships with education agents from Russia who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.
International Studies Agency Insight
Entrance 8, Ground Floor Krasnoproletarskaya, Street 16, Building 3, 127473 Moscow
Other offices: St Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Vladivostok
IClass Education Group
Office 28, Lenina Street, House 28, 197136 St Petersburg
Itec Travel and Education
Tverskaya 22a Building 3, 3rd floor, 125009 Moscow
Other offices: Irkutsk, Kazan, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk