You'll receive a warm welcome at Newcastle. Every year thousands of students choose to join our thriving international community. Currently we have 50 students from Taiwan.
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 Taiwanese qualifications that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.
Undergraduate entry requirementsUndergraduate entry requirements
We typically require:
- two year Junior College Diploma (and completed Senior High School)
- or a five year Junior College Diploma (and completed Junior High School)
- or a minimum 65% average in one or two years of a Bachelor degree at public or private university
This will be assessed on a case by case basis.
ABB at A level is typically the minimum required for entry to an Undergraduate course. Please check course specific entry requirements as they do vary across courses.
Postgraduate entry requirementsPostgraduate entry requirements
Typically we recognise:
- 75% (at National and 1st Class Private Institutions) or 80% (at 2nd Class Private Institutions) in a 4 year Bachelors Degree as comparable to a 2.1 and 70% (at National and 1st Class Private Institutions) and 75% (at 2nd Class Private Institutions) as comparable to a 2.2
- GPA 3.3/4.0 in a 5 Year Junior College Diploma and 2 year top-up degree as comparable to 2.1 and GPA 3.0/4.0 as comparable to 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:
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 Taiwan who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.
Index Education Services
10F, No 261, Sec 3 Roosevelt Road, 106 Taipei
Gostudy Education Institute
1Fl., No 210 Dungmen Road, Sec. 2 Tainan City, 701 Taiwan
Inc 12F., No 295 Jhongsiao East Road Sec. 4, 10696 Taipei
Other offices: Beijing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Xi'an, Shanghai
4F-9, No. 378 Wenhsin Road, Section 1 Taichung, 408 Taiwan
Other offices: Hsinchu, Taoyuan, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Keelung