What do you want to study?

Whether you want to extend your subject knowledge beyond undergraduate level, specialise in a particular academic field or gain a competitive edge in the job market, our role is to support you every step of the way.

Degrees Explained

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Working out your fees and funding

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    Our fees are clear to see: each taught course or research programme has a fees and funding tab, so you can see how much your studies will cost alongside any relevant funding opportunities.

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    Newcastle is a city with a relatively low cost of living and we can help you work out your living expenses.

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    Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships, discount and loans – there are a lot of funding options out there. Our guide to funding explains the types of funding available, how to find funding and the help and support we can offer you.

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    Our comprehensive database of postgraduate funding opportunities is easy to use and regularly updated. Keep checking back to make sure you don’t miss a funding opportunity.

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    Our careers service can help you access part-time, temporary or vacation work in Newcastle and on campus. We advertise around 4,000 vacancies each year, helping you to boost your income and CV.

Funding and Finance

Getting the career you want

Adding value to your degree Adding value to your degree

We have a range of professional development opportunities to give you the skills and experience employers are looking for. We’ll prepare you for life after university.

Award winning careers service Award winning careers service

Our Careers Service is one of the best in the UK, winning national careers awards and a quality mark for high standards of information, advice and guidance.

Your career prospects Your career prospects

We are one of the top 10 UK universities for employability. Targeted by graduate employers, our graduates continue to be among the most employable in the country.

Careers and Employability

Your student life


We provide a range of services to help you sort out your living arrangements, whether it is in University accommodation or renting privately.

Your wellbeing

With millions of pounds invested into our dedicated support network and professionally trained staff - we prioritise your wellbeing so you can maximise your potential.

Social life

Newcastle is a great place to be a postgraduate - it's the cosmopolitan capital of the North East.

Student Life
Student profile

I would definitely recommend my course to my friends. I am now four months into my PhD and I've really been enjoying it so far. My supervisors have been extremely supportive and helpful.

Sebastian's student life. Public Health, Epidemiology and Health Services Research MPhil, PhD, MD, full time.

Your application: step-by-step

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    Step-by-step guide: Applying for postgraduate study can seem complicated and daunting, but our step-by-step guide will help you understand and complete your application online.

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    Admissions Service: We will support you with our dedicated Postgraduate Admissions Service throughout your application process, from when you first submit your form online to confirming your place with us.

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    Applicant Portal: Our Applicant Portal is the usual way you apply for our courses: create an account, revise and save your application, submit and track your application progress whenever you want.

How to Apply