School of Biomedical Sciences

International Students

International Students

One of the world's leading providers of undergraduate Biomedical education.

We welcome applications from students around the world. In these pages, you can find resources and opportunities for international students studying at the School of Biomedical Sciences at Newcastle University. 

More information for international students can be found on the University's international website.  Visit our current students pages for useful information on student support, careers and work experience opportunities.

International study at Newcastle


If you don't meet our entry requirements, you might have to do a Foundation Programme in Biological and Biomedical Sciences. This is offered by INTO Newcastle University.

We guarantee you a place on any of our undergraduate programmes if you complete the foundation programme and meet the progression criteria.

We offer direct admission to the second year of our undergraduate degree programmes, if you hold a relevant Diploma course in a Polytechnic university abroad, and a GPA of at least 3.2.

For more details on applying, or what international qualifications we accept, contact Dr Nick Morris.

English requirements

If you're a non-native English speaker you need to give evidence of your English language ability. Our standard requirement is IELTS 6 in a field or equivalent.

The University offers English language training before your course begins and there is also language support while you're studying.

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

The BSc (hons) Biomedical Sciences degree is also offered as a 2+1 at our Malaysian Campus.

Our Malaysia Campus Offer:

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences (2+1:  Study year 1+2 in Malaysia and final year in Newcastle).
  • Foundation Degree Programme (guaranteed progression to BSc Biomedical Sciences at NUMed OR Newcastle)