University Admissions Policy for 2017 entry – approved by UG and PG Recruitment and Admissions Monitoring
Committees June and July 2016
1.1 This policy applies to all undergraduate and postgraduate admissions at Newcastle University,
including Newcastle University London. It is intended to provide information about our
admissions policies and procedures to applicants and potential applicants, to their advisers and
family members, and to staff of the University.
1.2 The policy is underpinned by procedural guidelines issued to admissions tutors and
postgraduate selectors from time to time.
1.3 Other related policies and procedures
MBBS Admissions Policy (for admissions to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
Surgery (MBBS) degree)
School of Dental Sciences Admissions Policy
Admissions Policy for Applicants with Disabilities
English Language Policy
Policy and Procedures for Admitting Students Under 18
Policy on Credit Transfer and the Recognition of Prior Learning
General Entrance Requirements (contained in the Undergraduate Progress Regulations)
Postgraduate Entrance and Admissions Requirements (contained in the University’s
Postgraduate Taught Progress Regulations; Regulations for Research Masters Degree
Programmes (excluding MPhil programmes); and Master of Philosophy Progress Regulations;
and Doctor of Philosophy Progress Regulations)
Admissions Complaints and Appeals Procedure
Criminal Convictions Policy and Procedure for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Admissions
Procedure for Dealing with UCAS Applications Identified through UCAS’ Similarity
The Single Equality Scheme.
Ethical Policy for the Acceptance of Gifts and Donations: Major Gifts
Postgraduate Applicant Deposit Refund Policy
Policy governing University sponsorship, for visa purposes, of international students
1.4. The policy relates to admissions for entry in the academic year 2017-18. It will be reviewed
annually in the Summer Term.
The University is committed to widening participation and fair access. It wishes to encourage
able, highly-motivated and enthusiastic students of all ages, and from all backgrounds and
contexts, to apply to its degree programmes.
If you wish to obtain any of the policies and procedures listed, please telephone 0191 208 3333 or enquire online atwww.ncl.ac.uk/enquiries