International Students





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Welcome to Newcastle!

We are a world-class university with a thriving international community. Currently we have students from over 120 different countries with more than 200 students from India. 

If you are thinking about studying with us, we are here to help you every step of the way.

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Meet our Regional Team for India

Meet our Regional Team for India

Achint Soni, Aparna Bose and Preety Bansal are based in our Regional Office in New Delhi. For guidance and information about studying at Newcastle University, please contact us

Student life

Student life

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.

Student life

At Newcastle, you will build relationships with fellow students from around the world. Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU) has over 200 societies and sports clubs you can join, including:

  • Newcastle South Asian Society
  • International Society

Stay in touch

Interested in finding out more? We’d love to stay in touch. Fill in our short form and we’ll keep you updated with everything you need to know about studying with us.

Entry Requirements


Find out which qualifications from India are accepted for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle University. 


INTO Newcastle

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course at INTO Newcastle.

These courses are conducted on our campus and prepare you for studying 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 University.

Our English language requirements section also lists the alternative English language qualifications we accept. 

If you don't meet our English language requirements, extra support is available. You could also complete a pre-sessional course to help improve your English before you start your degree. We provide these at our INTO Newcastle, if you will be studying in Newcastle.

You will also receive language support throughout the course of 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 and Funding

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for international students are provided on individual course profiles. Find an undergraduate degree or postgraduate course and check what fees apply.

Scholarships and discounts

Scholarships and discounts

If you're wanting to come and study at Newcastle, we have a number of schemes that applicants from India can take advantage of:

Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

Scholarship awardee

The scholarship has enabled me to study in the UK thus opening the doors to a global career ahead

Manpreet, Synthetic Biology MSc
Richard Davies scholarship

Cost of living

Newcastle upon Tyne is a budget-friendly city for international students, compared to other UK cities. This is because:

  • the rent tends to be lower than the UK average
  • many amenities are within walking distance of your accommodation
  • the city is very compact, with most of the shops, theatres, cafes and restaurants a few minutes' walk from the campus
  • there are many discounts for students

Approximate living costs, excluding tuition fees and return fares, can be found on our Living Costs page.


Some of our postgraduate courses are now closed for 2023 entry

Many high-performing international students have applied to our postgraduate courses. We aim to select a diverse student cohort and want to make sure you have the best student experience.
Some of our high-demand courses are therefore now closed for International applicants. See the 'How to Apply' section in each course profile for the latest information. 
We welcome applications to our other postgraduate degrees still accepting applications - search our courses.

Education agents

You may be interested in applying for University via an agent. Education agents in your country can help you find the right university and assist you with your application. They can also offer advice on studying in the UK, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relationships with education agents from India who can provide further information and assist you with your application to Newcastle University. Their contact details are listed below.

How to Apply

All applications for undergraduate degrees are made online through UCAS. 

Postgraduate applications are made through our online portal. You can create, edit and submit your application here. 

Visit our undergraduate or postgraduate websites for a step-by-step guide on the application process. 

Applying to INTO Newcastle

INTO Newcastle offer courses that prepare you for studying with us. Click here to find out more about International Pathway courses




Our graduates are in demand 

From social leaders, innovators of industry and famous faces, Newcastle University alumni are leaving their mark across the globe.

Our Indian graduates are employed by a variety of international companies such as

  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • Amazon
  • Accenture
  • Shell
  • Reliance Industries

(Source: LinkedIn, 2019)

Many of our graduates have conducted world-class research in their fields.

Skills for the workplace 

Our courses have strong links with industries which informs both teaching and research carried out at the University. This equips our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen career.

Careers service

Our award-winning Careers Service has much to offer its international students. They run various modules as part of courses to equip students for a modern workforce. Their initiatives and events throughout the year can help you plan and begin your job search as soon as you arrive, whether it be part-time jobs or graduate jobs.

Meet Us

Contact us

You can email us with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle University.

Explore our campus and the city of Newcastle upon Tyne by watching our videos or taking a virtual tour.