International Students

Singapore

Singapore

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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 including more than 160 students from Singapore. 

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

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

  • Singapore Society
  • International Society
Student Profile

Courses here are very hands-on thus I get to learn a lot of practical skills from it which is important for my future career.

Meet Lian from Singapore
Lian Yi, student profile, Singapore

Entry Requirements

Qualifications

Find out the qualifications from Singapore that we accept for entry onto undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Newcastle.

INTO

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.

Visa

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

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees

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

Scholarships and discounts

If you want to come and study at Newcastle University and you're from outside the EU, we have a number of schemes you could take advantage of. Visit our undergraduate finance pages or our postgraduate funding and finance database for more information on scholarships and discounts.

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.

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Education agents

Education agents can help you find the right university and assist you with applying for a course. They can also offer advice on visas, accommodation, travel and more.

We have excellent relationships with education agents from Singapore who can provide further information and assist you with the submission of your application to Newcastle University. Our contacts are listed below.

Insworld Consultant Services

100 Beach Road, #19-06/07 Shaw Tower, Singapore 189702

Tel.: +(65) 673 21728
Website: www.insworld.com.sg

Overseas Education

321 Orchard Road #07-03, Singapore (238866)

Tel.: +(65) 68179800 / 63335100 / 61009800 
Email: info@OverseasEducation.sg
Website: www.overseaseducation.sg

Jack Study Abroad (previously known as GLZinc)

#08-02, Orchard Gateway@Emerald, 218 Orchard Road, Singapore 238851


Tel: +65 6737 6734
Email: info@studyabroad.sg
Website: www.studyabroad.sg

Educational Link Consultants Pte Ltd

545 Orchard Road #06-04, Far East Shopping Centre (next to Wheelock Place), 238882 Singapore 

Tel.: +(65) 6238 7310, 6235 1080
Website: www.edulink.com.sg

UniEd Smart Study Centre

7 Maxwell Road #02-100 Annex B, MND Complex, 069111 Singapore

Tel.: +(65) 6227 0380
Email: singapore@augstudy.com
Website: http://augstudy.com/singapore

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. 

From August 15th we will no longer be accepting applications onto several of our postgraduate programmes - the full list of these programmes can be found here. If you are interested in applying to any of those programmes, please ensure these applications are submitted in full before August 15th via the Applicant Portal. Applications remain open for other postgraduate programmes. 

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

 

Careers

Careers

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 graduates living in Singapore work for a range of companies including:

  • Keppel 
  • Sembcorp
  • The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) 
  • Shell

(Source: LinkedIn, February 2017)

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 contact us by email with any questions you may have about applying to Newcastle.

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

Representatives from the International Office and academic schools visit different countries throughout the year. Our upcoming visits to your country are listed here and new events will be added as they are confirmed. You can see all our travel plans on our events page.