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Applying and Finance

Applying and Finance

Find out how to apply and how you can fund your study abroad experience at Newcastle.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Study Abroad programme you must:

  • have studied for at least a year at your home university prior to enrolment at Newcastle
  • be currently enrolled at your home university
  • have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (or equivalent)
  • have IELTS level 6.5 or higher (or equivalent certificate) if you are a non-native English speaker


Our detailed Application Guidelines document will be an essential resource as you complete your application to Study Abroad at Newcastle. We recommend you read it carefully before you begin to complete the online application form.

Please prepare the following items as part of your application:

  • Certified copies of your academic transcripts (officially translated if not in English)
  • An IELTS test score, or equivalent certificate (non-native English speakers only)
  • Colour copy of your passport (valid for at least 6 months after the end of your programme at Newcastle)
  • Preferred list of modules you wish to take at Newcastle (module registration will take place on campus)

To apply for Fine Arts or Architecture you will also need to include a portfolio of your work.

  • Though this video is designed for applicants to full degree programmes, much of its content is useful for Study Abroad students submitting portfolios for Fine Art.
  • Though this website is designed for applicants to full degree programmes, much of its content is useful for Study Abroad students submitting portfolios for Architecture

To apply for Music you will also be asked to submit a recording of a musical performance.

Application process

  • If you are applying to join us in semester 1 (Fall) please complete your application by May 31st

  • If you are applying to join us in semester 2 (Spring) please complete your application by October 31st

If you can, submit your Study Abroad application as early as possible. Assessment will take place on a rolling basis from the end of March and may take up to 4 weeks to complete.

The result of your application will be sent to you by email and once you’ve been formally accepted on to the Study Abroad programme at Newcastle, we can help you prepare for your upcoming overseas experience by supplying valuable pre-departure information, advice and guidance.

We strongly advise you not to make travel or accommodation plans until you have received confirmation of your offer at Newcastle University.

Start your online application

Contact us

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need help with your application. We are happy to assist.

Financial Information

2024/25 Tuition Fees

If your home university does not have an exchange agreement with Newcastle University, then you can ‘direct enrol’ and pay tuition for the semester or year of study. 

  • Single Semester Study Abroad Tuition Fee (all programmes/subject areas) - £10,000
  • Full Year Study Abroad Tuition Fee (all programmes/subject areas) - £20,000
  • Single Semester 'Pre-Med' programme (with clinical shadowing) - £10,500
  • Full Year 'Pre-Med' programme (with clinical shadowing) - £20,500

Additional Costs

Students will also be responsible for other fees and costs including insurance, accommodation, travel and living costs. Non-EU students who attend Newcastle for the full academic year will be responsible for Student Visa costs plus a healthcare surcharge to cover eligibility for NHS medical services for the duration of their studies.

Fortunately, Newcastle is known to be one of the most affordable cities in England. Some information here on living costs should also help you manage your finances. If you would like to speak to a financial advisor at the university you can email the team at:

Other financial information, on banking, currency converters and insurance requirements, is available on our Services for Students page.


Some Study Abroad students might be eligible for scholarships. Read our scholarships webpage for further information.


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