Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

International students can expect a warm welcome to Newcastle, including:

  • Pre-arrival events in their country and online webnairs to help them prepare.
  • Dedicated support and visa teams which can be contacted by phone, email or social media.
  • Airport Meet and Greet Service, providing free transport from Newcastle Airport to university accommodation.
  • International Welcome Week with information and social events.
  • Fresher's Week, with over 300 events and activities to help students explore the city and make new friends.

English Language Requirements

  • Most of our courses require and IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent or above, although for some courses the required score will be higher.

Accommodation for International Students

  • All students are guaranteed accommodation for their first year of study, provided that they meet certain conditions. A full list of these conditions can be found on the university website.
  • Both self-catered and catered accommodation is available and Internet access is provided.
  • International students are placed across university accommodation and do not have to move out of their accommodation during the Christmas and Easter vacations.
  • Most accommodation sites are within 10 minutes' walk of the campus. Some are a little further out, but nothing more than a short Metro or bus journey away.

Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £13,315 £13,315
Mixed - -
Laboratory £17,080 £17,080
Clinical £17,080–33,190 £28,000

What Do International Students Study?