A World-Leading University
Newcastle University is in the top 1% of world universities (QS World University Rankings 2016) and we have been awarded Gold status (Teaching Excellence Framework), which is the highest quality level in the UK. This reflects our world-class teaching and research.
We're dedicated to providing a fantastic experience for all of our students. There are over 6,000 international students, from more than 120 countries, studying with us. Students vote us UK top 5 for international student satisfaction (International Student Barometer 2016).
Our city-centre campus is in the heart of the student-friendly city of Newcastle. We have a 93% satisfaction rate for safety (International Student Barometer Autumn 2016).
A world-class university
Newcastle University has an excellent reputation for research, teaching, and employability.
A world-famous student city
Newcastle is a world-famous student city, renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
We'll guide you through Clearing
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Sign up for Clearing Alerts to keep up to date with all the latest courses, news, advice and guidance on securing a place at Newcastle University through Clearing.
Search for courses in Clearing
We have Clearing places available for high-achieving applicants on many courses. Places are available at our Newcastle and London campuses, particularly if you achieve ABB+ or equivalent in your exams.
Find out whether the course you’re interested in studying is available through Clearing. Look at the course content, entry requirements, and English Language requirements. For most courses, you need an IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 5.5 in all sub-skills) or equivalent.
Results day: check your grades
Fill in our application form
When you have found an available course that interests you, fill in our application form. Please make sure you have already received your qualifications. We can't make decisions until you have them.
We will look at your form and be in touch to confirm that we have all the information we need. We’ll try to do this within 48 hours, but it might take longer if apply over the weekend.
Receive an offer
Once we have all the information we need we will respond with a decision as soon as possible. In some cases, we may not be able to give you a final decision until after A-Level results day on Thursday 17 August 2017.
1. send you an email telling you what to do next. The email will include information on your guaranteed accommodation and how to apply for it
2. check your grades and let UCAS know that you have a place with us
You will need to add your Clearing choice to your UCAS application in UCAS Track (you'll be able to see on UCAS Track that we have accepted you once we've processed your application)
Don't receive an offer
If we can't give you an offer, you can still consider other universities through Clearing. Check the UCAS website for a full list of courses in Clearing.
Get ready to join us
Congratulations! Share your #ticket2NCL celebrations with us on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat and then kick back, relax and enjoy your summer.
Prepare yourself by having a look at our Undergraduate Offer Guide. This has information about the additional steps you need to take.
Students from outside of the European Economic Area will need to apply for entry clearance permission before departing to study in the UK. The main immigration route for students is Tier 4, which is part of the immigration Points Based System.
Consider your options
Remember you do have other options. You could consider:
1. re-sitting your exams
2. taking a year out to gain practical work experience before applying again next year
UCAS have some useful information on alternatives to higher education.
Welcome to Newcastle University
We look forward to welcoming you in September. That's when your journey really begins...Take time to explore the city, meet your classmates and make new friends.