The University of Newcastle

    The University of Newcastle
    World Rank: 251-300th by Times Higher Education
    Established on: 1965

    The University of Newcastle (UON), also known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university in Newcastle, New South Wales. It was founded in 1965 and had a principal campus in Newcastle. Additionally, the university has colleges in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD, and Sydney CBD. The University of Newcastle is a member of Universities Australia, the Australian Technology Network, and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

    Across three colleges and thirteen schools, the university provides certifications, diplomas, and degrees. Before 2022, colleges were referred to as "faculties," with five and twelve schools.

    1. College of Engineering, Science, and Environment
    • School of Architecture and Built Environment
    • School of Engineering
    • School of Environment and Life Sciences
    • School of Information and Physical Sciences
    • School of Psychological Sciences
    1. College of Health, Medicine, and Well Being
    • School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy
    • School of Health Sciences
    • School of Medicine and Public Health
    • School of Nursing and Midwifery
    1. College of Human and Social Futures
    • Newcastle Business School
    • Newcastle Law School
    • School of Humanities, Creative Industries, and Social Sciences
    • School of Education

    Why Choose The University of Newcastle?

    • Study at one of the world's top 200 universities.

    You will have access to world-class programs, inspirational and collaborative learning spaces, and real-world experiences to put theory into practice. Learn from its motivated and professional teaching team with extensive industry experience and contacts.

    • Increase your job prospects and get a more excellent salary.

    More than 89% of its undergraduates and 93.33% of its postgraduates find work within four months of their education. Students begin post-study jobs earning more than the Australian average.

    • Create professional networks and connect with industry partners.

    The university provides the ability to use the university's industry ties for actual job experience, a stronger relationship with local, provincial, and national business partners, and the potential to expand your professional relationship.

    Students and researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia attempt to address the world's grand issues. Its degrees are designed to produce future problem solvers and innovators via global learning, job experiences, and entrepreneurial initiatives.

    With cutting-edge facilities, the institution provides innovative and creative approaches to teaching across all of its sites. The University's learning community is lively and dynamic, with over 37,000 students, providing scholars and students with a world-class academic experience and a diversified commercial, social, and cognitive development environment.

    University Rankings

    The University of Newcastle (UON) in Australia is one of the best public universities in the country. The QS World University Ranking for 2023 is 192.

    University Highlights

    University Type

    Public Research

    Established Year

    1951

    Number Of Courses

    258 undergraduate & 159 postgraduate

    Tuition Fees

    $30000 - $45000 per year

    Intakes

    Feb & July

    Main Intakes

    There are two semesters and three trimesters per year. They are in January, February, May, July and August.

    Scholarships

    • South Asia Excellence Scholarship

    The award is worth up to AU$40,000 depending on the length of your study. Each year of full-time study is worth AU$10,000 under the scholarship.

    • International Excellence Scholarship (IT and Computer Science)

    The award is worth AU$15,000 for each year of study at a full-time load.

    • International Excellence Scholarship (Management, Accounting, and Finance)

    The award is worth AU$15,000 for each year of study at a full-time load.

    Application Process

    Applicants can apply for admission to the college in two ways: online through the college website or by an education agent.

    Documents required for Admission

    1. Academic Documents
    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

             For Masters, include the following:

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree in 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Work Experience (if any)
    4. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
    5. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    6. College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirements

    Programs

    IELTS

    PTE

    TOEFL iBT

    Education

    7.5

    74

    101

    Nursing, Healthcare, & Law

    7.0

    65

    94

    All other Undergraduate

    6.0

    52

    60

    All other Postgraduate

    6.5

    58

    79

    FAQs

    What are the fees to study at the university?

    The costs depend upon the courses you apply for. The cost can range from $30000 to $45000 per annum. However, medicine can easily cost more than $70000 per year.

    Can I work part-time as a student in Australia?

    Yes, you can work for 40 hours per fortnight during semester sessions and unlimited during semester break. This is to ensure that you are focused on your studies.

    Where is the university located?

    The university has a campus in Newcastle. Additionally, the university has colleges in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD, and Sydney CBD.

    What are the main intake dates?

    There are two semesters and three trimesters per year. They are in January, February, May, July and August.

    Is it necessary for me to satisfy language requirements?

    Yes, the candidate must meet the language standards outlined above in the section on language requirements. IELTS, TOEFL, & PTE tests are recognised.

    Does the University provide scholarships to international students?

    Yes, the university does provide scholarships to international students. For more info, see the scholarship section of the article.

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