The University of Newcastle, Australia

International Postgraduate

Top 200
10 subjects ranked in the top 200 in the world
Top 8 ? in Australia for research 'well above world standard'
95% ? of our research is 'at' or 'above world standard'
Top 9 ? in Australia for research income (HERDC), $100.8M in total

The University of Newcastle, Australia, is a leader in university education, with a reputation for high quality teaching and learning and exciting, contemporary academic programs. Students are taught by researchers who are leaders in their field and graduate ready to make an impact across the globe. Over two thirds of our graduates find employment within four months of finishing their degrees. Personal face-to-face learning is supported by cutting-edge facilities and the latest in digital learning technologies; while a vibrant campus culture makes the experience of UON the perfect balance of study and lifestyle.

The University of Newcastle is proud of its international student body. Of the 40,000 students enrolled in the university, over 7,000 originate from over 100 countries outside Australia. Studying at UON gives you not only the skills and networks to shape your future, but the global outlook necessary for today’s world. We also offer international students a range of support services and cultural programs tailored to their needs through our dedicated UON Global team.

Dedicated postgraduate online hub

The University of Newcastle has a special team and online hub dedicated to its postgraduate students

The dedicated postgraduate online hub delivers a range of postgraduate programs from five faculties: Business & Law, Education & Arts, Engineering & Built Environment, Health & Medicine, and Science & IT.

Postgraduate degrees are available for international students at all major campuses, including our two main locations, Newcastle Campus (Callaghan) and Newcastle City Precinct. Here, you can experience one of Australia’s most beloved coastal cities. You can also study in our new Sydney Campus, placing you in the heart of Australia’s busiest business hub, or in the tranquil environment of our Central Coast Campus . And for students wishing to study outside Australia, our Singapore Campus delivers many of our world-class undergraduate degrees in one of Asia’s most international cities.

Postgraduate entry requirements

A number of our postgraduate programs have academic and work experience requirements. You will need to check entry requirements specifically for your chosen program of study.

Credit for professional experience

Some postgraduate courses look at the professional experience of the student. If you qualify for professional credit, you may be able to reduce the time and cost of your postgraduate degree. Learn more about professional credit here

Meet our students

MEET THE STUDENTS OF UON GLOBAL from UON International on Vimeo.


If you wish to study your postgraduate program in Australia on a student visa, please apply through our international admissions team here

If you wish to study your postgraduate program online, or if you will be studying face-to-face in Australia with any visa other than a student visa, please apply here through our Postgraduate online hub.

Got a question?

Our friendly international support staff can answer any question you have, no matter how big or small. You can fill out our simple enquiry web form, email or phone +61 2 4913 8300