The University of Newcastle, Australia

Undergraduate degrees

Postgraduate degrees

Research degrees



Study an undergraduate degree at UON

Your journey to new starts here. The challenges of tomorrow will require diverse perspectives and novel ideas, and an undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle is your chance to gain insights that will launch your thinking. Whether you’re fresh out of school and ready for what’s next, or further down the road and looking to change course, UON will open up an incredible future for you.

Study a postgraduate degree at UON

The possibilities of new are unlimited. For those seeking to expand their career options - and follow a path with the potential to make a global impact - the University of Newcastle offers over 450 courses and 80 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree programs. Flexible programs designed around you, and by you, also provide the option to translate your real-world experience into course credit. Serving students from over 100 countries, our curriculum reflects a global perspective that prepares you to solve the world’s most complex challenges. All while studying at an institution recognised that is ranked 214th of the world's universities.

Higher Degrees in Research at UON

Take new to the next level and scale your impact. A PhD or Research Masters degree at the University of Newcastle will connect you with the top tier of researchers, opening up incredible opportunities to advance your career, pursue breakthrough discoveries and solve the world’s most formidable problems.

International students at UON

New creates opportunities that reach far beyond borders. We’re proud to say that of the University of Newcastle’s 35,000 enrolled students, 6000 come from over 120 countries outside Australia—supported by programs to help the transition. You can have an exchange of global views and experiences right on one of our campuses, as well as study, collaborate and build your network in other parts of the world.

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Research supervision

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

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  • 01 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
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  • 09 Nov Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 12 Nov End of Year Examinations
  • 25 Feb Semester 1 - Commences
  • 08 Mar Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 22 Mar Semester 1 - Census Date
  • 15 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 29 Apr Semester 1 - Resumes
  • 07 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 10 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 11 Jun Semester 1 - Examinations
  • 01 Jul Mid-year recess
  • 29 Jul Semester 2 Commences
  • 09 Aug Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 23 Aug Semester 2 Census Date
  • 30 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 07 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 14 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 08 Nov Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 11 Nov End of Year Examinations

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Ranked 214
in the world

QS World University Rankings 2019

Top 200
15 disciplines ranked in the top 200 in the world
Top 8
for research 'well above world standard'

QS World University Rankings 2017/18