Newcastle University Postgraduate Masters Scholarships in UK for Nigerians

This is to inform the general public that there are available scholarships in the Newcastle University, UK currently in session right now.

They are currently accepting international students from anywhere around the world including Nigeria But only if you meet some criteria.

Read on to learn more about this scholarship opportunity and how you can apply as well as be accepted into the university.

Scholarship really help to strengthen your academic life as well as help to help you achieve your academic goals and make it a smooth journey since it reduces the financial limitations that might hinder from you furthering your education in even better Schools.

The Newcastle University is offering scholarship to Nigerians to obtain a post graduate degree in the UK.

The main purpose of this scholarship is to attract deserving and high participating Nigerian students to give them the opportunity to study in a developed country.

About Newcastle University

Newcastle University (legally known as the University of Newcastle) is a UK public research university based in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England. It has overseas campuses in Singapore and Malaysia.

The University Originated from the school of medicine and surgery 1834 and the university of physical science in 1871 to form the greater division of the federal university of Durham. In 1963 it got it’s independence from University of Durham.

The university subdivides into three faculties: the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Faculty of Medical Sciences; and the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering.

It offers 175 full-time undergraduate degree programmes with a range of different courses and  subject areas such as  arts, sciences, engineering and medicine,  as well as approximately 340 postgraduate taught and research programmes.

They are a world-class university with a thriving and ever growing international community.

Presently they  have students from over 122 different countries including more than 200 African students.

According to the university:

“We have one of the highest graduate employment rates in the UK and are one of the most targeted universities by employers. Our graduates are in demand”

Our location means that students enjoy a low cost of living compared to other parts of the UK. Newcastle is cost effective, safe, and famously friendly.
This University is ranked 134th in the world; according to Qs world university ranking 2022.

Newcastle university and Nigerian students:

Newcastle University has always had a strong connection with Nigerian students. The connection originated far back many years ago.

According to the university:

“We have been welcoming Nigerian students to our campus for decades and have strong relationships with funding agencies such as PTDF and TETFund.
Our world leading research into global challenges such as food security, sustainable energy, education and global health, translates into academic courses which are almost tailor-made for Nigerian students”


The college involves a grounds site near Haymarket in focal Newcastle upon Tyne. It is situated toward the northwest of the downtown area between the open spaces of Leazes Park and the Town Moor.

The Armstrong building is the most established expanding on the grounds and is the site of the first Armstrong College.

The structure was developed in three stages; the north east wing was finished first at an expense of £18,000 and opened by Princess Louise on 5 November 1888.

The south-east wing, which incorporates the Jubilee Tower, and south-west wings were opened in 1894. The Jubilee Tower was worked with excess assets raised from an Exhibition to check Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1887.

The north-west front, shaping the principal entrance, was finished in 1906 and highlights two stone figures to address science and artistic expression.

A significant part of the later development work was funded by Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, the metallurgist and previous Lord Mayor of Newcastle, after whom the primary pinnacle is named. In 1906 it was opened by King Edward.

Student Life:

The college has numerous understudy associations. Newcastle University Students’ Union (NUSU), known as the Union Society until a 2012 rebranding, incorporates understudy run sports clubs and social orders.

Not at all like most of other understudies’ associations in the UK, Newcastle University Students’ Union claims the it is housed to construct where it.

The Union structure was implicit 1924 following a liberal gift from an unknown contributor, who is presently accepted to have been Sir Cecil Cochrane, a significant supporter to the university.

It is underlying the neo-Jacobean style and was planned by the neighborhood planner Robert Burns Dick. It was opened on 22 October 1925 by the Rt. Hon. Master Eustace Percy, who later filled in as Rector of King’s College from 1937 to 1952.

It is a Grade II recorded building. In 2010 the college gave £8 million towards a redevelopment project for the Union Building.

Student Accommodation:

Newcastle University has many catered and non-catered lobbies of home accessible to first-year understudies, situated around the city of Newcastle.

Popular Newcastle regions for private understudy houses and pads off grounds incorporate Jesmond, Heaton, Sandyford, Shieldfield, South Shields and Spital Tongues.

In 2008 a review led by an autonomous site positioned Newcastle as the main understudy city in the UK, with a score of 63% across the classes of going out, shops, transport, local area and facilities.

Newcastle is additionally viewed as one of the world’s most amicable cities. In one more 2008 study, by MSN Travel, Newcastle was named as the main university.

St Mary’s College in Fenham, one of the lobbies of home, was previously St Mary’s College of Education, an instructor trade school.

The 56 years old higher-education institution has a very selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades.


Below are the eligibility criteria to determine if any international student really deserves the scholarship award.

If you do not meet these requirements you may be eligible to apply for entry to a course INTO Newcastle uniy

Acceptable Courses:

• MSc Smart Systems Engineering
• MSc Renewable Energy, Enterprise and Management
• MSc Electrical Power
• MA International Relations
• MA International Development and Education
• LLM International Commercial Law
• MSc Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• MSc Global Human Resource Management
• MSc Finance
• MA International Relations

Eligible Countries:

Nigerian Candidates or applicants.

Admissible Criteria:

• Applicant must be a Citizen of Nigeria.
• Applicant must have second upper class UK honour.
• Applicant will be assessed as international for fees reasons.


Each Scholarship applicant will receive £4,000 given towards tuition fees.

Admissible Requirements:

Because of the fact that the scholarship is opened to all international students from around the globe. The admission requirements differ from one country to another.

We advise that you check with the university official website based on your country, so you know what the university demands of you to attain the scholarship award.

Required Documents:

Aspirants and applicants are expected to submit the following documents in order to be accepted for the scholarship award:

• Curriculum vitae.
• Proof of language ability.
• A passport photo.
• Proof of past or previous academic qualifications.

Language Requirements:

Applicant and aspirants are expected and advised to take the TOEFL or IELTS test in order to demonstrate and show their level and ability of English Language.

According to the university:
“If your first language isn’t English you will generally need an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent, to study at Newcastle University.

If you don’t meet our English language requirements, extra support is available. You could also complete a pre-sessional course to help improve your English before you start your degree”

How To Apply:

In order for applicants and aspirants to be considered for the scholarship award thet are to take admission in a postgraduate degree program at the university.

After this, they are to proceed to complete the online registration form for the scholarship award.

Meet the Regional Officer for Nigeria:

Halima Adebisi Alawiye, Niger
Halima Adebisi Alawiye, Nigeria regional officer for Newcastle university.

Halima is the regional office for the Newcastle University. She resides in Lagos.

She has been privilege to study in the Nigeria and outside the country too( UK).

She will be happy to take any questions regarding application for the scholarship or application to the school as a whole.


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