Newcastle University is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 intake. Scholarships are open to international students for pursuing the master degree programme at the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

University’s vision is to use strengths in research and teaching to improve the health of the population.

Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences is home to a world-leading collaboration of research scientists, engineers, medical doctors and teaching professionals. Key areas of focus include ageing, cancer, cell biology, genetics, drug development, medicine in society, and neuroscience.

If English is not student’s first language they will need to meet the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses.


Academic Level

Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.


Available Courses

The Faculty of Medical Sciences is offering a small number of scholarships for 2017 entry into the following courses: MRes Ageing and Health, MRes Animal Behaviour, MRes Biotechnology and Business Enterprise, MRes Cancer, MRes Cardiovascular Science in Health and Disease ,MRes Diabetes, MRes Epidemiology, MRes Evolution and Human Behaviour,MRes Immunobiology, MRes Medical Genetics, MRes Medical and Molecular Biosciences, MRes Mitochondrial Biology and Medicine,MRes Molecular Microbiology, MRes Musculoskeletal ageing (CIMA), MRes Neuromuscular Diseases, MRes Neuroscience, MRes Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, MRes Systems Biology, MRes Toxicology, MRes Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, MRes Transplantation and MSc Medical Sciences.

Scholarship Award: The value of award is £1,500


Applicant Eligibility

Applicants can only apply and be considered for a Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence scholarship after they have been offered a place to study on their degree course and have been assessed as international for fees purposes. They must also be:

  • Registered at Newcastle University for the 2017/18 academic year
  • Registered for one of the following eligible courses
  • Wholly or partially self-financing
  • Defined as ‘international’ for fee purposes
  • Registered to study at Newcastle University city centre campus
  • Students new to the University and not those transferring or repeating courses.

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.


College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or related discipline.

English Language Requirement: To study this course, students need to meet the following English Language requirements:

  • Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills).
  • Pre-sessional English Language courses are not accepted as an alternative entry to this course.


Scholarships for International Students


How to Apply

Academic offer holders on an eligible course who have been assessed as international for fees purposes will be invited to apply for the Faculty of Medical Sciences International Masters Excellence Scholarship.


Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

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