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Welcome to the Northumbria University Pathways Ukrainian country page. On this page you will find information on entry requirements, scholarships and bursaries, contact details of the regional team and what it’s like to study with us in Newcastle.

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Entry requirements

At Northumbria University we recognise a number of international qualifications held by Ukrainian students applying for our programmes.

Please see the details below for the current qualifications and the equivalencies we accept.

For entry to: You will need: Grade required:
International Foundation Programme Certificate of Independent external Examination

Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education

100 or above

Minimum 6 in maths as part of certificate

Pre-Masters Bachelor Degree (obtained before 2007)

Bachelor Degree (obtained after 2007)


3/5 or 4/12

Depending which pathway programme you choose to study at Northumbria University and your previous qualifications, you may be eligible for a bursary and/or scholarship.

All of our scholarships and bursaries are automatically applied when we process your application and one of our team will be able to confirm your eligibility. Check back here regularly to see the latest scholarships we have available.

Throughout the year our team travel to Ukraine for events and to meet with students.

Once dates are confirmed, the details of our trips will be available so you can arrange to meet our team in country. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us by using our enquiry form.

Our regional team make regular visits to Ukraine throughout the year and are able to help answer any questions you might have about our Pathway programmes, studying with us, the application process and much more.

Email: QAHE.RCA@qa.com

At Northumbria, we understand that where you live is a big aspect of your student life. That’s why we make sure you shape your experience from start to finish.

When applying for accommodation, you can select the exact building, flat and room based on real online availability. Once you’ve found the perfect room for you, you can confirm your booking online within minutes.

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As one of the UK’s top student cities, Newcastle offers a vibrant and lively location, whether you are on-campus or exploring the city and the surrounding areas.


Our Students’ Union plays a large part in university life on campus, with a large range of clubs and societies that you can join, making new friends outside of your course. You can find a full list of our current societies here.

You’ll also find numerous places to eat and drink on-campus for when you have a break between classes.

For those in to sport, we have invested significantly to ensure that you have access to our excellent sporting facilities.


Newcastle is full of things to do while you’re here.

In the city centre, you’ll find lots to do, from shopping at the intu Eldon Square (one of the UK’s largest city centre shopping complexes), or in some of the many boutiques, to visiting the Quayside with its many restaurants.

If you want to explore further afield, only a short train or bus journey will take you to preserved sections of the world-famous Hadrian’s Wall, set in beautiful countryside dotted with castles and stately homes.

Head further north and you’ll find Kielder Water and Forest Park, which includes the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the largest working forest in England.

Places to eat

Newcastle has lots of options of places to eat, with restaurants of almost every different cuisine to sample. For those students who are looking for places serving halal food, you can check a list online here.

Newcastle has an airport operating international and domestic flights to/from cities including London, Birmingham, Dubai and Amsterdam. From the airport, you can take a taxi (about 20 minutes) or the Green Line Metro to South Hylton and then walk (the total journey will take about 30 minutes). Alternatively, Northumbria University also operates a meet and greet service at the airport – find out more here.

The city is also on a mainline train route with fast trains from London taking approximately 3 hours.

You can find out more about travelling to the campus here.

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“There are a lot of events and extra-curricular activities outside of my studies that are really enjoyable. The campus is well equipped with the latest technologies and learning resources are fantastic. This is great for my studies.”

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International Foundation Programme - Business

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