Full and Partial Law Scholarships for International Students

  • Master

Newcastle University is a public research university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England. The university can trace its origins to a School of Medicine and Surgery, established in 1834, and to the College of Physical Science, founded in 1871.
Applicants must hold an English language qualification of IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent with no subskill below 6.0 if their first language is not English.


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
The Sir Mark Waller Postgraduate Law Scholarships are awarded exclusively on academic merit in recognition of academic excellence. This includes:
  • Recent graduates
  • Undergraduates completing their course before September 2016
  • Those currently completing professional legal qualifications
  • Non-Law graduates in a discipline related to the programme
  • International and home/EU students

Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence which is commensurate with a 2:1 Honours degree award or equivalent.
Applicants whose first language is not English and who have not undertaken any programme of study in which English is the medium of instruction will be required to show adequate language proficiency for postgraduate study in Law. Our requirement is IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.5 in writing.


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Full and partial (£2,500-£3,000) tuition fee scholarships will be awarded.
Number of Scholarships: 6 for international students, 2 for home/EU students.


All applications will be automatically considered for a scholarship and no separate scholarship application is necessary.
For information on how to apply for a place on one of the master’s programmes, please visit the postgraduate application site – we strongly recommend online applications.
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