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The University of Newcastle (UON)

Callaghan,
New South Wales,
Australia
Address:
University Drive, Callaghan- New South Wales 2308, Australia

General Information

The University of New Castle is an open university which was established in the year 1965. The medical school of the university began a learning system for its undergraduate bachelor of medicine program. This system was initiated by the Australian Medical Council. Earlier, the university was known as the Newcastle College of Advanced Education and later on, it was named to the University of New Castle when it gained the university status. In 2003, the university developed a center, namely the Innovative Research Universities Australia. The university is known to operate five campuses, namely Callaghan or New Castle Campus, Central Coast Campus, Port Macquarie Campus, Singapore Campus, and Sydney CBD Campus. The Callaghan Campus is the main campus of the university. It covers about 346 acres of land. This campus has a student administration block, program planning block and a teaching & learning division. All major faculties of the university are located within this campus. It features sporting fields, aquatic centers, and four residential houses, namely Edwards Hall, International House, Barahineban Hall, and Evatt House. Also, the campus is home to two main libraries, namely Auchmuty Library and the Huxley Library. Both the libraries consist of thousands of books, journals, e-books, magazines and research documents. The Central Coast Campus houses four faculties, namely the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Education & Arts and the Faculty of Science. The other three campuses are home to some centers and science departments along with well-equipped laboratories. The university offers a postgraduate program and undergraduate program. The academic structure of the university has several subjects that are categorized into five main faculties, namely the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Education & Arts, the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment and the Faculty of Health. The admission to the medical program of the university is followed by the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Science Admission Test. Moreover, the university provides great internship opportunities to the students as it is in partnership with two major organizations, which are - The CRCC Asia and the Intern Group. Students also have a scope to work outside of Australia. The university has a list of some notable alumni that includes Steve Abbott (Actor & comedian), David Berthold (Theatre director), Scott Bevan (Journalist), Jonathan Biggins (Actor, writer, & singer), Pete Gray (Environmental activist), Christian Heim (Composer), Paul A. Broad (Former CEO of Infrastructure NSW), Ross Gittins (Economist & journalist), Susie Porter (Actress), Peter Stutchbury (Famous architect), Janeen Webb (Author), Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (Actor), Stephen Skinner (Author), Mikey Robins (Comedian and Tv personality), John Hughes (Writer) and John Doyle (Actor, comedian, & broadcaster).

Courses Offered

Master of Business Administration (Global)

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

19573.1

Exams Accepted

Master of Professional Engineering (Civil)

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

25427.8

Exams Accepted

Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical)

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

26301.1

Exams Accepted

Master of Information Technology

Duration

1.5 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

25210.3

Exams Accepted

Master of Business Administration / Master of Human Resource Management

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

25331.1

Exams Accepted

Master of Business Administration / Master of Applied Finance

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

25331.1

Exams Accepted

Master of Business Administration / Master of Marketing

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

25258.6

Exams Accepted

Master of Professional Engineering (Computer Systems)

Duration

2 Years

1st Year Tuition Fees

24920.3

Exams Accepted

University at a glance

The University of New Castle is an open university which was established in the year 1965. The medical school of the university began a learning system for its undergraduate bachelor of medicine program. This system was initiated by the Australian Medical Council. Earlier, the university was known as the Newcastle College of Advanced Education and later on, it was named to the University of New Castle when it gained the university status. In 2003, the university developed a center, namely the Innovative Research Universities Australia. The university is known to operate five campuses, namely Callaghan or New Castle Campus, Central Coast Campus, Port Macquarie Campus, Singapore Campus, and Sydney CBD Campus. The Callaghan Campus is the main campus of the university. It covers about 346 acres of land. This campus has a student administration block, program planning block and a teaching & learning division. All major faculties of the university are located within this campus. It features sporting fields, aquatic centers, and four residential houses, namely Edwards Hall, International House, Barahineban Hall, and Evatt House. Also, the campus is home to two main libraries, namely Auchmuty Library and the Huxley Library. Both the libraries consist of thousands of books, journals, e-books, magazines and research documents. The Central Coast Campus houses four faculties, namely the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Education & Arts and the Faculty of Science. The other three campuses are home to some centers and science departments along with well-equipped laboratories. The university offers a postgraduate program and undergraduate program. The academic structure of the university has several subjects that are categorized into five main faculties, namely the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Education & Arts, the Faculty of Business & Law, the Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment and the Faculty of Health. The admission to the medical program of the university is followed by the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Science Admission Test. Moreover, the university provides great internship opportunities to the students as it is in partnership with two major organizations, which are - The CRCC Asia and the Intern Group. Students also have a scope to work outside of Australia. The university has a list of some notable alumni that includes Steve Abbott (Actor & comedian), David Berthold (Theatre director), Scott Bevan (Journalist), Jonathan Biggins (Actor, writer, & singer), Pete Gray (Environmental activist), Christian Heim (Composer), Paul A. Broad (Former CEO of Infrastructure NSW), Ross Gittins (Economist & journalist), Susie Porter (Actress), Peter Stutchbury (Famous architect), Janeen Webb (Author), Jeremy Lindsay Taylor (Actor), Stephen Skinner (Author), Mikey Robins (Comedian and Tv personality), John Hughes (Writer) and John Doyle (Actor, comedian, & broadcaster).

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