Newcastle International College (NIC)






WhatNIC is your pathway to a degree at the University of Newcastle. The Tertiary Preparation Program (TPP) leads to over 60 undergraduate degrees, including Medicine. NIC Diploma programs are equivalent to the first year of a bachelor’s degree.


  • Fast-track degree pathway into one of Australia’s best universities
  • Complete your bachelor’s degree in 2 years, 8 months (instead of 3 years)*.
  • Small class sizes mean more personal attention from lecturers.
  • Excellent study location: state-of-the-art university campus.
  • Wide range of career options and very high graduate employment rate.


University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus


Start in: February, June or October


International students are invited to apply.