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Distance Learners: Welcome

Who is eligible for Distance Services?

Newcastle University students on designated distance learning courses (see box on right) and approved field work/ work placements maybe able to use additional services such as postal loans, scanning or Inter Library Loan services. If your course is not on the approved list but you feel you may be eligible, you can fill out a request form below to join the scheme. Services available may vary depending on whether you live within or outside the UK and are dependent on licensing, copyright or other regulations.

Research postgraduates (PhD, MRes) whose course may require them to be at a distance may also apply to use the service. Just fill in the request form here.

 Any other staff and students:

If you live in the UK but outside the Northumberland, Durham and Teesside area and think you need to use the Distance Access service please complete the application form here. This will be sent to your Liaison Librarian for consideration.

All Newcastle students can access electronic books and journals from off campus.

Returning items to the Library

Please remember that you are responsible for the return of all materials you receive through this service, and materials must be returned to the library so that they arrive on or before the return date. 
We would advise students to package materials securely when posting. 
You may wish to use recorded or special delivery.

Use this address for returning items:
Distance Learning
Customer Services
Philip Robinson Library
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4HQ

Designated Distance Learning Courses

Due to the nature of the courses, students on these programmes who live outside of the local area (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside) are automatically entitled to use the Distance Learning Service, so do not need to fill in a separate application.

 

ePGCE

Graduate Certificate in Architectural Practice

MA Employee Relations

MA Urban Design

MA Writing Poetry (London-based)

Msc Urban Planning

Newcastle Executive MBA Programme

PG Cert in Educational Leadership

PG Certificate in Planning Practice

PG Diploma in Architectural Practice and Management

Due to the nature of the courses, students on these programmes who live outside of the local area (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside) are automatically entitled to use the Distance Learning Service, so do not need to fill in a separate application.

 

BSc Chemistry with Industrial Training

BSc Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry with Industrial Training

MChem Chemistry with Industrial Training

MChem Chemistry with Study Abroad

MChem Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry with Industrial Training

MEng Chemical Engineering (Industry)

MSc Flood Risk Management

MSc Power Distribution Engineering

MSc Renewable Energy Flexible Training Programme (REFLEX) 

MSc Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM)

MSc Hydrology and Water Management

MSc Hydrogeology and Water Management

MTEC Marine Technology Education Consortium -

  • Marine Technology (General) MSc ​
  • Marine Technology (Marine Engineering) MSc
  • Marine Technology (Naval Architecture) MSc
  • Marine Technology (Offshore Marine Renewable Energy) MSc
  • Marine Technology (General) PG Dip 
  • Marine Technology (Marine Engineering) PG Dip
  • Marine Technology (Naval Architecture) PG Dip
  • Marine Technology (Offshore Marine Renewable Energy) PG Dip
  • Marine Technology PG Cert 

PG Certificate in Power Distribution Engineering

PG Certificate in Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM)

PG Diploma in Flood Risk Management

PG Diploma in Power Distribution Engineering

PG Diploma in Renewable Energy Enterprise and Management (REEM)

All students based in Singapore (NUIS) and Malaysia (NUMED)

Due to the nature of the courses, students on these programmes who live outside of the local area (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside) are automatically entitled to use the Distance Learning Service, so do not need to fill in a separate application.

 

MBBS Stages 3 and 5 only

MSc Clinical and Health Sciences

MSc Clinical Research

MSc Clinical Science (Rad Physics) 

MSc Clinical Science (Rad Saf Physics) 

MSc Clinical Science (Imag w Ion Rad)

MSc Clinical Science (Imag w Non-Ion Rad) 

MSc Palliative Care and Oncology

PG Certificate in Medical Education

PG Certificate in Clinical Implant Dentistry

PG Certificate in Clinical Research

PG Certificate in Medical Education

PG Diploma in Medical Education

PG Diploma in Clinical Research

 

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