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info_outline  Updated 7th April 2021: Following updated government and institute guidance you can now book computer based exams running in Kaplan centres for all relevant qualifications.

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location_on 2nd Floor Provincial House, 148 - 152 Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7DQ
Kaplan Newcastle centre

About the centre

info_outline Our centres are COVID-secure and open for Computer Based Exams (CBE) only until further notice.

Kaplan Newcastle is located in the heart of Newcastle city centre, opposite Haymarket Metro Station, and is a short walk from Haymarket Bus Station and Eldon Square Bus Station, and a 15 minute walk from Newcastle Central Station for mainline rail.

There are plenty of places to buy food and drinks, many retail shops, and the pop-up markets make an appearance throughout the year at Monument.

Courses and timetables
Getting here

All courses and timetables for Newcastle

Select a qualification for information and timetables:

Transport links

Kaplan Newcastle is conveniently located in Newcastle city centre and is easily accessible.

Please arrive at college at least 10 minutes prior to the course start time, so you can find your classroom and settle in before the course begins.


Kaplan Newcastle is a certified exam centre for AAT, ACCA/FIA, CIMA, and ACA. We have the following facilities to support your learning:


All Kaplan centres have Wi-Fi broadband, so you can bring your laptop and log on during your breaks if you wish.


Pay and display parking just off Northumberland Street

For parking information, please visit National Car Parks (NCP) website.


Bicycle racks can be found on Northumberland Street and please see information from the Police on securing your bike safely. Please note all cycles are left at owner’s risk.

Lockers and showers are not available.

Visit Sustrans National Cycle Network or Cycle Streets for route planning and maps.

Break out areas

Your specific class times will be shown on your course timetable, however it is normal to have a short break during each session and lunch time is 1pm to 2pm each day.

Kaplan Newcastle has a break out area with benches and chairs, a TV, and vending machines within the centre. You can also purchase food and drink at a number of local outlets and supermarkets nearby. Throughout the corridors are seating areas with power sockets and USB charging ports, and wall sockets/extensions are available in classrooms.

Homework rooms

When available, you can use an empty classroom for quiet study. We also have seats throughout the corridors, which are quieter than the student area, with access to sockets and USB charging ports.