Turn your ambitions into reality at UEA


UEA is a campus based university with a student population of 16,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries. You can meet our staff and students at various events around the world and in the UK. 

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Central Asia Student Ambassador 

Are you an international student looking for answers? Well, look no further! I am Zarif, the ambassador for Central Asia and Caucasus, and I am here to help you figure out this confusing world of studying abroad.  

I have graduated from the University of Birmingham in International relations with Economics, and have a good experience in not only helping International students but also going through all of it myself! I am a postgrad, doing MSc in Economics - I have chosen UEA because of its huge legacy in Experimental & Behavioural Economics, as well as its global impact in research and development. 

UK is one of the best places to live and study in, and I cannot wait to show you that. Norwich, in particular, is truly a hidden gem that actually reminds me of beautiful old towns of Caucasus & Central Asia with narrow streets and so much art, architecture and history. Funnily enough, it is a very hip place too, you will not get bored with so much to do in the city centre such as having some tasty street food, going out on a Friday night on the riverside with your friends or visiting famous beaches all around the East Coast with some packed lunch.

Good thing about being an ambassador is that we always know the answer to your question - even if we do not know how to help you we definitely know who can. So please do not hesitate to get in touch, you can either send me a quick email on azerbaijanistudents@uea.ac.ukkazakhstudents@uea.ac.uk or you can contact me on Facebook.


I enjoy the academic system at UEA.  The teaching staff are very approachable, knowledgeable and full of enthusiasm to share their knowledge with you. Studying International Development requires knowledge of various theories and case studies that either support or contradict them and we learn about them during lectures with a deeper focus and practice during the workshops and seminars. There are so many different places and people you can go to if you need help in your studies or anything else: the Hubs, Student Support Service, personal advisors, lecturers… so there is always someone who can help you.

I also do many different activities outside the studies at our 24/7 UEA library. Sports are very important to me and I chose UEA because here there are so many different sport clubs and UEA is one of the best universities for sport facilities having a 50m Olympic size pool, an 8-lane athletics track, 6 tennis courts and 40 acres of playing fields, a climbing wall, a newly equipped gym and much more. I love playing tennis, swimming, golf and also enjoy ballroom dancing. At UEA almost every single students does some kind of a sport and represents university in different local and national competitions which teach you teamwork, leadership, organisation and determination.

At UEA there are more than 350 different societies and clubs that vary from cultural to academic, showing amazing diversity at the university. There are also many places where you can eat, socialise and enjoy your time on campus such as Campus Kitchen, Ziggys and INTO café. Norwich itself is a very lovely, peaceful and interesting town which reminds me a lot of Amsterdam especially the riverside with its gothic architecture. I think it a great place for students because you get both worlds, life on campus and life in the city.

I am happy that I made a choice to come to UEA and get a chance to meet so many different people, to obtain useful knowledge and get to do so many different things at the societies, clubs and at the university in general.

If you have any questions about UEA or life in the UK feel free to email me at kazakhstudents@uea.ac.uk. I look forward hearing from you!

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Visit and Events

We are not currently attending events in your country, however, we welcome your interest. Please feel free to contact the relevant staff member responsible for your region.

Alternatively, If you are planning a trip to the UK, why not come and pay us a visit?

The University offers Open Days and Campus Tours throughout the year. Our tours are geared towards giving international visitors the opportunity to experience our unique surroundings and first-class facilities. 

See what life is like on our campus and in Norwich and Norfolk.

Requirements Requirements

Admissions Requirements

For direct entry to undergraduate programmes

Please refer to each course page for specific A Level and IB requirements.

Other qualifications, gained after 13 years of education, can be considered for direct entry onto Undergraduate courses.


For direct entry to Masters programmes

Those completing an Undergraduate degree will usually be considered for entry onto Masters programmes. For most courses we require equivalent to a UK 2:1.


For direct entry to Research degrees (MPhil, PhD)

Those completing a Masters degree or with substantial research experience in their degree can be considered for Research degrees (MPhil, PhD).


INTO Pathway Programmes

If you are not eligible for direct entry you are encouraged to look at our pathway programmes on campus at INTO UEA:

  • The INTO Foundation is the perfect preparation for progression onto a range of UEA undergraduate degrees
  • International Year One course leads onto the 2nd year of degrees in several subject areas
  • The INTO UEA Graduate Diploma prepares students for several of UEA’s Masters programmes.

Find out more from INTO UEA.

English Language Requirements

All applicants to the University of East Anglia must be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of English language before they can be admitted onto any course or programme.

The below are guidelines only.  Please be sure to check requirements for your specific course.


Test Score
IELTS* 6.5 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component
PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 62 overall with minimum of 42 in each component


*We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications, as listed here

*Those not meeting the above English language requirements are encouraged to consider and English Language programme at INTO UEA in preparation for our degree courses.


Scholarships and Finance Scholarships and Finance

Fees and Funding

Fees 2020-21

For full details of overseas students fees and information on fee status please visit these Planning Office pages.

Please note that fees are reviewed annually and may be subject to small increases for any subsequent years of study.

Funding 2020-21

See our International Scholarships pages for details of non-region specific available funding opportunities.

International Undergraduate Scholarships

These scholarships are designed to reward applicants who have been offered a place to study with UEA and who can, clearly and concisely, explain how studying here at UEA will help them to make an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of study and to the wider UEA community. 

We are looking for entrants who have researched the opportunities available to them as a student at UEA, who can demonstrate a track record of community engagement and who can demonstrate how their degree will make a difference to the lives and community around them.

All applicants to the scholarship will be considered on one of our monthly panels and those successful will receive an award of £4,000, £6,000 or £10,000 per year of study

For terms and conditions and to apply, see our International Undergraduate Scholarships page.