As a postgraduate student at UEA, you'll be part of a university ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of its research outputs (REF2014). You'll study in Norwich, England's first UNESCO City of Literature, where we’ve got brilliant partnerships with leading institutions like the Norwich Research Park.

For the first time, you can get a government backed loan to help with the costs of studying a Master's. UEA also supports its current undergraduate students in pursuing a postgraduate degree by offering those with a first 50% fee reduction, and 10% fee reduction for alumni.

Our commitment to teaching, learning and research excellence can be seen in recent acknowledgements of UEA as:

  • World Top 1% in the Times Higher Education World League Table
  • 82% of our research classified as 'world-leading' or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF2014)
  • Top 15 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
  • Consistently one of the best universities for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey and Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015

We maintain this brilliant reputation by selecting the most able and dedicated staff and students from around the globe, and challenging them to reach their full potential. You could be our next success story – explore the full details below about your postgraduate future with UEA.

Postgraduate study

We have a range of postgraduate courses available, from Literature and Creative Writing to Natural Sciences and Pharmacy. See our full range of postgraduate courses in our university course finder.

Masters degrees

At UEA, we offer a wide range of full or part-time taught Masters (MA and MSc) courses and postgraduate diplomas. Depending on the Masters degree you want to take, we expect suitable qualifications such as a 2:1 degree or higher, or equivalent qualification.

If you are interested in finding out more information on Masters degrees at UEA, please consult our course finder.

Postgraduate research degrees

As one of the leading research institutions in the UK, the University of East Anglia has a large community of researchers. Find out more about postgraduate research degrees at UEA.

Postgraduate loans & funding

Some postgraduate students are eligible for a loan to help them with the course fees and living costs. How much you’ll get will depend on your circumstances; for more information, check out our postgraduate student loans page

If you need further financial support, you may be able to secure a scholarship or bursary. We offer a range of scholarships, and if you’ve studied with us before, it pays to stick with UEA - we offer a ten per cent reduction in postgraduate fees to all UEA alumni. If you achieved a first-class degree, your postgraduate fees will be halved.

Accommodation & student life

There are a range of accommodation options available for postgraduate students, both on and off campus. Find out more about what's available and how to apply for uni accommodation.

As a postgraduate student, you’ll be no stranger to the perks of student life. You may not have had the pleasure of experiencing life at UEA before, though. We’re extremely lucky be located in Norwich, an historic city boasting unique shops, buzzing bars and high quality restaurants. Find out more about student life at UEA.

Request a prospectus

If you’d like more information about the courses you’re interested in, you can download or request a printed copy of our prospectus. Please note that our online course finder also contains videos and case studies, which do not appear in the prospectus.

Applying for postgraduate study

Ready to apply? Begin your application for postgraduate study at UEA today.

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