BRING YOUR
RESEARCH TO LIFE

 

World Top 200 University
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“I chose UEA for lots of reasons - I’ve managed to attend conferences, participate in research projects, write publications, teach, give outreach sessions and it’s been just a phenomenal experience.”

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Reilly Willis, PhD candidate and associate tutor, Law and Political Science

World Top 200 University

Hundreds of thousands of International students choose to study in the UK every year, looking to access world class universities to improve their global outlook.

UEA is a World Top 200 University (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019) and every year we welcome students like you from all over the world to come and be part of our world leading and world changing research.

Finding a Supervisor
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“Our 1300+ Postgraduate researchers are a vital part of our research community. We’d love you to join us, so please explore our research, and get in touch with potential supervisors who share your interests”

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Prof Alastair Grant, Academic Director of UEA Doctoral College

FINDING A SUPERVISOR

We have a wealth of remarkable academics, but which one is right for you?

Working closely with your supervisor gives you the support to realise your ambitions, together with the freedom to carry out your own independent research and make your own mark.

We can help match you with a supervisor who is the right fit for you.

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We welcome applications throughout the year - if you are interested in finding out more about postgraduate research opportunities at UEA then tell us a little bit about yourself and we'll get in touch with some relevant information.

Inspiring Projects
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“The impact that UEA research has on society, culture and the economy is truly incredible. Our research students are an integral part of UEA’s pioneering research and innovation community.”

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Professor Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation

INSPIRING PROJECTS

Drug delivery, cyber security, creative writing, water security, global history, low carbon energy - with a range of research degree opportunities on offer your choice of project can be as unique as you are. Take your research career to the next level with a UEA PhD - available now to start in 2019.

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Writing a research proposal
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“Pick up the phone to find out what kind of research proposal would be best accepted in the School.”

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Reilly Willis, PhD candidate and associate tutor, Law and Political Science

WRITING A RESEARCH PROPOSAL

You may need to apply with a research proposal that you have written yourself.

Not sure how to get started? Your proposal will need to present your research interests and define the project you want to explore – it can be worked on together with your future supervisor.

We’ve prepared a handy graphic to give you some advice.

 

 

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Entry Requirements and Funding
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“UEA …has a very supportive visa application team, a 24/7 library and all sorts of societies and activities.”

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Xian Li, PhD Candidate, UEA-SUSTech split-site programme

Entry Requirements and Funding

Our Country pages contain country-specific information, such as visa requirements, scholarship information, entry requirements and events in your home country that UEA are attending. You can also read about current International Students at UEA.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS COUNTRY PAGES
Life in Norwich, UK
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“Norwich is a fine city. None finer. If there is another city in the United Kingdom with a matchless modern art gallery, a university with a reputation for literary excellence, and an extraordinary new state-of-the-art public library then I have yet to hear of it.”

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Stephen Fry, actor, writer and UEA honorary graduate

LIFE IN NORWICH, UK

Set in one of the UK’s best-kept-secret cities, UEA is the perfect environment to explore your ideas through a PhD.

Setting up home in a new city is an exciting time. Small enough to explore on foot but big enough to have lots to offer Norwich is a fantastic fusion city, bringing together the historic and modern into the perfect backdrop to your time at UEA.

Recently chosen as one of the best places to live in the country this vibrant city with its laidback culture offers both an economical and cosmopolitan lifestyle - you’ll soon find there’s nowhere quite like Norwich.

 

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