Apply for a Postgraduate Taught Master's Course

Begin your application now to study at UEA on a postgraduate taught Master's programme.

All candidates for Master's graduate study are normally expected to have a British honours degree or equivalent, but it's worth checking out if your course has more precise requirements and conditions for entry.

These are specified by individual Schools, or you can find them listed under the 'requirements' section of each course profile. International candidates whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of a good command of English as part of their application.


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We recommended that you submit your application for September entry by 31 July.

After this date we cannot guarantee that places will still be available. Some courses have an alternative start date or may fill up early. This will be outlined on the relevant course page - please ensure you apply in good time to avoid disappointment.

For January or February start options you will need to obtain an offer and pay your deposit (for international students) by 27 November to guarantee a place on your chosen course.

General Admissions Information for Postgraduate Master's Taught Courses

Take a moment to read our UEA Admissions policy information.

Carefully read the details of your chosen course and make sure that you meet its specific entry requirements. You can easily access this information using our course search.

Find out more about country-specific qualifications needed to apply for courses at UEA and International Fees and Scholarships.

Please be aware that Chinese applicants using email servers, and may have difficulty receiving messages from the University of East Anglia. If you use one of these email providers and believe you should have received a decision please contact:

If this situation arises, we completely understand that you may want to know why your application wasn’t successful at UEA. You can apply to receive feedback by writing to us within three months of the date you received notification that your application was unsuccessful. Our Admissions Office will then provide personal feedback, in writing, normally within 15 working days of receiving your request, unless they notify you otherwise.

For more detail on this process, explore our Feedback Policy.

Appealing decisions is well within your power, so long as your application has not been rejected on academic grounds. You can request a formal review in writing of the final decision made on an application. To do this, you need to email the Admissions Office ( and detail the reason(s) why you are making an appeal.

The Admissions Office will then conduct a thorough review. They will ensure that all information within your application is taken into account: ensuring zero misinterpretations and 100% correct procedures. This takes 10 working days, after which you’ll hear whether the appeal has been upheld, or rejected.

For more information, please see our appeal and complaints policy.

You can cancel your application with us at any point in the process. To do so, please inform the University Admissions Office by emailing  with the following details:

  • Name

  • Application ID Number

  • Programme applied to

If you are an international applicant and have paid your deposit, please refer to our refund policy.


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