UEA is home to more than 4,000 students from outside the UK and we welcome students from Ireland to join our vibrant community.

Take a look at the information below and get in touch if you have any questions – we are here to support you every step of the way.

Accepted qualifications

  • We welcome applications from students with a range of qualifications, including the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Irish Leaving Certificate.


    A level IB Irish Leaving Certificate
    AAA 34 6 subjects at H2
    AAB 33 4 subjects at H2, 2 subjects at H3
    ABB 32 3 subjects at H2, 3 subjects at H3
    BBB 31 2 subjects at H2, 4 subjects at H3


    These are guidelines only. Our course catalogue details the ‘typical’ offers for most courses – you’ll also need to meet our minimum GCSE (or equivalent) requirements and write a personal statement

    If you’re in any doubt about meeting the entry requirements, call our Admissions Service on +44 (0) 1603 591515 or email admissions@uea.ac.uk.

  • All applicants must have at least a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of study. Entry requirements vary across Schools and courses – please check the details for your specific course.

  • Typically, we ask for at least a 2.1 or Master’s.

    It is normally expected that students wishing to undertake postgraduate research in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities or Social Sciences will hold a relevant Master’s degree.

    Applicants to the Faculty of Science or Medicine and Health Sciences can either have a Master’s degree or a strong Bachelor’s degree, equivalent to UK 2.1 or above.

    These are guidelines only.  Please be sure to check on the 'requirements' tab for your specific course.


We don't currently have any events scheduled in Ireland, but do check back for updates or contact us if you have any questions. 

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

We offer  open days and campus tours throughout the year to give you the opportunity to experience our unique surroundings and first-class facilities.  

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