Ahlan! Hi! I am Miriam and I am the ambassador for the Middle East and Gulf region.
I’m currently in my second year of an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Politics. I definitely enjoy it more than last year, since there are more face-to-face lectures and seminars alongside the benefit of still having lectures recorded and uploaded online. My course is absolutely incredible, very modernized, and decolonized!
I wanted to study abroad to get exposed to more culture diversity, independency, and higher education standards. I chose UK because a degree in politics can be achieved in just three years, which is less time compared to almost all other countries. I also preferred the idea that the degrees are more topic focused rather than subject focused, where I can focus on topics that interest me in depth.
I chose UEA specifically for my studies not only because it’s one of the top ranked universities in the UK, but also because it keeps ranking higher every next year. I was also attracted by the fact that UEA has CareerCentral, an entity that helps students apply for part-time jobs and internships, assist in finding a job or apply for another degree after graduation, and provide the employability skills required. To me, it was incredible to know that I’ll be able to find assistance in planning my future career path.
Besides enjoying the high academic reputation, staff support, and career assistance, I love how UEA is a Campus-based Uni! All facilities are just in one place, making it easier to access my classes, get food in my breaks, and even chill around the on-campus lake!
Norwich is full of opportunities, new experiences, and amazing people from all around the world! In my free time, I enjoy going to the city center for shopping, eating from the Norwich market, or just enjoy a walk around the river. Norwich is a small city, but it has the perfect balance between the quiet and the loud activities. There is always something happening! And, most importantly, it is very safe which makes it feel just like home.
Holders of the Diplom-Metevaseth with good grades will be considered for entry to an International Foundation Programme which will then lead them on to undergraduate courses. For direct undergraduate entry good grades in the Iranian National University Entrance Examination, Kunkurs, or Fogh-Diplom/Kardani are generally accepted.
Holders of the Licence/Karshenasi, or Fogh-Licence/Karshenasi Arshad, qualification with good grades will be considered for entry to postgraduate study.
Entry qualifications require completion of high school/secondary school with very good grades to be considered for entry to the one year foundation courses.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with 32 - 35 points or 'A' levels studied in your country will be considered for direct admission to first degree undergraduate programmes.
Holders of a good Bachelor degree with honours, will be considered for postgraduate study.
Holders of a Masters degree will be considered for PhD studies.
Holders of the Al Shahada Al Thanawiya/Baccalauréat (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) will, exceptionally, be considered for entry to Foundation Courses.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or A-levels obtained in Syria, will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of 2-year post Baccalauréat diplomas from Intermediate Institutes will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of a Licence/Bachelor degree will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses. In exceptional cases, candidates with excellent grades will be considered for admission to postgraduate taught courses.
Holders of the Tawjihi General Secondary Education Certificate may be considered for entry on to foundation year.
Applicants holding the Tawjihi and a recognised foundation/access qualification will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor Degree courses.
Holders of al-Shamel Intermediate diploma may be considered for direct admission to Bachelor Degree courses.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or six IB subject Certificates (with at least three at the higher level) with 32 - 35 points or A levels studied in Jordan, will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor Degree courses.
Holders of a good Bachelors degree will be considered for taught graduate courses.
Holders of the General Secondary Education Certificate (TAWJIHIYAH) with a recognized bridging/access qualification may be considered for the University's one year foundation course.
Students who have studied Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi qualifications in Saudi Arabia should visit those web pages for more information.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or 'A' levels obtained in Saudi Arabia, will be considered for direct admission to first degree programmes.
Holders of a good Bachelor degree will be considered for postgraduate study. This will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a taught Masters degree. Holders of a Masters degree will be considered for PhD studies.
Holders of the Shahadat-Al-Thanawia-Al-A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) may be considered, on merit, for entry to the foundation course.
Holders of the: Diplomas in Applied Business Studies/Applied Technology or the International Baccalaureate Diploma with 32 - 35 points will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of 'A' levels, obtained in Kuwait, are considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses. Details of the required subjects for each course and the grades required, can be found in the Undergraduate Prospectus.
For details of exemptions or advanced entry to Bachelor degree courses see overleaf.
Holders of a good Bachelor degree from Kuwait University will, be considered for graduate study. This will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a taught Masters degree.
Holders of a Masters degree may be considered for PhD studies.
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.
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 check the requirements for your specific course.
Test Score IELTS* 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component
Test Score IELTS* 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in only two components and 6.0 in the others
*We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications, such as TOEFL, Duolingo and Pearson, 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.
We regularly attend events in your country and welcome your interest. Please feel free to contact the relevant staff member responsible for your region or check the information below for more of our upcoming fairs.
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.
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