Hello, I’m Seyi and I’m the International Ambassador for Nigeria.
I decided to study at UEA because of its reputation in Development Studies and the opportunity for work placements. I found the application process to be very straightforward and I received prompt responses to my queries.
I am studying MA International Development. I enjoy this program because it is multidisciplinary and contemporary. You see things discussed in class play out in real life, yet it is also challenging and encourages you to think critically.
I’m also part of the DEV Diversity Committee, whose main goal is to address issues of diversity in UEA and ensure changes in policies that make for the inclusion of under-represented groups in the department of International Development.
From living in Norwich, I’ve found the people to be very welcoming; everyone I have come across seems willing to offer their assistance and my lecturers encourage us to express our original opinions on subjects we’re discussing.
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.
INTO pathway programmes
Holders of the Senior School Certificate of Education (SSCE) or West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE/WAEC) will be required to take a foundation programme before entering the first year of an undergraduate course.
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.
Find out more from INTO UEA.
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.
Those completing a Masters degree or with substantial research experience in their degree can be considered for Research degrees (MPhil, PhD).
We accept WAEC / WASSC / NECO taken within the last ten years, at a minimum level of C6 as evidence of your English language skills. In cases where the certificate is older than ten years, evidence of use of English in the intervening period either through work or further study at a recognised institution may be taken into consideration.
Alternatively we accept IELTS and PTE. Our courses require at least the scores below. Some courses require higher scores – check course details for further information.
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 be sure to 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.
E v e n t s
International Office Staff for Sub-Saharan Africa:
Deby Okoh (Mrs) - Regional Manager
Mobile/WhatApp: +234 805 252 1957
Regional Office Address:
1st Floor Suite A3 Goodnews Plaza, 4 Agbaoku Street
Awoshika Bus-stop (By TFC), Opebi Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
Mark Bentley - Regional Manager
Location: Norwich, UK
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