Hey, my name is Marrium and I am the International Students Ambassador for Pakistan!

I am in my second year of doctoral studies at Norwich Medical School, UEA. The reason I opted to study abroad is because I wanted to experience cultural diversity, independence, professional growth and above all, experience a world-class research environment, which I can have all in one place at UEA. The main attraction behind choosing UK and UEA is the topmost scientific experts in the area of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine; and the amazing research reputation of the University, which ranks highly around the world in terms of research citations, which is pretty amazing!

Let me tell you about the CareerCentral platform at UEA, which helps students understand how their talents and abilities can fit the wider world. I see this fascinating that I have the opportunity to talk to some career specialists who can help me prepare for my dream jobs and introduce me to other possible opportunities!

I can never imagine of getting bored on campus because there is literally a lot to do. Whether it is hanging out with friends, exploring the SportsPark, looking for a 24/7 calm place to study, want some me-time to walk along the stunning lake that we have on campus. UEA has got it all covered!

Of all the amazing reasons, I can’t ignore the weather here at Norwich! Being a nature lover, I am finding this place so lovely which is a lot lively especially in spring and little rain showers always add a cherry on the top!

All these things truly make me feel like home!

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Accepted Qualifications

  • 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. 

    Those courses requiring 2:1 classification, we will accept 3.0 GPA or 65% 

    Those courses requiring 2:2 classification, we will accept 2.6 GPA or 60% 

    We accept 4 years bachelor degree as well as students with 2 years bachelor and 2 years masters combination for entry to our postgraduate taught courses.

    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 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.

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International Staff for Pakistan:


Hamza Khamash

  International Officer   

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