Hi everyone, my name is Gina and I am the Korean student ambassador here at UEA!

I finished my undergraduate degree in International Development and the Environment with Overseas Experience at UEA this summer and started my master's in Environmental Sciences.

I am currently doing a pathway called Science, Society, and Sustainability within MSc Environmental Sciences, which specifically focuses on sustainability and sustainability governance. 3S is also the name of a research group at UEA dedicated to researching links between science, society, and sustainability and working on related policy developments. 

UEA excels in interdisciplinary thinking and allows you to tailor your course according to your academic interest! Personally, I am currently taking one module from the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies in policy-making, which greatly helps me in understanding policies in environmental contexts. As such, within your course profile, you will be able to explore your academic interests with a variety of optional modules to choose from. This is one of the reasons why I decided to stay at UEA for my postgraduate studies! 

There are many societies and sports clubs for you to join at UEA as well to fill up your free time and to make friends from all over the world! I have been a part of Korean and Southeast Asian societies, two of the largest cultural societies on campus, and I got to make a lot of friends with various backgrounds, which made me a more open-minded person. UEA gives students many opportunities to grow as a person with a range of on-campus jobs and voluntary work available to students to gain experience or to simply earn money! I have definitely benefited from on-campus opportunities and developed many skills over the years at UEA, so if you are interested in gaining new experience and challenging yourself, UEA is a place for you!! Like the UEA motto, do something different and study at UEA!  

If you have any questions about studying at the The University of East Anglia, please do not hesitate to email me at Koreanstudents@uea.ac.uk or drop me a message on our Korean Students Facebook page.

Accepted Qualifications

  • Senior Hugh School Graduates be considered for an INTO UEA International Foundation.

    Applicants who have successfully completed the second year of a University Degree in Korea may be considered for direct entry to Bachelor Degree courses.

    Holders of the Academic High School Diploma and in exceptional cases Vocational High School Diploma, both with a good SAECE performance, will be considered for Foundation Year degrees in Natural Science. Junior College Diploma holders will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor Degree courses.

    Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or six IB Subject Certificates (including at least three at the higher level) with a minimum total of 32 - 35 points will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor Degree courses. Details of the required subjects and grades for each course can be found in our course finder.

  • Holders of a good Bachelor degree will be considered for entry to postgraduate study (Master degree programmes)

    Entrance to Master Degree programmes will be assessed on the overall GPA from undergraduate study. Holders of a degree from a Korean University with a GPA from 2.95/4.5 will be considered for postgraduate study. The exact requirement will vary depending on the previous university and the course applied for.

  • Holders of a Masters Degree will be considered for entry to PhD study.

  • 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
    PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 50 overall with minimum of 42 in each component



    Test Score
    IELTS* 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in only two components and 6.0 in the others
    PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 50 overall with minimum of 42 in only two components and 48 in the others

    *We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications

    *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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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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UEA Postgraduate Open Day - Online

Join us for one of our Virtual Open Days to go further and discover your next steps to a postgraduate qualification. Our open day events are designed to offer comprehensive information on our degrees, funding and application processes.
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Booking: https://www.uea.ac.uk/visit/postgraduate-open-days
Date: 23/11/2020-26/11/2020


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