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

Accepted Qualifications

  • We welcome applications from students with a range of qualifications, including the International Baccalaureate (IB), Matura, French Baccalaureat, German Abitur and American High School Diploma.

     

    A level IB Matura French Bac Abitur High School Diploma
    A*AA 35 5.3 16 1.4 GPA 3.75 plus three AP tests at 3
    AAA 34 5 15 1.6 GPA 3.75 plus three AP tests at 3
    AAB 33 4.8 14 1.8 GPA 3.5 plus three AP tests at 3
    ABB 32 4.5 13 2 GPA 3.5 plus three AP tests at 3
    BBB 31 4.3

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    2.2 GPA 3.3 plus three AP tests at 3 

     

    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.


    English language requirements

    If English is not your first language you may be required to provide evidence of proficiency in English language, for example with these test scores. 

    • IELTS: 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component 
    • International Baccalaureate English: English A at HL4 or SL4. English B at HL4 or SL5

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

    We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications - see our English language equivalencies for details.

    If you don't yet meet these requirements, INTO UEA  provide short and intensive preparation in English language and study skills for undergraduate or postgraduate study at UEA.

  • 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.


    English language requirements

    If English is not your first language you may be required to provide evidence of proficiency in English language, for example with these test scores. 

    • IELTS: 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in only two components and 6.0 in the others  
    • International Baccalaureate English: English A at HL4 or SL4. English B at HL4 or SL5

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

    We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications - see our English language equivalencies for details.

    If you don't yet meet these requirements, INTO UEA  provide short and intensive preparation in English language and study skills for undergraduate or postgraduate study at UEA.

  • Typically, we ask for at least a 2.1 or Master’s (and 6.5 or 7.0 IELTS).

    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 (and 7.0 IELTS, where evidence of English language is required).

    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 (and 6.5 IELTS).

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

Events

If we don't have any events scheduled in Switzerland, please join our virtual open day and you can get a taste of what it’s like to live and study at UEA – all without having to leave the comfort of your own home.