Eda - our Turkey Student Ambassador

Hi! My name is Eda Sansel Ustun and I’m a Third year medical student at UEA.

I decided to study at UEA because of the early patient contact the MBBS programme offers as well as the many academic and social opportunities available here at UEA. With over 450 undergraduate and postgraduate courses and a diverse range of PhD opportunities, there is always something for everyone to excel at.  

With top rankings for student satisfaction and best prepared junior doctors, UEA is a great place to start your university journey. Most importantly, there is a great student support network at UEA that provides students with useful advice and help find solutions to their problems. As an international student, it is very important that you feel welcomed From its beautiful campus with breathtaking sceneries to its amazing facilities, UEA feels like home! 

If you have any questions why not chat to me directly through the Ask a Student platform. You can contact me directly by email:  turkishstudents@uea.ac.uk, or connect with us on Facebook

Accepted Qualifications

  • Holders of a good LISE Diplomasi, minimum GPA 3.5, will be considered for a Foundation Year or direct entry to Bachelor Degree courses depending on the subject of study. LISE Diplomasi holders with a good performance in the American Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will also be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses. Holders of the Abitur, Maturita or French Baccalaureate school leaving certificates studied in Turkey will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses. 

    Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or British 'A' levels obtained in Turkey, will be considered for direct admission to first degree programmes. 

    Applicants with the Onlisans Diplomasi may be considered for exemption from the first year of an undergraduate degree programme. 

  • Holders of a good Lisans Diplomasi will be considered for postgraduate study. This will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a taught Masters degree, however very good applicants, GPA 3.3+, will be considered for direct entry to Ph.D. Holders of a YÜUKSEK LISANS or MÜUHENDIS Diplomasi will be considered for PhD (Doctorate) study. 

  • Many undergraduate students come to us for either one semester or a full academic year as a part of an exchange agreement with European universities. 

    Under the ERASMUS scheme, exchanges are restricted to certain subjects and institutions. Find out more at ERASMUS.

  • 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




    6.5 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component 

    PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 

    62 overall with minimum of 42 in each component 


    *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.


Visit us in your country

We are regularly attending events in your country and welcome your interest. Please feel free to contact the relevant staff member responsible for your region or check our meet us page 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. 

See what life is like on our campus and in Norwich and Norfolk


UEA works with partners around the world to promote our programmes and provide a service to students applying to the University. These partners have been carefully selected and we provide regular training to ensure that UEA is accurately represented and that the applicant experience is good. If you are unhappy with an aspect of your applicant experience, please contact us.

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