The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus based university with a student population of 15,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries.

You can meet us in person at events around the world and in the UK. We also host online events during the year where you can meet our staff and students. Register your interest to receive notifications of these online events.

Visit our ambassadors page to meet some of our current international students who may be studying on a similar course that you are interested in. Our ambassadors are also happy to answer any questions you may have on what it is like to study at UEA and live in Norwich.

We hope you find the information on our pages helpful but please contact us with any further queries you may have.

Date Event Location Representative Pre-register
26-28 September 2017
International College Days

Berlin 26 Sept

Hamburg 27 Sept

Munich 28 Sept

Roshan Walkerley Pre-registration closed
27-30 November 2017 British Council Education UK

Cologne 27 Nov

Frankfurt 28 Nov

Stuttgart 29 Nov

Munich 30 Nov

Roshan Walkerley Pre-registration opening soon!


If you are planning a trip to the UK, why not come and pay us a visit?

The university offers Visit Days and Campus Tours throughout the year. Our tours are geared towards giving international visitors the opportunity to experience first-hand our unique surroundings and first-class facilities. Have a look at our Campus Views for a sample of the beautiful sites you can experience at UEA.

Those holding the Abitur will be considered for direct entry to undergraduate study (Bachelor degree programmes):

We will normally require students to have an overall Abitur average score of at least 2.2 with 11 out of 15 in English or better in order to apply successfully to a UEA degree programmes. Note that some courses require a higher score - please check specific details for the course(s) you are interested in.

Holders of the ​Bachelor/Diplom/Erstes Staatexamen/Magister Artium will be considered for entry to postgraduate study (Master degree programmes)

Holders of a good Masters degree will be considered for entry to MPhil/PhD study

For more specific entry requirement information, please contact the relevant admissions department within your School of 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. You can find out more about such exchanges by visiting our ERASMUS pages.

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.

Undergraduate - English Language Requirements

Test Score
PTE 55

Postgraduate Taught and Research - English Language Requirements

Test Score
PTE 62

Academic English Assistance

For those not meeting the above academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry, INTO University of East Anglia offers a wide range of Academic Preparation and English Language Programmes designed to assist applicants enter UEA degree courses.

Master of Law

UEA had a great campus atmosphere and student life and offered interesting postgraduate programmes. The LLM enabled me to learn a lot about the interface of law and economics which I have always found interesting ... the Centre for Competition Policy has an excellent reputation with respect to research in competition law and economics. The seminar groups were small and our lecturers encouraged us to actively participate and were happy to help if questions arose outside the seminars. In addition, students on my course were integrated into the academic life of the Centre for Competition Policy. We were invited to attend seminars organised by the Centre and got to know several PhD students.

My further studies gave me the opportunity to specialise in an interesting field of law which I could not study in such detail during the undergraduate studies. An additional year at university also gives you a great opportunity of broadening your horizon and making friends with interesting people from all over the world."

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Development Studies

Development Studies als Studiengang! So etwas hatte ich in Deutschland vergeblich gesucht, wichtige Komponenten der nachhaltigen Entwicklung in einem Kurs vereint. Der Kurs hält in jeder Hinsicht was er verspricht, die Professoren inspirieren einen immer wieder aufs neue und die ungezwungene kollegiale Nähe zu ihnen ist hervorzuheben. Ein anderes großes Plus war die Möglichkeit ein Semester im Ausland verbringen zu können. Auch die Auslandserfahrung, der Professoren und die der anderen Studenten, die zu einem hohen Anteil aus dem Ausland sind, bereichert den Studienalltag. Ich kann jedem der interessiert ist und etwas ändern will Dev empfehlen!

MA Applied Translation

The MAATS was a fantastic experience because it really showed me how much more there is to translation. The best bit for me was the hands-on experience in both the labs with the translation tools and the translations we did for the Forum's Origins exhibition. When I decided which MA to take, UEA was one of the very few universities to offer a practical, hands-on component. Another thing I really enjoyed were the workshops. It was a great insight into the day-to-day issues of translating various pieces of text.

2017 Funding

For degree courses starting in 2017, the University of East Anglia (UEA) will charge a tuition fee of £9,250 a year for UK/EU undergraduates. EU students will also have the option to take out a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government (in the same way as UK students). The fee is paid directly to the university on your behalf and is administered by Student Finance England. You can borrow the full fee, part of the fee or none of the fee each year of your study. You pay back the Loan once you have finished studying and earning over £21,000 a year. Find out more information on student finance.


Students do not need to apply for bursary support, all students are automatically considered using household income information received from Student Finance England. Eligible students will be contacted shortly before the course starts. Bursaries cannot be combined but students can receive both a bursary and scholarship if eligible.

For 2017 entry the University will be offering the following bursaries for Home and EU students:


Support Amount


Household income less than £16,000


per annum for up to four years* of undergraduate study

Household income £16,001 to £20,000


per annum for up to four years* of undergraduate study

Humanities, Science or Computing Foundation Year with household income less than £16,000


Foundation Year only

Care Leaver


per annum for up to four years* of undergraduate study

* Support is provided for no more than four years of study even if course is longer. Note that a Foundation Year counts as one year of study towards your maximum of four years of bursary support.

Support is on a fee pro-rata basis for those students paying half fees or less. If a student has an income of under £16,000 and is a Care Leaver, they will be eligible for a £3,000 fee waiver.

Eligible students can chose to receive their bursary in one of the following ways:

  • Fee waiver (default option)
  • University accommodation discount
  • Cash

Students on NHS funded courses (i.e. where no fee is payable from the student) offered by the University are not eligible for a University bursary. NHS funded courses are those offered by the School of Nursing Sciences and School of Allied Health Professions.

Please use the following link for our bursary Terms and Conditions.


The table below details the Scholarships we will be offering EU students in 2017. Scholarships will be awarded to students who achieve well academically, both before they attend the University and also once they are studying with us. Students do not need to apply for the below scholarships, all students are automatically considered based on academic achievement. The table below outlines the scholarships on offer.




Entry Scholarship

Awarded to students who achieve AAA at A level (excluding General Studies) or equivalent*. Eligible students will be advised during first semester.

£1,000 one off payment in February.

* For the purposes of the Scholarship scheme, the University recognises the grade equivalences outlined in our Terms and Conditions.

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