UEA is a campus based university with a student population of 16,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries. You can meet our staff and students at various events around the world and in the UK.
South Asia Student Ambassador
Hello and Namaste, I am Ranu, a fourth year Mres Intercalating student studying Medicine in UEA. I am originally from Nepal and I chose UEA because it is one of the top universities in UK for student satisfaction. Also, the course provided by UEA is everything I was looking for, the course here not only enables me to learn about medicine but also provide clinical skills from start of the course.
My academic life at UEA is very thorough as we are taught in problem based learning groups which is very helpful. The group is very friendly and represents students coming from diverse backgrounds. PBL not only encourages you to work with different people as a team but also invites you to do independent learning. The modules are laid out in a very organised manner. Also, the support system in UEA is very encouraging, as it comprises of personal advisors, Dean of Student Office, School Hub, there’s always someone you can go to if you ever need any help.
Apart from academics, life at UEA is really exciting. As I am fourth year, I live outside the campus but the campus is nearby if I wanted to use any resources. UEA itself has many facilities such as post office, Sportspark, cafes, multi-faith centre, shops, bank and a medical centre. It also has a lake nearby and the campus is very beautiful. We have various events such as Eid ball, Diwali ball, Holi, Dashara festival throughout the year as well. Outside the university, the city is very pleasant and offers various festivals and events. Norfolk is one of the beautiful counties in the UK and one can also visit a number of historical and beautiful places not far away from the campus.
As a whole, life in UEA is very exciting and fulfilling
If you have any questions regarding the courses here in UEA then please email me at SAsianStudents@uea.ac.uk
Visit and Events
We are not currently attending any international study fairs in your country. Please keep checking this page for details of future events.
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.
Nepal: Ram - MSc Computational Biology
I would like to express my happiness to be part of University of East Anglia (UEA). UEA is the educational centre in Norwich City, which is far from crowded London. I would recommend joining UEA to all who like to live and study at peace. Beside this, UEA provides various courses, with quality education, amongst which I found the course of my interest - MSc Computational Biology (Bioinformatics).
Everything I found about UEA, before and after joining the course, at ease. When I was in Nepal, I was already very late to apply for the course. Thanks to the easy online application process. You can just fill up your details and attach the documents after which you can get quick response. UEA provides extensive information like international student handbook and accommodation guide in support of students to ensure us at ease. I myself came alone to UEA from Nepal and had no experience of problems in travelling.
In UEA everyone will find friendly people. There are many international students from over 180 countries which can make you feel the whole world is at UEA. There are also many international students' societies ready to give us warm welcome and be part of most of their events and enjoyment. There are postal services, banks, clubs, cafes, book shop, market, pub and many more at students' service. The huge library accommodates all the world knowledge for us. Above all, UEA is at a beautiful place far from noise.
British people are very sociable and it will be a fun to chat with them. One may find hard to be accustomed with native people talking English but you can get well with them soon. So hope to find you in UEA.
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.
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:
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English Language Requirements
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 requirements for your specific course.
*We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications, 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.
Fees and Funding
For full details of overseas students fees and information on fee status please visit these Planning Office pages.
Please note that fees are reviewed annually and may be subject to small increases for any subsequent years of study.
See our International Scholarships pages for details of non-region specific available funding opportunities.
International Undergraduate Scholarships
These scholarships are designed to reward applicants who have been offered a place to study with UEA and who can clearly and concisely explain how studying here at UEA will help them to make an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of study as well as the wider UEA community.
All applicants to the scholarship will receive a minimum of a £2,000 first year tuition fee discount, whilst a large number of successful applicants will be upgraded to fee discounts of £4,000, £6,000 or £10,000 per year of study.
For terms and conditions and to apply, see our International Undergraduate Scholarships page.
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.