Turn your ambitions into reality at UEA


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. 

Meet your ambassador Meet your ambassador

Hi, I am Yu-wei Cheng (Vick), the UEA Taiwanese Student Ambassador. I am currently a postgraduate student studying Marketing and Management at Norwich Business School at UEA. I also studies my Undergraduate Degree in Intercultural Communication with Business Management at UEA.

The main reason for me to come back study at UEA is because of the lovey campus and high ranking and excellent research background in many areas. I was attracted by the landscape of the UEA, the lake that surrounding beside the UEA is retired and quiet, also the amazing building at UEA, especially the Sainsbury visual art center and the Ziggurat. Such the greatest environment at East Anglia, does made UEA different from any other university. UEA has been awarded the Gold Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017.

My favourite thing about studying at here is that UEA offer different range of modules in my course. A freedom to choose a different combination between different modules enhance my knowledge in variety academic area. Moreover, it also can make a lots of friends from a range of different culture from different school. Which build up your social network around the world in the future.

Also, Norwich is a historical, beautiful and safe city which has a fantastic natural environment and friendly people. Norwich has an ancient market place, which is my favourite place to shop and eat there. It located at the heart of Norwich, it is the largest six-days-a-week open-air market in England. In there, you can find a range of shops and foods from different world. For example, Japanese steam bun; the orient express shop; the city fish shop and more for you to come and discover it.

If you have any questions about studying at the The University of East Anglia, please do not hesitate to email me at taiwanesestudents@uea.ac.uk or drop me a message on Facebook via Taiwanese Students: University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Visit and Events

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.

Student Stories Student Stories

Taiwan: Elizabeth - PhD student at Art, Media and American Studies

Hi, I am Elizabeth. I am currently a PhD student at Art, Media and American Studies School. The main reason for me to come to UEA is because of its excellent research background and supported supervisory team. Besides the academic excellence of UEA, its ideal living environment is another reason why I chose UEA. The campus is surrounded by lots of trees and beautiful grasses and the view of its lake is magnificent. You could take a walk around the lake whenever you have time. You could say hi to our UEA bunnies when you see them on campus. 

UEA accommodation has different types of room selections. To live on campus is a great opportunity to meet students from different nationalities and share our life experiences together. UEA offers a great variety of courses for postgraduate research student which is quite different from other universities. As a postgraduate research student, I have opportunities to partake in weekly seminars, workshops and training programmes that are practical and interesting. I am able to meet other postgraduate research students through various activities that arrange by the school.

Apart from the study, UEA offers a numerous activities for students to participate. Students can meet with their friends at the cafés, restaurants or bars on campus. The Shop on campus offers wide varieties of foods with reasonable price so students can shop on campus if they do not have time to go to the city centre. Norwich is a lovely town with beautiful architectures and I am deeply attracted by the beauty of Norwich cathedrals which are worth visiting. To walk in Norwich is enjoyable. I like walking on the pebble street on Gentleman's Walk. Norwich has four department stores and plenty of independent shops which is a nice place for shopping. I highly recommend you to have a lovely traditional British afternoon tea with your friends at the vintage tea house in the city centre.

You can also contact Vick, our Taiwan student ambassador, to ask about life at UEA.

Taiwan: Yu-wei - MSc Intercultural Communication

Hi, I am Yu-wei (Vick), currently an undergraduate student studying intercultural communication with business management in the Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication School in UEA. The main reasons for me to come to UEA were because of its high ranking and excellence research background in many areas.

UEA is the first university that offer environmental sciences and development studies. It is also the first university to study climate change with over 40 years’ experience through climate change unit. UEA library is 24/7, students can study at library at anytime they want. The James Platt Centre for Language Learning provides students with the opportunity to learn to speak another language, with classes from beginner to advanced levels. Languages offered include Arabic, British Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Apart from academics, UEA has natural environment and the conveniences of living style. The campus is located at the south-west of the city of Norwich, approximately 20 minutes by No. 25/26 buses to the main city centre. Around the campus there are lake and parks, the view of the lake is incredible; you can have BBQ near the lake. You can also have a picnic at the parks when weather is good, do not forget to play around with our lovely UEA bunnies when you saw them on the campus. The street at the campus is very convenient, there are book shop, coffee shops, bank, restaurants, bar and convenience store. Students can meet their friends at the coffee shops and restaurant having meal or chat during free time. UEA Sportspark offers a range of sports for students who like to do sport or doing exercise at gym.

Norwich is a lovely city with lot of historical architectures, such as Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle; it is worth to visit with friends during the weekend. The market at Norwich centre city offers wide varieties of things like fresh seafood, vegetables, fruits, snack and flowers; the prices are reasonable and the qualities are acceptable. Norwich is a good place for shopping, for instance Intu Chapelfield, Castle Mall and Riverside Retail Park are main department stores; Norwich also have plenty of independent shops at the main city centre streets.

Requirements Requirements

Admissions Requirements

Senior High School Graduates will be considered for entry to one year Foundation courses. Junior College Diploma Holders, awarded on completion of 2, 3 or 5 year programmes, will be considered for direct admission to the first or second year of an undergraduate degrees. Certain degree programmes require specific subjects to have been studied prior to starting the degree. Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or 'A' levels obtained in Taiwan, will be considered for direct admission to first degree programmes.

Graduates from institutions in Taiwan holding a Bachelor degree will be considered for entry to postgraduate study, this will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a Masters degree and exceptionally direct entry to Ph.D studies. Holders of Masters' degrees will be considered for PhD studies.

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.


Test Score
IELTS* 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, 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.


Scholarships and Finance Scholarships and Finance

Fees and Funding

Fees 2020-21

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.

Funding 2020-21

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 and to the wider UEA community. 

We are looking for entrants who have researched the opportunities available to them as a student at UEA, who can demonstrate a track record of community engagement and who can demonstrate how their degree will make a difference to the lives and community around them.

All applicants to the scholarship will be considered on one of our monthly panels and those successful will receive an award 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 Taiwan Award

All eligible Taiwanese students applying to a postgraduate course* at UEA will be automatically awarded the UEA Taiwan Award.

The award is worth £3,000 to all students achieving a minimum of 2:1 (or equivalent) from an undergraduate degree.

This amount will form a deduction from your UEA tuition fees, in line with terms and conditions.

*courses commencing September 2020 only, excluding DEV and PPL courses - please see separate scholarship information.

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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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