Admissions Statement Admissions Statement

The University is committed to providing an admissions service which is both professional and fair, and which facilitates entry to the University for high quality candidates who will engage with and contribute to the intellectual and cultural vitality of the institution. The University seeks to undertake this action by identifying merit and potential and ensuring that its admissions process is fair and transparent to all regardless of background.

Our admissions policy applies to the admission of full and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught applicants, including Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor and Masters programmes and adheres to the current University's Corporate Plan.

The University of East Anglia recognises the precepts of the Quality Assurance Agency's Code of Practice.  The University recognises the following legislation as relevant to the admissions process;

  • Equality Act (2010) (incorporates the Age Discrimination Act, Equal Pay Act, Sex Discrimination Act, Race Relations Act and Disability Discrimination Act)

  • Data Protection Act 1998

  • Freedom of Information Act 2000

  • Human Rights Act 1998

  • Race Relations Act 1976 and Race Relations Amendment Act 2000

  • Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001

This policy is the responsibility of the Head of Admissions and is reviewed annually by the Admissions, Recruitment and Marketing Executive.

Our Admissions Policy

  1. Entry Requirements

  2. How we handle an application

  3. Offers of a Place to Study

  4. Record Keeping

  5. Applicants with Additional Support Needs

  6. Admission of Applicants under the age of 18

  7. Feedback Policy

  8. Appeals and Complaints Procedure

  9. Assessing Applications from Staff or their Near Relatives

  10. Assessing Applications with a Declared Criminal Conviction