Start your UEA Study Abroad journey now

Nominations and applications are now open for Academic Year 2021-22. Applications must be submitted by 1 June 2021 for a September start and 31 October 2021 for a January start. 

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To complete your application you will need to upload the module chooser form which can be found below. Download the document, fill in your module choices using the drop down menus and re-upload them in the module section of your application.  In order for your application to appear 100% complete please click 'Submit your Application', otherwise the status of completion will stay at 99%.


Module Chooser


  • All exchange students need to be nominated directly to us by their home university (one of our partner universities).

  • All fee-paying (not from an exchange partner) students require an academic reference from their home university.

  • All applicants are expected to be in good academic standing at their home university with a grade equivalent to a UK system upper second class (60%).

  • Erasmus applicants are expected to have attained suitable academic credits in line with the Erasmus agreement in place.


Required Documents

You must provide a copy of your valid travel document before arrivals to the Study Abroad Office, and inform us about any document changes prior to your arrival.

You must provide us with an official transcript indicating your most recent grades, including a stamp or signature or other seal of authenticity from your home university.


English Language

Citizens of English-majority nations and students currently studying in the US are not required to prove their level of English. All other applicants must demonstrate the necessary level of English as stated below, including ERASMUS students.

Applicants with IELTS 6.0 or above, with at least 5.5 in each category, may take any module in Economics, and Language and Communication Studies. Applicants with these scores may also take first year modules (Level 4), apart from in the schools of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, Chemistry, and Pharmacy.

For all other modules (Level 5 and 6), and first year modules (Level 4) in Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, Chemistry, and Pharmacy, applicants must receive an IELTS score of at least 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in each category. 


Accepted English Qualifications


If you require any clarification about language testing or accepted level of English entry scores, please email

Students with lower English levels may apply on a fee-basis to our partner INTO for short English programmes, including Pre-Sessional Programmes and Study Abroad With English.