The Faculties

UEA's four faculties comprise some of the most innovative and highly regarded centres for teaching and research in the UK.

Teaching and research is organised into four faculties, each comprising several Schools of Study, plus affiliated organisations located on the campus or in the adjoining Norwich Research Park.

Arts and Humanities

UEA's early reputation for Arts and Humanities is still strong today, and its five Schools collaborate to deliver research-led teaching and pursue world-leading research.

  • School of Art, Media and American Studies
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Institute for the Humanities
  • Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
  • Political, Philiosophy, Language and Communication Studies

Medicine and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is one of the UK's leading centres for innovative teaching and research, and works in close partnership with the NHS.

  • Health Sciences
  • Norwich Medical School


One of the top research universities for science in the UK, a 2008 government study rated all research units within the Faculty as 'world leading.'

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computing Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Pharmacy
  • Natural Sciences
  • John Innes Centre
  • Institute of Food Research

Social Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises seven Schools, each working at the forefront of academic and professional development.

  • Economics
  • Education and Lifelong Learning
  • International Development
  • Law
  • Norwich Business School
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

Over 14,000 students from more than 100 countries of the world study at UEA.  The university is rated as one of the top three places to be a student in the UK.