• Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.16 / 5.00
  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    3.11 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.75 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    73.9 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio
    Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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  • Academic Services Spend
    Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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  • Facilities Spend
    Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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  • Good Honours
    Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    86.4 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion
    Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    89.6 / 100.0

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned university, based on a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 16,000 students. The UEA campus is located in 320 acres of rolling parkland within the Norwich Research Park, just 2 miles from the centre of Norwich, England’s first UNESCO City of Literature.

Entry Requirements

  • Students must meet the particular entry requirements for their degree programme. Please refer to the university website for further details.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Gold is awarded to institutions that consistently deliver outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for their students. Find out more about TEF.

Teaching Methods

  • A number of subject areas are accredited by professional bodies, including Business, Psychology, and Health Sciences, among others.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • Many courses offer varied and flexible study patterns, including study abroad, a year in industry, special programmes, foundation courses, part-time study, January start dates, and other options.

Student Services and Facilities

  • The award-winning UEA campus was purposely designed so that everything students need is no more than a few minutes away. The university has its own street with shops, banking facilities, laundry and even a Post Office.
  • The library is open 24/7 providing study space, IT facilities, social, and quiet areas. 
  • Specialist facilities include scientific laboratories, psychology research pods and observation suites, Norwich Electronic Assistive Technology (NEAT) Centre, and telecommunications suites and resources.
  • Sports and leisure facilities include the biggest indoor sports centre in Britain, and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
  • Also on campus is a medical centre and dentist, along with advice and support services, multifaith centre, careers service and nursery.

Disability Services

  • The campus is generally accessible, although wheelchair users sometimes have to take an alternative route. The university has a rolling programme of improvements to existing facilities and aims to incorporate high standards of disabled access into all new buildings.
  • University accommodation caters for a range of needs with well-designed rooms for wheelchair users, students with allergies and breathing problems, and hearing impairment. Carers can also be accommodated and assistance dogs are welcome.

Students' Union

  • UEA Students' Union helps students get the most out of their time at UEA, with bars, club nights and live gigs, to over 200 clubs and societies, and award-winning student media, the Union is integral to the lives of students.
  • The Union also provides commercial services, personal development and support.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • The university actively encourages students to develop skills and experience through part-time work. However students are expected to consider their study commitments and to avoid employment commitments that will adversely affect their academic work.
  • UEA’s dedicated campus-based CareerCentral helps students to find part-time work, holiday jobs, work placements, and volunteering opportunities.
  • Part-time work on campus is also available through UEA’s Student Helper and Ambassador schemes, and the UEA's Students' Union.

Careers Guidance

  • The CareerCentral service provides opportunities and support, through work experience, internships, volunteering opportunities, career events, enterprise, mentoring, coaching, and support with creating CVs and applications.
  • Post-graduation support includes UEA’s Graduate Intern Programme which facilitates part-time and full-time work for between four and 12 weeks.

Student Mix

Student population


Level of study

  • Undergraduate 72%
  • Postgraduate 28%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 87%
  • Part Time 13%

Where students come from

  • UK 75%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 20%

Student gender

  • Male 39%
  • Female 61%


  • Opening in 1963, UEA was one of the first UK universities to offer courses in Creative Writing, Environmental Sciences and Development Studies, whilst also being a champion of interdisciplinary subjects.
  • Originally built on a golf course, the campus has grown to include a number of award-winning buildings, the £30 million Sportspark, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and even its own Norfolk Broad, the lake.

Notable Alumni

  • Matt Smith – actor known for Dr Who.
  • Caroline Flint – Labour MP for Don Valley, Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.
  • Gurinder Chadha – film director with credits including Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice.
  • Prof Sir Paul Nurse KBE FRS – scientist, President of the Royal Society and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner.
  • Ian McEwan CBE FRA FRL – author of Atonement and Enduring Love.
  • Gareth Malone – choral animateur, author and broadcaster with London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Karen Jones CBE – Non-Executive Director of Virgin Active Group Ltd, Booker plc, ASOS plc and Food and Fuel Ltd.
  • Charlie Higson – comedian and producer known for The Fast Show and author of Young Bond.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro OBE – author of Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go.
  • Rose Tremain CBE – author of Restoration and The Road Home, and since June, 2013 UEA's Chancellor.

Further Details

Address University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
UCAS Code E14