Student Accommodation

  • UEA and Norwich offer a safe, friendly and comfortable place to live.
  • You can apply for campus-based or private rented postgraduate accommodation. The Union of UEA Students also manages private sector letting agency ‘Home Run Lettings’ with an office based on campus dedicated to helping students find suitable accommodation across Norwich.
  • There is guaranteed on-campus accommodation for international (non-EU) students. Please refer to the university’s website for further information.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,300
Mixed £7,300
Laboratory £9,300
Clinical £9,200
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • UEA offers a wide range of scholarships for postgraduate students. Please refer to the university's website for more information, eligibility criteria and details of how to apply.
  • There are also a wide range of scholarships designed for international students.
  • UEA also provides useful information and guidance on the new UK Government Postgraduate Loan scheme which has been set up to support learning at Postgraduate level.
  • Please visit the university’s website for information about fees and funding.


  • Four faculties provide research-led teaching in a range of subjects across the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, and Medicine and Health Sciences.
  • UEA is part of the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe's biggest concentrations of clinicians, researchers and scientists in the fields of environment, health and plant science.
  • UEA is a research-intensive institution, ranked in the world’s top 100 for research citations (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).

Master's and Diplomas

  • UEA offers a huge selection of Postgraduate courses ranging from short CPD courses, to diplomas, master's and doctorates whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge, or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,497 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 65%
  • Part Time 35%


  • UK 61%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 115 1210 1325
Business & administrative studies 25 750 775
Education 80 645 725
Subjects allied to medicine 65 440 505
Biological sciences 270 80 355
Physical sciences 135 65 200
Historical & philosophical studies 85 100 185
Mass communications & documentation 55 105 160
Languages 55 85 140
Law 10 95 105
Computer science 35 70 105
Creative arts & design 35 75 105
Medicine & dentistry 5 70 75
Mathematical sciences 25 5 25
Agriculture & related subjects 0 15 15
Engineering & technology 0 10 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Mode of study: