Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is one of the UK's leading specialist arts, architecture, design, media and creative science universities. International students join a community that sparks with creativity at a university renowned for outstanding teaching quality, industry-standard facilities and high student satisfaction. Thanks to a strong record on employability, NUA graduates lead successful careers across the creative arts: from fashion, fine art and film, to photography, games and visual effects.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

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International Student Statistics

260 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • International students find applying to NUA a friendly and personal experience – and they'll join a vibrant and creative community of students who are all aiming for success in the creative industries.
  • The university welcomes students from more than 40 countries and NUA's International Office hosts a comprehensive orientation programme (the Arrivals Lounge) and a year-long series of social events to help overseas students understand British culture and better integrate into the community.

English Language Requirements

  • The university requires a 6.0 on the UKVI-approved IELTS exam or equivalent, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each component of the exam for BA and MA courses.

Accommodation for International Students

  • International applicants who accept an offer of a place at NUA and apply for accommodation before the deadline are prioritised for university accommodation, if they prefer that option.
  • All university accommodation is self-catering, with Wi-Fi. It is located in and around the city centre.
  • International students are spread across the university's accommodation, rather than clustered, and are not required to move out of accommodation during Christmas or Easter vacations.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 13,700 13,700
Mixed 13,700 13,700
Laboratory 13,700 13,700
Clinical - -
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.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.