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University of East Anglia (UEA)


Live and learn in a unique environment. Join a centre of teaching excellence and world-leading research. Graduate from a top 15 UK university. Deepen your knowledge, specialise, take your career to the next level, challenge yourself, give yourself the edge with employers - UEA is a great place to immerse yourself in every detail of your chosen field.

The University of East Anglia is currently ranked in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). It also has highest positions in the main UK rankings:

  • UK's top 15 in The Complete University Guide 2019
  • UK’s top 15 in The Times / Sunday Times 2019

The University consistently ranked highly for student satisfaction for the last years (National Student Survey 2005-2018) and recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Education.

UEA is part of the most cited research centre outside of Oxbridge and London. Among UEA 95,000 alumni are Nobel Prize winners, scientists, award-winning writers, musicians, actors and successful business people living in over 180 countries worldwide. UEA graduates benefit from being kept up to date with all the latest developments and news from campus. In addition students can join one of a growing number of established alumni groups, allowing you to stay in touch with the University and each other, wherever you are in world.

For more information about the University or course, please contact Eva Rybalova - Russian Student Ambassador at UEA. Please feel free to send your questions to Eva using the form on the right.

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Academic specialism

The University is well known for its multidisciplinary courses and innovative approach to teaching.

UEA is ranked 5th in the UK, 15th in Europe and 57th in the world for the impact of its social science research (Leiden Ranking 2014).

The UK’s first Department of Environmental Sciences was founded here in 1967 followed in the 1970s by the first master’s course in creative writing and one of the original independent departments of international development.

The School of Health Sciences ranks highly on many influential surveys, such as the Complete University Guide 2017 with programmes that are amongst the best in the UK. BSc Physiotherapy course was ranked 1st in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2017.

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties within the University and consists of six schools of Study: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computing, Environmental Sciences, Mathematics and Pharmacy. At UEA you’ll be part of an outstanding local scientific network, thanks to UEA partner institutes on the Norwich Research Park: the John Innes Centre; The Genome Analysis Centre; The Sainsbury Laboratory; the Institute of Food Research and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. 

More recent developments at UEA have included one of the UK’s newest medicine departments, which was created in 2002. The School of Pharmacy opened a year later and was the first of its kind in the UK for more than 30 years. In 2006 INTO University Partnerships and UEA worked together to create the first joint-venture University Preparation Centre for international students in the UK. 

Over 300 courses are available at the University:

  • Faculty of Social Sciences: Business, MBA, Economics, Law, Education, Psychology, Social Work, Physical Education, International Development.
  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities: Language Linguistics and Translation, Political Social and International Studies, Film TV & Media, American Studies, History, Literature and Creative Writing, Philosophy, Drama, World Art and Museology.
  • Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences: Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy (ranked 1st in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2017).
  • Faculty of Science: Computing Sciences, Maths, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Pharmacy, Energy Engineering with Environmental Management.

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The University of East Anglia is based in the vibrant city of Norwich, located in the east of England. The city is less than two hours by train from London and is a unique blend of historic English architecture and modern design, which creates a dynamic and unforgettable atmosphere.

Norwich is home to eight theatres, five museums, four cinemas, two cathedrals, four music venues and a castle. There are 300 pubs, restaurants and bars,1500 historic buildings as well as modern developments such as The Forum, which is the home of the regional BBC studio and the award-winning Millennium Library.

As a base for exploring Britain, Norwich is just a short journey from Cambridge and other key cities with coaches and trains conveniently connecting you with the rest of the UK. International students are also able to take advantage of Norwich International Airport which is conveniently located 15 minutes from campus.