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  1. 1. Study in EnglandInformation forEuropean StudentsChoose theUniversityof East Anglia
  2. 2. International Students: 14,227Rankings: campus: 2,200 total with 11,689Top 20 in the international undergraduateUK and top 200 students and 2,538in the world from 110 postgraduate countriesAcademics:300+ degree Personalised Accommodation:programmes in attention: ratio of 3,500 studentfour Faculties 14 students: 1 roomsand 23 Schools member of staffof StudyCampus life: Speciality research centres: Over133 clubs and 30, contributing to the University’ssocieties and international reputation forstate-of-the-art world class researchSportspark “UEA is one of the Why choose to study at the top universities in Contents Setting: University of East Anglia? my area of study. Self-contained You love the Academic Excellence . . . . . . . . .2 Your international study experience University the campus on A Beautiful Location . . . . . . . . . .3 320 acres of will show you as an academically moment you see Undergraduate Study . . . . . . .4-7 adaptable and culturally aware it – there is almost Postgraduate Study . . . . . . . .8-9 parkland situated on the edge individual, and will be highly marketable, everything you’ll Accommodation . . . . . . . . . . .10 ever need here.” Student Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 of city and valued by employers and recognised Marinos Giagkou, Costs and Financial Aid . . . . . .12 countryside by other academic institutions. BSc Mathematics, Cyprus 1
  3. 3. Choose UEAAcademic ExcellenceThe University of East Anglia is a highly acclaimed institutionwith an international reputation for excellence in a widerange of subjects.Founded by Royal Charter in 1963, the Arthur Miller Centre for American Studies,University has been an educational pioneer Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research,in such areas as Environmental Sciences, ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, BritishAmerican Studies, International Development Centre for Literary Translation, Centre forStudies, Geosciences and Creative Writing. Environmental Risk, Overseas DevelopmentThe teaching style is innovative and progressive, Group, Sainsbury Institute for Japanese Artsand interdisciplinary study has been a key and Cultures and the East Anglian Film Archive.feature since the University was founded. We have a Study Centre, UEA London inTraditional lectures are complemented by the heart of London’s financial district.small-group learning, including seminar Located in Middlesex Street, and just a fewpresentations, project teamwork and minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street Station, Choose UEAlaboratory-based practicals, all designed it offers easy access across the capital andto encourage active student participation. to our Norwich campus. The Centre A Beautiful Location> provides a base for the University’s activities The University of East Anglia, set in the ancient city of Norwich, in the metropolis and provides excitingIn addition to being a partner in the Norwich England, combining history, culture and progressive thought opportunities for teaching and learning.Research Park, the University houses over > for a remarkable educational experience.thirty specialist research centres including: Situated serve as cinemas, tea rooms, concert halls approximately two and bohemian flats. The city centre, with its miles from the cobbled streets, riverside walkways, quiet medieval city centre, gardens, art galleries and cosy pubs, is the safe and friendly overlooked by a towering cathedral and campus combines Norman castle. the history of one of East Anglia as a region is known for its England’s oldest cities with some of its magnificent landscapes, and the Norfolk most unspoiled landscapes. The University Broads are a popular holiday destination for borders a residential section of the city and sailing and pleasure boating. Twenty miles is surrounded by over 320 acres of parkland. from Norwich, the North Sea coast is dotted Once the second largest city in England, with quaint seaside villages and miles of Norwich has a wealth of architectural, social beaches – perfect for a lovely day out. and cultural history from pre-Roman times > to the modern era. Ancient buildings now 2 3
  4. 4. Choose UEA Undergraduate Study Undergraduate degrees in the UK are generally completed in three years, allowing focused students to begin careers early or proceed to further study sooner than in many other higher education systems. Degree courses follow the traditional Undergraduate English modular structure, consisting of Entry Requirements self-contained academic modules, taught and assessed by a combination of Entry requirements are competitive, as the coursework (essays or other written work), rigour of completing a full degree in three group projects and examinations, with a years must be considered. Applicants are dissertation or independent research encouraged to take the most challenging project undertaken in the final year. academic course load available to them at the high school level. Students completing Most classes meet once or twice a week an International Baccalaureate Diploma and have an integrated seminar or will find entry requirements listed in the workshop that meets every other week. Undergraduate Prospectus. For admissions Sciences and other modules with laboratory requirements specific to your country and components usually meet more often. degree course, please visit our website or Courses are highly structured in order to contact the Admissions Office. meet degree requirements in three years. Many degrees are interdisciplinary or allow for modules choices outside of the Faculty.4 5
  5. 5. International Summer School How to Apply Faculty of Arts Medicine and Faculty of Faculty of and Humanities Health Sciences Science Social SciencesOur four-week International Summer Undergraduate applications are submitted American Studies Medicine Actuarial Sciences Accounting andSchool, taking place from 1-27 July, 2012, to UCAS, the centralised system for all Finance Art History, Nursing Sciences Biochemistry andprovides the same academic rigour and UK university entry. UCAS forwards Archaeology and Biomedicine Business Occupationalprestige as our standard Study Abroad applications to the Admissions Offices at Anthropology Therapy and Biology Managementprogrammes. Take one 20 credit module your chosen universities, who make the Drama Physiotherapy Chemistry Economicsand get a taste of everything UEA has to admissions decision. Applications are English Literature Speech and Climate Science Educational Studiesoffer. For more information, the full listing of accepted from September to June, and Creative Writing Language Therapy International Computingmodules and how to apply, visit our website. but the University does not guarantee Film and Television Sciences Development> consideration of applications received after Studies Law Ecology 15 January. More information about how History Physical Education Environmental to apply can be found on our website. International Geophysics and and SportStudy Abroad Relations Earth Sciences Psychology > students on degree programmes in Media and Culture Environmental Social Workcertain Schools of Study are able to spend Modern Languages Sciences (French, Japanese Environmentala year or a semester studying at a wide and Spanish) Geographyvariety of universities and colleges in Europe Music Mathematics(Erasmus), North America, Latin America or Philosophy Meteorology andAustralasia. During these placements, Politics Oceanographystudents are fully integrated into the culture Natural Sciencesof the host university and modules taken Pharmacycount toward your degree at UEA. Science with a> Foundation Yearstudyabroad See 6 7
  6. 6. “UEA caught my attention when I read some reviews online. I searched the internet for more information about this university which was described as “such a great experience”. Its high rates of student satisfaction as well as the prestigious degree in Business Management helped me to make up my mind.” Georgios Mamantopoulos, BSc Business Management, GreeceChoose UEA Faculty of Arts Faculty of Faculty of Faculty of and Humanities Medicine and Science Social SciencesPostgraduate Study American Studies Health Sciences Biological Sciences EconomicsTaught Master’s degrees in the UK are generally completed in twelve Film and Television Allied Health Chemistry Education and Studies Professions Lifelong Learningmonths, allowing swift progression to higher study or continuation Norwich Medical Computing History Sciences Internationalon a career path. Research degrees, especially those involving School Development Language and Environmentalcontinuation to PhD level, are three to five years in duration. Communication Nursing Sciences Sciences Law Studies Food Research Norwich BusinessMost taught Master’s programmes involve How to Apply Literature and Schooltwo semesters of taught academic work, Creative Writing Mathematics For taught degrees, please submit your Social Work andfollowed by a dissertation to be written over Music Pharmacy Psychologyapproximately three months. Research application online. Applications are Plant Science and Philosophydegrees are independent projects accepted on a rolling basis, but we Microbiology strongly advise submission before 1 March, Political, Social andcompleted under the supervision of the International StudiesUniversity’s esteemed academics. as competition for degree spaces World Art Studies and scholarships can be high. and Museology The application form and morePostgraduate information can be found here:Entry Requirements > to most graduate degree europe/degreesprogrammes at the University requires a For research degrees, including Doctorate,Bachelor degree. For specific admissions Master’s by Research and MPhil degrees,requirements specific to your country and please consult our guidance notesdegree course, please visit our website or before submitting an application: See the Admissions Office. > 8 9
  7. 7. Choose UEA Choose UEAAccommodation Student LifeUniversity housing is guaranteed for European first year With 133 student-run clubs and societies, there is somethingundergraduate students that choose the University as for everyone at UEA. The Students’ Union also organises atheir ‘firm’ choice during the UCAS application process. wide variety of events and entertainment. If students want All accommodation includes free internet Student Campus Amenities on campus access, and more than two thirds of rooms Services accommodation, are en suite, with a sink, toilet and shower. You can find everything you need on campus: we encourage all There are campus and city centre Support services are / State-of-the-art Sportspark students to apply accommodation options, as well as offered by the Dean / Dining and coffee shops but it is not assistance finding private non-University of Students Office. / LCR nightclub and The Pub guaranteed to all. housing. UEA accommodation was An International / Grocery store, post office and newsagent ranked first in the UK for student Advisory Team provides advice on personal, / BookstoreUniversity rooms are fully furnished and cultural and visa issues, and the Learning / NatWest and Barclays banks satisfaction in 2009 and 2010.grouped around a shared kitchen. Enhancement Team and Disability / TravelShopEach kitchen is equipped with storage Coordinators help students access services / Chaplaincy and mosqueand appliances for students to prepare and achieve academic goals. Students / Medical Centre and pharmacytheir own meals as all accommodation can also access Counselling Service / Laundromatsis self catered. and a well-equipped Career Centre. / Library > / 24-hour computing centres For more about student clubs and societies at UEA,See please visit 10 11
  8. 8. Choose UEA Costs and Financial Aid Undergraduate (Bachelor) Postgraduate (Masters) Getting Here Tuition Fees Tuition Fees Norwich International Airport provides For undergraduate degree courses starting Full time EU students studying for most worldwide links via Amsterdam (a 40 in 2012, the University of East Anglia will be postgraduate (Masters) degrees or graduate minute flight). Travellers connecting charging a tuition fee of £9,000 a year for diplomas will pay an annual fee of £4,500 in through London airports are able to EU undergraduates. This fee has been 2011/12 (2012 fees to be confirmed in due continue to Norwich via train from confirmed by the Office For Fair Access course). London Liverpool Street Station or (OFFA).This is not an upfront cost; there via National Express coaches, which Part-time fees are generally half the annual is a Tuition Fee Loan available. travel direct to the UEA campus. rate of full-time fees, with special payment Trains between Norwich and London Full time EU students can obtain a Tuition arrangements for part-time candidates on Liverpool Street Station depart every Fee Loan from the Government to cover the certain credit based Masters programmes. 30 minutes throughout the day and cost of their course. The fee is paid directly For detailed information on fee levels and take approximately two hours. to the University on your behalf and is help funding postgraduate study, please administered by Student Finance England. contact the relevant Admissions Office. You can borrow the full fee, part of the fee > or none of the fee each year of your study. europe/postgraduatefeesandfunding You start paying back the Loan once you have finished studying and are earning over £21,000 a year. > undergraduatefeesandfunding > Costs 2011–12Living Cost Estimate European ScholarshipsTotal living costs, including food, books, The University awards numerous academicaccommodation, transportation and social life, scholarships each year. Additionalare estimated at £600 to £650 per month, information about fees and fundingtotaling £5,600 for a nine-month academic opportunities can be found on our website.year and £7,500 for a full 12 months. > europe?scholarship 12
  9. 9. Visit UsThe University holds numerous Open Days andVisit Days. The events give students theopportunity to view the fantastic facilities andbeautiful campus that the University has to offer.> University of East Anglia’s Higher EducationAdvisory Team visits a number of EU countrieseach year. To find out when and where theHigher Education Advisers will be next visit:>, Recruitment and MarketingUniversity of East AngliaNorwich Research ParkNorwich NR4 7TJTel: +44 (0)1603 591963Email: