Fees and Finance
Tuition fees reflect the cost of delivering the highest quality teaching and the resources we are widely commended for and which you would expect from a specialist institution. There is lots of financial support available to make this affordable and a valuable investment in your future.
The full-time undergraduate tuition fee for the academic year 2013-14 for all new entrants at Norwich University of the Arts is £8,600 for all undergraduate courses. The fee for students commencing at Year 0 is £3,600 for that year's study. Equivalent Learning Qualification fees will not be applied for students commencing study in 2013.
2013 Home (Citizens of the European Union) Tuition Fee
Year 0: £3,600
Undergraduate degree: £8,600
Postgraduate degree (full-time): £5,000
Postgrduate degree (part-time): £2,750
2013 International Tuition Fee
Year 0: £11,400
Undergraduate degree: £11,400
Postgraduate degree (full-time): £12,000
Postgrduate degree (part-time): £6,600
Fees will rise in future years by no more than inflation and within permitted parameters from Her Majesty's Government. Find out more about fees for international students and the support available,
What financial support is available?
As with fees for 2012, there are no upfront costs. Tuition fee loans and loans for living costs are available for all students as well as grants and NUA bursaries, which take family income into account, and which you do not have to repay. Find how to apply for Statutory Support.
Tuition Fee Loan
- Available to cover the full cost of your tuition
- You don't have to pay for your course upfront yourself
- Only start paying back when you are earning over £21,000 per year
The Student Maintenance Loan helps with living costs such as accommodation, food, clothes, travel and course expenses. This loan is available to new and existing eligible UK students and the amount students receive is dependent on household income and any maintenance grant received.
- A loan of up to £5,500 will be available if you live away from home.
- A loan of up to £4,375 will be available if you live with your parents.
New full-time undergraduate students from lower income households are able to apply for a non-repayable Maintenance Grant of up to £3,354 a year to help with living costs such as food, accommodation and travel. The Maintenance Grant is paid in three instalments, at the beginning of each term, directly into students' bank accounts.
- If the household income is £25,000 or less students will receive a full Maintenance Grant
- If family income is above £25,001 and below £42,600 students will receive a partial Maintenance Grant
Rates of interest
- Interest on your loan will be applied at inflation (Retail Price Index - RPI) plus 3% while you are studying and up to the April after you leave university
- From then, if you are earning below £21,000 interest will be applied at the rate of inflation
- Once you are earning between £21,000 and £41,000 interest will be applied between RPI and RPI plus 3% on a scale depending on income
- For graduates earning over £41,000 interest will be applied at RPI plus 3%
How can you find out more?
To learn more about loans, repayment calculations and other financial support go to www.gov.uk/student-finance. If you have any questions about fees don’t hesitate to call our Student Support office for help and advice on 01603 610561 ext 6483 or 6482 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making your application
Find out how to apply for student loans and grants and check the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills website for further information on eligibility and criteria.
The National Scholarship Programme is a government supported scheme designed to ensure that talented students from low income households are able to attend university.
NUA offers bursaries to new entrants who are not awarded a National Scholarship and who qualify for full government maintenance support.
AHRC Funded Studentships
Find out about how postgraduate study can be supported by Arts and Humanities Research Council professional preparation studentships, offered through Norwich University of the Arts and University for the Creative Arts.