Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) offers three year undergraduate BA and BSc courses and one year postgraduate MA courses in a range of creative subjects. There are also four year undergraduate degree courses available in select subjects. You can apply for undergraduate courses online via UCAS and in some cases the University will accept direct undergraduate applications.
For MA courses you can apply directly to NUA; please contact the International Office for all direct application forms. NUA will accept applications up to 5 weeks before the start of term. Courses commence in September only.
After completing the application, candidates from Hong Kong must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
Students from Hong Kong are required to hold an English language qualification. BA and MA applicants are required to have a minimum UKVI approved IELTS exam score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each section. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable, including the HKDSE English language (Grade 4), and IB English language syllabus A or B/English Literature (Grade 4).
Year 0 entry
We offer four year degrees in six disciplines: Fine Art, Film, Games, Graphics, Illustration* and Photography*. They have lower academic requirements to the typical three year degrees. If you would like to discuss the entry requirements for Year 0 entry contact the International Office to discuss in more detail.
Year 1 entry
|HKDSE||4 or higher in at least three core and elective subjects in category A and C|
|Associate Degree/Higher Diploma||Merit in relevant subject area|
|British A Levels||For BA courses – B, B, B: including art & design
For BSc courses – B, B, B: including a science/technical subject
|International Baccalaureate||32 points|
|Foundation Diploma in Art & Design||Merit|
BA (Hons) or BSc Degree with a 2:1 or equivalent in a subject related to your proposed course of study. Contact the International Office to discuss your qualification.
|Level||UK tuition fee||Currency conversion**|
|Four year degree||£13,700||141,455 HKD|
|Undergraduate degree||£13,700||141,455 HKD|
|Postgraduate degree||£13,700||141,455 HKD|
|Research degree||£15,000||155,158 HKD|
Students can choose to live in NUA student accommodation or the private sector for their first year. NUA offers single bedrooms in its new dormitory, All Saints Green, and accommodation blocks elsewhere in the city. The all-inclusive cost of student accommodation is between £98 – £136 (992 – 1377 HKD*). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (709 HKD) per week.
As Norwich is a small city, students generally live close enough to campus to walk or cycle. There are good transportation links to the rest of the country, including London, and students are eligible for discounts on all national road and rail networks.
*Subject to validation
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
To find out more about how to apply for a course at NUA, talk to Rhian, International Officer in the following ways:
|Call||+44 (0) 1603 756249|
We know that family has an important role to play in choosing a university. Our Parent Guides, available in multiple languages, are a way of introducing ourselves to these important stakeholders.
Yasmin Gunton, Hong Kong International Scholarship winner 2017
“I chose to study at NUA mainly because of its size and I wanted to be in a community where I know everyone. The smaller class size means I can get more experience and more one-to-one teaching.”
Charlotte Chan BA (Hons) Illustration
Charlotte Chan, International Scholarship winner 2017
Jenny Hon, International Scholarship winner 2017