Fees, finance and scholarships
Pursuing a degree qualification is a significant financial commitment. NUA offers a range of scholarships for international students, as well as different accommodation options to help you make the most of your time as a student in a new, exciting community.
2021 international tuition fees
|Citizen status||Course||Annual Fee|
|International||Four year degree||£15,900|
|International||Undergraduate degree (full-time)||£15,900|
|International||Postgraduate degree (full-time)||£15,900|
|International||Research degree (full-time)||£16,000|
International scholarships 2021
|1 x Vice Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarship||Global candidates||£3,000|
|1 x International Undergraduate Scholarship||Global candidates||£2,000|
|1 x International Postgraduate Scholarship||Global candidates||£2,000|
|1 x IB Undergraduate Scholarship||Candidates from IB World Schools||£2,000|
|1 x Hong Kong Undergraduate Scholarship||Country specific||£2,000|
|1 x India Undergraduate/Postgraduate Scholarship||Country specific||£2,000|
|1 x Singapore Undergraduate Scholarship||Country specific||£2,000|
|1 x USA Undergraduate Scholarship||Country specific||£2,000|
Scholarships are merit-based awards. They are only available for new overseas entrants starting in September 2021. To apply candidates must have received an offer by the following deadlines:
Undergraduate and country specific scholarships: 30 April 2021
Postgraduate scholarship: 4 June 2021
Full scholarship terms and conditions will be sent to international offer-holders.
Norwich has been ranked by the Times Higher Education (2018) as the second most affordable student city in the UK. Your living costs while studying at university will depend on your spending habits. For example, you will spend more money if eating out and ordering takeaways, than you will cooking at home with your housemates.
Students are encouraged to find work experience and internship opportunities whilst studying. International students are allowed to work a limited number of hours per week on a student visa (full time during university holidays). The Ideas Factory at NUA will help you look for jobs, produce your CV and secure your National Insurance number. Advice will be provided during the International Arrivals Lounge when you first arrive at NUA that we highly recommend attending if you wish to take on a part-time job.
It is important to stay on top of your finances, and stick to a budget to ensure you don’t overspend. Below you can find the typical outgoings that you will have as a student, and a detailed cost breakdown can be found by checking the Which Student Calculator.
Your budget should consider the following monthly spending:
|Accommodation (based on NUA accommodation)||£396-£600|
|Course materials||up to £82|
|Food/clothes/entertainment||up to £328|
Paying the right fees
You should resolve this issue as soon as possible as it may impact the deadline for your application.
Accommodation and living costs
The Cost of Attendance is a calculation of the annual cost of tuition fees, course materials, room and board, travel and other factors. This is an estimation of the maximum amount that you’ll need to study in Norwich.
Students can choose to live in NUA student accommodation or the private sector for their first year. NUA offers single bedrooms in All Saints Green and Beechcroft.
The all-inclusive cost of student accommodation is between £99 – £176. There is abundant private housing available from £75 per week.
US Federal Aid
United States citizens or permanent residents can apply for funds through the U.S. Federal Student Loan Scheme to study at NUA.
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