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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

This page has dedicated information for applicants from Hong Kong.

Courses

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. 

Applying

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 applying

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.

Entry requirements

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).

Undergraduate academic requirements

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

Qualification Requirement
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 27 points
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Merit

Postgraduate academic requirements

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.

2019 international tuition fees

Level UK tuition fee Currency conversion**
Four year degree £14,500 149,716 HKD
Undergraduate degree £14,500 149,716 HKD
Postgraduate degree £14,500 149,716 HKD
Research degree TBC TBC

**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.

"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

Students

Lucas Yeung

"The year studying in Norwich is one of the most beautiful years in my life. NUA is not only a place to stimulate your thoughts, but a community constantly inviting you to question things."

MA Communication Design

Sabrina Ng

"I’m doing exciting things and I’m happy. I have high expectations and I want to really achieve something. I chose the right subject."

BA (Hons) Fashion

Louisa Chiu

"At this University you learn to do it all. You design it, you make the pattern, you gather your samples, create toiles and then you make the final garments. Every single step is done by you and you understand each step too."

BA (Hons) Fashion

Stephanie Wong

"The academic and technical staff are not going to compare your work with anyone else’s. They are looking at how you and your work develops. When you are surrounded by creative people you have to be yourself."

BA (Hons) Textiles Design

NUA Accommodation

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 Beechcroft. The all-inclusive cost of student accommodation is between £99 – £176 (1022 – 1817 HKD). There is abundant private housing available from £75 (774 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.

Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.

NUA representatives in Hong Kong

ACADSOC
+852 2302 4262
ac@acadsoc.com

AUG
+852 2392 1592
hongkong@augstudy.com

British United Education Services
+852 3426 9976
info@britishunited.net

GET Education Consultancy
+852 2730 7311
hongkong@get.com.hk

Linked U
+852 2157 3823
enquiry@linkedu.hk

Hong Kong Education Web
+852 2272 2800
ieu@education.com.hk

Guides for parents

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 and how we can support your son or daughter.

NUA Parent Guide – Chinese

NUA Parent Guide – English

Contact our International Office

We are pleased to work with you to discuss your questions at any stage of the application process.

Call: +44 (0) 1603 756249

Email: international@nua.ac.uk

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