This page has dedicated information for applicants from Malaysia.
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 Malaysia must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
Malaysian students are required to hold an English language qualification. BA and MA applicants are required to have a minimum IELTS exam score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each section. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable, SPM 1119 English Language Grade C, IB English language syllabus A or B/English Literature (Grade 4).
Undergraduate academic requirements
Year 0 entry
All undergraduate degrees at NUA will offer a malay option from 2020 (subject to validation). With the exception of BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Business, which are scheduled for 2021.
The Year 0 option has 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
|International Baccalaureate||32 points|
|A levels||For BA courses – B, B, B
For BSc courses – B, B, B
|Foundation Diploma in Art & Design||Merit|
|STPM (Malaysia Higher School Certificate)||An average of 75% or above in the first year|
Postgraduate academic requirements
BA (Hons) or BSc Degree with equivalent to a UK 2:1 in a subject related to your proposed course of study. Contact the International Office to discuss your qualification in more detail.
2020 international tuition fees
|Level||UK tuition fee||Currency conversion**|
|Four year degree||£15,000||79,626 MYR|
|Undergraduate degree||£15,000||79,626 MYR|
|Postgraduate degree||£15,000||79,626 MYR|
|Research degree||£16,000||84,934 MYR|
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
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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 £96 – £170 (523 – 926 MYR). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (386 MYR) 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 Malaysia
AUG Student Services – Kuala Lumpur Office
+60 3 2162 2266
AUG Student Services – Subang Jaya Office
+60 3 5634 3767
AUG Student Services – Penang Office
+60 4 228 6027
AUG Student Services – Ipoh Office
+60 5 253 0881
AUG Student Services– Melaka Office
+60 6 286 6711
AUG Student Services – Segamat Office
+60 7 932 1168
AUG Student Services – Johor Bahru Office
+60 7 331 2977
AUG Student Services – Kuching Office
+60 82 348 854
AUG Student Services – Nilai Office
+60 67 907 988
AUG Student Services – Kota Bharu
+60 97 406 433
AUG Student Services – Kuantan
+60 95 055 427
AUG Student Services – Kota Kinabalu
+60 12 969 890
GEN Education Group – Kuala Lumpur Office
(+6) 03 2161 5875
GEN Education Group – Sarawak Office
(+6) 082 57 2875
GEN Education Group – Sabah Office
(+6) 088 36 6535
GEN Education Group – Sibu Office
(+6) 084 21 134
GEN Education Group – Sarakei Office
(+6) 012 320 159
GEN Education Group – Bintulu Office
(+6) 012 320 0943
GEN Education Group – PJ Office
(+6) 012 320 0842
GEN Education Group – JB Office
(+6) 016 228 9892
GEN Education Group – Muar Office
(+6) 016 681 2168
UKEAS – Kota Kinabalu
+60 14 552 2727
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