This page has dedicated information for applicants from Romania.
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 Romania must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
Romanian students 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, 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
|International Baccalaureate||27 points|
|A levels||For BA courses – B, B, B
For BSc courses – B, B, B
|Foundation Diploma in Art & Design||Merit|
|Diploma de Bacalaureat||An overall average of 8 or above|
Postgraduate academic requirements
BA (Hons) or BSc Degree with an overall average of 8/Good or above (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.
2019 international tuition fees
|Level||UK tuition fee||Currency conversion**|
|Four year degree||£14,500||74,988 RON|
|Undergraduate degree||£14,500||74,988 RON|
|Postgraduate degree||£14,500||74,988 RON|
|Research degree||£15,300||79,125 RON|
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
"The course prepares you for the real world. We have guest speakers giving us direct access to the film industry that one day might become our employers. We are learning the most important thing in today’s business world, and that is how to sell yourself and your product."
Adrian Ardelean, BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production
"From cameras and computers to software and printers, everything we needed was there to facilitate a professional approach to our projects."
BA (Hons) Photography
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 (528- 938 RON). There is abundant private housing available from £75 (400 RON) 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.
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.
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