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This page has dedicated information for applicants from Russia.


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 applying

After completing the application, candidates from Russia 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

Russian 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.

Undergraduate academic requirements

Year 0 entry

All undergraduate degrees at NUA will offer a Year 0 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.

Qualification Requirement
International Baccalaureate 24 points
A levels 2 A-level qualifications at grades CC or higher, including art & design subject
Certificate of Secondary General Education average of 4 or above

Year 1 entry

Qualification Requirement
International Baccalaureate 27 points
A levels For BA courses – B, B, B
For BSc courses – B, B, B
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Merit
One year at a recognised University 3.0 GPA or above

Postgraduate academic requirements

BA 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.

2020 international tuition fees

Level UK tuition fee Currency conversion**
Four year degree £15,000 1,216,120 RUB
Undergraduate degree £15,000 1,216,120 RUB
Postgraduate degree £15,000 1,216,120 RUB
Research degree £16,000 1,297,190 RUB

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


Russian student Nina Afonia stands in the Film and Moving image space at Norwich University of the Arts

Nina Afonina

"Whether you have experience or not, the Year 0 course is a chance to discover something new in yourself. I can say with full confidence that the Year 0 course is worth taking."

BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production

Anastasia Shokhina

"I have got to try things here that I never would have got to do in Russia. I can live my life exactly the way I want."

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication

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 (8,648 – 15,374 RUB). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (6,551 RUB) 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 Russia

Allterra Education
+7 812 3136445

IClass Education Group
+7 812 3209971

IQ Consultancy
+7 812 3632200

Open World
+7 495 2280300

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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