This page has dedicated information for applicants from South Korea.
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 South Korea must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
South Korean 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.
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||32 points|
|A levels||For BA courses – B, B, B: including art & design|
For BSc courses – B, B, B: including a science/technical subject
|Foundation Diploma in Art & Design||Merit|
|Ilbanyke Kodung Hakkyo||An average of C/70% or above|
|Associate Degree||GPA 3.0 or above|
Postgraduate academic requirements
BA (Hons) or BSc Degree with an overall score of B or 3.0 GPA 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.
2018 international tuition fees
|Level||UK tuition fee||Currency conversion**|
|Four year degree||£13,700||20,275,300 KRW|
|Undergraduate degree||£13,700||20,275,300 KRW|
|Postgraduate degree||£13,700||20,275,300 KRW|
|Research degree||£15,000||21,678,000 KRW|
*Subject to validation
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
"The tutors make a lot of effort to talk with me and I feel they are really supportive and actually care about the students on a personal level."
BA (Hons) Illustration
"Of all the things that I really like about my course, it is that the tutors are not only nice but they are really really helpful; especially my tutor."
BA (Hons) Fine Art
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 (143,445 – 254,017 KRW). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (101,826 KRW) 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 South Korea
+82 2 599 1388
IAE Global Ltd
+82 2 3481 1217
Let’s Go UK
+82 2 558 0992
+82 2 3703 3100
+82 2 554 8666