This page has dedicated information for applicants from Taiwan.
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 Taiwan must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
Taiwanese 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|
|Taiwan Senior High School Certificate||An average of 80% 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||546,620 TWD|
|Undergraduate degree||£13,700||546,620 TWD|
|Postgraduate degree||£13,700||546,620 TWD|
|Research degree||£15,000||595,985 TWD|
*Subject to validation
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
"I think people in Norwich are a lot friendlier than in London. The people make it a great place to live!"
Barbara Wei, BA (Hons) Graphic Design
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 (3,910-6,924 TWD). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (2,728 TWD) 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 Taiwan
Get Set Global
+886 22778 1595
IAE Global Ltd
+886 2 7730 5686 / +886 2 2383 0638
UKEAS – Keelung Office
+886 2 2424 1973
UKEAS – Taipei Chung Hsiao Office
+886 2 2778 2600
UKEAS – Taipei Chung Ching Office
+886 2 2370 9780
UKEAS – Taoyuan Office
+886 3 338 4716
UKEAS – Hsinchu Office
+886 3 531 6441
UKEAS – Taichung Office
+886 4 2328 5946
UKEAS – Tainan Office
+886 6 222 4790
UKEAS – Kaohsiung Office
+886 7 223 8800
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.