This page has dedicated information for applicants from Thailand.
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 Vietnam must submit a digital portfolio of creative work and conduct an interview via Skype. Candidates are supplied step by step guidance throughout the process.
Thai 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|
|Higher Secondary School Certificate – Mathayom Suksa (M6)||An average of grade 3 OR 70% or above|
Postgraduate academic requirements
BA (Hons) or BSc Degree with an overall GPA or 3.0 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||601,612 THB|
|Undergraduate degree||£13,700||601,612 THB|
|Postgraduate degree||£13,700||601,612 THB|
|Research degree||£15,000||650,284 THB|
**Exchange rate correct at time of publishing according to oanda.com.
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 THB). There is abundant private housing available from £70 (3,001 THB) 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 Thailand
+662 260 6033
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