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This page has dedicated information for applicants from Vietnam.


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 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.

Entry requirements

Vietnamese 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.

The Year 0 option has 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

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
Junior College Diploma/Associate Degree 7/10 or 3/4 or above depending on grading system

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.

2020 international tuition fees

Level UK tuition fee Currency conversion**
Four year degree £15,000 452,924,000 VND
Undergraduate degree £15,000 452,924,000 VND
Postgraduate degree £15,000 452,924,000 VND
Research degree £16,000 483,118,000 VND

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

"I really like the facilities here and also the teaching quality you get here…I like that Norwich has a balance between the urban and classic culture so I think it’s a really good environment for studying and working and nurturing my practice."

Tin Tran, MA Communication Design


Dennis Hoang

"I think that community is one of the really good things that you get at NUA… I don’t think I would have had that elsewhere."

BA (Hons) Games Art and Design

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 (3,030,090 – 5,386,830 VND). There is abundant private housing available from £75 (2,295,520 VND) 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 Vietnam

Get Set Global
+84 4 6252 7878 / +84 8 22165621

UKEAS – Hanoi Office
+84 (4) 2200 304

UKEAS – Ho Chi Minh Office
+84 (4) 3920 8198

BEO Ltd. Hanoi
+84 4 3771 3561

BEO Ltd. Ho Chi Minh City
+84 8 3820 7759

GLN Study Abroad Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh
+84 963 285 686

SI-UK Hanoi
+84 91 821 9898

SI-UK Ho Chi Minh City
+84 91 824 9898 +84 28 3930 8332

VT Corp Ho Chi Minh City
+84 28 3823 1111

VT Corp Hanoi
+84 24 3765 9999

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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