Get all the information and advice on what to prepare for your portfolio when applying to an undergraduate course at Norwich University of the Arts.
Undergraduate portfolio advice
Here at NUA we are keen to get to know you and your practice. Your portfolio should be made up of work that reflects your creativity, personal interests and influences, as well as demonstrating your technical skills and ability.
For most courses in 2021, we are asking applicants to submit digital portfolios through our application portal. You will receive further information on how to do this, after you have applied.
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Course specific portfolio guidance
You can view specific portfolio guidance on each course page:
- BA (Hons) Animation
- BA (Hons) Animation and Visual Effects
- BA (Hons) Architecture
- BA (Hons) Design for Publishing
- BA (Hons) Fashion
- BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production
- BA (Hons) Fine Art
- BA (Hons) Games Art and Design
- BSc (Hons) Games Development
- BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
- BA (Hons) Graphic Design
- BA (Hons) Illustration
- BA (Hons) Interior Design
- BA (Hons) Photography
- BA (Hons) Textile Design
- BSc (Hons) User Experience Design
Information for schools and teachers
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Film and Moving Image Production Professor wins RTS Award
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Emily Frith awarded second place in BrandOpus Global Chrysalis Awards
Emily's branding for Moxi fruit tea is inspired by Amazonian tribes
We are Makers and Creators: Professor Richard Sawdon Smith
Richard Sawdon Smith is the Dean of Arts & Media, but also an internationally renowned photographer.
My five tips for creating a stand-out Games Art and Design portfolio
Games Art and Design student Tiril Schjerven shares her top tips.
A Fearless Future: My career as an Architect
We speak to lecturer Will Jefferies to find out more about his career as an Architect
Student blog: Five photographers I look to for inspiration
BA (Hons) Photography student Beth discusses her top five inspirational photographers.