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University of East Anglia Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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University of East Anglia has a student population of around 15,000 students with 2800 international students. Applications are invited for only fall semester for both UG and PG courses.

  • International UG applicants can apply online through UCAS Application Portal
  • PG applicants can apply through UEA application Portal. Applications for 2019-2020 as well as 2020-2021 are available for postgraduate programs.
  • INTO course at UEA are tailor-made for international students and are offered during conditional admissions.
  • Both UG and PG applicants are required to submit a personal statement


Application PortalUG: UCAS
PG: UEA online Portal/Print Application
Application Fee18 USD
English ProficiencyIELTS/TOEFL/PTE/Cambridge Advanced English
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SessionsFall
Mode of PaymentDebit Card
Work ExperienceRequired for a few courses
Financial AidScholarships/ loans/ work-study

University of East Anglia Admission Deadlines

The admission deadlines for UG and PG applicants are mentioned below. Applicants are suggested to apply by the deadline to be considered for the chosen term.

Undergraduate Applicants
For September Session30th June
Postgraduate Applicants
For September Session31st July

However, students must note that separate departments may have separate deadlines. For this, students need to contact the admissions office at UEA.

English Proficiency Test Score

International applicants can submit the TOEFL and/or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. The minimum required scores by the University of East Anglia are given below.

For Undergraduates

English Proficiency TestsMinimum Scores
IELTS6.0 (5.5 in each component)
PTE50 (42 in each component)
TOEFL IBT79 (Reading- 18 Writing & Listening- 17 Speaking- 20)
Cambridge English162 

For Postgraduate Taught and Research

English Proficiency TestsMinimum Scores
IELTS6.5 (6.0 band score)
PTE58 (50 in each component)
TOEFL IBT88 (Reading- 20 Writing & Listening- 19 Speaking- 21)
Cambridge English176

Students who are not meeting the above English language requirements for direct entry, INTO courses at UEA offers a wide range of Academic Preparation and English Language Programs designed to assist applicants entering UEA degree courses.

Visa Process for International Students

International students need to apply for a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

  • For Tier 4 visa requirements students must take notice of it that the name submitted on the application form matches the name on their passport. For Tier 4, aspirants must have 40 points:
    • 30 points - A valid Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from a Tier 4 sponsor
    • 10 points - Enough money for college tuition, application fees, and living costs.
  • Applying for visa costs around 348 Pounds.
  • The applicants must apply for a visa at least 3 months prior to the start of course.
  • Applicants must provide the following documents when applying for the visa:
    • Passport and travel documentation
    • Financial support proof
    • A tuberculosis test result.
  • Students must supply the university with their passport details to help them produce the CAS statement needed to support their Visa application.
  • If students are currently or have previously studied in the UK with a Tier 4 Visa, they need to provide the details of the institution and how long they were registered there.

University of East Anglia Undergraduate Admissions

The university offers a plethora of courses in study areas maths, law, history, politics, engineering, ecology, business management, chemistry, etc. the admissions process for international applicants is similar. The requirements and process are detailed below:

Where to Apply: UCAS website


Application Fee: 18 Euro (for one course)/ 24 Euro (for multiple courses and late applications after 30th June).

Admission Requirements

Candidates applying through UCAS website need to fill the following information and submit necessary documents:

  • Academic records from secondary education onwards, whether any results or exams are still awaiting or not.
  • Official transcripts of results and certificates.
  • Valid English language proficiency scores for non-native English speakers.
  • Personal statement about why students need to study the course at their college or university.
  • Record of any full or part-time employment
  • References letter from any teacher/professor/ a person who knows students academically.

University of East Anglia Postgraduate Taught Admissions

The university offers only master of science degree in various study areas. The admissions process for masters courses is detailed below:

Where to Apply: UEA Online Portal

Admission Requirements: Students applying for postgraduate taught programs at UEA must submit the following documents-

  • Transcripts
    • English language certificates for international candidates and wherever required
  • CV
  • SOP or Study Plan Statement (500 words minimum).
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • One academic reference except for Physiotherapy/Creative Writing/Theatre Directing/Occupational Therapy/Literary Translation/: Text and Production and the BSc Midwifery (shortened), which require two references.
  • Research proposal (MRes Social Science Research Methods)
  • Nominated potential supervisor and Dissertation topic(MSc Cognitive/ Neuroscience/ MSc Developmental Psychology and MSc Social Psychology courses)
  • Passport details page and any previous UK visas (if applicable)

International applicants can send in queries regarding undergraduate admissions at Applications are reviewed on various grounds, no specific score or characteristic influences the decision of admissions. Admission decision appeals can be made through

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