University of East Anglia

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Young University Rankings 2013
Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

About University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a UK Top 25 university (Complete University Guide 2025) and is ranked in the UK Top 30 in the Times/Sunday Times and Guardian University 2023 guides. An internationally renowned university, it offers academic and social facilities of the highest quality.

UEA’s Four Faculties provide research-led teaching with academic rigor in a range of subjects across the Sciences, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Medicine and Health Sciences. When you choose to study at UEA, you’ll be encouraged to find your voice, join in with debates and come up with original ideas. You’ll learn through a wide range of styles, from hands-on classes and small group seminars to large lectures. So all you need to decide is which of our courses is right for you.

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Campus University

Being a campus university, UEA was purpose built to house everything you need in one place. Its shops, eateries, bars, 24/7 library, live music venue and Sportspark are easily accessible from its wide range of campus accommodation. It is situated in more than 320 acres of parkland and also has an on-campus art gallery, The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, where students can get a free membership.

UEA also boasts a thriving social scene with an on-campus live music venue, which also offers weekly club nights and events. Making friends and getting involved in social activities is easy with 200 active sport clubs and societies to join. Whether you’re into tennis, netball, magic or maths – there is plenty of opportunities to try new things, develop your hobby and meet like-minded people.

UEA isn’t just an inspiring place to study but it is also a great place to live. The campus has more than 4,000 fully furnished rooms, all with free Wi-Fi. The student accommodation covers a variety of price points and its high quality rooms are within walking distance of its library, cafes, bars, teaching spaces and lecture theatres. With many options to choose from, living on campus makes meeting new people easy.  All rooms are fully furnished and grouped round a shared kitchen. Accommodation is self-catering, but if you feel like a change from cooking for yourself, there are plenty of places to eat and drink on campus.

World Leading

UEA is a research-intensive institution recognised for the quality of its research. It is in the UK Top 20 for research quality (Times Higher REF 2021). It is proud of its strong research into real world issues such as cancer, dementia and climate change to water security and politics.

When you join UEA, you’ll become part of a world-leading research university with a diverse community. At UEA you could be part of history in the making.

Life in Norwich

The university is located just 20 minutes from the vibrant and historic city of Norwich, which is home to a buzzling local music scene, multiple theatres, cinemas and bowling alleys. It is also just two hours from London on the train and close to the beautiful Norfolk coast. With plenty of restaurants, pubs, bars and shops, Norwich is consistently named one of the best places to live in the UK in 2023 by the Times.

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Subjects taught at University of East Anglia

  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
  • Education

    • Education
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Law

    • Law
  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
  • Psychology

    • Psychology

Key statistics

  • 14.3
    No. of students per staff
  • 21%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 57 : 43
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 19%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 16,475
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings