Norwich University of the Arts

Rank 56
Location Norwich, England
Established 1845
International Students 6.5%
Famous Courses Art, Graphic Design, Games
International Fees £17,500-18,000
Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1845
Famous Courses Art, Graphic Design, Games
International Fees £17,500-18,000


The Norwich University of Arts is located at the centre of the historic city of Norwich, with about 2,700 full-time students enrolled. Its city centre campus is dedicated to art, design and media. 11 unique historic buildings house hi-tech interiors, specialist workshops and expert technicians. University facilities give students the chance to develop essential skills from traditional craft, and contemporary digital design to print and production techniques.

Courses combine practical projects with employability skills through contact with industry and undergraduate courses are offered in:

  • Acting
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Creative Computing
  • Design for Publishing
  • Fashion
  • Fashion Communication and Promotion
  • Fashion Marketing and Business
  • Film and Moving Image Publishing
  • Fine Art
  • Games Art and Design
  • Games Development
  • Graphic Communication
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Interior Design
  • Photography
  • Textile Design
  • User Experience Design
  • Animation and Visual Effects

Postgraduate courses are available in Communication Design, Fashion, Fine Art, Games, Moving Image and Sound, and Textile Design.

Services for International Students

Norwich University of the Arts will help support you in every area upon your arrival in the UK. Dedicated support on visas, working in the UK, registering with a doctor and opening a bank account will be available, while Student Support can assist with your personal welfare. Free personal counselling is also available. Every international student is eligible to receive up to four hours of English language support for free, per week.


  • 70th in the Times University Guide 2023
  • Top ten UK university for teaching quality – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • Ranked 1st for Art & Design in Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey
  • Winner: Innovative Teaching by TIGA UK Games Education Award 2021
  • No.2 Design Education Institution of the Year by World Brand Design Agency 2021
  • Global Top 10 in The Pentawards University League Table 2021
  • Top 50 Best Creative Media & Entertainment Art Schools in the World by The Rookies 2021 

69% of the University’s outputs were assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent, 75% of Research Impact and 70% of Research Environment were assessed as ‘world-leading or internationally excellent’, according to REF 2021.


Norwich is one of the UK’s friendliest and most affordable cities – with a range of accommodation options for students to choose from to suit their needs. All international students are given priority for University accommodation.

NUA have five options for housing so you will feel at home and well-catered for whatever your budget – from NUA’s high-specification halls of residence at All Saints Green in the heart of Norwich to Beechcroft just a short bus ride away. We also work in collaboration with Crown Place and St Benedict’s Gate which offers ensuite city centre accommodation to students.


Norwich sparks with creativity. Its walkable historic city centre boasts an impressive castle, cathedral and an award-winning market. Norwich is one of the safest cities for students in the UK. It is surrounded by a national park and is close to the beaches of the Norfolk coast. The city is under two hours from London, and Norwich International Airport provides connections to over 400 destinations worldwide.

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