Norwich University of the Arts
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Welcome to Norwich University of the Arts
Founded in 1845, Norwich University of Arts is dedicated to being the best specialist university for arts, design and media study in Europe. Based in the vibrant, student friendly city of Norwich, the University is forward thinking and committed to nurturing and fostering students talent.
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Courses and fees
NUA offers a wide range of courses, in various disciplines, for undergraduate study. A small section of the courses offer a 'year 0' option, an extra introductory year for students who feel they lack the necessary skills to undertake a degree in three years. Year 0 offers students additional time to develop the skills and knowledge they need to complete their degree.
NUA has courses in Architecture, Games Art & Design, Fashion Communication, Fine Art, Illustration, and more. For a complete list of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, please consult the university's website.
Fees are set at £9,000 per year for UK/EU undergraduates, whilst that rises to £10,500 for international students. For postgraduate study, UK/EU students pay £5,500 and international students pay £13,000 for an MA.
The University also offers a range of bursaries and scholarships for prospective students, especially if they are local to Norwich. For more information, please consult the university's website.
The campus is situated on St George's Street, a pedestrianised street in Norwich's city centre. Consisting of seven buildings, each with their own unique character and history.
A specialist arts, design and media archive, the library is full of the resources that students need to stimulate and explore their craft. In terms of physical media, the library has 33,000 books, as well as feature films, video games, artist collections, graphic design yearbooks, and more. Students also have access to e-books and electronic journals via the Moodle e-learning portal.
The University has plenty of resources to assist students in their creative endeavours. The Media Resource Centre loans professional video, audio and mixing equipment to students, as well as lights, dolly kits and all accessories. All students in the Art & Design faculty will be given their own individual studio space, whilst Media students will have their own digital workstations.
The SU represents the student body at NUA, making sure their concerns are heard in university meetings and beyond. Run by students, the SU also coordinates various events and societies throughout the year.
The Student Support Centre offers advice, counselling and wellbeing services to students through an external agency known as The Norwich Centre. There is also disability support and accommodations, as well as dyslexia and other learning disablility support available.
The University has three halls of residence that cater to all tastes and budgets.
All Saints Green
The newest halls at NUA, located in the city centre a ten minute walk from campus, this building has 228 en suite rooms divided into flats of varying size. There are even some self contained studio flats.
A more traditional halls, with landscaped gardens and a short bus ride from campus, Beechcroft provides a mix of rooms, some en suite, some with their own handbasin. There are 12 rooms to a flat, with a communal kitchen living area.
Small groups of high quality furnished housing, with either 4 or 6 bedrooms.
Open Days at NUA are a great way to experience the university and the vibrant city of Norwich. The day consists of campus tours, finance and accommodation talks, a session on preparing your portfolio, and more. For more information, please consult the university's website.
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