Overview

University of East Anglia

City: Norwich
Language of instruction: English
  • A modern and forward- looking university and a popular choice for study abroad students
  • Situated in beautiful parkland on the outskirts of the medieval city of Norwich, England’s first UNESCO City of Literature
  • Located less than two hours from London by train
  • 16,000+ students (12 800 undergraduates)
  • Offers excellent opportunities in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, and is particularly known for its courses in Creative writing and Literature, as well as its school of Environmental Science
  • Students' Union helps students get the most out of their time abroad, with bars, club nights and live shows, to over 200 clubs and societies, and award-winning student media

Introduction to UEA

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Partner university's areas of study

ArtsHealth SciencesLand and Food SystemsScience

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)Summer

Who can go?

  • Exchange students can take coursework in most areas of study
  • Students must have a minimum 70% cumulative average of above to attend this partnership
  • Please note that Law students are not eligible for an exchange to East Anglia

Term dates

  • Semester 1: Mid September to Mid December
  • Semester 2: Early January to Mid June

Summer program

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • UEA credits divided by 4 = UBC credits

Passing grade

35=D-

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)Graduate research

Course information and restrictions

  • Science students may not go for the first term only
  • Please note that there is high demand for courses in: Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, Film, Television and Media
  • Exchange students will need to be flexible in their course selection
  • Please research applicable course restrictions on the University of East Anglia's exchange website

Full course load information

  • Normal Courseload: 60 credits per term/ 120 credit per year

Partner Course Information

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ENGL 348A
Title: Shakespeare
Partner course code: LDCL 5070B
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-02-06
UBC course: ENGL 358
Title: Eighteenth Century Writing
Partner course code: LDCL 5041A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-06
UBC course: HIST 364
Title: Introduction to Medieval History
Partner course code: HIS 4001A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-12-05
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: SEX & DRUGS & ROCK N ROLL? SIXTIES BRITAIN
Partner course code: HIS 6057Y
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-19
UBC course: PHIL 416
Title: RADICAL PHILOSOPHY
Partner course code: PPLP 4065B
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-08
UBC course: PHIL 416
Title: EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHIES (SECOND YEAR MODULE)
Partner course code: PPLP 5180B
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-03-08
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: SOCIAL PERCEPTION AND BEHAVIOUR: From Individuals to Relationships to Groups
Partner course code: PSY 6014A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-05
UBC course: PSYC 3rd
Title: PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
Partner course code: PSY 6020A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-05
UBC course: SPAN 101
Title: Beginners Spanish I
Partner course code: PPL 4024B
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-20
Science
UBC course: BIOL 3rd
Title: Social Evolution
Partner course code: BIO 6010B
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-05-27

UBC Okanagan

Arts and Sciences
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Anglo-Saxon England
Partner course code: HIS 5005A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-23
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Victorian Britain
Partner course code: HIS 5012A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-23
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: History of Norwich
Partner course code: HIS 5040A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-25
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: Early Medieval Europe: Warriors, Saints, and Rulers
Partner course code: HIS 5042A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-23
UBC course: HIST 3rd
Title: The African Past: Global Crossroads and Empires
Partner course code: AMAA 5100A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-15
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Personality and Developmental Psychology
Partner course code: PSY 4004A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-15
UBC course: PSYO 3rd
Title: Social Psychology
Partner course code: PSY 4006A
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-16
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Exchange tuition

  • 15 credits or equivalent full-time program fee per term, paid to UBC
  • For the summer semester, fees are paid to UEA directly
  • Some exceptions may apply

Scholarships + awards

  • 4 scholarships of 500 pounds each (approximately $850 Canadian dollars) are available for students applying for the 2020/21 academic year. Sucessful candidates will be drawn from the pool of students who select UEA as their 1st Choice in their Go Global application. 
  • BUTEX Scholarship

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Full-year exchange students are guaranteed housing on the main University campus
  • Housing is not guaranteed for semester exchange
  • Students can't apply for accommodation until they have been accepted by UEA and have received a student number

Information on Accommodation

How to applyBack to UBCO