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AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
The University of East Anglia (UEA) has an enrollment of 15,000 students. It is located in the historic medieval town of Norwich. The school was recently voted by English university students to be among the highest in student satisfaction overall. Its programs in Environmental Sciences and Creative Writing have achieved international recognition. The University of East Anglia is among the Top 20 universities in the UK.
Norwich (pop. 215,000) is located 120 miles northeast of London along the River Wensum. In 2012 Norwich was named England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It is rated as one of the safest cities in the UK. Norwich represents the perfect balance of rural and urban; with the university itself benefiting from a variety of wildlife, flora and fauna. Bustling with a diverse array of shops, bars and restaurants, and boasting a rich cultural community, Norwich is the perfect backdrop for a university student lifestyle. Students can take in the sights of the city, including not one, but two cathedrals and a medieval castle.
Early January - June
Mid September – Mid December
AREAS OF STUDY
Since the University of East Anglia has received awards for creative writing and environmental sciences, this becomes a good university for Belmont students who are interested in studying a variety of topics including: English, literature, creative writing, arts, humanities, social sciences, and science. A typical course-load for a semester will be enrolling in 3 modules (classes). Learn more here.
The University of East Anglia offers an academically rigorous program providing an enriching learning experience. Similar to other universities in the UK and Scotland, a full courseload is 60 UCU per semester. This is usually equivalent to three modules per semester. At the undergraduate level, course modules come are organized into three levels: Level 4 (similar to sophomore year courses), Level 5 (similar to junior year courses), and Level 6 (similar to final year/graduate courses). Therefore, students should make sure they are choosing modules at an appropriate level.
Each residence contains several fully-furnished, centrally-heated, single-occupancy rooms grouped with a shared kitchen/living space. Kitchens come equipped with a fridge, freezer and oven or microwave and residents provide their own cooking utensils. Accommodations in all university residences are self-catered (no meal plans are available at East Anglia). Students also provide their own linens, or alternatively, bedding packs can be purchased. Learn more about housing here.
Housing is paid directly to the University of East Anglia.
2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Students should wait until they have received formal acceptance from East Anglia into their program before booking their airfare.
The Student Union is integral to the lives of the students and aims to help students get the most out of their time at the University of East Anglia. There are over 200 clubs and societies. The Union is available right from Welcome Week to the end-of-term balls, both of which it provides. The Union runs the city-based Waterfront music venues, as well as regular film screenings, club nights and fashion shows. UEA is ranked the UK’s #1 university for student experience.
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Belmont Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
Spring Semester Programs: October 1
Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31
How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
This program has a two-step application process:
The Belmont’s Study Abroad Office Application, which includes:
- Passport photocopy
- Online questionnaires
- Signature documents
Only application materials for Step 1 must be turned in by the corresponding term’s deadlines as listed above.
The Host University Application,
This Step will be completed after
your advisor reviews and accepts your Belmont application.
- If Belmont’s Study Abroad Office accepts your application, your study abroad advisor will provide you with additional information, and supplemental application instructions will be sent to you.
Dr. Maggie Monteverde
Professor of English • JAAC 3023 • 615.460.6197