Exchange in the United Kingdom

Exchange in the United Kingdom — About

About Exchange in the United Kingdom

Take courses in Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in beautiful and historic Norwich, England. 

Established in 1963, UEA is regularly ranked among the best universities in the United Kingdom, in terms of both overall quality and student satisfaction. UEA’s School of Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing has an international reputation for excellence in literary studies, with prize-winning scholars and teachers of literature and drama from all periods. Its world-famous Creative Writing program was founded by the novelists Malcolm Bradbury and Angus Wilson, and its graduates include Kazuo Ishiguro and Ian McEwan.

Named England’s first UNESCO City of Literature in 2013, Norwich was the home of Julian of Norwich, whose Revelations of Divine Love (1395) was the first book written in English by a woman. Today Norwich is a vibrant and dynamic city, full of stunning historical architecture (including a Norman Cathedral and a 12th Century Castle), as well as a lively open-air market and many restaurants, shops, theaters, and art galleries

An easy train ride to London or a quick flight to Amsterdam is all you need to begin exploring the rest of what Europe has to offer.

Terms available include Fall Semester (September–December), Spring Semester (January–June), and Academic Year.


Typical credits: 15 per semester (three 5-credit modules). Two of your three modules must be from a school within the Arts and Humanities faculty (most likely the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing). Your third module may be from anywhere else in the university. Visit UEA’s Incoming Student site for more information and a list of available courses.

Eligibility & Application

Open to sophomore, junior, and senior English majors with a 3.0 GPA and above.

Application deadline for Fall Semester 2018 and Academic Year 2018–19: March 31, 2018.
Application deadline for Spring Semester 2019: October 15, 2018.

Estimated Cost

The program fee will include tuition, fees, and international insurance. The student will have to budget separately for airfare, housing, meals, and personal expenses.

Spring 2019

Academic Year 2018/19


For more information about this program, please contact Rachel Drake, Coordinator of Advising and Undergraduate Studies in the Department of English.