University of East Anglia

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The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based on a distinctive and attractive campus, in the historic city of Norwich. We provide top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students.

UEA is ranked at Gold Standard (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017) UK Top 15 (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and Complete University Guide 2018) and World Top 200 (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2017).

The School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia has a long-established international reputation in literary studies. World famous for its pioneering courses in creative writing, it is also home to prize-winning scholars and translators of literature and drama from all periods. Alumni include Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguru, Ian McEwan, Tracey Chevalier,  Ann Enright,  Joe Dunthorne and Emma Healey.

Our unique approach to the study of literature and writing is powered by our conviction that – to quote Ezra Pound – ‘literature is news that stays news’. At all levels of study, and on all degree courses, the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia is the place where criticism and creativity go hand in hand.