University for the Creative Arts

Rank 73
Established 1866
Famous for

Art, Design, Media

Overview

UCA (University for the Creative Arts) believes that creativity makes global communities more vibrant, innovative and more human.

A passionate advocate for creative education and research for over 160-years, UCA is a unique, friendly and inspiring University with 3 campuses in the south east of England.

UCA has a well-established reputation for inspiring creativity to drive change, overcome challenges and improve the lives of others

UCA currently has over 7000 students from 70 countries, offering a wide range of course content at the foundation, bachelor's and master's levels. UCA also has the only business school dedicated to the creative industries.

Popular UCA courses:

  • Fashion & Textiles - Fashion Business & Management, Fashion Branding & Communication, Digital Fashion, Fashion Atelier & Tailoring, Textiles
  • Film, Media & Performing Arts – Animation, Film Production, Visual Effects, Games Art, Games Design, Composition for Screen, Acting & Performance
  • Fine Art & Photography – Fine Art, Ceramics & Glass, Digital Art, Graphic
  • Communication – Graphic Design, Animation, Business & Management, MBA, MBM (Global Masters of Business & Management)
  • Craft & Design – Jewellery & Silversmithing, Ceramic & Glass,
  • ArchitectureArchitecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Product & Furniture Design, Design for Theatre & Screen, Architectural Technology
  • Business School – Advertising, Art, Festivals & Cultural Management, Business & Management, Digital Marketing, Fashion Branding & Communication, Fashion Business Management, Music Business Management, Global Masters in Business & Management
  • Games & Creative Technology – Comic & Concept Art, Games Design, Games Design, Games Development, Web Design & Development, Virtual & Augmented Reality

UCA teaching and learning methods in the UK may differ from those in your own country. Courses are 70% practical aimed at developing your creative skills while also improving your business acumen and opportunities for networking and real projects/competitions.

UCA will prepare you for a successful career in the creative industries.

Services

The University for the Creative Arts is committed to helping students achieve to the highest level of which they are capable. Students will have the opportunity to update and improve academic English skills, through attending English Language support classes and tutorials, with staff specialising in the theoretical aspects of the course, will also help you develop your English Language ability.

If you have come from an educational background that is more structured towards direct instruction, you may find the UK learning methods challenging at first. Help and guidance is available to support you with your academic progress and the University offer students English Language classes, which are tailored to meet the course requirements at each stage of your study at UCA.

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Rankings

UCA was named the highest placed specialist creative university in all three major UK league tables and the Business School for the Creative Arts is ranked no.7 in the whole of the UK for Business, Management & Marketing (Guardian Guide 2021).

According to REF 2021, UCA is the UK's top specialist art and design university for world-leading research output. Almost a third of UCA’s research outputs are world-leading, and more than three-quarters are either world-leading or internationally excellent.

Courses

Accommodation

University accommodation ranges from on campus halls of residence to University managed flats and houses. All accommodation is self-catering and the majority is in single study bedrooms and international students are guaranteed a place in UCA managed accommodation. 

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

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Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
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