• Ranking
  • Location
    Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and
  • Intake
  • Average Fees
    UG: £16,950
    PG: between £17,500 and £18,020

Oscar winning filmmakers, world renowned fashion designers, television presenters, celebrity jewellers and Turner Prize nominees are just some of the high-profile graduates from the University for the Creative Arts.

As a specialist creative arts university, UCA created a unique community for students, where like-minded people can share in the creative process and inspire one another. Collaboration between courses is encouraged, with fine artists studying with budding filmmakers and fashion designers working alongside architects. In this way, students benefit from exposure to a range of disciplines.

Choosing to study with University of Creative Arts will give students the freedom to discover their own personal style through a winning combination of industry-focused courses, state-of-the-art facilities, and inspirational expert staff.

University for the Creative Arts:

• Have been providing creative education for 160 years
• Is the 2nd largest provider of creative education in Europe
• Based in scenic Surrey and Kent, with campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester
• The Business School for the Creative Industries is the first of its kind in the UK.
• Highest placed specialist creative university in the Complete University Guide and The Guardian's 2021 league table.
• Ranked 25th in the THE ‘Table of Tables’ which identifies the top thirty UK institutions based on an average ranking across multiple league tables.
• Highest placed specialist creative university in the Complete University Guide and The Guardian's 2021 league table.
• Ranked seventh across all universities for business in The Guardian's 2021 league table.
• The UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employability in the most recent Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) 2018. 96.9% of UCA graduates are either in employment or further study within six months of graduation.
• The Complete University Guide has placed UCA second among all modern universities and our overall ranking has risen to 44th overall for 2020.
• The Office for Student has recognised the quality of UCA teaching and awarded them ‘Gold’ in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
• Named Modern University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2019.
• Students regularly win awards across the creative subjects. In the past year many students have won prestigious awards in creative sectors including architecture, graphic design, fine art, photography, film, animation and crafts.
• The latest Research Exercise Framework (REF 2014) confirms UCA position as one of the top ten research communities in art and design, with 93% of its research designated as internationally recognised for quality, and 64% of its research submissions classed as world leading and internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and thoroughness.

University for the Creative Arts provides Foundation and Pre-degree Courses, Undergraduate, Post graduate Taught/Research, Pre-sessional English, International Foundation, Pre-Masters.

1. 96.9% of UCA graduate working or involved in further studies within 6 months of graduation
2. Great careers support
3. Accommodation support provided
4. Multi campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester.
5. International Environment
6. Industry-connected academic staff with outstanding experience
7. Several High-profile graduates of the creative industry are from the University for the Creative Arts.
8. Open minded and inspiring student community
9. Constant exposure to art and creativity
10. 2nd largest provider of creative education in Europe

UG- Bachelor's degree of two or more years of study from a recognised university
PG- 4 year Bachelors Degree with 65% overall/or 2.7/4.0 min CGPA

Pre- masters
Bangladeshi 4-year Bachelor degree with pass (50%) or above IELTS:
UG: 6.0 with no component below 5.5

PG: 6.5 with no component below 5.5

Acceptable English language Criteria:

  • ELTS UKVI , IELTS Academic and IELTS Indicator
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic)
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency
  • Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
  • LanguageCert International ESOL SELT

  • Animation
  • computing and games
  • Architecture & Interior Design Business
  • Crafts
  • Jewellery & 3D Design
  • Creative Education
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Film & TV
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design, Advertising & Illustration
  • Marketing, Promotion & Management
  • Media & Journalism; Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography

Discounted tuition fees when fees are paid in full before enrolment.