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University for the Creative Arts

UCA is the No. 1 Specialist Arts University according to the 3 major league tables. Times & Sunday Times 2019. Complete University Guide 2020 and Guardian University League Table 2020.
UCA is placed among the top 10 universities in the UK for teaching quality, confirmed by the National Student Survey 2018. And UCA is the second largest provider of creative education in Europe.
UCA is UK’s NO. 1 Specialist Creative University for the employment of graduates. 96.9% Of UCA students are employed or pursue further studies within 6 months of graduating, the DLHE Survey 2018 confirms.
 

UCA Campuses:

There are 4 UCA Campuses all of which are 1 hour away from London:

  • Farnham

  • ..

University for the Creative Arts
University for the Creative Arts
University for the Creative Arts
Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester
Estd
2005
Institution
Public
Campus
Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
September/October/November 2022

UCA is the No. 1 Specialist Arts University according to the 3 major league tables. Times & Sunday Times 2019. Complete University Guide 2020 and Guardian University League Table 2020.
UCA is placed among the top 10 universities in the UK for teaching quality, confirmed by the National Student Survey 2018. And UCA is the second largest provider of creative education in Europe.
UCA is UK’s NO. 1 Specialist Creative University for the employment of graduates. 96.9% Of UCA students are employed or pursue further studies within 6 months of graduating, the DLHE Survey 2018 confirms.
 

UCA Campuses:

There are 4 UCA Campuses all of which are 1 hour away from London:

  • Farnham

  • Canterbury

  • Rochester

  • Epsom

Notable Alumni:

  • Dame Zandra Rhodes: She has been a notorious figurehead of the UK fashion industry for five decades, celebrating her 50th year in fashion in September.

  • Arnold Schwartzman: Arnold Martin Schwartzman OBE is a British film director known for his documentaries. In 1982 he won an Oscar for his most famous work, Genocide.

  • Tracey Emin: is an English artist known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork.

  • Gareth Edwards: he is a British film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, production designer, and visual effects artist, who gained recognition for the independent film Monsters.

Graduates impacting all types of media:

In fashion, UCA graduated have dressed iconic figures as:

  • Beyonce

  • Lady Gaga

  • The French National Team

On films and TV
UCA graduated worked on projects like:

  • Game Of Thrones

  • Star Wars Rogue One

  • Peppa Pig

  • Dr. Who

In the world of games and toys:

  • Angry Birds

  • Pokemon

  • Transformers

  • How to train your dragon 2

Under Graduate

Fashion Media & Promotion BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Product & Furniture Design* BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Jewellery & Silversmithing BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Fashion Photography MA
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Film & Digital Art BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Animation | Four Year BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Film & Screen Studies BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Year 

Under Graduate

Make-up & Hair Design BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Photography MA
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Television Production BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Master of Architecture (ARB/RIBA Part 2) MArch
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Ceramics & Glass BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Hand Embroidery BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Textile Design BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Film Production BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Fashion | Four Year BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Human Resource Management for the Creative Industr..
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Graduate Diploma: Art, Design and Media (Feb start..
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

International Buying & Merchandising* BA/BSc (..
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Business Innovation & Management (top-up) BA (..
Tution Fees
16,250
Duration
 3 Years 
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English Language Requirement:

All students applying to the University for the Creative Arts must demonstrate that they are competent in the use of the English language and satisfy the university’s requirements. Please refer to the university website for details of specific entry requirements.
For UG:
IELTS- 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5
For PG:
IELTS- 6.5 overall with no band less than 5.5

For UG:

  • Requirement: Indian HSC/Standard XII with an overall average of 60% and above.

  • Study Gap-Maximum 2 years.

  • IELTS waiver-Indian Standard XII with minimum 70% (excluding Punjab or Haryana boards).

For PG:

  • Requirement: Successful completion of your Bachelor's degree (minimum three years) from a recognized university.

  • Study gap- Maximum 4 years.

  • IELTS Waiver-Indian Standard XII with minimum 70% (excluding Punjab or Haryana boards) + MOI from NARIC recognized institution .

Canterbury  campus

Ian Dury House
Our purpose-built on-campus accommodation features nine flats, one of which is accessible for students with disabilities.
Each flat has six en-suite single bedrooms, with a shared kitchen and communal dining area.

Check out these 360-degree tours from Ian Dury House:

  • Bedroom

  • Kitchen

  • Hotham Court

  • Hotham Court can accommodate up to 107 students, with a mix of en-suite and shared facilities. 

  • There are flats of varying sizes, featuring two, four, five and six single study bedrooms. It's a 30-minute walk to campus, and a large supermarket is just five minutes away.

Check out these 360-degrees views from Hotham Court:

  • Bedroom One

  • Bedroom Two

  • Kitchen One

  • Kitchen Two

Things to know:

  • Student wardens live on-site if you need help out of hours

  • There is no parking on-site

  • All bedrooms and shared areas are heated

  • We’ll provide a vacuum cleaner, broom, dustpan and brush, and mop and bucket in each flat

  • You’ll need to bring pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils, tea towels, towels, sheets, pillow(s), and a duvet (and cover) or blankets

  • We operate a no-smoking policy in all our residences and buildings

  • Internet access is included in the residence fees.

Costs:
For 2021-2022, prices average around £150 per week and vary depending on your level of study and the location and/or type of accommodation you choose, for more details please see the full residence fees:

Epsom Campus

There are five different accommodation blocks available - Worple Road, Wilberforce Court, Ashley Road, Crossways House, Bradford House - located either next to campus or a ten-minute walk away.
Whichever you choose, you'll be in shared accommodation with single bedrooms, each of which comes with a bed, wardrobe, desk and chair - you can put your personal stamp on it with your own soft furnishings.

  • Bradford

  • House

  • Wilberforce

  • Court

  • Crossways

  • House

  • Worple

  • Road

  • Ashley

  • Road

Things to know:

  • Student wardens live on-site, so there's help out of hours if you need it

  • There are no parking facilities

  • All bedrooms and shared areas are heated

  • We’ll provide a vacuum cleaner, broom, dustpan and brush, and mop and bucket in each flat

  • You’ll need to bring pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils, tea towels, towels, sheets, pillow(s), and a duvet (and cover) or blankets

  • We operate a no-smoking policy in all our residences and buildings

  • Internet access is included in the residence fees.

Costs
For 2020-2021, prices range from around £140 to £180 per week and vary depending on your level of study and which location and accommodation you choose, for more details please see the full residence fees.
 

Farnham Campus

Student village
The Student Village at UCA Farnham features purpose-built houses and flats just a minute's walk from campus for up to 345 students.

Each flat or house can accommodate up to eight students in single study bedrooms, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Each bedroom features a washbasin, and we do have some en-suite rooms available.

  • Rochester Campus

  • Doust Way

  • With views of the river and just a five-minute walk to campus, Doust Way is home to 215 of our students at any one time.

  • Flats are mainly comprised of six en-suite bedrooms, each with a shared kitchen and communal area.

  • We do have a number of adapted rooms available for our students with additional needs.

  • Check out this 360-degree image of one of the bedrooms and kitchen areas you'll find at Doust Way.

  • Bedroom

  • Kitchen

Please note: If you're applying to study Television Production at the Maidstone TV Studios, you can apply for accommodation in Doust Way.

Things to know:

  • Student wardens live on-site if you need help out of hours.

  • There’s a parking area for cars and bikes

  • All bedrooms and shared areas are heated

  • We’ll provide a vacuum cleaner, broom, dustpan and brush, and mop and bucket in each flat

  • You’ll need to bring pots, pans, cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils, tea towels, towels, sheets, pillow(s), and a duvet (and cover) or blankets

  • We operate a no-smoking policy in all our residences and buildings

  • Internet access is included in the residence fees

Costs:
For 2020-2021, prices range from around £130 to £135 per week and vary depending on your level of study and the type of room you choose.

Time Requirement for Offer : 48 hours
CAS : 5 Days

Name Value Course(s) Eligibility Criteria
Early-bird reduction £1,200 fee deduction for first year All full-time courses including PhD All international students Deposit paid in full by last day of April (September start date) or October (February start date) AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrolment period or in two instalments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions.
International Future Leaders of the Creative Industries Scholarships  £3,000 fee deduction for the first year All full-time courses including PhD All international students  Academic and creative excellence, meet the English language requirements for direct entry to your course, deposit paid in full by last day of June (September start date) or November (February start dates)  AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrolment period or in two instalments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions
Vice Chancellor's Internationalization Scholarships  £3,000 fee deduction for the first year All full-time courses including PhD   All international students from specific territories Academic and creative excellence, meet the English language requirements for direct entry to your course, deposit paid in full by last day of June (September start date) or November (February start dates) AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrolment period or in two instalments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions. (Territories included: West Africa, Latin America, United States of America, Iran, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Jordan) 
UCA Crafts Scholarships £6,000 each year BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass MA Ceramics MA Glass All international offer holders Academic and creative excellence, deposit paid in full by last day of June (September start date) or November (February start dates) AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrolment period or in two instalments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions.
UCA Crafts Scholarships £6,000 each year BA (Hons) Ceramics & Glass MA Ceramics MA Glass All international offer holders Academic and creative excellence, deposit paid in full by last day of June (September start date) or November (February start dates) AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrolment period or in two instalments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions.
UCA Impact Scholarships £2,000 each year  BA (Hons) Fashion BA (Hons) Fashion Design BA (Hons) International Buying & Merchandising MA Fashion MA Design, Innovation & Brand Management MA Human Resource Management for Creative Industries  All international offer holders Essay on impact of course on creative industries in their country, deposit paid in full by last day of June (September start date) or November (February start dates) AND first year tuition fees paid in full by the end of the enrollment period or in two installments. Please see our fee regulations for additional payment options and conditions

Some key facts of University for the Creative Arts

  • Ranked 25th in the THE ‘Table of Tables’ which identifies the top thirty UK institutions based on an average ranking across multiple league tables.

  • We’re the 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.

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