The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a top specialist creative arts university in the UK. Courses span Arts, Business, and Technology with subjects from acting and performance to virtual and immersive reality, with plenty in between.
UCA believes that creativity makes global communities more vibrant and more innovative. Which is why, for 160 years, the university has been a passionate advocate for creative education and research, developing and nurturing that creative mindset in every student.
Top reasons to study here:
- UCA is the second largest provider of arts education in the UK- the courses are designed so students gain sought-after industry knowledge and skills.
- The UK campuses are all within an hour's travel from London. UCA is home to a diverse and multicultural community, with students from over 90 countries.
- Students benefit from innovative and high-quality equipment and facilities. These include animation suites, photography studios, soundstages, and much more.
UCA's programmes are acclaimed for their top teaching quality, and highly respected by creative sector employers. They also house the UK's first Business School for the Creative Industries.
UCA has campuses in Farnham, Canterbury, and Epsom, which are located in Surrey and Kent in the southeast of England. They also work with partner institutions like Maidstone Television Studios and the Institute for Creative Innovation in Xiamen, China. Each campus is well connected to Heathrow airport.
Studying abroad is a big step. Which is why UCA provides dedicated support to international students ranging from specialist immigration and visa advice to English language support and career guidance. Students can also access a free, confidential counselling service. The university offers further support for students with disabilities, as well as a learning and teaching service for those who need extra help with their studies.