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University for the Creative Arts

Leicester, United Kingdom


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5 Undergraduate programs
5 Postgraduate programs


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About University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) was formed in 2005 as University College for the Creative Arts. It is a specialist art and design university in the south of England. The university provides and awards undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in art, design, architecture, media and communication. It was granted full university status by the Privy Council in May 2008 and adopted its current name officially in September 2008. The university has collaboration between courses is encouraged, with fine artists studying with budding film-makers, and fashion designers working alongside architects. The key strength lies in the breadth of specialist, academic disciplines that it offers. 

The university consists several campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester. These campuses are home to workshops for ceramics, glass, wood and metals where students can experiment under the supervision of technicians with extensive industry experience in their field. UCA aims to be recognised internationally for nurturing world-class talent and advancing the role of the creative arts in society. And, the university's mission is 'To excel as a university for the arts which fosters creativity through local connections and global aspirations'.



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Our accommodation ranges from on-campus halls of residence to managed flats and houses. All of our accommodation is self-catering and the majority is in single study bedrooms.


UCA are committed to providing cutting-edge, industry-standard facilities for students. The facilities provided across five campuses are stated as below:

  • Studio spaces and workshops for painting, sculpture, fashion and filmmaking
  • Dedicated teams of subject-specific technicians
  • High-end computers loaded with the latest software for animation, architecture and digital design
  • 3D printers and laser cutters
  • Industry-standard pattern cutting centre, Gerber suite and Computer-Aided Manufacturing studio
  • Fashion textiles digital printing resource
  • Extensive photography facilities including darkrooms, studios and a range of film and digital equipment and the Hasselblad Research Centre
  • Workshops for ceramics, glass, wood and metals
  • Journalism and broadcasting facilities including a TV journalism room with live news feed, a TV studio with viewing gallery and radio suites
  • A purpose-built film studio and cinema with cutting-edge editing and post-production software
  • Access to hire equipment such as cameras

The university has campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester. These campuses are furnished with everything you need and all the shops, bars and restaurants are literally a stone's throw away, and they are all situated close to the centre of town.

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