The University for the Creative Arts is an institution dedicated to creating the next wave of leaders across creative industries. Students will be able to explore the creative side of a huge variety of subjects including not only the arts but also business and technology, with subjects from acting to virtual reality.
Postgraduate study at UCA is all about inspiring and challenging students to fulfil their creative potential. Students are encouraged to push the boundaries within their chosen field and follow their own creative path.
There is a mix of taught and research courses available to choose from. Students who opt for taught courses will experience a blended approach to learning, including a lot of hands-on practical experience. Research students will have access to excellent facilities to complete their thesis.
The academic staff at UCA are attracted to the university from a diverse background, with students able to benefit from their extensive experience in the creative industries. Students at UCA will learn extensive theory and gain experience-based advice from expert tutors, preparing them for a career in the creative sector.
UCA has four campuses in the south east of England, split between Surrey and Kent. The campuses are all in good locations within easy reach of amenities and transport links, with London close by too.
Students at UCA have the option of high quality taught and research courses, with pathways into a successful career upon completion. The Research Exercise Framework (REF 2014) placed UCA in the top ten research communities in art & design.
Students work at a higher level with practising artists and industry professionals, pushing boundaries and discovering new things. As well as this, some students use postgraduate study as a successful way to change their career path from their prior undergraduate course.