University for the Creative Arts

About the institution

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has bases in Epsom, Canterbury, Farnham, Rochester and Maidstone, and at the Royal School of Needlework in Hampton Court Palace. Industry links include Vogue, Gucci, Nike, Apple, the BBC, Tate Modern and Sony. Tracey Emin, Karen Millen and director Gareth Edwards all studied at institutions that merged to form the university. Courses include fine art, architecture, film, fashion, journalism, animation, photography, jewellery, hand embroidery and computer games arts, among others.

Courses and subject guides

Interested in studying at UCA? See the courses and modules on offer at the University for the Creative Arts on their website.

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Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
6,180
Male UG students: 
31%
Female UG students: 
69%
Full-time students: 
77%
Under 21 on entry: 
48%
International: 
7%
Undergraduate: 
94%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 29%
2.1: 44%
2.2: 21%
Pass: 5%

Employability (DLHE)

97%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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