University for the creative arts institution code

University for the creative arts institution code

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The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is situated in the South East of England with four campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, and Rochester, as well as specialist courses at The Maidstone Television Studios and the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace.  We’re a small and specialist university with an art college environment and each campus is populated by a concentration of talented students and academics. Creators of Rupert the Bear, Morph and Aleksandr the Meerkat all studied at UCA.  Now the second largest specialist creative arts university in Europe, we have a 160 year track record of educating creative practitioners who go on to lead in their chosen field.

University for the creative arts institution code

Entry Requirements

  • The university adopts a balanced approach to candidate assessment, taking both individual portfolios and exam results into account. The majority of courses require a portfolio.
  • Indicative undergraduate entry requirements for full-time 3-year BA/BSc (Hons) degrees are 112 UCAS tariff points; for BA (Hons) Architecture, a minimum entry criteria of 128 UCAS tariff points. For 4-year BA/BSC (Hons) degree, levels of qualifications differs slightly. Please refer to the university website for complete entry requirements.
  • Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • The university occasionally makes offers which are lower than the standard entry criteria to students who have faced difficulties that have affected their performance, and who were expected to achieve higher results.

University for the creative arts institution code

Course Flexibility

  • UCA offers a pre-degree courses in Art and Design across all 4 campuses.
  • The Diploma 2 Degree progression scheme guarantees a place on a UCA degree course for students from a pre-degree course meeting the entry requirements for undergraduate study.
  • A year-0 option is available on a number of degree courses, including fashion, illustration, film production and photography.
  • UCA offers students the opportunity to study abroad as a fully recognised and accredited part of their degree, with 2 exchange schemes available: a funded Erasmus+ exchange or an international exchange, each normally 3-5 months.
  • Students in the School of Crafts and Design also have the opportunity to add an additional year of study at an overseas institution (either at a higher education establishment or workplace). The university has strong collaborative links with partner institutions worldwide and an experienced team helps students take advantage of the opportunities to study outside the UK.

Further Details

Address UCA Farnham
Falkner Road

We have four campuses spread across different towns in Kent and Surrey. For details of other UCA locations, click on Map tab at top of page.

UCAS Code C93