University for the Creative Arts

University Information

Total Students

9,430

Students in Halls

Varied

Full Time (%)

80%

Avg Tariff Points

133

About University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a creative specialist university with vibrant campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, and Farnham. We are at the heart of the creative industries, and as a specialist arts institution, we are 100% creative. Students develop their skills and thinking, in environments that replicate studios found within the creative industries, alongside peers and industry experts, on courses spanning arts, business and technology.


Our students reap the benefits of studying in a creative, open and friendly environment. We have created a unique communit...

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Campus Locations

UCA Canterbury Campus

UCA Canterbury Campus

Our Canterbury campus is a short walk from the city centre and has a range of purpose-built studios, workshops and lecture theatres. The campus is home to our School of Architecture and also offers courses in Fine Art, Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Crafts and more. With on-campus accommodation, a café, a newly refurbished bar and a range of art facilities including a specialist library, an art shop and the Herbert Read Art Gallery, the campus is a relaxed and creative environment to study in.

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Upcoming Open Days at University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

26 Jun 2024

Undergraduate Open Day

Canterbury and Epsom Open Day

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University for the Creative Arts Key Information

Job Prospects

Job Prospects

The UK’s creative industries are now recognized as world-leading, and are growing faster than the UK economy as a whole. And, with over 1.9 million people working directly in the creative industries, there are abundant and wide-ranging careers for creative people. By studying with us, you’ll be investing in your future. Our students graduate with the diverse and transferable skillsets that employers are looking for.

You’ll be taught by staff who are leading practitioners in their fields, with fantastic links to the creative industries. These close connections help us to keep our courses in line with the latest industry trends, preparing you for professional practice. Whether you’re a current student or UCA graduate, we have dedicated teams who can provide you with helpful information and advice about carving a career in the creative industries.

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Campus Life

Student Life

Student Life

When you join UCA, you’ll get the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unrivalled creative vibe - you’ll be surrounded by people with the same passions as you. Our campuses offer cutting-edge creative environments, packed with the latest equipment and resources. Each one reflects the subject areas studied there, creating unique communities of artists, designers, makers, writers and researchers.

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Tuition Fees, Scholarships and Bursaries

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees

Studying a course at the University for the Creative Arts is an investment in your future. It’s important that you’re aware of all the costs involved, as well as understand what grants, loans and other financial support you’re entitled to while you're studying with us. More information can be found on our website.

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University for the Creative Arts Accommodation Choices

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University Walk

Housing Price

£187.00 pw

Total Rooms

252 rooms
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Wilberforce Court

Housing Price

£161.00 pw

Total Rooms

70 rooms
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Ian Dury House

Housing Price

£150.00 pw

Total Rooms

57 rooms
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Student Village

Housing Price

£125.00 pw

Total Rooms

345 rooms
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Crossways House & Bradford House

Housing Price

£187.00 pw

Total Rooms

198 rooms
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Worple Road

Housing Price

£172.00 pw

Total Rooms

58 rooms
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