#1 Specialist University for the Creative Industries

(Complete University Guide 2018 & Guardian University Guide 2018)

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Open Days

Explore our campuses, facilities and creative courses at a UCA Open Day.

Next Event: Sat 16 September, all campuses

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Watch our #UCAlive broadcast from Thursday 8 June with UCA staff and students answering your questions.

Virtual Tours

Take a look around our campuses and view 360 images of some of our creative studio spaces and workshops.

Distance learning

Considering a distance qualification? UCA Open College of the Arts offers a wide range of opportunities to further your creative education.

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New courses

We've enhanced our portfolio of creative courses by launching new courses at pre-degree and undergraduate level for 2017 and 2018 entry, as well as new MA courses for postgraduate students. 

Postgraduate study

We offer rich practice-based postgraduate courses that are internationally recognised across the creative industries

Our campuses

Based at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester, our campus communities are the lifeblood of UCA. Whichever campus you study at, you'll be surrounded by people with the same creative passions and interests as you. 

UCA near you

We run and attend events across the UK and all over the world - come and meet us, and discover the creative opportunities that UCA can offer you. Follow the link for full listings.

EU Referendum

UCA is fully committed to providing the very best creative arts education to students from Europe. Please follow this link to the latest information on how we are supporting our EU students and applicants.

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