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As one of the largest specialist creative arts universities in Europe, we offer a truly global perspective in creative education, with 17 per cent of our students coming to study with us from overseas. We have a diverse international community that welcomes students from 91 nations from all over the world.

Information for applicants

We have a global reputation for being amongst the largest specialist creative arts educators in Europe. Discover why international students get ahead in the creative industries with a qualification from UCA.

If you are applying for a pre-degree or postgraduate course, you should apply directly to us using UCA’s online application form for your chosen courseIf you are applying for postgraduate research you should apply directly to us using the research proposal form.

If you are applying for a full-time undergraduate course, you can either apply to us directly or through UCAS. If you are only applying to UCA we would recommend that you apply direct to us. If you are applying to more than one university in the UK, please apply through UCAS. You can find out more about our courses by taking a look at our Study at UCA page.

For more information about studying at UCA as an international student you can also take a look at our International study page.


We will consider equivalent qualifications from your home country for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. Please see below for details of the accepted qualifications (including English language qualifications) for each level of course. Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.

For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

  • Thai Certificate of Secondary Education (Maw 6) showing 12 years of completed school study with an average grade 2.5.


For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

  • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Thai university with GPA 2.5.
  • Thai Advanced Diploma / Associate Degree




For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

  • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Thai university with GPA 3.0.


English Language requirements:

  • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.


As well as academic qualifications, some of our courses require a portfolio of work or audition piece. You can find out more about specific requirements on the entry requirements section of each individual course page; take a look at our courses page to see all available courses. If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications for the course you wish to take, please get in touch with our Admissions team with scanned copies of your qualifications – they will be able to advise you further.



EdNet Co. Ltd (Head Office)
Unit 1001, 10th Floor, Retail Tower,
Central Plaza Ladprao, 1693 Phaholyothin Road,
Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
1001 หน่วยชั้น 10 ทาวเวอร์ขายปลีก
เซ็นทรัลพลาซ่าลาดพร้าวถนนพหลโยธิน 1693,
เขตจตุจักรกรุงเทพฯ 10900
T: +66 2 937 0870-4

EdNet Bright Co. Ltd (Silom Office)
Ednet Bright Co.,Ltd.
1/232 Silom Grand Terrace Building, Soi Saladeang 2, Silom, Bangrak,
Bangkok (Bangrak)

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1/232 สีลมแกรนด์เทอเรสซอยศาลาแดง 2 แขวงสีลมเขตบางรัก,
กรุงเทพมหานคร (บางรัก)
T: +66 2 238 4241-3

Hands On - Silom
Units ABC / 11th Floor Kamolsukosol Building
317 Silom Road / Silom / Bangrak
Bangkok 10500
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T: +66 (0)2 6355230

Hands On - Chidlom
7/F, Maneeya Building
(BTS : Chidlom, exit 2)
518/5 Ploenchit Rd., Lumpini
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
T: +66 (0)2 652 0718

Hands On - Pinklao
Room 1801-B, 18/F Central Pinklao Tower A,
7/129 Boromrajajonani Rd.
Arun-Amarin, Bangkok-noi, Bangkok 10700
T: +66 (0)2 884 5328-9

Hands On - Rama 2
1/F Park Village Rama2, 1/2 Soi Rama 2 Soi 56
Samaedum, Bangkhunthian, Bangkok 10150
T: +66 (0)2 896 1445

Chiang Mai

EdNet Co. Ltd
209/22 Wualia Road, Haiya, Muang
Chiangmai 50100
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T: +66 53 279 684

Hands On - Chiang Mai
Unit 107 Phinyoping Mansion
199/9 Huay Kaew Road
Suthep, Muang District
Chiang Mai 50200
T: +66 (0) 89 217 5454
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If you need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you can find a range of useful information on our Visas & immigration page, including guidance on how to apply, the documents you will need to provide and the costs.

Our International Pre-departure guide gives you all the information that you might need for studying in the UK, from the moment you are offered a place, to your first few weeks at UCA.


All UCA events

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.

Other UCA locations

You also have the opportunity to study some of our courses at two highly unique and specialist locations.

Virtual Tours

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

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UCA is on hand to help you with all your accommodation needs as you start your course. 

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All you need to know for undergraduate and pre-degree entry.

UCA Publications

Download our publications, including our 2018 Pre-degree, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Business Prospectus.

Any questions?

We have a dedicated team of experts ready to answer your questions.

General enquiries:

Phone: +44 (0) 1252 892 883

Admissions enquiries:

Phone: +44 (0) 1252 892 838 

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