New courses at UCA

As a specialist arts university, we create new courses to keep up with the demands of the creative industry. Our programmes are designed to inspire, encourage collaboration and enhance your creative career. By studying with us, you're investing in your future.

You'll be taught by academics 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, and prepare you for professional practice.

Choosing to study with us will give you the freedom to discover your own personal style in our creative community with state-of-the-art facilities and inspirational, talented staff.

New undergraduate courses starting September 2018

BA Business Innovation & Management

Our BA (Hons) Business Innovation & Management top-up degree is designed to hone your business and management skills specifically for the creative industries. Equivalent to Year 3 of a BA undergraduate degree, you will join us at level 6 with your previous knowledge and accredited prior experiential learning.

BA Business Management

We have designed our Business Management programme to be practice-based in order to prepare you to work as a creative business professional. The course will equip you with the practical skills, enterprising and entrepreneurial attributes and creative attitude required to make an immediate impact on business organisations across the globe.

BSc Computer Games Technology

This new course that allows you to apply your technical skills and creativity within the growing computer games industry and beyond.

BSc Creative Coding & Technology

Our Creative Coding and Technology course will enable you to create and shape the world around you and to develop your skills and understanding of computational design and the interactive arts.

BA Fashion Make-up & Hair

This innovative course will utilise the medium of make-up from classical to conceptual, from catwalk to contemporary art, to prepare you for a career as a fashion practitioner, make-up and hair artist, working across all fashion formats or in the beauty media arena.

BSc Industrial Design

Our BSc (Hons) Industrial Design will be for students interested in exploring the relationship between designed objects and their manufacturing processes. It will adopt an exploratory attitude that understands traditional, analogue methods of production alongside the new, rapidly developing digital technologies and materials that are currently shaping our future.

BA Marketing

Learning in the inspiring and well-connected surroundings of our Business School for the Creative Industries, you’ll develop your knowledge and understanding of marketing strategy, planning and management for multinational and global organisations.

BA Music Performance

Full of exciting, creative opportunities, the music industry is one of the UK’s biggest cultural exports. Music Performance at our Epsom campus is an innovative performance course that focuses on the development of the music artist as a creative force.

BA Music Production

Our new Music Production course based at the Epsom campus is part of our ever-evolving portfolio of innovative and ground-breaking music courses.Our Music Production course will strengthen your knowledge of the music industries and give you the confidence to shape live and recorded music outputs. 

BA Performance for Stage & Screen

BA Performance for Stage & Screen is an exciting new course which incorporates a wide range of per-formance skills and techniques. Bridging the gap between conventional theatre and contemporary live performance enhanced by new technology, collaboration and diverse performance experiences, our course prepares you for a career in performance
in its widest sense.

New postgraduate courses starting September 2018

MA Creative Business Management

This master’s degree will teach you high-level business content and will enable you to collaborate with other Creative Business and Media postgraduate students. Your learning programme will highlight the specialised leadership challenges and opportunities of the creative industries ­– such as fashion, film and TV, animation, architecture or computer games – with a focus on creative business.

MA Creative Marketing & Advertising

Studying MA Creative Marketing & Advertising at postgraduate level will allow you to further develop and refine your existing skills and critical insight into the professional, theoretical and practical world of creative promotion. Supported by teaching professionals and working alongside other practitioners, you will be able to collaborate with other Creative Business and Media postgraduate students to enrich your learning experience.

MA Global Media Management

We have developed our MA Global Media Management course for those looking to pursue a career in the dynamic and ever-changing world of international media. By learning about distinct areas of media management, you will acquire the specialist creative business knowledge required to work at a senior level in a multinational media empire.

MSc International Financial Management for the Creative Industries

On this one-year master’s course you will study management and finance topics ranging from Foreign Exchange Rates, Corporate Reporting and Central Banks, whilst also learning associated skills in both strategy and project management. The majority of the course is practice-based, ensuring that you’re well positioned to achieve your career aspirations.

MA International Jewellery Management

Our MA International Jewellery Management course is an exciting and innovative degree within our suite of Luxury postgraduate programmes from UCA’s Business School for the Creative Industries. This course is perfect for those who have a passion for jewellery design and are looking to develop business skills in readiness for a career in managing global jewellery brands.

MBA International Master of Business Administration

Our International MBA degree is designed to accelerate the progression of those who are either looking to start, or already have, a career in the creative industries.

MA Luxury Brand Management

This one-year master’s degree will focus your creative talents and build your business management skills to allow you to progress into a high-level management role or start your own entrepreneurial venture in the luxury brand sector.


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