The Institute for Creativity and Innovation


The Institute for Creativity and Innovation

Opened in September 2020, UCA’s Institute for Creativity and Innovation (ICI) in Xiamen, China is a specialist creative higher education institution set up in partnership with Xiamen University.

The Institute presents a unique opportunity for students based in China to benefit from UCA's – and the UK’s – world-renowned expertise in both creativity and teaching, and to learn new methods of creative thinking that will help prepare you for success in the global creative industries.

Learning at ICI

At ICI, you will learn from UCA academics, studying an English-language syllabus that is structured around UCA’s UK learning programme. The courses currently on offer are:

  • BA (Hons) Digital Media Arts
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design
  • BA (Hons) Environmental Design

Apply to ICI

To find out more about ICI or to apply to join us, please visit the ICI website:

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