Information for students
from Kazakhstan

We are delighted you are considering joining UCA to study! Here, you will be able to set your creativity free, learn a wealth of transferable skills, get unique industry insight and be prepared for a successful career in the creative industries.

This page should give you all the information you need to know about applying to UCA from your country, and more about life at UCA too.

And, if you have any questions, see the Get In Touch section to call or email your country’s specialist contact.

Entry requirements

If you do not have UK qualifications, we will consider equivalent qualifications from Kazakhstan for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses.

Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.

Please also check the entry requirements on the specific course you are interested in to check for course-specific requirements.

If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications please contact

For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

  • Kazakhstani Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education with satisfactory grades
  • A transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Kazakhstani university with 60% or 3.5/5

For our International Foundation in Creative Practices and our Integrated International Foundation courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

  • Kazakhstani Certificate of UNT (Unified National Testing) with satisfactory grades
  • Kazakhstani Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have successfully completed your Bachelor's degree from a recognised university with 60% or 3.5/5.

Scholarships & bursaries

UCA offers a number of fee discounts, also known as scholarships, specific to students from overseas.

These discounts are available to new international students and international alumni, who have graduated within the last three years. 

To find out more about what is available, whether you are eligible, and how to apply, visit our scholarships page.

Overseas representatives

UCA works with a number of overseas representatives who can help you make an application to UCA. 


Students International

Intellect Consulting Education Agency

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Get in touch

Please let the country manager know if you have any questions or need help with your application!

Ana Gavaziuc

Senior International Officer (Russia & Central Asia)
Mobile/WhatsApp: +44 (0)7887 956 369
WeChat ID: GavAny007

Trudy Li

Senior Recruitment Manager
Phone/WhatsApp: +44 (0)792 677 186
WeChat ID: 51892726