Study at UCA

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Why choose UCA?

If you're looking for a fully creative university experience, you've come to the right place: we're one of the UK's top creative universities, entirely dedicated to creative courses.

But we're more than that, too. On each of our campuses, you'll find a close-knit community of staff and students who are learning together, collaborating, sharing ideas and pushing boundaries to solve real problems. Together, we create work that changes lives and shifts perspectives.

If that sounds like what you're looking for in a university, then keep reading – this just might be the place for you.

Portfolio bootcamps

Let us help you build up a content for your portfolio in a series of free online creative workshops.

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Chat to a student

We know you sometimes just need to hear from someone who's done it already. That's why our current students are on hand to tell you anything you want to know about life at UCA.

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Competitions for prospective students

Explore our creative competitions, designed to support students to develop their creative portfolio.

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How to apply

From dates for your diary to portfolio tips, head to our How to Apply pages to find everything you need to know about applying to study at UCA.

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Fees & finance

Planning your finances? To get the latest info on fees, loans and scholarships, visit our Fees and Finance pages.

Fees & funding information


Access our mini guide for 2022 entry

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