University Guide

Falmouth University

Falmouth University specialises in creative industries and is based in Falmouth and Cornwall England. It was founded in 1902 as the Falmouth School of Art.

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Falmouth University

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the Falmouth University.

  • Rankings

    Falmouth University was ranked 6th int he UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

  • Employability

    The University offers RealWORKDS which is a careers and employability service that offers tools, resources and e learning to help with CV’s, Practice Interviews, weekly workshops and specialist events.

  • Fees

    UK/EU students starting 2021/22 will be charged £9250 for a 3 year BA (hons) and BSc (Cons) course and £11,100 for a two year accelerated course. International fees vary per course.

  • Bursaries

    The University offers a Dependants Bursary of £250 , a student funding bursary of varying amounts and a Care Leavers Bursary of £1000 per full year of study


Accommodation options are in the Maritime Studios of £165 per week, Ocean View for £169 per week, The Quarry for £149-£197 per week, and there are several other options which can be found here.

Students' Union

The Students’ Union is the only union in England to represent students from both Falmouth and Exeter, offering over 1000 activities a year including volunteering which cashes over 20000 hours!

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Falmouth University Students' Union
Falmouth University Students' Union

Famous for

Alumni include Liz Fuller, Gerard Woodward and Sophie Long.


Fine Art Graduate Chung Unn Choi won the Excellence Award at the 2020 Asian Student and Young Artist Art Festival this year out of over 1000 pieces of work!

AFS says

"Falmouth is a serene coastal town in Cornwall and at its centre is Falmouth University, a specialist university for the creative industries".

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