University for the Creative Arts
The University for the Creative Arts specialises in art and design. The University was originally established in 2004 and it was not until 2008 that it gained official university status. The university is known for its academic collaborations, namely the London School of Marketing and Design and the MIT School of Design. The university has over 7,500 students studying over 120 courses.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University for the Creative Arts.
The University for the Creative Arts is ranked 33rd in the UK out of 121 universities by the Guardian league tables.
The University for the Creative Arts has a 96.9% employment rate for those who are either in further study or employment 6 months after graduating.
Fees for UK and EU students are £9,250 for the full-academic year. For international students the fees range from £14,800 to £19,000 depending on the course that student’s study.
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The University for the Creative Arts has 4 accommodation sites where students can choose to live. These are: Canterbury; Epsom; Farnham and Rochester. Prices at these accommodations range from £112 per week to £170 per week, depending on the type of accommodation that students opt for. Find out more about accommodation at Canterbury here. Find out more about accommodation at Epsom here Find out more about accommodation at Farnham here Find out more about accommodation at Rochester here
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UCA Students’ Union aims to represent the entire student voice and provide an array of opportunities for students, in order to improve their time at university. The Union is run by an elected student body and elections are held each year. Not only does the union hold regular social events, but there are an array of societies and volunteering opportunities open to students.
The university has 5 research centres: Centre for Sustainable Design, Crafts Study Centre, Fine Art & Photography Research Centre, International Textile Research Centre and Centre for Digital Scholarship. As well as this the University for the Creative Arts is home to the UK’s first Business School for the Creative Industries.
The University for the Creative Arts has appointed a new Assistance Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Dr Simon Dancey. Dr Dancey brings an array of experience to the roles and has worked for leading UK bodies in the creative sector. Dr Dancey will be based on the Farnham campus and will work in close collaboration with the Vice-Chancellor.
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