The University for the Creative Arts is the 2nd largest provider of creative education in Europe and have been named Modern University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. We’ve been providing creative education for 160 years with courses spanning arts, business and technology.
Based in scenic Surrey and Kent, we have campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester. Where our students develop their skills and thinking in environments that replicate the studios found within the creative industries. UCA provides pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate education to the next generation of creatives.
We’re the highest placed specialist creative university in all three UK league tables (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, the Guardian League Table, and the Complete University Guide). Our Oscar-winning film makers and animators, world-renowned fashion designers, television presenters and Turner-Prize nominees are just some of UCA's high-profile graduates who have enriched the world with their creative talents. Taught and guided by our experienced, industry-connected academic staff, our students reap the benefits of studying at the highest-ranked creative specialist in the UK.
The University for the Creative Arts is the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employability in the most recent Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) 2018. 96.9% of our graduates are either in employment or further study within six months of graduation.