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Open Intake

September 2023

Deadline

July 2023

Turnaround time

1-2 weeks

Why choose this institution?

  • 2nd largest provider of creative education in Europe
  • Their Business School for Creative Industries is the first of its kind in the UK
  • Based in scenic Surrey and Kent, with campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester
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About

UCA is devoted to students’ creative journey. With a long history of nurturing unique communities of artists, designers, architects, writers, animators, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers, actors, creative business leaders and more, UCA is proud to say that 96.9% of their graduates are employed or in further study within six months.

Oscar and BAFTA-winning filmmakers and animators, world-renowned fashion designers, Turner Prize nominees, Stirling Prize winners and leading craft artists are some of UCA’S high-profile alumni who’ve enriched the world with their talent.

With the creative industries currently employing almost two million people in the UK (DCMS, July 2017) – a number still growing – we know that all kinds of businesses are looking for talented, highly skilled graduates. That’s exactly what UCA does – help and support you every step of the way.

UCA prides itself on being 100% creative. They’ve provided students with unparalleled creative education for over 160 years and now have 7,800+ students studying more than 120 courses. Named Modern University of the Year and is the highest-ranked Specialist Arts Institution in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

As a tight-knit and creative community, UCA values freedom of expression, experimentation, active collaboration across disciplines and backgrounds, rigour in their thinking and practices, and informed engagement with and shaping the world around them.

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Top courses

Deadlines, entry requirements & more

  • Master of Business Administration

    Upcoming intake

    September (25/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry requirements:

    A good Honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline And

    Two years' relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

    Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.


    English Language Requirements:

    IELTS 6.5 with no component below 5.5

    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 90 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)

    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)

    CAE - 176 overall with (none less than 162)

    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE III overall with Pass

    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator High Pass overall with none less than 38

    View course in-platform
  • Master of Arts / Master of Science in Fashion Business and Management

    Upcoming intake

    September (25/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry requirements:
    An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline and/or
    Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.
    Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course

    English Language Requirements:
    IELTS 6.5 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 90 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)
    CAE - 176 overall with (none less than 162)
    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE III overall with Pass
    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator High Pass overall with none less than 38

    View course in-platform
  • Master of Arts in Filmmaking

    Upcoming intake

    September (25/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry requirements:
    An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline and/or
    Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.
    Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course. 

    Portfolio requirements
    For these courses, we may need to see your visual or written portfolio for review. We’ll invite you to upload your portfolio online via your Applicant Portal – further information will be provided once you have applied. If you would prefer to meet the Academic Team in person for a review of your work on campus, this can also be arranged for you.

    English Language Requirements:
    IELTS 6.5 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 90 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)
    CAE - 176 overall with (none less than 162)
    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE III overall with Pass
    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator High Pass overall with none less than 38

    View course in-platform
  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Fashion Business and Management with Integrated International Foundation Year (Honours)

    Upcoming intake

    September (23/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry Requirements:
    For these courses you need to have completed 12 years of schooling (with good grades) and show strong evidence of your ability to successfully complete the programme and progress onto your chosen degree.

    Portfolio Requirements:
    These courses don’t require a portfolio.
    We welcome students with a broad range of A-level subjects, as well as students with appropriate Art & Design Foundations or BTEC/UALAB diplomas which allow you to demonstrate your ability to research, evaluate and produce creative solutions.

    English Language Requirements:
    IELTS 5.5 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 72 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)
    CAE -162 overall with (none less than 162)
    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE II overall with (Merit)
    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator Pass overall with (none less than 25)

    View course in-platform
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture (Honours)

    Upcoming intake

    September (23/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry requirements:
    112 new UCAS tariff points
    Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
    Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma / BTEC National Extended Diploma
    Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
    112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
    27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level
    And four GCSE passes at grade 9-4/A*-C including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).
    Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.  

    Portfolio requirements
    For these courses, we’ll need to see your portfolio for review. We’ll invite you to attend an Applicant Day so you can have your portfolio review in person, meet the course team and learn more about your course. If you would prefer to upload a portfolio digitally, there is also the option to submit it online via your UCA Applicant Portal. Further information will be provided once you have applied. 

    English Language Requirements:
    IELTS 6.0 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 80 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)
    CAE -169 overall with (none less than 162)
    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE II overall with (Merit)
    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator Pass overall with (none less than 33)

    View course in-platform
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Honours)

    Upcoming intake

    September (23/09/2024)

    Deadline

    July (29/07/2024)

    Academic Requirement

    Entry requirements:
    112 new UCAS tariff points, see accepted qualifications
    Pass at Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Level 3 or 4)
    Distinction, Merit, Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma / BTEC National Extended Diploma
    Merit at UAL Extended Diploma
    112 new UCAS tariff points from an accredited Access to Higher Education Diploma in appropriate subject
    27-30 total points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma with at least 15 IB points at Higher level
    And four GCSE passes at grade 9-4/A*-C including English (or Functional Skills English/Key Skills Communication Level 2).
    Other relevant and equivalent Level 3 UK and international qualifications are considered on an individual basis, and we encourage students from diverse educational backgrounds to apply.  

    Portfolio requirements
    These courses don’t require a portfolio. We welcome students with a broad range of A-level subjects, as well as students with appropriate Art & Design Foundations or BTEC/UALAB diplomas which allow you to demonstrate your ability to research, evaluate and produce creative solutions.
    We’re interested to know if you have any background in computing and why you wish to study at a creative university, so we recommend you include this information in your personal statement.

    English Language Requirements:
    IELTS 6.0 with no component below 5.5
    TOEFL IBT - Overall - 80 with (Listening-17, Reading-18, Speaking-20, Writing- 17)
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 59 overall with (none less than 59)
    CAE -169 overall with (none less than 162)
    Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - ISE II overall with (Merit)
    Language Cert International ESOL SELT - B2 Communicator Pass overall with (none less than 33)

    View course in-platform
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Mandatory documents

  • Application

    • Academic: Transcripts & Certificates
    • Experience: Letter of Reference
    • Identity: Passport Certified Adventus for University Application
    • Academic: Statement of Purpose
    • Academic: Agent Change / Nomination Form
    • Academic: Portfolio
    • Student Authorization: Permission to share and process personal data

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Scholarships

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  • Scholarships

    • UCA - Early-Bird Reduction - £1,200 fee deduction for first year
    • UCA Creative Europe Scholarship - Varies.
    • UCA - International PhD Scholarship - £5,000 fee reduction for the 1st year, £3,000 fee reduction for year 2 and 3
    • UCA Merit Scholarship (September 2024) - £4,500
    • Bashir Makhoul International Excellence Scholarship - PG/UG - Full fee waiver for the duration of the course.
    • UCA - Creative Development Scholarships - September 2024 - £3,000 fee deduction for the first year for applicants from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal or Bhutan.
    • £4,500 fee reduction for the first year for applicants from Vietnam, Egypt, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Brunei or Timor-Leste.
    • UCA - Excellence Scholarships (September 2023 Onwards) - £2,000 each year for the 2nd and 3rd years of an Undergraduate course
    • Sir Ray Tindle Scholarship - £1,500 per year for the duration of the course
    • UCA - International Future Leaders of the Creative Industries Scholarships - £3,000 fee deduction for the first year
    • UCA - Pathways to Degree Scholarships (September 2024 onwards) - If you received a scholarship for your Integrated International Foundation or Integrated International Pre-masters, you will receive a £3000 fee reduction again in the following year of study.

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