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About the University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts or UCA as it is popularly known and can trace its origins to the Farnham School of Art established in 1866. The institution was granted ‘university status’ in 2005 and offers a variety of innovative postgraduate courses in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media & Communications and Arts Management.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

58%

UK students

42%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

6,210 Undergraduate
360 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

38%

School leavers

62%

Mature students

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