The University for the Creative Arts was granted university status in 2008. The origin of the University lies in the establishment of various art schools in the south of England in the 19th century.
The university is located over several locations south of London in the counties of Surrey and Kent.
UCA is a specialist art and esign university. It offers courses in Architecture, Crafts, Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration, Fine Art, Photography, Film, Media, the Performing Arts and Creative Business. The University's courses are acclaimed for their top teaching quality, and highly respected by creative sector employers.
UCA counts amongst its alumni Oscar and BAFTA-winning filmmakers
and animators, world-renowned
fashion designers, Turner Prize
nominees, Stirling Prize winners and
leading craft artists.