University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) offers a portfolio of rich, practice-based postgraduate courses across four campuses in Surrey and Kent. The courses offer a blend of art, design and creative business to help students further their career, pursue their passion, refine and develop their creative skill set, and gain business acumen and qualifications.

Students are challenged to push the boundaries of their specialist area, whether its marketing or making, theory or practice. UCA offers a creative and friendly environment provide opportunities to collaborate with students from other courses and the room and freedom to thrive and grow.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

359 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 52%
  • Part Time 48%


  • UK 58%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 35%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Art & Design 0 160 160
Other 40 60 100
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 45 45
Marketing 0 25 25
Business & Management Studies 0 15 15
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Architecture 0 5 5
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Visit the university's website for a full list and information about bursaries and scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation ranges from on-campus halls of residence to managed flats and houses: all self-catering and the majority in single study bedrooms.
  • Students' safety and welfare is extremely important: to ensure this, out-of-hours cover is provided by teams of student wardens.