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University for the Creative Arts (UCA)

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is a specialist provider of creative arts education located in the South East of England at campuses in Epsom, Rochester, Farnham and Canterbury. UCA is the highest ranked specialist Creative Arts University in the Complete University Guide, and 91.9% of graduates are employed within six months.

Home to one of the largest fashion schools in the UK, courses are taught both at Epsom and Rochester. The School of Fashion encompasses all aspects of the fashion industry: from design, textiles, atelier, marketing, management, promotion, media, image making, journalism and retail. Our academic staff are practitioners at a high level in the fashion industry and researchers of their practice.

Whilst we are a school steeped in tradition, we also anticipate industry trends through exploring the very latest technology and developing highly individual, skilled and creative practitioners.

Industry alignment underpins the culture of the School, and we enjoy close links with a wealth of professional contacts and global fashion brands.

Our focus on creativity, skills, innovation and professionalism reaps rewards for UCA students in terms of employability, providing the next generation of fashion practitioners across a wide range of creative disciplines.

Our Alumni have gone on to work in positions at Givenchy, Kenzo, Max Mara, Burberry, Prada, Stella McCartney, Jimmy Choo, Selfridges, Chanel and Harrods.

Collaborative Top-up Degree Programmes with University for the Creative Arts (UCA)