Bath School of Art & Design - Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University, Sion Hill, Bath BA1 5SF, UK/ 4412.2587.5875/ artdesign.bathspa.ac.uk
Bath School of Art & Design is a beautiful place to learn. It prepares you for a creative career better than anywhere else. Its lecturers and facilities get you ready with the skills and knowledge you need to challenge the established order. Established in 1852 in the City centre, Bath School of Art was founded as a result of Government debate on concerns about the strength of international design and manufacture at the time of the 1851 Great Exhibition.
Kingston Ln, London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, UK/ 4418.9527.4000/ www.brunel.ac.uk
Brunel University London, named after and inspired by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is a world-class UK university based in Uxbridge, London. We are proud to be the chosen home to students from over 100 countries, and offer a diverse and inclusive campus boasting societies, development courses, activities, sports, restaurants, cafes, gym, shops, and accommodation – all with transport links to central London. We even guarantee accommodation for all our first year students. Over recent years we have invested £400 million into a redevelopment programme for our campus and facilities. We have ensured accessibility for all our students across our campus, and our sports facilities are used by professional athletes such as Usain Bolt and the Jamaican Olympic team when they are training for big events.
University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Arts
45-65 Peckham Rd, London SE5 8UF, UK/ 4420.7514.6302/ www.arts.ac.uk/camberwell
Camberwell offers courses in Art, Design and Conservation. With around 1,600 Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students it's one of London's smaller art colleges. Our unique studio culture offers students the freedom and support to explore their individual creativity using facilities that embrace both traditional craftsmanship and digital technology.
Cambridge School of Art - Anglia Ruskin University
Cambridge Campus, East Rd, Cambridge CB1 1PT, UK/ 4412.4549.3131 / www.anglia.ac.uk
Cambridge School of Art has been inspiring creativity since 1858. We are the only university in Cambridge offering art and design courses at higher education level. A tight-knit community of artists, academics and over 900 students, we collaborate across our University, the creative industries, and other sectors. Anglia Ruskin is one of the largest universities in the East of England with campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough as well as ARU London.
Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London
Granary Square, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK/ 4420.7514.7000/ www.arts.ac.uk/csm
Central Saint Martins is a world famous arts and design college and part of University of the Arts London. Our main campus is located in the award-winning Granary Building at the centre of London’s King’s Cross. The College also has campuses in Richbell Place and Archway. The College's alumni include artists and designers who have challenged and shaped the world around us (not to mention winners of the Turner Prize and the Oscars as well as a glut of Royal Designers for Industry and Royal Academicians).
Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London
16 John Islip St, Westminster, London SW1P 4JU, UK/ 4420.7514.7751/ www.arts.ac.uk/chelsea
Chelsea College of Arts is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London based in London, UK, and is a leading British art and design institution with an international reputation. It offers further and higher education courses in fine art, graphic design, interior design, spatial design and textile design up to PhD level. The Chelsea School of Art became a constituent College of the London Institute in 1986, formed by the Inner London Education Authority to associate London's art, design, fashion and media schools into a collegiate structure. The school was renamed Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1989. The London Institute was granted University status and was renamed University of the Arts London in 2004. In 2013, the College was renamed Chelsea College of Arts.
Cleveland College of Art and Design
Green Lane Campus, Green Ln, Middlesbrough TS5 7RJ, UK/ 4416.4228.8000/ ccad.ac.uk
Cleveland College of Art & Design is a further and higher education art and design college, based in the north-east of England. The college draws its name from the former non-metropolitan county of Cleveland, operational from 1974 to 1996. Cleveland College of Art & Design is the only specialist art and design college in the north-east of England and one of only three in the country in the further education sector. Cleveland College of Art & Design is an institution of both further and higher education, and because of this it has courses aimed at 16-year-old school-leavers all the way through to degree level, as well as part-time evening classes.
Courtauld Institute of Art
Strand, London WC2R 0RN, UK/ 4420.7872.0220/ courtauld.ac.uk
The Courtauld Institute of Art is the world’s leading centre for the study of the history and conservation of art and architecture. Its Gallery houses one of Britain’s best-loved collections. Through its unique integration of activities, facilities and resources, The Courtauld provides an exceptional environment for research, learning and professional development. Based at Somerset House, The Courtauld is an independent college of the University of London. The Courtauld Gallery, open to the public daily, is famous for its iconic Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces, as well as numerous other important paintings and works of art from the Renaissance through to the 20th century. Its research based temporary exhibitions are small in scale, and designed to offer both pleasure to the eye and stimulation for the mind .
School of Art and Design, Coventry University
Graham Sutherland building, Gosford Street, Coventry, UK/ 4424.7765.7688/ www.coventry.ac.uk
Coventry School of Art and Design is part of Coventry University in Coventry, West Midlands in the UK. It is home to a number of departments that teach and research in the areas of art, media and design including the Department of Industrial Design, the Department of Media, the Department of Design and Visual Arts and the Department of Performing Arts. It is most known for its world-famous courses in Automotive Design. The school also includes the Lanchester Gallery and the Institute for Creative Enterprises (ICE).
Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn TR10 9FE, UK/ 4413.2637.0400/ www.falmouth.ac.uk
Falmouth University is a multi-arts university based in Falmouth and Penryn, Cornwall, England. Founded in 1902, it had previously been the Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth College of Art and Design and then Falmouth College of Arts until it received taught degree-awarding powers, and the right to use the title "University College", in March 2005. On 27 November 2012, a communication was released to the staff and students and local press that 'University College Falmouth is to be granted full university status in a move that will further its ambition to become one of the top five arts universities in the world. On 9 December 2012, the University College was officially granted full university status by the Privy Council. Falmouth University was judged by The Sunday Times to be the UK’s top arts university from 2015-2017.
Goldsmiths, University of London
8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK/ 4420.7919.7171/ www.gold.ac.uk
Goldsmiths, University of London, is a public research university in London, England, specialising in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences. It is a constituent college of the University of London. It was founded in 1891 as Goldsmiths' Technical and Recreative Institute by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in New Cross, London. It was acquired by the University of London in 1904 and was renamed Goldsmiths' College. The word College was dropped from its branding in 2006, but "Goldsmiths' College", with the apostrophe, remains the institution's formal legal name.
Hereford College of Arts
Folly Ln, Hereford HR1 1LT, UK/ 4414.3227.3359/ www.hca.ac.uk
Hereford College of Arts is a dedicated arts college with a specialist focus on art, media, design, popular music and performing arts. We offer eleven undergraduate degrees alongside a range of pre-degree and short course programmes for students of all ages from twelve. We work with a wide range of businesses, organisations, and individuals, regional and nationally, to prepare and connect our studentsfor creative working lives of many different kinds.
Leeds College of Art
Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2 9AQ, UK/ 4411.3202.8000/ www.leeds-art.ac.uk
Leeds College of Art is a specialist arts further and higher education institution, based in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, with a main campus opposite the University of Leeds. Leeds College of Art is an independent, specialist and dynamic place to study Higher Education and Further Education courses. The entire College is dedicated to the study of art, design and crafts. Over the last 160 years, we've built a national and international reputation as an exciting alternative to traditional universities, consistently produced the artists and designers of the future: sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth studied with us in the 1920s and, more recently Marcus Harvey, Turner Prize-winner Damien Hirst, Danny Sangra and Omar Kashoura were students here.
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
Mount St, Liverpool L1 9HF, UK/ 4415.1330.3000/ www.lipa.ac.uk
Liverpool College of Art is located at 68 Hope Street, in Liverpool, England. It is a Grade II listed building. The original building, facing Mount Street, was designed by Thomas Cook and completed in 1883. The extension along Hope Street, designed by Willink and Thicknesse, opened in 1910. The building is currently owned by Liverpool John Moores University. The university's School of Art and Design moved out of the building to new premises at the Art and Design Academy in 2008. 68 Hope Street also currently houses the School of Humanities and Social Science.
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
155 Talgarth Rd, London W14 9DA, UK/ 4420.8834.0530/ www.lamda.org.uk
The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) is a drama school situated in the west of London, United Kingdom. LAMDA is the oldest drama school in the UK. LAMDA examinations in the fields of speech, drama, communication and performance taken by external students are recognised by Ofqual, the regulator in England and its counterparts in Wales and Northern Ireland. LAMDA accredited examinations at Level 3 or above are recognised within the UCAS Tariff system.
London College of Communication
London SE1 6SB, UK/ 4420.7514.6569/ www.arts.ac.uk/lcc
London College of Communication (LCC) is a constituent college of the University of the Arts London, located in Elephant and Castle. Natalie Brett is Head of College. It has about 6,500 students on 60 courses in media and design preparing students for careers in the creative industries. Courses cover diploma, foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. Multi-media convergence now influences LCC’s specialist areas, including graphic design and advertising, photography, film and animation, journalism, publishing and public relations, sound arts and design and interactive and spatial design.
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
20 John Prince's St, Marylebone, London W1G 0BJ, UK/ 4420.7514.7400/ www.arts.ac.uk/fashion
London College of Fashion, UAL is a world leader in fashion design, media and business education. We have been nurturing creative talent for over a century, offering courses in all things fashion. With over 70 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and 165 short courses across every subject, we encourage our students to examine the past and challenge the present. To have inventive, assertive ideas that challenge social and political agendas. We give them the skills, opportunities – and above all, the freedom – to put those ideas into practice.
Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Campus, Oxford Rd, Manchester M15 6BH, UK/ 4416.1247.1751/ www.art.mmu.ac.uk
Manchester School of Art in Manchester, England, was established in 1838 as the Manchester School of Design. It is the second oldest art school in the United Kingdom after the Royal College of Art which was founded the same year. When founded, the school promoted the Arts and Crafts movement's philosophy and its collection includes metalwork, jewellery, wallpapers, a tapestry made by Morris & Co. designed by Edward Burne-Jones, Whitefriars glass by James Powell and Sons and George Henry Walton, silverware by Charles Robert Ashbee and ceramics from Pilkington's Art Pottery.
Norwich University of the Arts
Francis House, 3-7 Redwell St, Norwich NR2 4SN, UK/ 4416.0361.0561/ www.nua.ac.uk
Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a public university, based on a single site in the centre of Norwich, in the United Kingdom. It is a higher education specialising in art, design and media. Norwich University of the Arts was founded as Norwich School of Design in 1845 and has a long history of arts education. It celebrated its 170th anniversary in 2015. NUA is the smaller of the two universities in Norwich, the other being the University of East Anglia.
School of Art & Design, Nottingham Trent University
Dryden St, Nottingham NG1 4EY, UK/ 4411.5941.8418/ www4.ntu.ac.uk/art
Founded in 1843, the School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University is one of the oldest in the United Kingdom. In art and design, the School was ranked in the top three universities overall in the country by the Higher Education Statistics Agency in 2006-2007 for the number of students who successfully gained course-related placements.
Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK/ 4417.5258.5858/ www.plymouth.ac.uk
Plymouth University is a public university based predominantly in Plymouth, England where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges all over South West England. With 23,155 students, it is the 30th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students (including the Open University). It has 2,915 staff. Whilst the university has been known as Plymouth University since June 2011 as a result of a rebrand, the formal name and legal title of the university remains "University of Plymouth".
Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication
6 Penrose Way, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0EW, UK/ 4420.3040.3500/ www.ravensbourne.ac.uk
We're an innovative, industry-focused university sector college located in the heart of London. We're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design. We have a community of approximately 2,400 students and offer practically focused digital media and design courses from pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate to professional short course level. Driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, we produce highly employable and enterprising graduates. We have a strong track record in graduate employability and business creation. Ravensbourne also hosts alongside its student community more than 100 creative technology businesses that utilise its leading edge technologies and media resources, and collaborate with its student body and industry partners.
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BD, UK/ 4420.7300.8090/ www.royalacademy.org.uk
We have much in common with museums and other galleries, but we have a broader role – to promote not just the appreciation and understanding of art, but also its practice. We are artist-led. Our artists represent many different perspectives, but we all share a deep commitment to art and a strong belief in the contribution that artists make to the world. We are an independent charity. Unlike most of our peers we do not receive revenue funding from government and so we are reliant upon the support of visitors, donors, sponsors, and the loyal Friends of the Royal Academy to continue our work.
Royal College of Art
Kensington Gore, Kensington, London SW7 2EU, UK/ 4420.7590.4444/ www.rca.ac.uk
The Royal College of Art is the world’s leading university of art and design, placing at Number One in the 2015 QS World University Rankings. Specialising in teaching and research, the RCA offers the degrees of MA, MPhil and PhD across the disciplines of applied art, fine art, design, communications and humanities. There are over 1,500 Master’s and doctoral students and more than 1,000 professionals interacting with them – including scholars, art and design practitioners, along with specialists, advisers and distinguished visitors.
The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford
74 High St, Oxford OX1 4BG, UK/ 4418.6527.6940/ www.rsa.ox.ac.uk
The Ruskin is distinctive within the University because all the teaching takes place within the school. The proximity between media and the way that art history and theory is entwined with studio work provides advantages to ambitious students. There is a sense of expectation about the place, a day-to-day exchange of ideas and a developing debate with the department as a whole.
Slade School of Fine Art
University College London, Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6BT, UK/ 4420.7679.2313/ www.ucl.ac.uk/slade
At the Slade School of Fine Art we approach the practice of contemporary art and the history and theories that inform it in an experimental, research-oriented and imaginative way. An art school with a world leading reputation, the Slade makes a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art both nationally and internationally. The Slade has a lively and dynamic studio-led research culture. All studio staff are practising artists with significant exhibition profiles, actively involved in research as well as teaching.
University for the Creative Arts
Falkner Rd, Farnham GU9 7DS, UK/ 4412.5272.2441/ www.uca.ac.uk
One of Europe's leading arts and design institutions, the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) builds on a proud tradition of creative arts education spanning more than 160 years. Our campuses at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester are home to more than 6,000 students from over 90 countries studying on courses in art, design, architecture, media and communications.
University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY, UK/ 4420.7514.6000/ www.arts.ac.uk
University of the Arts London is Europe's largest university based in London, England. It specialises in art, design, fashion and the performing arts. It is a collegiate university; a federation of six world-renowned colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, the London College of Communication, the London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.
University of Brighton
Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, UK/ 4412.7360.0900/ www.brighton.ac.uk
From small beginnings in 1850s Brighton, the University of Brighton has grown to a complex and diverse institution based in three towns across the south coast of England. Our students are part of a dynamic, diverse and creative community that embraces partnership working and that makes a positive difference to society.
Arts University Bournemouth
Poole BH12 5HH, UK/ 4412.0253.3011/ aub.ac.uk
Arts University Bournemouth, established in 1885 as a specialist institution, is now a leading University offering high quality specialist education in art, design, media and performance across the creative industries. We remain passionate about our subjects and continue to encourage curiosity, risk-taking and adventure in exploring and pushing subject knowledge and its boundaries. AUB provides staff and students with a well resourced environment in which to practise to the highest professional standards. AUB is one of a small number of higher education institutions in the UK devoted solely to the study of art, design, media and performance.
University of Gloucestershire
Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK/ 4484.4801.0001/ www.glos.ac.uk
The University of Gloucestershire has been offering high quality education to students from all over the world for over 170 years. Located in the beautiful South West of England, the Roman city of Gloucester and the regency town of Cheltenham are surrounded by the picturesque Cotswold countryside, Gloucestershire has something for everyone from chic shopping to the great outdoors. With ideal locations giving easy access to the countryside the university creates a great student experience in terms of balancing study with leisure.