Skip to main content


Thinking about creative study?  

We have a limited number of places available for September 2017... 

Call our Admissions Team on (01752) 203 402 for all Clearing enquiries. 

We have a limited number of places available for inspiring, inquisitive students to start September 2017. 

We'll be accepting Clearing applications from Wednesday 5th July onwards but you can get in touch with us at any time if you have questions or queries about Clearing. You can contact our friendly Admissions Team on (01752) 203 402 or, and they'll help you make your choice.

Based in the heart of a culturally thriving coastal city, our campus is a close-knit community of artists, designers and makers – kitted out with both the latest technologies in digital design and world-leading studios in traditional making.

We have limited places available on the following programmes:

BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts
BA (Hons) Animation
BA (Hons) Ceramics and Glass
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography for Fashion, Advertising and Editorial
BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice
BA (Hons) Costume Production and Associated Crafts
BA (Hons) Fashion
BA (Hons) Fashion Media and Marketing
BA (Hons) Film
BA (Hons) Fine Art
BA (Hons) Game Arts
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA (Hons) Illustration
BA (Hons) Interior Decoration, Design and Styling
BA (Hons) Jewellery
BA (Hons) Painting, Drawing and Printmaking
BA (Hons) Photography
BA (Hons) Printed Textile Design and Surface Pattern
BA (Hons) Product Design and Innovation
BA (Hons) Textile Practices

If you want to pursue a creative undergraduate degree but have limited experience of hands-on making, or lack the relevant academic qualifications, our Extended Degree programme will prepare you to enter one of our BA (Hons) undergraduate programmes. Find out more here.

If you're just not too sure what to study have you considered our Foundation Diploma? It's an intensive, ten-month course that prepares you for degree study in the creative arts. Find out more here.

Next steps:

If you already have your results or if you are a mature student, we can talk through the options available to you – and whether you could become part of our creative community. 

Call our Admissions Team to discuss how we can help, on (01752) 203 402 or

If you're contacting us about your Clearing application, there are a few things we'll need from you:

  • UCAS personal ID number, if you've already applied to us through UCAS.
  • Clearing number, which will be displayed in UCAS Track. 
  • Your qualifications and the grades you achieved. 

Want to explore our campus? It's not too late - our staff are looking at applicant portfolios throughout the summer and we'd be happy to arrange a meeting with one of our Programme Leaders.

Check out our 360 Campus Tour here.

We're open from 9-5, Monday to Friday, across the summer if you want to come in and talk to us about making an application; we're also open in August on the dates below: 

Thursday 17 August 8am-6pm
Friday 18 August 8am-6pm
Saturday 19 August 10am-4pm

What we're looking for:

If you're energetic and inquisitive, with a flair for art, craft, design or digital - then we want to hear from you. 

We're interested in seeing your portfolio and hearing your relevant experience. Although many of our students achieve top grades, we don't just look at your results - we want to see your passion, your creativity, and your work.

Our Admissions Team can advise you on who we're looking for and talk you through your options. To talk to us and secure your place today call (01752) 203 402 or email

It's your choice to make – let us help you make it.

Useful information:

Join the conversation and keep in touch on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Check out our Alumni Short Films with illustrator and Sad Ghost Club founder Lize Meddings and award-winning photographer Andy Ford.