Creative Arts and Design Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Art and Design with Creative Technologies with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - 10% 10% £9250 £16085 158 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA/BSc (Hons) Weston College of Further and Higher Education - 10% 15% £8900 £12500 138 Weston-super-Mare On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Theology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 10% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design with Creative Technologies BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - 10% 10% £9250 £16085 158 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Education BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Sociology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 7% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Musical Theatre BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Creative and Therapeutic Arts BA (Hons) University of South Wales - 10% 5% £9000 £12600 156 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Politics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 10% 6% £9250 £12500 109 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Conservation Biology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 15% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Early Childhood BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 3% 9% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Psychology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 8% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and English Language BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 10% £9250 £12500 124 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Creative Writing BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 5% £9250 £12500 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Computer Animation Art & Design BA (Hons) Bournemouth University - 0% 16% £9250 £18800 136 Poole On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Mathematics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 10% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Music BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Social Policy BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 10% £9250 £12500 112 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design with a Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - 10% 10% £9250 £16085 158 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Philosophy & Ethics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 10% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Education Secondary and Creative Arts Practice BA (Hons) Bath Spa University - 3% 8% £9250 £15930 126 Bath On campus Full-time
Creative Arts Practice BA (Hons) Bath Spa University - 15% 10% £9250 £17585 127 Bath On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Law BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 10% 6% £9250 £12500 105 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Video Games Art and Design BA (Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London - 4% 10% £9250 £23800 138 Egham On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and International Relations BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 0% £9250 £12500 99 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Film & Visual Culture BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Creative Arts BA (Hons) Aberystwyth University - 0% 15% £9000 £16520 139 Aberystwyth On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Nutrition BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 10% 5% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Drama BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 5% 5% £9250 £12500 119 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Computer Science BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 15% 9% £9250 £12500 132 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design (with a foundation year) BA (Hons) Staffordshire University - 8% 10% £9250 £16750 100 Stoke-on-Trent On campus Full-time
Games Art & Design (including Year 0) BA (Hons) Norwich University of the Arts - 5% 8% £9250 £18000 134 Norwich On campus Full-time
Games Art & Design BA (Hons) Norwich University of the Arts - 5% 8% £9250 £18000 134 Norwich On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Information Technology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 15% 10% £9250 £12500 125 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Creative Arts Practice (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University - 15% 8% £9250 £17585 123 Bath On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Economics BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 10% 10% £9250 £12500 118 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Social Care BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 5% £9250 £12500 141 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Creative Arts Practice (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bath Spa University - 15% 8% £9250 £17585 123 Bath On campus Full-time
Games Art & Design BA (Hons) University of Brighton - 4% 8% £9250 £13842 141 Brighton On campus Full-time
Art History and Visual Culture BA (Hons) University of Brighton - 10% 15% £9250 £13842 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Media & Communication BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 5% £9250 £12500 115 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - 10% 10% £9250 £16085 158 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Human Biology BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 15% £9250 £12500 122 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Business Management BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 15% 5% £9250 £12500 113 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design History and Sport & Physical Education BA (Hons) Liverpool Hope University - 0% 13% £9250 £12500 134 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - 15% 50% £9250 - 106 Luton On campus Full-time
Contemporary Art Practice HND University of the Highlands and Islands - 0% 65% £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 139 Inverness On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Foundation Entry) BA (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - 10% 20% £9250 - 91 Preston On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - 15% 25% £9250 - 106 Luton On campus Full-time
Computer Animation Art & Design (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons) Bournemouth University - 6% 11% £9250 - 129 Poole On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Art Practice or 3D pathways) HND West Herts College - 5% 35% £6000 - - Watford On campus Full-time
Art and Design with professional practice year BA (Hons) University of Bedfordshire - 15% 50% - - 106 Luton On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA (Hons) University of Leeds - 5% 5% - - 164 Leeds On campus Full-time
Fine Art and Design (Placement Year) BA (Hons) Lancaster University - 0% 8% - - 151 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Creative Arts with Music Production FD Calderdale College - 10% 15% £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA (Hons) University of Wolverhampton - 5% 8% - - 116 Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Art and Design Fashion HND The Manchester College - 20% 35% £8000 - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Fine Art and Design BA (Hons) Lancaster University - 0% 8% - - 151 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Art and Design Practice FdA Weymouth College - - 15% £6750 £6750 - Weymouth On campus Full-time
Art and Design BA (Hons) University of Stirling - 0% 0% - - 182 Stirling On campus Full-time
Fine Art HND North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College - 10% 20% £5950 - - Nuneaton On campus Full-time
Art & Design Practice FdA Cornwall College - - 25% £8600 £10000 - Redruth On campus Full-time
Art and Design* BA (Hons) Bradford College - - 20% £9000 - - Bradford On campus Full-time
Art Practice FdA University of South Wales - - 10% £7500 £12300 - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Contemporary Art Practice FdA Nottingham College - - 20% £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design PhD University of Huddersfield - - - £2420 £8000 - Huddersfield On campus Part-time
Creative Arts with Performance Arts (Top-up) BA (Hons) Calderdale College - - - £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Fine Art Practice BA (Hons) East Sussex College - - - £3997 £9000 - Eastbourne On campus Part-time
International Foundation (Art and Design) CertHE Glasgow School of Art - - - £9250 £21360 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Art and Design (PGDE - Graduates only) PGDE University of Strathclyde - - - £9250 £18050 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Celf a Dylunio (TAR Uwchradd Graddedigion yn unig) PGCE Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £9000 £9000 £13000 £14000 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Creative Arts and Cultural Industries BA (Hons) SOAS, University of London - - 5% - - - London On campus Full-time
Contemporary Art Practice HNC University of the Highlands and Islands - - - £7110 £7110 £7980 £8775 - Inverness On campus Full-time
Secondary Art and Design PGCE with QTS PGCE University of Huddersfield - - - £9250 £16000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Art & Design BA (Hons) Burnley College - - 25% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Secondary Art and Design with QTS PGCE University of Cumbria - - - £9250 £13250 - Carlisle On campus Full-time
Art & Design Practice (Level 6 only) BA (Hons) Cornwall College - - - £4300 £5000 - Redruth On campus Part-time
Contemporary Art and Design Practice (Top-up) BA (Hons) Calderdale College - - - £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Fine Art HND Truro and Penwith College - - - £4112 £4668 - Truro On campus Part-time
Creative Arts with Music Production (Top-up) BA (Hons) Calderdale College - - - £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Foundation Year for Specialist Degrees) BDes (Hons) Ulster University - - - £9250 £15840 £16320 - Coleraine On campus Full-time
Art (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE University of Wales - - - £9000 £13500 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Art & Design (General Foundation) BA (Hons) University of Dundee - - - £9250 £20900 - Dundee On campus Full-time
Art and Design MA (Res) University of Huddersfield - - - £2420 £8000 - Huddersfield On campus Part-time
Fine Art HNC Truro and Penwith College - - - £8224 £9335 - Truro On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Art Practice) HND Wakefield College - - - £6950 £9500 - Wakefield On campus Full-time
Art and Design FD Calderdale College - - - £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Creative Arts for Health and Wellbeing FdA University of Suffolk - - - £8220 £13992 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
Art and Design: Graphic Design HND Gloucestershire College - - 15% £7400 - - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Art and Design with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - - - £9250 £13200 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
PGCE Secondary Art and Design PGCE University of Reading - - - £9250 £22350 - Reading On campus Full-time
Creative Arts with Acting Performance FD Calderdale College - - - £7950 £7950 - Halifax On campus Full-time
Art & Design (Foundation Entry Included) BA (Hons) Burnley College - - 25% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Art and Design (including foundation year) BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University - - - £2310 £4815 - London On campus Part-time
Creative Arts Practice (progression route) BA (Hons) University of Suffolk - - - £9250 £14598 - Ipswich On campus Full-time
Game Art and Design FdA University of South Wales - - - £7500 £12300 - Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Art and Design MSc (Res) University of Huddersfield - - - £4765 £16000 - Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Art and Design - Gaelic Medium (PGDE - Graduates only) PGDE University of Strathclyde - - - £9250 £18050 - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Art and Design with Creative Technologies with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons) Birmingham City University - - - £9250 £13200 - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design Foundation (Swansea College of Art) CertHE University of Wales - - - £9000 £13500 - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Art and Design (Secondary PGCE - Graduates only) PGCE Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £9000 £9000 £13000 £14000 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Art Practice BA (Hons) West Suffolk College - - - £8500 - - Bury St Edmunds On campus Full-time
Art & Design HND Hopwood Hall College - - - £6000 - - Rochdale On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Fashion) - HNC HNC South Thames College - - - £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Photography) - HND HND South Thames College - - - £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Art & Design: Photography HND Halesowen College - - - £5775 - - Halesowen On campus Part-time
Art Practice - South Tyneside College HND South Tyneside College - - - £6165 - - South Shields On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Photography) HNC The City of Liverpool College - - - £6700 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Top-up) BA (Hons) South Thames College - - - £7775 - - London On campus Full-time
Art & Design (Fashion and Textiles) HNC Grimsby Institute - - - £5495 - - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Photography) - HNC HNC South Thames College - - - £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Game Art and Design FdA Cardiff and Vale College - - - £7500 - - Rumney On campus Full-time
3D Games Art and Design BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire - - - £9250 - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
Art and Design - Foundation Degree (FdA) FdA South Thames College - - - £7000 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Fashion/Photography) (Top-Up) BA (Hons) The City of Liverpool College - - - £8400 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Contemporary Art Practice Top-up BA (Hons) Nottingham College - - - £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design (3D Design) HNC Bishop Burton College - - - £9250 - - Beverley On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Graphic Design) - HNC HNC South Thames College - - - £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Fashion and Textiles) HNC The City of Liverpool College - - - £6700 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Art Practice) HND Chichester College - - - - £7500 - Chichester On campus Full-time
PGDE Secondary Art and Design (Graduates Only) PGDE University of the West of Scotland - - - - £15250 - Paisley On campus Full-time
PGDE Art and Design (Graduates only) PGDE The University of Edinburgh - - - £9250 - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Art Practice) - HNC HNC South Thames College - - - £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Graphics) Top-up BA (Hons) Nottingham College - - - £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Art Practice) - HND HND South Thames College - - - £5100 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Graphic Design) (Tattoo) HNC South Thames College - - - £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Fashion) HND The City of Liverpool College - - - £6700 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Art & Design: Photography HNC Halesowen College - - - £5775 - - Halesowen On campus Part-time
Art and Design (FineArt) - Tyne Metropolitan College HND South Tyneside College - - - £6165 - - South Shields On campus Full-time
Art and Design: Graphic Design HNC Gloucestershire College - - - £7400 - - Gloucester On campus Full-time
Art and Design (MRes) MRes Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £1140 - - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Art & Design (Fashion) Top Up HND Grimsby Institute - - - £5495 - - Grimsby On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Fashion) Top-up BA (Hons) Nottingham College - - - £8250 - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Graphic Design) (Tattoo) HND South Thames College - - - £6000 - - London On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Graphic Design) HNC Birmingham Metropolitan College - - - £6500 - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Photography) HND The City of Liverpool College - - - £6700 - - Liverpool On campus Full-time
Visual Arts (Art and Design) HND Sunderland College - - - £5999 - - Sunderland On campus Full-time
Creative Arts and Industries MA (Hons) University of Glasgow - - - - - - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Art Practice and Learning PhD Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
PGCE Secondary Art and Design (W1X1) PGCE University of Chester - - - - - - Chester On campus Full-time
Art & Design MFA (Res) (full time) MFA (Res) University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Art and Design MA (Res) Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Art and Design MPhil University of Worcester - - - - - - Worcester On campus Full-time
Creative Arts in Education MA University of Exeter - - - - - - Exeter On campus Full-time
PGCE - Art and Design PGCE University of Worcester - - - - - - Worcester On campus Part-time
PGCE Secondary Art And Design PGCE Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Contemporary Art Practice MA The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Art & Design PhD (3 years) PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Media, Art and Design MA (Res) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Art and Design (by publication route two) PhD Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Part-time
Art & Design FDipl Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts - - - - - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
Art and Design - January start - Tyne Metropolitan College HND South Tyneside College - - - - - - South Shields On campus Full-time
Art and Design FdA Coleg Llandrillo (Llandrillo College) - - - - - - Colwyn Bay On campus Part-time
Art and Design MA University of Bedfordshire - - - - - - Luton On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Interdisciplinary Practices) MA Birmingham City University - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Art and Design (PGDE - Graduates Only) PGDE University of Glasgow - - - - - - Glasgow On campus Full-time
Art and Design (by practice) PhD Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Art & Design MA Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts - - - - - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
Art and Design FdA University of Wolverhampton - - - - - - Wolverhampton On campus Full-time
Games Art and Design MA University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield online Part-time
Creative Arts and Mental Health PgDip Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Graduate Diploma in Art & Design Grad Dip Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts - - - - - - Cambridge On campus Full-time
Art & Design MDes(Res) (full time) MDes (Res) University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Full-time
Art and Design (by publication route two) PhD Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Art & Design PhD (3 years) (part time) PhD University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
PGCE Post Primary - Art and Design PGCE Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Full-time
Art and Design (Secondary) PGCE PGCE University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Full-time
Computer Games: Art and Design MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Art & Design (Professional Doctorate) DProf DProf University of Dundee - - - - - - Dundee On campus Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Creative Arts and Design

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21824 £16190 £18405
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £24973 £11190 - £20190 £13083 - £23405

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19000 £16300 £17700
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £24000 £10800 - £21400 £12200 - £23700

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Creative Arts and Design

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Creative Arts and Design who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Creative Arts and Design

  • Interactive Media Companies
  • Interior Design Companies
  • Fashion Design Firms
  • Printed Media Companies
  • Film and Television Producers
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Entertaining Companies
  • Art Museums
  • Ballet Companies
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Cruise Lines
  • Movie Studios
  • Party Companies
  • Performing Arts Companies
  • Radio/TV/Film
  • Theatres
  • Talent Agencies"

Specialisations within Creative Arts and Design

  • Interior Design
  • Art Management
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Multimedia Art

Jobs of graduates of Creative Arts and Design (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Creative Arts and Design at Bath Spa University

10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Administrative occupations
10% Animal care and control services
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Teaching Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Administrative occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Creative Arts and Design


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Creative Arts and Design, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

The median salary of graduates of Creative Arts and Design was £21824 15 months after graduation, £16190 3 years after graduation and £18405 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Creative Arts and Design studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Higher National Diploma - HND
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE
  • Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Scotland) - PGDE
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
  • Higher National Certificate - HNC
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours) - BDes (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Fine Art (Research) - MFA (Res)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Foundation Diploma - FDipl
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip
  • Master of Design (Research) - MDes (Res)
  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
  • Doctor of Professional Studies - DProf