Short courses

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UCA offers a range of activities including short courses, English language courses, portfolio preparation workshops, taster days and summer schools. Please see below for details of course available:

Summer Schools 2015

Our exciting residential Summer Schools are led by experienced practitioners and industry professionals. They will give you the chance to experience living and learning like a university student. Workshops spread over three days will equip you with the confidence and capacity to express design ideas and increase your visual literacy. We'll help you identify your strengths and realise your creative potential.

Epsom: Wednesday 24 June - Friday 26 June 2015

Farnham: Wednesday 1 July - Friday 3 July 2015

Canterbury: Tuesday 14 July - Thursday 16 July 2015

There are a number of different subject pathways available. Summer Schools at UCA are free of charge, and open to young people in school years 10,11 & 12 (dependant on pathway chosen).

For further details please see the brochure & application form or contact the Widening Participation Team:

T: + 44 (0) 1252 892766


English for the Creative Arts

We continue to run pre-sessional English language courses , there is a five week course that improves your English IELTS score by 0.5 and a 10 week course that improves your IELTS score by 1.0.

For further details, course dates and entry requirements please see the introduction page or contact the International admissions team:

T: + 44 (0) 1252 892785

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