The UK is one of the most popular destinations in the world to study art, boasting a number of famous universities and art schools which provide unparalleled learning opportunities. Here are four of the best.
Best Art Schools in the UK
Arts University Bournemouth is one of the most successful creative specialist universities in the UK, with an excellent national and international reputation, committed to providing the highest quality, industry-relevant creative degrees.
The University offers degrees in art, design, media and performance as well as postgraduate programmes, and a range of summer and short courses. Students across courses often collaborate with each other, creating an atmosphere and working environment closely matched to the professional creative industries.
Goldsmiths is a world-class arts university, ranked in the world’s top 350 universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17. It also features six subjects in the QS World Rankings, including:
- Art and Design
- Communications and Media Studies
- English Language and Literature
- Performing Arts (which includes Music, Theatre, and Performance)
Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths, and academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where students can thrive and grow.
Oscar-winning filmmakers, world-renowned fashion designers, television presenters, celebrity jewellers and Turner Prize nominees are just some of the high-profile graduates from the University for the Creative Arts.
At UCA you can choose from hundreds of courses, covering every kind of creative specialism, including architecture, fashion and photography.
Writtle University College is a small and specialist institution in the UK, offering international students an opportunity to study its Art and Design course which consistently scores very highly on student satisfaction surveys.
The BA (Hons) Contemporary Art and Design has been created to accommodate different interests, therefore if you have a particular interest you can specialise in this within the course modules, which means you can benefit from a course that draws inspiration from the full range of the creative industries – art, design and architecture – with a tailored learning plan to suit your requirements.