Creative careers & employability

Preparing degree show, UCA Farnham

At a time when the creative industries are growing at twice the rate of the economy, the influence of art, design and media in our lives has never been so clearly defined.

By choosing to study with us you are making an investment in your future. You are taught by staff who are practitioners in their field with fantastic links to the creative industries. These links enable us to keep all of our courses up-to-date and prepare you for the world of professional practice and work.

What is a creative education?

The idea of 'career' is evolving and many people now change direction several times during their working life. A creative degree prepares you for the modern world because it not only gives you crucial vocational skills, it also equips you with the life skills you will need to be adaptable, self-sufficient and remain relevant in the years ahead. The life skills you will gain on your course could include:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Teamwork
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Ability to innovate
  • Problem solving
  • Creativity
  • Critical analysis and discussion
  • Self-reflection and awareness
  • Structuring an argument
  • Research and development skills

For more information please view the UCA guide to creative careers

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