BA (Hons) Animation

Our BA (Hons) Animation is a focussed and intense course aimed at students interested in becoming a professional animator who can work across the creative industries.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing*

Our BA (Hons) Creative Writing course is innovative, challenging and critically rich. It is aimed at students who wish to build writing careers wherever effectiveness and originality in communication skills are required.

BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the lens-based fashion industry, and encourage an experimental, creative approach to produce visually striking images and films.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

You will benefit immediately from exposure to the structures and disciplines of a studio environment, learning how individual and collaborative creativity combine to produce exceptional work.

BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

We look for creative and versatile musicians who wish to develop their performance, production and technical skills to a professional level in order to prepare for a career in the contemporary music industries.

BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art

This exciting course offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop your strengths as a comic and concept art illustrator, artist and designer.

BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication

This dynamic course will encourage you to take a creative approach to fashion branding with communication, and develop an individual practice that is underpinned by a social, cultural, political and ethical awareness of this global industry.

BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Our ethos on this hands-on course is practice, practice, practice. You will write, plan and make films in the studio and on location; producing work amongst a community of filmmakers, and becoming immersed in the hands-on experience of making films.

BA (Hons) Illustration

This is an exciting course with an explorative sense of creative adventure at its core. It offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop into an innovative illustrator, and learn to build and manage your own professional practice.

BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design

Our Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design course has an outstanding reputation for producing innovative, professional designers.

BA (Hons) Creative Advertising

This is an outstandingly strategic and creative course that nurtures individuality through collaboration. It is designed to produce ‘Ideas That Work’ from a new wave of creative leaders in advertising.

BA (Hons) Fashion Design

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design course is a three year, full time course that embraces the diversity of 21st century fashion practice.

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Our BA (Hons) Fine Art course involves you in a diverse and creative community where you are encouraged to learn the business of becoming an artist in the contemporary world.

BA (Hons) Photography

Our BA (Hons) Photography course will encourage you to critically consider every aspect of this art form, from the composition, to the audience and post-production.

BA (Hons) Visual Communication

Our aim is to educate the professional, visual communicators of the future; those who have something to say and who are looking for the most effective way to communicate this.

BA (Hons) Animation

Our BA (Hons) Animation is a focussed and intense course aimed at students interested in becoming a professional animator who can work across the creative industries.

BA (Hons) Comic & Concept Art

This exciting course offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop your strengths as a comic and concept art illustrator, artist and designer.

BA (Hons) Creative Advertising

This is an outstandingly strategic and creative course that nurtures individuality through collaboration. It is designed to produce ‘Ideas That Work’ from a new wave of creative leaders in advertising.

BA (Hons) Creative Writing*

Our BA (Hons) Creative Writing course is innovative, challenging and critically rich. It is aimed at students who wish to build writing careers wherever effectiveness and originality in communication skills are required.

BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication

This dynamic course will encourage you to take a creative approach to fashion branding with communication, and develop an individual practice that is underpinned by a social, cultural, political and ethical awareness of this global industry.

BA (Hons) Fashion Design

The BA (Hons) Fashion Design course is a three year, full time course that embraces the diversity of 21st century fashion practice.

BA (Hons) Fashion Photography

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the lens-based fashion industry, and encourage an experimental, creative approach to produce visually striking images and films.

BA (Hons) Filmmaking

Our ethos on this hands-on course is practice, practice, practice. You will write, plan and make films in the studio and on location; producing work amongst a community of filmmakers, and becoming immersed in the hands-on experience of making films.

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Our BA (Hons) Fine Art course involves you in a diverse and creative community where you are encouraged to learn the business of becoming an artist in the contemporary world.

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

You will benefit immediately from exposure to the structures and disciplines of a studio environment, learning how individual and collaborative creativity combine to produce exceptional work.

BA (Hons) Illustration

This is an exciting course with an explorative sense of creative adventure at its core. It offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop into an innovative illustrator, and learn to build and manage your own professional practice.

BA (Hons) Photography

Our BA (Hons) Photography course will encourage you to critically consider every aspect of this art form, from the composition, to the audience and post-production.

BMus (Hons) Popular Music Performance

We look for creative and versatile musicians who wish to develop their performance, production and technical skills to a professional level in order to prepare for a career in the contemporary music industries.

BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design

Our Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design course has an outstanding reputation for producing innovative, professional designers.

BA (Hons) Visual Communication

Our aim is to educate the professional, visual communicators of the future; those who have something to say and who are looking for the most effective way to communicate this.

Alumnus wins Gold at Clio Awards 2018

2017 BA (Hons) Creative Advertising graduate, Gabriel Barnard, has been awarded a 2018 Clio Awards Gold with his winning entry to the Student Print Medium titled 'Bic Stolen'. …

University lights up for Doctor Simpo exhibition

Crowds gathered for the opening of the latest exhibition at Leeds Arts University, an interactive exploration of the narrative world of Doctor Simpo. …

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Student illustrations bring Candlelighters Cottage to life

Christina Little, BA (Hons) Visual Communication student was selected to illustrate a new for Candlelighters Cottage, a home from home provision provided for families whose children are receiving cancer treatment at Leeds Children’s Hospital. …

Alumni win Portrait of Britain photography award

Leeds Arts University graduate, Joanne Crawford BA (Hons) Photography 2009 and alumni Max Miechowski, are the winners of the prestigious Portrait of Britain award headed by the British Journal of Photography. …

Graduates win at YCN Student Awards

Recent BA (Hons) Graphic Design Graduates Erin Blamire & George Wilson have won a student award commendation at the YCN Student Awards 2018. …

Leeds Arts University is University of the Year for Student Retention

Leeds Arts University has been awarded ‘University of the Year for Student Retention’ in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019! …

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Doctor Simpo, The No…

Doctor Simpo (aka Ben Simpson) is a cartoonist using a variety of analogue and digital technologies.…