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) Textile Design

Our Textile 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

The course offers a multidisciplinary studio environment underpinned by design methods. A space where designers, illustrators, photographers, filmmakers and animators all work alongside one another and learn from each other’s methods and approaches.

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) Textile Design

Our Textile Design course has an outstanding reputation for producing innovative, professional designers.

BA (Hons) Visual Communication

The course offers a multidisciplinary studio environment underpinned by design methods. A space where designers, illustrators, photographers, filmmakers and animators all work alongside one another and learn from each other’s methods and approaches.

Graduates create Hyde Park murals

Two recent BA (Hons) Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design graduates were chosen to create murals for the 2019 Colour Hyde Park project. …

Student work exhibited at Origins Creative Arts Festival

Students from the Further Education courses at Leeds Arts University were selected to exhibit at the Origins Creative Arts Festival in London 26 - 28 2019. …

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Animation student wins International Animation Challenge!

Second year BA(Hons) Animation students took part in this year's International Animation Challenge, held at Rubika-Supinfocom in Valenciennes, France. …

Student wins commission from law firm Addleshaw Goddard

BA (Hons) Fine Art student Jonathan Kelly has been named the winner of a brief set by law firm Addleshaw Goddard to produce a unique piece of artwork for its offices in Sovereign Square. …

Alumni create new ceremonial graduation mace

Alumni Jake Coleman and Gareth Edwards have crafted six new ceremonial maces for the Leeds Arts University graduation ceremony. …

University Graduates win YCN Awards!

Students from the University’s BA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Creative Advertising courses have won commendations at this year’s YCN Student Awards. …

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