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

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) 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

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.

Alumnus Thomas Houseago represented in major new retrospective

A new retrospective exhibition at The Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris in France will present the work of Leeds Arts University alumnus Thomas Houseago. …

Student work on show in Paris

Leeds Arts University’s BA (Hons) Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design students will be showcasing and selling their design work at Premiere Vision trade fair in Paris. …

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Fashion photography lecturer is published in Vogue Italia

A body of work by BA (Hons) Fashion Photography Senior Lecturer, Xanthe Hutchinson, has recently been published in Vogue Italia. …

Student Creates Commissioned Artwork for Viking Direct

Extended Diploma in Art and Design student Louise Claughton has created a piece of art work for office furniture suppliers, Viking Direct. …

Animation student’s design springs to life

Third year BA (Hons) Animation student Suzy Ellwand has designed an avatar for a project designed to engage children with the design and manufacture of springs. …

Memories of Leeds Arts University celebrated in large-scale art work

The experiences of 46 former students of Leeds Arts University have been reflected in a vast 15 metre mural in the atrium-style entrance of the University’s new state-of-the-art building. …

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Glen Baxter…

Glen Baxter is an alumnus from the period 1960-65, he is now widely recognised for his humorous and …

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Yoko Ono at Leeds…

Yoko Ono is an internationally renowned multimedia artist and peace activist. A chief proponent of t…