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University for the Creative Arts
University for the Creative Arts, ​University College for the Creative at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester, Open College of the Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Latest review

Review for Specific Course Designation: Open College of the Arts, February 2014
Judgements about standards and quality

Confidence in how the provider manages its stated responsibilities for the standards of the programmes it offers on behalf of its awarding bodies.

Confidence in how the provider manages its stated responsibilities for the quality and enhancement of the learning opportunities it offers on behalf of its awarding bodies.

Reliance can be placed on the information that the provider produces for its intended audiences about the learning opportunities it offers.

Report published May 2014
Important note

​ Open College of the Arts submitted an annual return in November 2014 that demonstrates that it is continuing to maintain academic standards and enhance the quality of student learning opportunities and information about learning opportunities.


Previous review report


​Previously know as University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester.

In 2016, University for the Creative Arts merged with Open College of the Arts.

Status:  QAA subscriber, publicly funded, with degree awarding powers