Falmouth University was established in 1902, being previously Falmouth College of Art and Design and then University College Falmouth. It was attained full University status in December 2012. It has over 4700 students from foundation level and has PhDs worldwide and have been ranked gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017 Falmouth University has a significant investment in research facilities and infrastructure distributed in two campuses designed and developed with professional consultations and continuous investments, allowing students more preparation in the profession they choose,


The main objective of the University is provide its students with the skills to obtain an excellent job and the business confidence to turn their ideas into commercial success. From the first day, students learn to develop their creativity, entrepreneurial skills and industry knowledge. Upon graduation, they are ready and motivated to join the exciting and buoyant Creative Industries. The students are enrolled in 54 courses; from architecture to animation, business entrepreneurship to information technology, fashion to journalism. The university has state-of-the-art facilities, guaranteeing world class teaching and a significant investment in research facilities and infrastructure. The graduate employment rate is 97% -  28% set up their own business.. This is four times higher than the average for the United Kingdom. They have professionals linked to the industry and their proven experience in the commercial sector, will be essential for the successful delivery of these ground-breaking new courses.


Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)

The PGCHE has been designed in consultation with education professionals and the Higher Education Academy (HEA), to support your development as critically informed and reflective practitioners ready to shape the future of the sector.

Led by the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) (2011), the PGCHE aims to extend your professional identity: with a commitment to continuing professional development, you'll develop an evidence base to support your teaching and learning practice and the developing educational theories within the creative curriculum. You'll gain confidence and fluency in your ability to articulate educational decision-making within your practice, while critically questioning the orthodoxies shaping the Higher Education sector.

Degree in Advertising Strategy & Planning (MA & PGDip)

This programme is available for part-time study as Masters (MA) or Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip). The course structure is designed to enable you to undertake a comprehensive, searching, in depth examination of advertising practice. The course focuses on the rigorous and demanding stages of research, strategy and planning procedures, giving you a full overview of advertising practice, its functions and roles.

Photography (MA & PGDip)

This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to meaningfully engage with a technologically and socially evolving medium, and succeed within the increasingly complex and competitive creative industries. It is available for part-time study as Masters (MA) or Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).

This course brings together talented practitioners on an international scale with the ambition to succeed, innovate and lead, allowing for the dynamic cross pollination of approaches in photography and exploration of critical perspectives. On successful completion of this course, in addition to having an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification, you will have an individual, or group of, sophisticated projects of a publishable standard that you will be able to use as the foundation to take you to the next stage in your career and sustain your practice beyond.

Creative Events Management (MA & PGDip)

Events play a decisive role across business, culture and sport. Managing increasingly discerning audiences, developments in technology and market shifts, demands skills and insight. The course in Creative Events Management is designed to meet this need. Harnessing international events expertise paired with academic rigour, we aim to enhance your professional practice, creative perspectives and approaches, while encouraging the critical evaluation of current industry norms. This programme is available for part-time study as Masters (MA) or Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).

Designed in consultation with industry experts, the MA and PGDip empowers you as a creative and entrepreneurial management practitioner to produce pioneering events, whether at a local or international level, adding value to business.

Creative App Development (MA & PGDip)

Mobile apps are now ubiquitous, delivering solutions to modern life. They are a medium for creative and artistic expression, answering everyday problems with clever design and user insights. As an evolving arena that reacts quickly to technological advances, app development offers a wealth of creative opportunity. This programme is available for part-time study as Masters (MA) or Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).

Structured according to workplace demands, you’ll find an emphasis on live briefs and the application of practical skills. Modules are taught by specialists in creative computing, interactive and design practice; while online software tutorials will enable you to develop projects and assemble your professional portfolio ahead of graduation.

Writing for Script & Screen (MA & PGDip)

This course is designed to equip you with the writing skills, industry knowhow, professional skills and experience of collaborative working that the ever- changing industry demands. It aims to create graduates that stand out from the crowd, and who understand how to function within a professional environment across different screen industries. The programme is available for part-time study as Masters (MA) or Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).


Falmouth Campus Woodlane, Falmouth Cornwall TR11 4RH
Founded in: 2012 (origins from 1902) Establishment: University Institution type: Public University Total number of students: Over 4.799 Type of accommodation: Off campus Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 1326 211077