Falmouth University

United Kingdom

Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution for rethinking convention and outthinking challenges. At a time when conventional thinking doesn't work any more, it's a potent formula. Falmouth's history dates back to 1902 when it was founded as Falmouth College of Arts. Today, it is a premier destination among students interested in the creative arts.

Falmouth University has been ranked the No. 1 Art University in the UK in both the Complete University Guide and The Sunday Times. Its Art and design courses has also achieved the maximum 24/24 rating from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

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Our campuses

Subtropical gardens and light-flooded studios make Falmouth Campus a haven for creative practice. With a lively creative community, impressive facilities and a library packed with resources, it’s the perfect space to share and develop your skills.

What's more, just a few steps from the town centre and a short stroll to the shores of Gyllyngvase beach, inspiration is never far from reach. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Standing proud above Penryn town and just a short hop away from the vibrant community of Falmouth, Penryn Campus’s architectural innovation, outstanding facilities and state-of- the-art technology make it the ideal place to ignite your academic fire.

Playing home to courses covering a spectrum of disciplines, from design and media to performance and writing, Penryn Campus sees students and staff gather to think, work, create and share – a collaborative melting pot of ideas and opportunities which are sure to challenge and inspire. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1902
Student
Population
3775
Staff
Population
120
Male to Female
Ratio
41 : 59
International
Students
7%
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
Falmouth@therightu.com
Social
Strengths
Architecture
The Times Architecture
United Kingdom
13th
Business Studies
Guardian Business, management and marketing
United Kingdom
14th
Visual Arts
Guardian Fashion and textiles
United Kingdom
16th
Performing Arts
CUG Art & Design
United Kingdom
27th
Product Design
CUG Art & Design
United Kingdom
27th
Scholarships
Falmouth Global, Vice Chancellor's Scholarship
£15000 for tuition
1 available
Falmouth School of Art, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
School of Communication Design, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
Fashion and Textiles Institute, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
School of Film and Television, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
Institute of Photography, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
School of Writing and Journalism, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
Business School, International Scholarship
£5000 for tuition
1 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to £40000 for tuition
6 available
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
UNESCO Fellowship Programmes
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
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Notable Alumni

Jo Upcraft Chief Editor - Cosmopolitan
Jo Upcraft is currently in Singapore serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan Singapore. Prior to that, she had worked at pretty much every UK women's magazine, and also held positions at The Sun and The Mail. She won the PTA Best New Journalist Award UK shortly after graduating from Falmouth in Advertising, Copywriting & Art Direction.

Gunnar Garfors CEO of Norwegian Mobile TV Corporation
Garfors is the CEO of Norwegian Mobile TV Corporation (NMTV) since August 2008, and writes garfors.com, a renowned blog on media, technology and travel. Garfors holds a Bachelors Degree (Hons) from Falmouth College of Arts.
Student Life
Media
A tour of the campuses at Falmouth

"An introduction to the facilities at both the Falmouth and Penryn Campuses"

Singapore Alumnus - Jeremy Lin

"Creative Advertising student Jeremy Lim (from Singapore) talks about studying at Falmouth University as an international student."