Welcome...

...to the start of your creative career. 
Welcome to Falmouth University's 2014 interactive undergraduate prospectus. We are proud to be at the edge; breaking new ground in creative education, providing 
our students with unrivalled industry opportunities and producing highly employable graduates that lead the way.

Set apart from the urban sprawl, we think differently. As part of 
a vibrant community of thinkers, makers and doers, our unique location and approach inform everything we do. From the £100 million investment we’ve made in our world-class facilities since 2004, to the 50 international partnerships we’ve forged across 28 countries on four continents, from our connections with industry which have led 
to an employment rate 15% higher than the national average, to our reputation built on 100 years of experience, it’s all about making sure our students get the best university experience possible. And it’s working. In 2013, 10,000 students voted Falmouth in the top three in a Which? University poll of the most creative universities in the UK.

At a time when value is paramount we want everyone who studies with us to leave with more than a degree; we want them to graduate with the confidence, connections and courage to make their mark.

Our courses* in art, design, media, performance and writing are widely known for inspiring our students to collaborate, create and think ambitiously, drawing on and feeding the edge we have, so they graduate ahead of the curve.

These pages will give you a taste of what we’re all about, but the best way to discover it is to come and see for yourself.

On a global scale

Falmouth’s outward-looking stance has made it a popular choice for international students and the University regularly welcomes students, academics and professionals from all over the world – from India to the USA, Japan to Norway. We also run numerous study trips and exchange programmes abroad.

Open to all

Falmouth University greets students from all walks of life. Whether you’re:

  • Finishing school or college
  • Considering a career change
  • Looking to improve your academic qualifications
  • Looking to add a qualification to your work experience
  • The first person in your family thinking about going to university
  • From another country and wanting to study in the UK
  • From a minority background, a mature student, identify as LGBT or have a disability
  • Experiencing mobility, sensory or learning disabilities and want to study at a welcoming university with a high level of support…

… we’d love to hear from you, whatever your qualifications and the route you’ve taken.

*Courses on this website are correct as at January 2013. For a complete up-to-date list of courses, visit our main website: falmouth.ac.uk

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Window overlooking the bay, Falmouth Campus.

Value for Money

How the new tuition fee system works and what you’ll get in return from Falmouth.

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At a time when value is paramount, we want everyone who studies with us to leave with more than just a degree; we want them to graduate with the confidence, connections and courage to make their mark.

Professor Anne Carlisle
Vice-Chancellor, Falmouth University

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Katie Sims

BA(Hons) Fine Art

2010 graduate Katie was named one of the Independent's 'Artists to Watch 2011'

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Christine Borch

BA(Hons) Choreography

Christine lives in Berlin, where she performs and records with her band, Chastity, and works on solo dance projects

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Our graduates tell us why they chose Falmouth

In their own words...

Owen Davey

Owen Davey

BA(Hons) Illustration

2009 graduate Owen has an impressive international client list and an award-winning book to his name

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Jemma Westing

Jemma Westing

BA(Hons) Illustration

2010 graduate Jemma works as a book designer for Dorling Kindersley

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Vital Statistics

100 MBPS

Speed of Next Generation Broadband in Mbps to be rolled out across Cornwall by 2014, part of a £132 million investment by BT and the EU to give the county early access to world-class communication technologies

Building the interactive prospectus

Your Falmouth: building the interactive prospectus

Azi is a television producer and reporter who has worked on the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Football Italia and World Rally Championship. She is currently a MotoGP pit-lane reporter for the BBC.

Azi Farni
BA(Hons) Broadcasting

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Shooting the prospectus cover

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Karolina Glusiec
BA(Hons) Digital Animation Erasmus student

Karuzele won two awards, including Best Animation, at the Off Jak Goraco Independent Film Festival in Poland

Christine Pigott

International Study

Students come from all over the world to study with us. Find out more about what attracted them to Falmouth.

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Briony Allen, BA(Hons) 3D Design

Briony Allen

BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design

Briony designs graphics for F1 racing team Lotus Renault GP, including on-car visuals

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Karolina Glusiec

BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Karolina's first animated film won two awards at the Off Jak Goraco Independent Film Festival

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Craig Oldham

BA(Hons) Graphic Design

Craig is employed by Music, an independent creative agency with a slew of awards

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Hew Locke

BA(Hons) Fine Art

An internationally renowned artist, Hew has exhibited at Tate Britain and the V&A

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Media Centre, Tremough Campus

Facilities

Falmouth has everything from traditional tools to state of the art technologies to help you bring your ideas to life.

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Graphic Design Studio

Support Services

You’re never truly on your own at Falmouth, thanks to our wide range of dedicated support services.

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Career Success

There’s never been a better time to start a creative career. Here’s how Falmouth will help you on the road to success.

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How to Apply

Find out more about what we're looking for and how to apply here.

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This is the Life

Who better to ask about student life in Falmouth and Penryn than our own students and graduates? Here’s what they said.

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Beatrice Jarvis, BA(Hons) Choreography

Beatrice Jarvis

BA(Hons) Choreography

Beatrice is a curator and choreographer who has worked at Frieze, Zoo and Jerwood Space

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Pete Jordi Wood, BA(Hons) Digital Animation

Pete Jordi Wood

BA(Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

Pete's commissioned by Channel 4 to co-write a drama series produced by the makers of Skins

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Jethro Macey

BA(Hons) Sustainable Product Design

Jethro runs his own design practice, working with clients including Liberty, Urban Outfitters and the Design Museum

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Christine Pigott, MA Television Production

Our Student Community

Our international student community makes for an exciting learning environment, which extends the cultural vision of our graduates.

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