Why Falmouth?

Falmouth University is renowned worldwide for art, design, media, performance and writing. Built on over 100 years of experience, our commitment to international students is well established and, as a result, our student community is rich and diverse.

Small enough to be welcoming, yet laterally focused enough to encourage creative enterprise, our international graduates leave able to compete at a global level.

Our students are also actively encouraged to enrich themselves overseas, through numerous exchange programmes and partnerships with international universities. They also benefit from self-initiated study trips and work placements.

Voted the number one institution in the world for international student experience across seven categories in a recent International Student Barometer poll, we are committed to delivering world class education. Considered the official measure of international student opinion, the report put Falmouth first for support, arrival services, language assistance, host friends, campus environment and welcome. The University was also ranked number one in the 'good place to be' category.

We provide everything you need to prepare for, acclimatise and embrace your time with us. We'll help you with the application process. We'll help you obtain a student visa, secure accommodation and manage tuition fees. We'll meet you at Heathrow Airport, give you a week's orientation and a series of introductory sessions to life and study at Falmouth, as well as the UK. We also offer an English language course, and evening classes on writing and working culture in the UK. And, if that's not enough, we'll help you through one-to-one meetings with your tutor. Whatever it takes, we'll always be there for you.

Select your home country on the interactive map to find out more information about entry and language requirements, available sources of funding and our international representatives.

For more information on international study at Falmouth University please visit falmouth.ac.uk/international


Attracting the best international students from around the world is a key element of our internationalisation strategy and Falmouth offers a range of scholarships to students classified as 'overseas' for tuition fee purposes. For more information on scholarships please visit falmouth.ac.uk/international/scholarships

Sources of information

For information about international study at Falmouth University please visit falmouth.ac.uk/international

There are many things to think about and prepare for but our International Office is here to support you. We are always happy to share our knowledge and experience of living and studying in Cornwall and the Falmouth area. Check out our FAQs above and please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions or concerns you might have about coming here to study.

UKCISA (UK Council for International Student Affairs), is a comprehensive source of up-to-date information, advice and support for international students coming to study in the UK.

Contact us

For further information please contact:

Head of the International Office
Stuart Westhead
+44 (0)1326 213794

International Admissions
Julie Tucker
Mary Hesling
Marion Monnier
Tel: +44 (0)1326 213748
Tel: +44 (0)1326 254259

International Office, Falmouth University, Woodlane, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4RH, UK
Fax: +44 (0)1326 370725
Skype: Falmouth_International_Office
Email: international@falmouth.ac.uk

Interactive map

Use our interactive map to find information tailored to your country of domicile, including:

  • Academic requirements
  • English language requirements
  • Available scholarships
  • Recruitment fairs and events we are attending
  • Contact details for our international representatives
  • A list of partner institutions

Click on a continent to zoom in and select your country

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International study at Falmouth

International study at Falmouth University

We want to build alliances with institutions and organisations which share our vision, so together we can reach further, innovate, raise industry standards and deliver more for the students and graduates who’ll shape the creative landscape of tomorrow.

Professor Geoff Smith
Deputy Rector, University College Falmouth

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Falmouth scholarships

Attracting the best international students from around the world is a key element of our internationalisation strategy and Falmouth offers a range of scholarships to students classified as 'overseas' for tuition fee purposes.

For more information please visit falmouth.ac.uk/international/scholarships

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Karolina Glusiec

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Huda Abdul Aziz, BA(Hons) Graphic Design

Huda Abdul Aziz

BA(Hons) Graphic Design

2009 graduate Huda is now working for Agency Republic in London


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Leong Darren Abriel

BA(Hons) Creative Advertising

Leong graduated in 2011 and is now working at leading international advertising agency, Ogilvy

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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


Vital Statistics

Sunday Times League Table 2012

Falmouth's ranking in the Sunday Times 2012 Subject Tables for Art & Design