WELCOME TO

PLYMOUTH COLLEGE OF ART



If you’re considering a degree in art, design, craft or digital media and want to be part of a truly global community of creative learners, join us in January 2021 kickstart your future in the creative industries.

We are excited to announce that Plymouth College of Art is offering a range of BA (Hons) creative courses through our distance learning provision, starting in January 2021. Our vision for excellence in art and design distance learning, under the banner of our Connected Campus, affords students flexibility in their studies whilst being a valued part of our community. These three-year courses all share a common distance-learning first year while specialising in a chosen subject, then progressing into our named BA (Hons) awards in years two and three on campus in the UK at Plymouth College of Art.


For more information on our Jan Start dates please click here. To start your application to study a BA (Hons) Degree starting in January 2021 please contact our Admissions team: Email: admissions@pca.ac.ukTel: 01752 203402





Pre-arrival Welcome Letter

You can find details of your first couple of weeks enclosed in this letter below (please click on the 'Pre-arrival Information' button to read more). We want to make sure that all our staff and students are safe on campus, and have a successful start, so please read this letter carefully to make sure that you have done everything you need to do before the start of term. You will also find a handy campus map, you can either download this onto your phone or print it out to help you find your way around!


Coronavirus: Plymouth College of Art Information


At Plymouth College of Art, the health and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors is of the highest importance. As new guidance on coronavirus is released from UK government authorities we will endeavour to keep our community informed and reassured. To help you make sense of the latest developments, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you have any questions or concerns and cannot find the information you need within our frequently asked questions, please email health@pca.ac.uk.

In line with Government guidelines, we are pleased to announce plans to applicants and returning students, to welcome undergraduate students and staff back on campus from 5 October 2020 and postgraduate students from 12 October. The college’s Pre Degree campus Palace Court, for A Level equivalent and Foundation Diploma students, is planning to reopen from 7 September 2020. Please read our current guidance for students, staff and applicants here.

If you have any questions about our adjustments for maintaining a Covid19 safe campus, including around wearing masks and absence reporting, visit our Guidance page.

Click here for the most up to date UCAS information in regards to Covid-19.


A message from our Principal

Click on the image below to watch a video message from our Principal.

Link to video Message from our Principal

A message from our Academic Dean

Click on the image below to watch a video message from our Academic Dean.

link to video Message from our Academic Dean

If you would like to get in contact with us, please feel free to email us on hello@pca.ac.uk

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