Leeds Arts University


Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. The University was founded in 1846; it became a Higher Education Institution in 2011. The University was granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers in 2016, and full university status in 2017. Working closely with business and professional bodies across a range of expertise and consultancies, Leeds Arts University is host to Creative Networks, a professional network which organises a programme of events that attracts high profile speakers from the creative industries sector. The University also engages with businesses providing bespoke workshops to enhance the creative capacity within organisations.

Areas of expertise:
Visual Communication
Fine Art
Photography
Graphic Design
Illustration
Animation
Fashion
Printed Textiles & Surface Pattern Design
Creative Advertising

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