Creativity knows no bounds, and neither do we.

As a student from North America, you can expect support in choosing your course with us, applying, arriving, studying and living in Falmouth. Read about it on this page.

120

+ yrs

Creative Education

85

+

Courses

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Your dedicated Course Advisor

Meet Adriane Marriott-Mills, our dedicated advisor for North America.

She can offer you 1-1 advice and guidance, introducing you to Falmouth, helping you choose a course and preparing you for applying.

 

Book a session with Adriane

Ways to study at Falmouth

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Undergraduate Study

Connect with industry innovators, collaborate across disciplines and learn from practising professio...

Undergraduate Study
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Postgraduate Study

Online or on-campus, you'll build your networks and expand your horizons in an environment of open i...

Postgraduate Study
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Online Study

Harness Falmouth's expertise and industry connections in a way that works for you.

Online Study

Entry requirements

We accept a range of international and national qualifications. Select your country below for more information:

 

Ontario:

Undergraduate - BA(Hons) and BSc(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • An overall Pass in the Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma at advanced level with a minimum of six Grade 12 U, U/C or M courses including grade 12 U English. Please submit evidence in the form of a certificate and transcript when available

  • An overall Pass in the British Columbia Senior Secondary Diploma, with an average of between 75% - 85% in 5 grade 12 subjects

  • Overall Pass in the Quebec Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales 

  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points

  • Qualifications from other provinces are also accepted – please email international@falmouth.ac.uk for more information

Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)
 

British Columbia:

Undergraduate - BA(Hons) and BSc(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • An overall Pass in the British Columbia Senior Secondary Diploma, with an average of between 75% - 85% in 5 grade 12 subjects

  • Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability
  • An IELTS Academic score of 6 or above with a minimum score of 5.5 in Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing or equivalent 

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)

 

Quebec:

Undergraduate - BA(Hons) and BSc(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • An overall Pass in the Diplôme d'Etudes Collégiales

  • An IELTS Academic score of 6 or above with a minimum score of 5.5 in Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing or equivalent 

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)

 

Undergraduate - BA(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Successful completion of the USA High School Diploma (SAT/ACT tests and AP exams are not required)
  • Advance Placement (AP) Exams with minimum grades 4-3-3
  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points
 Native speakers of English do not need to demonstrate English language ability

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)
Please see our English language requirements page

Postgraduate research - PhD

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Master's degree

Please see our English language requirements page

If the qualification you are doing is not listed, you can speak to your dedicated advisor Adriane who'll be able to chat to you about your options. You can find her email below:

E: adriane.marriottmills@falmouth.ac.uk 

If you're from a country where national qualifications do not give direct access to our degrees, we also accept a wide range of recognised international foundation qualifications including, but not limited to, those with whom the University has partnerships.

Take a look at our International Foundation Providers Partnerships page for a list of our partner organisations.

Our community and campuses

Explore our campuses

Falmouth University has two campuses which students from North America may study on. Use the interactive virtual tour to check out our industry-standard facilities and beautiful surroundings.

Falmouth University is based in Cornwall, the South West of the UK. Cornwall is renowned for beautiful beaches, wild cliffs and a strong creative heritage.

We might not be a city, but when it comes to weird and wonderful events, we've got them. From arts festivals, to music and food, Cornwall has a strong identity and continues to inspire individuals in their creative journeys.

Discover more about student life

Why Falmouth?

120 years' experience

For well over a century we have been been forging trail-blazing graduates and conscientious creators to make a better future.

Professional facilities & teaching excellence

Learn in industry standard facilities and get taught by professionally practicing lecturers.

Peerless connections and a vibrant community

Make the most of our impressive industry connections and thrive in our creative and inclusive community.

Connect with our community

Ask a student

What better way to find out about life at Falmouth University than by asking our current students? From arriving in the UK, to course details, and settling in, our students are ready and available to answer any questions you might have.

Simply set up your account, send them a question and they'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Meet us in your country

You can also meet us in your country. Our team regularly travels internationally to meet with students all over the world.

Find out where our team is going next

 

How we'll support you

As a student from North America we'll support you in the following ways:

  • Guaranteed university-managed accommodation for all undergraduate international offer-holders that apply for accommodation on time
  • Dedicated international postgraduate accommodation (limited rooms on a first come, first served basis) 
  • Airport collection (charges apply) 
  • International café – a forum for all international students to access support and discuss issues of mutual interest 
  • Pre-arrival UK life and culture virtual sessions 
  • English language support available all academic year – help with speaking, pronunciation, academic writing, speaking etc. Group classes and 1:1 help available 
  • Careers and employability advice from day one of your studies 
  • Support from application to arrival, through study and beyond  
  • If you are applying with us using a US federal loan, you can find more information here.

Where could you go from Falmouth?

We're empowering next gen creatives

Our graduates are changing the future. From sustainable product design, to earth-conscious events, to powerful art installations telling essential stories, our graduates are changemakers and conscientious creators.

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Bal maidens, fishwives and carnival queens: meet Fran Rowse’s ‘Cornish Maids’

12 February 2024

Fran Rowse's photography project 'Cornish Maids' is a collection of portraits of Cornwall’s young ...

Bal maidens, fishwives and carnival queens: meet Fran Rowse’s ‘Cornish Maids’
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Calum Heath - Congee Video Shoot

How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 

07 February 2024

With clients including financial magazine Barron’s, Danish newspaper Weekendavisen and style journ...

How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 
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Work: Rebecca Barnard

Introducing our Fine Art MA (Online) class of January 2024

30 January 2024

Discover the work and inspirations of our second cohort of online Fine Art master's graduates.

Introducing our Fine Art MA (Online) class of January 2024
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A new era of filmmaking? Guy Potter on working with Falmouth film talent to produce his debut film

24 January 2024

'Trengellick Rising' is the the world's first hand-processed Cornish language film.

A new era of filmmaking? Guy Potter on working with Falmouth film talent to produce his debut film
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Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter

19 January 2024

Introducing Ben Peddle: a 2023 BA(Hons) Television (now BA(Hons) Television & Film Production) gradu...

Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter
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Meet Falmouth graduate and journalist Amanda Røed Stave

18 January 2024

Discover how Amanda became a journalist for a newspaper in Norway.

Meet Falmouth graduate and journalist Amanda Røed Stave
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'Naseema Begum' by Peter Flude 

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner

17 January 2024

The winning portrait was originally commissioned by Guardian Labs.

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner
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Ones to Watch | Hollie Milne

16 January 2024

Together with business partner Jennie Trethewy Interior Design BA(Hons) graduate Hollie Milne co-fou...

Ones to Watch | Hollie Milne
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Meet the Sustainable Festival Management graduate helping the live events industry clean up its act

12 January 2024

Once part of the crowd as a music-mad teen, Sustainable Festival Management BA(Hons) graduate Bryoni...

Meet the Sustainable Festival Management graduate helping the live events industry clean up its act
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Women in Sound: Falmouth student and graduate produce podcast for Hypatia Trust

10 January 2024

Astra Jeffree and graduate Amy Colman have produced a podcast for The Hypatia Trust that aims to amp...

Women in Sound: Falmouth student and graduate produce podcast for Hypatia Trust
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Marine & Natural History Photography graduate travels the world for the BBC's 'Big Little Journeys'

04 January 2024

Meet Marine & Natural History Photography BA(Hons) graduate Matt Roseveare – a wildlife photograph...

Marine & Natural History Photography graduate travels the world for the BBC's 'Big Little Journeys'
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Photography graduate's work lights up Piccadilly Circus on NYE

04 January 2024

Serena Brown's work lit up Picadilly Circus this New Year's Eve as part of the Mayor of London's 'Lo...

Photography graduate's work lights up Piccadilly Circus on NYE
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How one guest speaker set the course for Journalism & Creative Writing graduate's career

02 January 2024

Journalism & Creative Writing graduate Will Crouch helps international organisations navigate securi...

How one guest speaker set the course for Journalism & Creative Writing graduate's career
Rowan Corlett
Rowan Corlett

Illustration alumni and artist designs Christmas stamps for Isle of Man Post Office

04 December 2023

Rowan Corlett, an artist and BA(Hons) Illustration graduate, has designed and produced a series of C...

Illustration alumni and artist designs Christmas stamps for Isle of Man Post Office
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From ‘Doc Martin’ to ‘Doctor Who’: Graduate Charles Jackson's TV career to date

28 November 2023

From landing his first job with 'Doc Martin' to joining the VFX team for 'Doctor Who', Charles Jack...

From ‘Doc Martin’ to ‘Doctor Who’: Graduate Charles Jackson's TV career to date

Application support

We support applications from individuals from North America. If you'd like to use an educational agent who can help you with your application and visa then click the drop-downs to find one in your country below:

 

Across the Pond
Email: cateam@studyacrossthepond.com
Web: studyacrossthepond.com

Information Planet
Email: info@informationplanet.ca
Web: informationplanet.ca

Intake Education
Email: yomi@intake.education
Web: intake.partners

SI-UK
Email: toronto@studyin-uk.com
Web: studyin-uk.com

Across the Pond
Email: info@studyacrossthepond.com
Web: studyacrossthepond.com

SI-UK
Email: usa@studyin-uk.com
Web: studyin-uk.com

University Degrees Abroad
Email: jkarrenberg@udauk.org
Web: udauk.org

Apply directly or through UCAS

You can also choose to apply either directly with us or through UCAS depending on your course. We'll support you every step of the way. Find out about your application journey and further support on our international apply page.

Go to international apply page
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Got more questions?

Speak to our dedicated North America advisor, Adriane Marriott-Mills, by emailing adriane.marriottmills@falmouth.ac.uk or booking a video session. Adriane can offer you 1-1 support throughout your application journey.

Book a session with Adriane
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