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Creativity knows no bounds

With our online undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, you can futureproof your career - or pursue a new profession - from anywhere in the world.  

Designed from the start to be studied online, and with the same expert teaching and industry connections as our on-campus degrees, join a global community of Falmouth creatives defining the future.

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Undergraduate Online Study

Study your undergraduate degree anywhere with our online degree courses.

Undergraduate Online Study
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Postgraduate Online Study

Step forward in your career with one of our postgraduate online degree courses.

Postgraduate Online Study
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Online Study Funding

Find out how you can fund your online study whether you're studying an undergraduate or postgraduate...

Online Study Funding
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How You Study Online

Supportive and rigorous teaching available through online undergraduate and Masters degree courses. ...

How You Study Online
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Studying and Working

Our flexible degree options give you the opportunity to work alongside your studies.

Studying and Working

Why study online with Falmouth?

The creative culture at the heart of Falmouth University is not confined to our Cornwall campuses. Our online degrees offer you the chance to explore your creative potential, no matter where you’re based.  

Rated the No.1 arts university in the UK by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, creativity and innovation are championed in all our online courses. Taught by academic staff with real industry connections who know what it takes to make an impact, you will develop the ability to harness your creativity, giving you an edge in your chosen industry. 

Designed specifically to be taught online by our award-winning digital learning team, an online degree with Falmouth could be the right choice for you; whether you have ambitions to change or level-up in your career, are looking to work alongside studying, or are seeking a better study-life balance.  

Explore how online study works

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Apply for an Online Degree

Find out how to apply for our online undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

Apply for an Online Degree
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Online Study Funding

Find out how you can fund your online study whether you're studying an undergraduate or postgraduate...

Online Study Funding
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Tuition Fees

Find out the tuition fees for your course, when and how you'll pay them.

Tuition Fees
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Applying with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Depending on the course you want to study, you can apply with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (AP...

Applying with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Ask a student

What better way to find out about life at Falmouth University than by asking our current students? 

From course details, to our online community 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.

Stories from our online community

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Getting a job in digital marketing

How to get into digital marketing

12 December 2022

Explore how to kickstart your career in the fast-paced digital marketing sector.

How to get into digital marketing
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Top tips for online study

Top tips for studying online

12 December 2022

Online undergraduate student Blossom shares her top tips on how to maximise your time to get the mos...

Top tips for studying online
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Sabine Lettmann

An interview with Sabine Lettmann: module leader on MA Sustainable Fashion (Online)

25 November 2022

Sabine Lettman is a fashion designer, consultant and researcher who will lead two modules on Falmout...

An interview with Sabine Lettmann: module leader on MA Sustainable Fashion (Online)
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Amanda Losasso

Bravery and big commercial projects: in conversation with interior design lecturer Amanda Losasso

15 November 2022

Amanda Losasso leads Falmouth’s new online BA in Interior Design. We talked to her about her wealt...

Bravery and big commercial projects: in conversation with interior design lecturer Amanda Losasso
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Amber Burton

Senior lecturer in marketing and digital communications elected to prestigious edcom Board  

02 November 2022

Amber Burton, course leader on Falmouth’s innovative online master’s in Marketing and Digital Co...

Senior lecturer in marketing and digital communications elected to prestigious edcom Board  
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6 Reasons why sustainability is important in business

13 October 2022

Explore how sustainability in business can bring a competitive advantage.

6 Reasons why sustainability is important in business
MSc Sustainable Business course leader Dr Flor Gerardou
Dr Flor Gerardou

An interview with: Dr Flor Gerardou, Course Leader, MSc Sustainable Business (Online) 

05 October 2022

From the small sugar cane town in Mexico where she was born, Dr Flor Gerardou saw the impact of sust...

An interview with: Dr Flor Gerardou, Course Leader, MSc Sustainable Business (Online) 
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Digital Learning Team winning an award

Award-winning Digital Learning team recognised for ethical use of learning technology

22 September 2022

Falmouth University’s Digital Learning team has won an Ethical EdTech Award 2022 for a framework a...

Award-winning Digital Learning team recognised for ethical use of learning technology
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MA Indie Game Development student Sarah Masters

Graduate spotlight: a new sense of self-confidence through indie game development

15 September 2022

Game developer Sarah Masters wants her work to make a positive impact in the world. Having recently ...

Graduate spotlight: a new sense of self-confidence through indie game development
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Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival

06 September 2022

Students on Falmouth’s online Film & Television MA course recently gathered at the Edinburgh Inter...

Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival
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MA UX Design graduate Jack Jenkins

Graduate spotlight: a UX Designer with ambition in abundance

01 September 2022

MA User Experience Design (Online) graduate Jack Jenkins is always creating. With a CV full of impre...

Graduate spotlight: a UX Designer with ambition in abundance
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Online study myths debunked

Debunking the myths surrounding online study

22 August 2022

Here we debunk five common myths surrounding online study and explore how an online degree from Falm...

Debunking the myths surrounding online study
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Why is reflective practice important in education?

02 August 2022

Explore how reflective practice can help to enhance the professional development of teachers and edu...

Why is reflective practice important in education?
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What’s it like working for an agency?

28 July 2022

Tom Telford, President of Digital Marketing at Clarity, offers an insight into working for an agency...

What’s it like working for an agency?
MA Indie Game Development (Online) module leader Matty McGrory
Matty McGrory

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)

14 July 2022

Matty McGrory is a senior gameplay designer, lecturer and module leader on our online master’s deg...

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)
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Adult learning

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult

08 July 2022

MA Comedy Writing (Online) student Jade shares her experience of returning to academic study as an a...

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult
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Anna Calandra

Why I chose to study Comedy Writing online

04 July 2022

MA Comedy Writing (Online) graduand Anna Calandra talks about her experience studying on the course,...

Why I chose to study Comedy Writing online
MA Education course leader Esther Cummins
Esther Cummins

Challenging the status quo: in conversation with education lecturer Esther Cummins

23 June 2022

We spoke to Esther Cummins, course leader for Falmouth’s new online master’s degree in Education...

Challenging the status quo: in conversation with education lecturer Esther Cummins
BA Creative Writing (Online) students on the beach with Wyl Menmuir
BA Creative Writing (Online) students on the beach with Wyl Menmuir

Online Creative Writing community enjoy three days of inspirational in-person events

15 June 2022

Falmouth’s online BA(Hons) Creative Writing online community recently held Writers at Falmouth, an...

Online Creative Writing community enjoy three days of inspirational in-person events
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Blossom Chambers and her daughter Poppy

Fine Art student’s mum rediscovers her own creative spark through online study

01 June 2022

Blossom Chambers is a print designer and student on our BA Visual Communication (Online) course. Her...

Fine Art student’s mum rediscovers her own creative spark through online study
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The 6 key UX design principles to follow

16 May 2022

Here are 6 key UX design principles that should form the foundations of every new project

The 6 key UX design principles to follow
MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Course Leader Tom Crisp
Tom Crisp

Changing fashion for the better: in conversation with lecturer Tom Crisp

11 May 2022

Tom Crisp is a menswear designer, trend analyst and fashion lecturer, and has just been appointed as...

Changing fashion for the better: in conversation with lecturer Tom Crisp
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Rosie Smith

The module leader banishing the buzzwords around creative storytelling in marketing

09 May 2022

Rosie Smith is an award-winning writer, journalist and copywriter, and leads the Creative Digital St...

The module leader banishing the buzzwords around creative storytelling in marketing
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Dr Sherezade García Rangel

Creative Writing course leader to speak on representations of Venezuela at Royal Geographical Society

05 May 2022

Award-winning podcaster, writer, senior lecturer and researcher Dr Sherezade García Rangel, course ...

Creative Writing course leader to speak on representations of Venezuela at Royal Geographical Society
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What is Visual Communication?

03 May 2022

Visual communication is all around us but how do we use it and why does it matter?

What is Visual Communication?
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Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders

22 April 2022

Students on Falmouth's online master's course in user experience design recently met up in person fo...

Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders
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Hands typing on laptop with newspaper

How to live blog: 5 tips to get started

21 April 2022

A live blog is a great way to cover major news stories or events as they unfold - but how do you cre...

How to live blog: 5 tips to get started
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Dr Kit Chapman

Storytelling and science journalism: in conversation with Dr Kit Chapman

07 April 2022

Dr Kit Chapman shares how his award-winning science journalism practice and zeal for storytelling ar...

Storytelling and science journalism: in conversation with Dr Kit Chapman
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Abigail Edge

Journalism tutor invited to deliver talk at International Journalism Festival

30 March 2022

Award-winning journalist and features writer Abigail Edge, an online tutor on our MA Journalism (Onl...

Journalism tutor invited to deliver talk at International Journalism Festival
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Jade Gebbie, MA Comedy Writing (Online) student

MA Comedy Writing student secures role as comedy writer for BBC Studios

23 March 2022

Jade Gebbie is currently studying MA Comedy Writing (Online) and will take up the prestigious one-ye...

MA Comedy Writing student secures role as comedy writer for BBC Studios

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