Creative Arts

Our vibrant School of Creative Arts offers an inspiring and supportive environment in which to start your journey towards a creative career. Our film, media, design, visual arts, music and art therapy courses are all led by talented artists, experienced lecturers and industry experts.

We also offer innovative cultural journeys that will help you view the world in a whole new way, giving you exceptional opportunities to learn and develop. Alongside traditional subjects such as English Literature, English Language and Linguistics, Politics and International Relations, History and Philosophy, we offer applied courses including Mass Communications, Journalism, Media and Creative Writing.

With a wide variety of modules to choose from in a range of subjects, you’ll be able to shape your degree around your personal interests and ambitions. Many offer opportunities to study abroad, immersing you in another culture.

Creative Arts facilities

Rookie Awards

Our Creative School is ranked 3rd in the UK (The Rookies Top Global Creative Schools, 2023). We'll help you develop your creative curiosity by putting the latest technology at your fingertips, including 3D printers, a motion capture studio, a construction and carving workshop, jewellery benches, sound control rooms, darkrooms and post-production suites.

Prospective employers, such as design studios, respect genuine commercial work in students’ portfolios. The collaboration scheme has proved an overwhelming success, with students fully engaged and the clients really impressed.

Nick Lovegrove

Programme Leader for Graphic Design and Illustration

Contact information


School of Creative Arts
University of Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB


+44 (0)1707 285300