Student Accommodation in Plymouth near Plymouth College of Art
Casita offers 12 Plymouth College of Art Student Accommodation and Plymouth students halls near the college and around the city. All our accommodation options include different room types and various facilities and services. The room types include Studios, Ensuites, and flats. The facilities and services have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV.
Why Study at Plymouth College of Art
Plymouth College of Art was established in 1856 as “Plymouth Drawing School”. It was one of the colleges that were founded by a partnership with the University of Plymouth as “Plymouth College of Art and Design”. In 2006, Plymouth College of Art and Design ended its membership of the University of Plymouth's Partner Colleges and became an independent art university providing Higher Education. However, all Plymouth College of Art's degrees were accredited by the University of Plymouth until 2007, and by the Open University until 2008. In late 2008, Plymouth College of Art and Design‘s name was changed and its current name “Plymouth College of Art” was born.
In 2013, Plymouth College of Art founded the city-centre free school that welcomed 4 to 16-year-olds to Plymouth School of Creative Arts. In 2019 the college was awarded taught degree awarding powers (TDAP) by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) granting the creative institution the authority to award and accredit its own BA (Hons) degrees and Masters awards. Autumn 2020 witnessed the first group of undergraduate and postgraduate students who graduated with an award accredited by Plymouth College of Art.
Department and Divisions
Plymouth College of Art offers creative education at undergraduate, postgraduate, and pre-degree levels, specializing in the fields of art, design, crafts, and media. Pre-Degree courses encompass Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Subjects provided include Interior Design, Printmaking, Animation, Photography, Film Studies, and Fashion
Facilities and Resources
Plymouth College of Art provides its students with tons of facilities to add a little taste to their learning journey. First, there is a library with over 25,000 physical and digital resources, and lots of quiet spaces with a Mac suite, communal study, private study rooms, collections, and a sofa area. Students also have free access to LinkedIn Learning and databases. Then, a touch of art with an art studio, lab, music rooms which all come with the technical facilities necessary. Last but not least comes the Equipment Resource Centre where students have access to over 6,000 items of industry-standard photography, film, and audio kit. All equipment can be loaned free of charge by students following induction, and workshops are available to help build technical skills. And lastly, we have The Refectory, the perfect place to have lunch, chat with other coursemates, or just take a break. See with your eyes all of the above by taking a special virtual tour all around the campus.
Plymouth College of Art’s outstanding location in Plymouth, Devon UK, making everything easier for its students as restaurants, shops, and famous cultural and historical sites are right around the corner. On top of that, lots of universities surround the college as in a 5-minute ride from Plymouth College of art, you will find yourself in front of the University of Plymouth and Plymouth University International College.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How old do I have to be to get into Plymouth Art College?
You have to be 19 or over to get into the college.
What is the new name for Plymouth College of Art?
The new name for the college is Arts University Plymouth.
What is the status of Plymouth College of Art university?
The former Plymouth College of Art was officially granted university status in 2022.
What is the acceptance rate at Plymouth College of Art?
The college has an 85% acceptance rate.
How many international students are at Plymouth College of Art?
The college has over 2,000 students from around 100 different countries.