Faculty of Creative Industries

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Faculty of Creative Industries

Anchored by the BSBI core values – Enterprise, Leadership and Success – the Faculty of Creative Industries brings an impactful set of creative arts programmes that are not only significant to our current economy but also a promising and commercially relevant career pathway for the future.

Anticipating the demands of a digital and knowledge-based economy, the creative arts industry is in a transformative age and is becoming more valuable than ever. Modern-day artistry encompasses the ability to translate ideas to a meaningful output from visual interpretation to storytelling that automation cannot fully dictate, inspire and accomplish.

Creative innovations happen in a setting where it is encouraged and at the same time, challenged. This type of environment is provided at BSBI, encouraging our students to nurture and improve their skill set to enable them to build a thriving career in the creative economy when they graduate.


To instil a strong and all-inclusive foundation in the creative arts with focusing on relevant cultural, contemporary, historical, theoretical, and professional contexts.

To develop the acumen to handle creative projects, resources, formal and informal organisational structures, in line with practical application to meet the requirements of modern industries.

To nurture a holistic skill set that can produce and execute compelling concepts that can contribute to solving complex problems.

BA (Hons) Photography

Explore the Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons in Photography program by BSBI which focuses on photography, experimentation, and Visual Storytelling. Apply Now!
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BA (Hons) Game Design

Explore the Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons in Game Design program by BSBI which enables students to develop creative thinking and game-designing skills. Apply Now!
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BA (Hons) Illustration (UCA)

This degree programme fosters an engaging and practical approach to illustration. You will be encouraged to develop your own unique approach to the subject, gaining the skills they need to thrive in their future careers.
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BA (Hons) Animation

This programme combines theory with practice and you to develop a series of short films through being taught via a blended learning approach. The curriculum incorporates latest industry technology and meets contemporary digital standards too, ensuring you are equipped with relevant software for the field.
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BA (Hons) Graphic Design (UCA)

The course enables you to develop your design potential whilst guided by industry experts combining your work within an extensive portfolio of powerful software skills and effective creative thinking methods in highly complex design situations enhanced by a practical, vocational approach.
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MA Visual Communication (UCA)

An interdisciplinary 18-month course of advanced study for furthering your research skills, fostering a strong visual communication language and specialising within your discipline.
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MA Photography

Discover the Master of Arts (MA) programme in Photography at BSBI, which offers subject-specific expertise and interdisciplinary skills to enrich your journey. Apply now!
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MA Game Design

Explore the Master of Arts (MA) in Game Design program at BSBI offers game development skills taught by game studies academics & industry experts. Apply Now!
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MA User Experience Design

Explore the Master of Arts (MA) in User Experience Design program at BSBI offers analytic, creative, and technical aspects of User Experience (UX). Apply Now!
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BSBI 7th Portfolio Scholarship Competition

Students have the opportunity to showcase their creativity and the chance to receive a scholarship on tuition!

This competition is valid on the Faculty of Creative Industries programmes being offered at the Hamburg campus.

Best Portfolio (Study for Free!)

1 Student | 100% Scholarship on Tuition

Second Best Portfolio

10 Students | 50% Scholarship on Tuition

Third Best Portfolio

20 Students | 40% Scholarship on Tuition

EXTENDED! Submission Deadline: 17 May 2024
Announcement of Winner: 24 May 2024

Check out the previous winners and their works here.

Our Academic Partner

Berlin School of Business and Innovation is in proud partnership with the University for the Creative Arts (UCA). The university was the highest placed specialist creative university in the Complete University Guide and The Guardian’s 2020 League Table.

Our Strategic Partner: HTK Academy

As a pioneer for the creative subjects and accessible education, we are delighted to be partnered with the HTK academy, offering their students the chance to enhance their creative studies with flagship programmes validated by one of the top universities in the UK, University of Creative Arts. This additional edge will internationalise the students’ degree programme, thus opening the door to many new and exciting opportunities after graduation. The programmes will be thought in the widely recognised international language English on the premises of HTK in Hamburg.

HTK is dedicated to providing their students with first rate training to ensure they thrive in their chosen fields and become the creative talent of tomorrow. In line with this vision, our new collaboration will allow HTK students to achieve a BA (Hons) in Design degree in just one year with all the necessary support from BSBI’s expert academic faculty.

BSBI will be offering affordable tuition fees to HTK students, recognising the importance of students investing in their future.