QS World University Rankings 2016 - Art & Design 8th in The UK & 44th in The World


At Ravensbourne, your professional career starts on your first day. From the moment you step onto our award-winning campus, we'll stimulate you to join thousands of our graduates who are pushing the boundaries in digital media and design. Our staff aren't just academics - they're doers, still working in industry - so you'll be getting hands-on training from the experts. In our interconnected professions, collaboration is key, so you'll broaden your mind by studying closely with learners from other fields. And our renowned industry links mean you'll have the chance to sharpen your skills in some of London's most exciting workplaces. By joining our lively student community, studying right beside the amazing O2 music arena in the heart of the Greenwich digital peninsula, we know you'll have fun along the way.

We're an innovative, industry-focused university sector college located in the heart of London. We're champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design. We have a community of approximately 2,400 students and offer practically focused digital media and design courses from pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate to professional short course level. Driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, we produce highly employable and enterprising graduates. We have a strong track record in graduate employability and business creation. Ravensbourne also hosts alongside its student community more than 100 creative technology businesses that utilise its leading edge technologies and media resources, and collaborate with its student body and industry partners.

Foundation Diploma Prospectus

Foundation Diploma Prospectus

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Ravensbourne is a world-class digital media and design college. The College can trace its earliest history back to the foundation of the Bromley School of Art in the 1870s. The modern history of the College began in 1962, when Beckenham School of Art and Sidcup School of Art amalgamated with Bromley School of Art to form Ravensbourne College of Art and Design and the new institution relocated to a new site in Bromley Common. In 1975, the bulk of College activities moved to its current site and new purpose-built accommodation in Chislehurst.

Over the last decade, Ravensbourne students have achieved success in many national competitions, such as the Royal Society of Arts Design Awards (RSA), British Design in Art Direction Awards (D&AD), New Designers Awards, Graduate Fashion Week Awards and PROMAX. The College was recognized in 2007 as one of 17 Skillset Media Academies nationally.

Ravensbourne's campus is at Greenwich Peninsula, next door to the O2. Students can enjoy the river, parks and elegant squares, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, and spectacular views across the Thames to Canary Wharf.

University Destinations

Besides progressing onto undergraduate programme at Ravensbourne, graduates from Pre-Foundation Diploma, Foundation Diploma and Access to Higher Education have free access to any leading art and design school in the world. They are all highly sought-after by universities for their strong academic background, superiorities and competitiveness.

  • Central Saint Martins, UAL
  • Oxford
  • Camberwell School of Art, UAL
  • Cambridge
  • London College of Communication, UAL
  • LSE
  • Chelsea College of Art, UAL
  • Imperial College, London
  • London College of Fashion, UAL
  • University College London
  • Wimbledon College of Art, UAL
  • King's College London
  • Central School of Speech and Drama
  • Goldsmiths, UOL
  • Courtauld Institute of Art
  • Glasgow School of Arts
  • City and Guilds Art School
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

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