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University Education For The Creative Industries

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Making an Application

WHEN to make your Application

Normally, the deadline for applications is January 15th each year. This means that to join a degree course in September you will need to get your application in between 1st September of the previous year and 15th January of the year you are applying for.

If you miss the UCAS deadline, don’t worry. just click here to find out what to do.

Any applications made in July, August and September will go into clearing.


HOW to make your Application

Like any university, to apply for a degree course you’ll need a UCAS account. It’s easy to set up your UCAS account and the application form is straight forward. To begin the process go to and choose the option to apply for an Undergraduate course. Here you will be asked which course you are applying for (a maximum of 5). You’ll also need to add your qualifications, write your personal statement and include your reference.

UCAS charge for applications. For 2021 entry, if you are applying for just one course, the fee will be £20. For multiple courses, the fee is £26.00.

If you’re unsure what to put in your Personal Statement, click here to get some help.


UCAS Codes

You’ll need to know the UCAS code for your course in order to apply. These are:


BSc (Hons) Audio Engineering & Production


BA (Hons) Music Production


BSc (Hons) Game & Interactive Audio


BA (Hons) Visual Effects


BA (Hons) Post Production for Film & TV


BA (Hons) Independent Filmmaking


BA (Hons) Digital Animation with Illustration


BA (Hons) Game Art


BA (Hons) Games Design


Institution Code

The institution code for Futureworks is ‘F98’. Previously our courses were listed under UCLAN as this is our validating university. You must now apply directly to Futureworks.

Transparency Data

You can find out about the number of applications we have received from UK domiciled applicants, how many offers we made in relation to those applications, how many of those offers were accepted and the number of those who have registered with us by clicking here.



If your application is successful, you will be invited to discuss your application at an interview.


Student Finance

Most people apply for tuition fee and maintenance funding through student finance. When you are applying for finance it is important that you apply listing Futureworks as the institution you will be attending to make sure there are no delays with you enrolling with us and receiving your payments on time.