Hereford College of Arts is a dedicated arts college with a specialist focus on art, media, design, popular music and performing arts. With a mission to empower creativity and enrich the world through transformative arts education, the overall curriculum includes undergraduate and postgraduate degrees alongside a range of pre-degree college level courses and a wide ranging short course programme.
Staff and students are part of a dynamic creative community. Students are empowered with skills for life and work, to succeed in education, employment and entrepreneurship, and to have a positive impact on the world.
Key to the HCA experience is engaging with other creative in a unique, collaborative atmosphere. The college's technical facilities include exceptional access to specialist workshops in textiles, 3D fabrication, print, ceramics, small metals, arts and practice and recording studios.
In 2017, HCA was awarded Silver by the TEF Panel, which judged that the College delivers high quality teaching, learning, and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.