Creative Arts & Design

 

Creative Arts & Design
5 years after Graduation.


EXPLAINER NOTES BY ANDY GARDNER

Subjects covered include:

Fine art, Design studies, Music, Drama, Dance, Cinematics & photography, Crafts, Creative writing

General Median salaries to compare with below:

For all 24-29-year-olds in work in 2014-15: £20,800 WonkHE.   For all ages, £27,600 in 2015 ASHE

Interesting points from the depths of the LEO spreadsheet:

OMG!  You don’t go into these courses for the money do you!? Half of the courses produce graduates on median earnings below the national average. Clearly there are some music graduates doing it for their art!  Will be interesting to see data from the plethora of private music universities that have been opened at some point in the future.  Will your talent support your career or will your career support your talent?

It’s not just about the money!

There are many reasons to go to university; Love of a subject, independent and critical thinking, independent living (if affordable!).  It’s not just about salary levels, however applicants must not be misled by general statements about a blanket graduate dividend, these can be clearly bogus.  See information below.

For courses with a clear vocational link, check to see if there is a relevant apprenticeship standard:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/apprenticeship-standards https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/institute-for-apprenticeships
https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch


Creative Arts & Design
Data Set



HE provider Upper quartile Median earnings Lower quartile
Bournemouth University 32900 27600 19700
The University of Oxford 35300 27100 12800
The University of Bristol 31000 27000 19200
The University of Sheffield 32200 26900 17900
The City University 32300 26600 7400
The University of Cambridge 34000 26500 12900
King's College London 30900 26500 13200
University of Nottingham 34400 26400 17000
The University of Sussex 30500 26200 16100
Brunel University London 31100 25700 18200
The University of Birmingham 30100 25100 15900
University of Durham 28900 24900 20700
Oxford Brookes University 30300 24600 18400
The University of Leeds 30000 24500 17900
Loughborough University 32400 24500 18200
Royal Holloway and Bedford New College 29500 24500 16200
The University of Warwick 28900 24300 17600
The University of Exeter 30000 24100 15300
The University of Glasgow 30600 24000 15700
The Nottingham Trent University 30100 23900 17500
The University of Reading 28800 23900 16200
The University of Keele 29100 23300 19400
Glasgow Caledonian University 28900 23300 17800
The University of Liverpool 28600 23100 12900
St Mary's University, Twickenham 27600 22900 17000
Kingston University 28800 22500 15700
University of the Arts, London 29800 22500 13100
The University of Manchester 29900 22500 16300
The University of Westminster 29100 22500 14200
Roehampton University 28800 22400 15900
The University of York 28500 22400 16000
Edinburgh Napier University 27900 22300 16400
The University of Lancaster 29500 22200 15800
Ravensbourne 30300 22200 14300
The University of Kent 26700 21600 13700
University for the Creative Arts 27700 21500 15100
London South Bank University 29300 21500 11000
Cardiff University 25100 21500 18900
The University of Northampton 26700 21300 14800
Coventry University 26800 21200 14200
The University of Hull 28200 21200 15100
The University of Edinburgh 26100 21200 12700
The Robert Gordon University 27300 21200 16600
University of Hertfordshire 26900 21100 14700
Queen Mary University of London 35100 21100 16200
The University of Brighton 28200 20900 11700
Southampton Solent University 26500 20800 14700
De Montfort University 25700 20700 14700
London Metropolitan University 26700 20700 12000
The University of East Anglia 24800 20500 14300
Goldsmiths College 27800 20500 11300
University of Northumbria at Newcastle 26600 20500 14000
Royal Northern College of Music 29300 20500 10700
Sheffield Hallam University 25000 20500 14700
Bangor University 25200 20400 14400
The Arts University Bournemouth 26500 20300 12300
Edge Hill University 24800 20300 14200
Middlesex University 27200 20300 12500
University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne 25400 20300 12700
University of Gloucestershire 26200 20200 14100
Glasgow School of Art 27600 20200 11300
Bath Spa University 25800 20100 13800
Newman University 26800 20100 14600
Buckinghamshire New University 26000 20000 14900
GB 26500 20000 13300
The University of Huddersfield 25200 19900 14400
The University of Surrey 28000 19900 12500
The University of Portsmouth 25700 19800 13500
The University of West London 26400 19800 12900
The University of Chichester 24600 19700 12700
The University of Southampton 26100 19600 12600
The University of Strathclyde 24100 19600 13900
The University of Greenwich 26300 19300 13000
The University of Winchester 26000 19300 12600
Birmingham City University 25500 19000 13000
Bishop Grosseteste University 23800 19000 13200
The University of Aberdeen 24500 19000 15100
Leeds Beckett University 24400 18900 14600
Cardiff Metropolitan University 24500 18900 12300
The University of Lincoln 23900 18800 12800
Rose Bruford College 25700 18700 8200
Canterbury Christ Church University 24000 18600 14200
Aberystwyth University 22400 18600 13300
Heriot-Watt University 24800 18600 15000
The University of the West of Scotland 23500 18600 11100
University of Bedfordshire 24200 18500 13200
Liverpool John Moores University 24800 18500 13600
The Manchester Metropolitan University 24600 18500 12400
The University of Salford 23800 18400 12500
University of the West of England, Bristol 26000 18400 11400
York St John University 22900 18300 11900
University of Chester 23200 18200 12600
Guildhall School of Music and Drama 30100 18200 3900
The University of Central Lancashire 23600 18000 12600
The University of Dundee 24600 17900 13200
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh 26500 17900 8900
University of Cumbria 24500 17800 12900
Liverpool Hope University 23200 17800 12500
Staffordshire University 24100 17800 13400
The University of East London 25400 17700 11300
Falmouth University 24400 17700 10200
University of South Wales 23500 17500 12300
University Campus Suffolk 22800 17400 13000
Teesside University 23600 17400 13100
Norwich University of the Arts 23100 17300 11500
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 27000 17300 10000
Anglia Ruskin University 23800 17200 10800
University of Derby 21700 17200 13000
University of Plymouth 23000 17100 12000
The University of Wolverhampton 22200 17000 12500
The University of Sunderland 22600 16600 10600
University of Wales Trinity Saint David 21300 16600 10900
The University of Essex 22600 16200 8400
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 26800 16200 7800
The University of Bolton 21200 16000 10100
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 25300 16000 6400
University of St Mark and St John 23500 15700 11000
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 25600 15200 7800
Royal College of Music 25700 15000 3600
University of Worcester 22200 14900 12000
Glyndŵr University 17500 14300 9200
University of the Highlands and Islands 20400 13300 9700
Royal Academy of Music 25200 12700 2700
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama 22900 10000 3500

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