2020 School & College Leavers | The Open College of the Arts | Distance Learning Degrees and Courses

2020 School & College Leavers

Welcome to the class of 2020!

We know the A-Level results have been a mess. We know lockdown leaves September classes in doubt. We know it's a tough time to be leaving school and entering the world of work or higher education. And we're here if you need us.

At OCA, we offer distance learning higher education courses, including a wide variety of Art Foundation courses and BA Degrees in a huge range of artistic disciplines. Whatever you passion, wherever you want your talents to take you, there’s a place for you at the Open College of the Arts.

Our enrolments are open all year round – you can learn at your own pace, with one-to-one support from our tutors – specialists in their fields, from award-winning artists to published authors.

Our courses are open to all – no matter what grades the algorithm spit out for you. You’ll find a fantastic standard of artistic education and a worldwide community of artists waiting for you when you join OCA.

Explore our full range of courses below.

Foundation Courses

Take your first steps into the world of higher education with our Art Foundation courses.


Degree-level Courses

Follow your passion with a distance learning BA Degree through OCA.


OCA Webinars

Check out our webinars series for information on our courses, tutors and enrolments. You can ask our course leaders any questions you might have about studying with OCA. Places are limited, so reserve your spot to avoid disappointment!

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