Are you ready to take the next step and turn your passion into a career? Through Clearing you have the opportunity to study what you love. Our dedicated admissions team will be there to assist you every step of the way and help you secure a place on one of our unique degree courses.

Here at Nexus ICA, you apply to us directly without having to go through UCAS.

Why Study at Nexus Institute of Creative Arts?

If you want to transform the world around you, we believe that our independent alternative to mainstream universities is a great study choice. Whether you were considering a degree in Popular Music and Worship, Songwriting or Event Technology or not. With our degree courses you will have the opportunity to develop a professional and fulfilling career in Music, Event Technology, Worship, as Youth Pastors and much more!

“Nexus was a great environment to learn in and helped facilitate my professional career.”

Matt Bramhall, keys player (Rita Ora, Alesha Dixon, Leona Lewis, Nicole Scherzinger)

If you are looking to study in a place where faith is at the core, where you can get access to great lecturers who are all active in the music industry and where the education is person-centered? Look no further because Nexus ICA is the right place for you. Did we mention you get a free iPad when you study with us!

OK, I’m interested, what next?

Our entry requirements are:

  • 64 UCAS tariff points
  • GCSE English at Grade 4 (Grade C pre-2017)
  • A practical audition to assess your musical ability (BA (Hons) Popular Music & Worship only)
  • Creative Submission consisting of two original songs (BA (Hons) Songwriting only)
  • An interview

Our last official Open Day is on the 18th August, but we appreciate that this might not be possible for everyone. That’s why we have an open-door policy! Just get in touch and we can organise a date for you to come and visit us.

Make the call!

Our admissions team are ready to help you with any questions you might have about Clearing and starting with us in September. Use our messenger chat or give us a call on: 024 7671 3209, or email us: and we’ll happily help you with your application.