Pearl Academy has completed more than two decades of empowering creative minds. Since its inception in 1993, the academy has evolved into a globally renowned institution of higher learning with a focus on Internationalism; entrepreneurship and employability; catering to the needs of the design, fashion, media, business and retail industry.

Seamless Transfer of Credits – (During progression to Foreign universities) - Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment of students for international degree at recognized international partner academic universities. Pearl Academy’s partner academic universities are based in UK and Australia. Students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized bachelor’s degree by pursuing courses at any one of our partner academic universities as follow-

  • Torrens University, Australia
  • University of Derby, UK
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • University for the Creative Arts, UK

Frequently Asked Questions

UNIVERSITY OF DERBY

Situated in the heart of England - the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution - University of Derby offers higher education in a wide range of subject areas at their campuses in Derby, Buxton, Chesterfield and Leek. Rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and ranked 29th in the Guardian University Guide 2019, their academic strength is backed up by practical experience to ensure their students are ready for a successful career, wherever their talents lie. As Derbyshire’s only university they use their academic expertise, research and innovation to foster talent and promote links with businesses regionally, nationally and globally.

Pearl Academy students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at University of Derby in England.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses :

  • BA Hons. Fashion
  • BA Hons. Fashion Design & Marketing
  • BA Hons. Marketing (Management)
  • BA Hons. Product Design
  • BA Hons. Graphic Design
  • BA Hons. Media Production
  • BA Hons. Animation
  • BA Hons. Interior Design

Eligibility criteria and important information

Applications UoD online application
Session commencement September
Campus Derby Campus
Eligibility Pearl Advance diploma with min 50% marks
Entry Requirements Personal Interview, Portfolio evaluation, Supporting Documents
English Language requirement IELTS or class 12th result (>= 65%)
Mode of study Face to face
FEES* GBP £ 14,045 (All courses)

*Fee is subject to change by University of Derby, UK

*Fees of the academic year at the time of admission shall be applicable

TORRENS UNIVERSITY

Since its inception, Torrens University, Australia has maintained its reputation as an innovative institution and a provider of global education through its offerings to include some of the world’s most prestigious schools. Torrens University brings a fresh, modern, career-focused and a global perspective to higher education. Their courses are aimed at providing the students with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable asset for any employer. Torrens University ensures that students graduate with more than a degree. They offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of disciplines. Their campuses span across Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Pearl Academy students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at Torrens University in Australia.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Design

Eligibility criteria and important information

Applications TUA application form/ GTE application
Session commencement September/ February/ June
Campus Sydney | Melbourne | Brisbane | Adelaide
Eligibility Pearl Advance diploma with min 50% marks
Entry Requirements Personal Interview Portfolio evaluation Supporting Documents
English Language requirement IELTS (Academic) | TOEFL | PTE
Mode of study Face to face or online
FEES* AUD $ 22,800 (Business) AUD $ 28,200 (Design)

*Fee is subject to change by Torrens University

*Fees of the academic year at the time of admission shall be applicable

MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

Manchester Metropolitan University since 1824, is a great, modern university with a driving ambition to discover and disseminate knowledge, to make higher education accessible and beneficial to all those with the passion and ability to succeed. Their campus is designed to provide their students with high quality teaching in a friendly and supportive environment and with some of the best learning facilities in the UK.

Their excellent faculty has been recognized with a Teaching Excellence Framework Silver award.

Pearl Academy students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at Manchester Metropolitan University in UK.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses :

  • BA Hons. International Fashion (Design Practice)
  • BA Hons. International Fashion (Business Practice)

Eligibility criteria and important information

Applications MMU application form
Session commencement September
Campus Manchester Campus
Eligibility Pearl Advance diploma with min 50% marks
Entry Requirements Personal Interview Portfolio evaluation Supporting Documents
English Language requirement IELTS or class 12th result (>= 70%)
Mode of study Face to face
FEES* GBP £ 16,500 (All courses)

*MMU has offered discount for Pearl students in the AY 2019-20 and this discount may change in future as per MMU’s discretion.

*Fee is subject to change by Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
*Fees of the academic year at the time of admission shall be applicable

*Discount / Scholarship for Pearl Students (enrolled at Pearl in AY 2019 onwards) is GBP £ 2000.

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a leading public research university in Nottingham, England. It was awarded University of the Year in 2019 by The Guardian. It was also ranked number 12 in the UK by the Guardian in 2020.

It is one of the largest UK universities, with nearly 32,000 students and more than 4,000 staff located across four campuses. The university is passionate about creating opportunities and its extensive outreach program is designed to enable NTU to be a vehicle for social mobility.

NTU is also one of the UK’s most environmentally friendly universities, containing some of the sector’s most inspiring and efficient award-winning buildings. The university has been rated Gold in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest ranking available.

Pearl Academy students have an option to obtain an internationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at Nottingham Trent University UK.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses :

  • BA (H) Fashion Design
  • BA (H) Textile Design
  • BA (H) Intl Fashion Business
  • BA (H) Fashion Management
  • BA (H) Fashion Mktg & Branding
  • BA (H) Product Design
  • BA (H) Graphic Design
  • BA (H) Interior Arch. & Design
  • BA (H) Media Production
  • BA (H) Media Communications & Culture

Eligibility criteria and important information

Applications NTU application form
Session commencement September
Campus Nottingham Campus
Eligibility Pearl Advance diploma with min 55% marks
Entry Requirements Personal Interview Portfolio evaluation Supporting Documents
English Language requirement IELTS or class 12th result (>= 70%)
Mode of study Face to face
FEES* GBP £ 14,500 (All courses)

*Fee is subject to change by Nottingham Trent University UK

*Fees of the academic year at the time of admission shall be applicable

*Discount / Scholarship for Pearl Students (enrolled at Pearl in AY 2019 onwards) is GBP £ 1,250.

University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts is the 2nd largest provider of Creative education in Europe for the last 160 years. UCA has consolidated its position as the highest-ranked creative specialist in the UK with Modern University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, ranked 25th in the THE ‘Table of Tables’ which identifies the top thirty UK institutions based on an average ranking across multiple league tables. The Guardian League Table 2020 ranks UCA at #13 out of all UK universities. UCA has been awarded ‘Gold’ in the UK Teaching Excellence Framework for its quality of teaching. At UCA, you will have the time, space and support to immerse yourself in your chosen subject, find your own style and create the extraordinary.

Each UCA course offers a cutting-edge creative environment, packed with the latest equipment and resources. Spread over 4 campuses - Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester, each UCA campus reflects the subject areas studied there, creating unique communities of artists, designers, makers, writers and researchers.

Kindly refer overleaf for the courses facilitated for enrolment by Pearl Academy.

Pearl Academy students have an option to obtain aninternationally recognized Bachelor’s Degree by pursuing courses at UCA UK.

Pearl Academy facilitates enrolment to these courses :

  • BA (H) Fashion Design
  • BA (H) Fashion Textiles
  • BA (H) Fashion
  • BA (H) Fashion Atelier
  • BA (H) Textile Design
  • BA (H) Fashion Promotion & Imaging
  • BA (H) Fashion Photography
  • BA (H) Fashion Management & Marketing
  • BSc (H) Industrial Design
  • BA (H) Animation
  • BA (H) Computer Animations Arts
  • BA (H) Graphic Design
  • BA (H) Games Technology
  • BA (H) Games Arts
  • BA (H) Games Design
  • BA (H) Illustration & Animation
  • BA (H) Illustration
  • B.Sc (H) Creative Computing
  • BA (H) Interior Architecture & Design
  • BA (H) Fashion Journalism
  • BA (H) TV and Media Production
  • BA (H) Advertising
  • BA (H) Marketing
  • BA (H) Business Management
  • BA (H) Business Innovation & Management

Eligibility criteria and important information

Applications UCA online application form
Session commencement September
Campus Rochester | Canterburry |Epsom | Farnham
Eligibility Pearl Advance diploma with min 50% marks
Entry Requirements Personal Interview Portfolio evaluation Supporting Documents
English Language requirement IELTS or class 12th result (>= 70%)
Mode of study Face to face
FEES* GBP £ 16,250 (All courses)

*Fee is subject to change by UCA UK
*Fees of the academic year at the time of admission shall be applicable

*As a Pearl Academy student, If you choose to pay your fees in full before you enrol for your course, you will pay discounted fees of GBP £ 15,600