Red Smart Academy

Red Smart Academy is an innovative partnership between Red magazine and Falmouth University – one of the UK’s leading creative universities. We combine engaging course content and industry-leading teaching with a down-to-earth approach and up-to-date trends and insights. Whether you’re looking to upskill, build your confidence, get a promotion, or start your own business, our online short courses will make sure you have the skills and know-how you need to stand out from the crowd.

Master's Programmes



Developed through an innovative partnership between Red magazine and Falmouth University, Red Smart Academy’s courses combine the best of both worlds – engaging content and industry-leading teaching along with an exciting and practical approach to learning and up-to-date trends and insights.


Falmouth University has a renowned reputation for being one of the UK’s leading creative universities, with a teaching team of industry-leading experts. It’s this team that will guide and support you throughout your studies with Red Smart Academy –  ensuring you’re well-equipped with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.


Photography for Social Media: Anna-Maria Pfab An established photography professional, Anna-Maria is founder and director of a London-based artist representation and creative management agency.


Content Creation: Blogging, Vlogging & Beyond: Sophie Bishop

An established and experienced published writer and teacher, Sophie offers students practical advice for creating and sustaining a blog or vlog.


Small Business Bootcamp: Sara Pugh

A graphic designer, business owner, entrepreneur and educator, Sara is co-founder and managing director of one of Cornwall’s award-winning, most successful marketing agencies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Library services

All our courses are delivered through an easy-to-use, intuitive online learning platform which you can access via your desktop, smartphone or tablet anytime from anywhere. Through this platform, you’ll be able to access your course material, submit your assessments, and interact with and get feedback from your fellow students and tutor.

ICT services

Our courses utilise an engaging mix of online lectures and discussion forums to make sure you not only gain a strong grasp of the key concepts you need to learn, but that you’re able to interact with other students and your tutor along the way. Ask your tutor the questions you need to, when you want to, and gain valuable insights and perspectives from your peers as you share thoughts and ideas.


Ranked gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and 6th in the UK in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey in 2017, Falmouth University is one of the UK’s leading creative universities. Falmouth Flexible offers the world-class courses and high-quality teaching synonymous with Falmouth University in a flexible online format – enabling you to study when and where it suits you, without giving up your work or other commitments.

Falmouth, England, United Kingdom


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