The University of the Arts is committed to preparing students to thrive in the global economy. Since fall 2006, the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and UArts have partnered to offer:
Both institutes provide educational training that is unavailable anywhere else in the United States and the U.K.
LIPA is the only U.K. institution entirely devoted to providing higher education programs across the spectrum of the performing arts. The institute was founded in 1996 and is funded by former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney.