Study Abroad

Find out about our Study Abroad programmes for international students

UAL welcomes students from all over the world to programmes in the arts, design, fashion, media, communication and performance, lasting from three weeks to a year.

Study abroad with us and immerse yourself in a world top 6 university for art and design, based at the heart of one of the world's creative capitals, London.

See the courses available on each programme

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    Integrated Study Abroad

    Study alongside local degree-seeking students for 1, 2, or 3 terms and fully integrate into UK student life.

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    Semester Study Abroad

    14 week semester programmes designed and tailored to incoming study abroad students that offers electives to suit individualised learning needs.

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    Summer Study Abroad

    Study for up to 8 weeks on one of our summer programmes with the option to take English language tuition before your course.

Customised programmes

We can customise a programme of any length, and at any time of the year, for groups of students from your university. This service is not available to individual students.

Contact us to find out more.

UAL Study Abroad

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  • The Southbank Centre is home to the National Theatre, the Hayward Gallery, the Royal Festival Hall, and lots of great restaurants, pubs, and bars! Definitely a great place to spend a Saturday night! #UALStudyAbroad #StudyAbroadTips #Southbank #london #london_only #waterfront
  • You can study Textile Design at Central Saint Martins or Chelsea College of Arts as a Study Abroad Student! Each course has its own distinct take on the subject, so you can find what is more suitable to you! #UALStudyAbroad #CSM #MadeatChelsea #StudyAbroad #Textiles #Choice
  • Walls do talk at St. Paul's! Climb the dome and visit the Whispering Gallery where if you tell a secret on one side, whomever is on the opposite side will be able to hear you! #UALStudyAbroad #StPauls #StudyAbroadTips #StudyAbroad #WhisperingGallery #dome #architecture #london
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  • While you might be tempted to think this is London Bridge, the bridge here is actually called Tower Bridge! Don't make this rookie mistake! #UALStudyAbroad #StudyAbroadTips #TipTuesday #TuesdayTips #london #londonbridge #towerbridge #london_calling #london_only #thames
  • The best way to see Shakespeare is standing in the yard of the Globe Theatre! Best part? Tickets are just a fiver! #UALStudyAbroad #StudyAbroadTips #London #theglobe #Shakespeare #london_only #londoner #london_calling #theatre #play #tutor #tobeornottobe
  • Study Abroad at Central Saint Martins and thrive in the competitive atmosphere that has spawned many of fashion’s brightest talents including Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney! #UALStudyAbroad #CSM #StudyAbroad #Fashion #London #Design #Fashiondesign #knitwear #colour
  • As it says on the building, the Tate Modern is a great place to
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  • Designed exclusively for Study Abroad students, the London Design Programme  taught at Chelsea College of Arts, combines study alongside other overseas students with opportunities to collaborate and learn with local undergraduate students. #UALStudyAbroad #MadeatChelsea #design
  • Follow in the footsteps of Emilia Clarke, Michael Fassbender, and Colin Firth by studying at the Drama Centre London part of Central Saint Martins! #UALStudyAbroad #Acting #CSM #SummerStudyAbroad #famousalums #got #london #london_only #drama
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  • Our #SummerStudyAbroad Experimental Knitwear Students made work like this piece in just 3 WEEKS!!! Imagine what they could do if they came for longer! #MondayMotivation #UALStudyAbroad #knitwear #CSM #fashion #studentwork #fashionshow #couture #model