Academic Partnerships

University of the Arts London can award research and taught degrees and acts as validating and awarding body for a number of arts institutions both in the UK and internationally.

The University also works with a range of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies to provide a small number of courses with University and professional body accreditation.

Register of Collaborative Provision

Updated November 2017

UAL identifies collaborative provision to be part of educational provision, leading or contributing to academic credit or a qualification of a degree-awarding body, delivered, supported, or assessed through an arrangement with a partner organisation. University of the Arts London works in collaboration with the following partners. 

Falmouth University
Location: Falmouth, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.falmouth.ac.uk

Norwich University of the Arts
Location: Norwich, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.nua.ac.uk 

Arts University Bournemouth
Location: Bournemouth, UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.aub.ac.uk 

University for the Creative Arts
Location: UK
Course: Research Degrees
Collaboration: Validation
Website: www.uca.ac.uk

Ravensbourne
Location: London, UK
Courses: Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
Collaboration: Validation 
Website: www.ravensbourne.ac.uk 

South Essex College of Further and Higher Education
Location: Southend-On-Sea, UK
Courses: BA (Hons) Costume Construction, BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Fine Art & BA (Hons) Fashion Communicaiton
Collaboration: Validation 
Website: www.southessex.ac.uk/ 

Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education
Location: Hong Kong, China
Courses: MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice and MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise
Collaboration: Franchise 
Website: hkuspace.hku.hk/

The Boris Shchukin Institute (Formally know as Vakhtangov Institute)
Location: Moscow, Russia
Courses: MA Acting, Central Saint Martins
Collaboration: Students study part of one unit of this UAL course at the Institute
Website: www.vakhtangov.ru/en/history

Birkbeck, University of London
Location: London, UK
Courses: MBA
Collaboration: Joint Degree 
Website: http: www.bbk.ac.uk

Register of Accreditation or Recognition by Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies

Updated January 2017

The University of the Arts London works with the following professional, statutory and regulatory bodies: 

Central Saint Martins

Course: BA (Hons) Architecture
Body: Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 
Website: www.architecture.com 

Course: BA (Hons) Architecture
Body: Architects Registration Board 
Website: http://www.arb.org.uk/ 

Chelsea College of Art

Course: FdA Interior Design
Body: Chartered Society of Designers (CSD)
Website: www.csd.org.uk 

London College of Communication 

Course: BA (Hons) Public Relations and MA Public Relations
Body: Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
Website: www.cipr.co.uk 

Course: MA Screenwriting
Body: Creative Skillset
Website: https://creativeskillset.org/who_we_help/training_educators/tick_course_accreditation

London College of Fashion

Course: BA (Hons) Fashion Management, BSc (Hons) Fashion Management and Executive MBA (Fashion) 
Body: Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 
Website: www.managers.org.uk/

Course: MSc International Fashion Management and MSc Strategic Fashion Management
Body: Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 
Website: www.managers.org.uk/

Course: MSc Strategic Fashion Management 
Body: The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 
Web: www.cimaglobal.com

Course: BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing 
Body: The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) 
Website: www.cim.co.uk/qualifications/graduate-gateway/

Course: MSc Applied Psychology in Fashion 
Body: The British Psychological Society (BPS) 
Website: www.bps.org.uk/careers-education-training/accredited-courses-training-programmes/accredited-courses-training-progra

Course: BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding 
Body: British Display Society (BDS) 
Website: britishdisplaysociety.co.uk/training/fashion-vm-display-courses/

Learning and Teaching Exchange 

Course: MA Academic Practice (specific units)
Body: The Higher Education Academy (HEA)
Website: www.heacademy.ac.uk