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How to book a short course

You can book and pay many different ways.

Book online

This is the easiest way to secure a place on one of our courses.

  • Find the course you are interested in
  • Select the dates you want and click 'Add to Basket'
  • If you have taken a course with us before you can simply log in to your account and proceed to payment, otherwise simply follow the registration steps as prompted
  • Pay online with your credit or debit card

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Book by phone

We are more than happy to take bookings over the phone. The office is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

  • Find the course you are interested in
  • Call us on 0207 514 7015 and make the payment by phone with your credit or debit card

Payment by invoice

We can take bookings from registered companies for payment by invoice.

  • Find the course you are interested in and make note of the date and fee
  • Complete the short course company booking form online, referencing a purchase order number if required


As a short course or study abroad student at UAL, you will be in one of the most exciting, vibrant and colourful cities in the world. Our short-stay accommodation caters to a range of budgets and variety of locations, offering easy access to central London and our colleges. Find out more about accommodation for short course students.

Information for overseas students

We welcome students from around the world. We have lots of information for overseas students, including guidance on English language skills, visa requirements and more.

Booking terms and conditions

Please read these short course booking terms and conditions carefully before making a booking or considering any change to an existing booking.

Online Short Courses: FAQs

Our online short courses give you access to real-time teaching over the internet - read some our frequently asked questions about the virtual learning environment, software and technical considerations.

Cancellation form

If for any reason you need to cancel your booking on a short course, please contact us.