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Summer Study Abroad

Immersive Three-Week Courses in Central London

Practice-based, internationally-recognised and immersive - taught by an impressive community of academics, technical experts and leading specialist practitioners.

Even though you may not have been able to join us in London this year, we hope you can join us for Summer 2021.

Develop your creativity and experience one of our world-renowned courses with our 3 week Summer Study Abroad programme.

Our listings for Summer 2021 will be released shortly. Register interest for Summer 2021.

Our courses are taught at undergraduate level and are suitable for students from a range of backgrounds including current students, graduates and professionals.

Academic: You should have some prior experience of the subject you wish to study. If you are coming from North America you should have a GPA of around 3.0 or higher. If you have have questions about your academic background, please email the short courses team at

English: You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations in English. As a guideline we would expect you to have an IELTS score of 6.0. The Language Centre at University of the Arts London offers English courses for overseas students.

Applications are made via the online application form, which will ask you for details of your previous studies and your reasons for applying. For some courses you may be asked to submit examples of your work.

As a Summer 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. Read about the Halls of Residence, Homestays, House shares and suggested Hotels on our UAL short course accommodation page.

We work with agents from all around the world, providing students with the best possible service. If you are interested in representing London College of Communication for short courses and Summer Study Abroad please complete the Questionnaire for Prospective Agents.

If you have a question about our Summer Study Abroad courses, please complete our Enquiry Form and we will get back to you shortly.

English Plus Media

We also run courses combining English language learning with practical classes in design and media subjects. You will be introduced to various media topics including graphic design, branding, social media, UX design, photography, zine making and film making. The programme consists of practical work in the studio, group work and visits to museums and other relevant organisations.

These programmes are ideal for you if you:

  • Would like to combine English language learning with a creative course
  • Want to apply to a full-time University course but do not have a portfolio to support your application
  • Would like to find out more communication studies

Find out more and make a booking.