You should be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and make presentations. As a guideline we would expect you to have an English language level equivalent to IELTS score of 6.0 (list of language equivalencies). The Language Centre at University of the Arts London offers English courses for overseas students who wish to improve their English language skills.
Students applying for this course are expected to be independent and highly motivated, preferably having completed one year at university (undergraduate-level study).
Chris is an Associate Lecturer for BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies. Chris studied fine art at Chelsea School of Art specialising in film-making, and completed an MSc in Human-Computer Interaction at South Bank University, focussing on interface design and technical authorship. He has used these skills to work in information management and marketing for software houses in London and also worked as a film researcher and film editor in a number of places including the BBC.
Chris has taught a broad range of subjects including media and cultural studies, documentary film-making, fine art, animation, journalism and social sciences. His special areas of interest include: digital interactive media and, currently, aspects of psychogeography and film. Chris has exhibited in various venues including the ICA, the South Bank Gallery and the Milch, working mostly in the area of performance and fine art. Chris is currently undertaking a number of film and walking projects centred on the East End of London with a collective called the Josef Konrad Group, who have recently shown at the Old Operating Theatre Museum, London.
Dr Charlie Oughton
Charlie is an Associate Lecturer in BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Cultures, BA (Hons) Media Communications and BA (Hons) Live Events and Television.
Charlie teaches film, television, social media, social research, gaming and cultural analysis. Specialising in media depictions of taboo, Charlie has contributed to a number of books on gender in cinema as well as to several journals on cultural appreciations of true crime. He is also active in the media industry and has contributed commentary materials to home entertainment releases in addition to the co-organisation of arts events including London Horror Festival.
A journalist, Charlie also contributes to publications including Real Crime Magazine, SciFi Now, Starburst and Ain’t It Cool News, as well as having served on the juries for the Melies d'Argent Film Award and the British Horror Film Festival. His broadcast credits include BBC News and The Voice of Russia.
Charlie tours film studies cabaret lectures at film festivals, performs vaudeville-style spoken word events on local history and has recently returned to acting via appearances in film.
Dates and fees
Date: Dates to be scheduled for 2022. Register for updates.
Cost: To be confirmed
Day: Monday - Friday
Time: 10am - 4pm
Duration: 3 Weeks
Location: Elephant & Castle - SE1
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day of the course:
- Laptop if you have one.
- A4 Notebook
Items can also be purchased from the college shop as needed.
Summer Study Abroad Scholarship
We offer a Summer Study Abroad Scholarship for all of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses.
Find out how to apply
To be eligible, you must be 18 years or older, hold an offer to join one of our 3 week Summer Study Abroad courses, and be enrolled on an undergraduate degree programme outside the UK.
- The scholarships cover the tuition-fee only and depend on you successfully enrolling for the course. Our cancellation policy still applies.
- Scholarship winners will be asked to take part in promotional activities to promote Summer Study Abroad and the scholarship scheme.
Course Handbook: Download an example Handbook - Media, Culture and Communication Summer Study Abroad PDF [456kb].
Each year the content, dates and tutors vary slightly.