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UAL is located in London and is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university.

The University offers students pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in art, design, fashion, media, communication and performing arts.

10 reasons to study with us

As a UAL student you will:

  1. Choose from an unrivalled number of subjects and courses
  2. Use the best facilities
  3. Get help to find a job or work for yourself
  4. Attend a college in the heart of its neighbourhood
  5. Have access to all of our libraries
  6. Learn from our expert tutors
  7. See all that London has to offer
  8. Attend our year round events
  9. Take advantage of our business links
  10. Join our network of 200,000 alumni once you graduate

Six renowned Colleges

UAL is made up of the following Colleges, each with its own unique personality and focus:

Painting by Ho Fei Chan. Image courtesy of UAL

Course finder

Find the right course for you at one of our 6 Colleges.

London College of Communication Letterpress studio. Image courtesy of UAL

Find out about fees

See our standard tuition fee rates for foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Work by Marie Aimee Fattouche – MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts. Photo: Alys Tomlinson

Brexit information for students

Information for current students and prospective students from the European Union.

Student at Furzedown Student Village. Photographer: James Garford

Find accommodation

Apply for one of our halls of residence or get help finding a privately-rented home.

Levi Naidu-Mitchell, BA (Hons) Fine Art, Central Saint Martins. Photographer: Alys Tomlinson

Order a prospectus

Discover more about our 6 Colleges, the courses they offer and other essential information with our Pre-degree and Undergraduate Prospectus 2018/19.

Summer Show at Central Saint Martins. Image courtesy of UAL

Contact us

Ask a question about our subjects or courses, how to apply and more.

Postgraduate show at London College of Communication. Image courtesy of UAL

Postgraduate study

We have the largest postgraduate arts and design community in Europe. Check out our courses, book on an open day or see what funding is available.

Student with tutor at Central Saint Martins. Image courtesy of UAL

Find out how to apply

Read our guide on how to apply for a foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate course, including tips on how to prepare your portfolio.

People in east London's Brick Lane. Image courtesy of UAL

Study abroad

Apply for one of our 3 Study Abroad programmes for international students