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© Alys Tomlinson, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design: Graphic Communication Design. Central Saint Martins. UAL.

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    © Alys Tomlinson, Jessica Zimmerhansl working in the Studio, Case Study. MA Textile Design. Chelsea College of Arts. UAL.

    How to apply

    See our overview of how to apply - from choosing a course to application results.

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    Naroa Perez Iguaran, BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, 2019, © Lewis Bush

    Personal statement

    Find out how to share your creative story and tell us why UAL is the university for you.

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    © Alys Tomlinson, Yoev Segal in the studio. Theatre Design. Wimbledon College of Arts. UAL.

    Portfolio advice

    Check our top tips to create a great portfolio for your application.

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    © Alys Tomlinson, Interview with Khalil Madovi. Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Central Saint Martins. UAL.

    How to upload your portfolio

    Find out how to upload and submit your portfolio and video task online.

Next steps

  • Student looking through a game of cards.
    © Alys Tomlinson, Interview with Teshome Samuel. MA Games Design. London College of Communication. UAL.

    After you apply

    Stay up to date with your application and learn more about different application results.

  • Student talking about their work.
    © Alys Tomlinson, Lawrence Del Rosario working. BA (Hons) Architecture. Central Saint Martins. UAL.

    Interview advice

    See our tips to help you prepare if you need to interview for your course.

  • © Alys Tomlinson, Noel Garland sketching in the studio. Design for Branded Spaces. London College of Communication. UAL.

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