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At University of the Arts London (UAL), we currently have over 300 students from all over India studying with us as part of our internationally diverse student community. Watch Tarun’s video above to hear about his experience of being an Indian student at UAL.

You can choose from a wide range of art, design, fashion, media, communication and performing arts courses at Foundation, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate levels.

We make regular visits to India each year for student seminars, workshops and applicant interviews. We also have an India-based representative with offices all over the country who are there to help you with the application process, including visa and immigration advice. Visit Edwise's website to find out where their nearest office is to you.

If you're currently studying for a bachelor's degree, you may wish to consider participating in one of our three Study Abroad programmes. Study Abroad is an excellent opportunity for Indian students to experience University level education in art and design-related subjects in the UK as well as potentially earning transfer credits back in their home institutions.

Edwise offices in India

Find a UAL representative near you who can help you with the application process and give visa and immigration advice.

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Entry requirements for Indian students

Individual courses may have differing sets of entry requirements. Find the specific entry requirements for your course by searching our course listings.

If English isn’t your first language, visit our English language entry requirements information page for details on required IELTS scores.

Some courses require a portfolio for consideration at application stage. Take a look at our portfolio advice page before applying.

Fees and funding

Standard international tuition fees apply for most of our courses but there are some that may vary. Visit our tuition fees page for more details on standard and non-standard fees. Here you will also find a currency converter so you can see the fees in Indian Rupees.

Check your chosen course page to see if a non-standard fee applies to your course. Find the course page by searching our course listings.

Students from India can borrow a Credila Bank loan to fund their study costs at University of the Arts London. We can help you to complete the loan application forms. Please visit our International Student Loans page for more information on Indian Loans.

Visit the International Students & Money page for more information including options about working part-time whilst you study.

Events in India

Our academic staff travel to India every year to attend exhibitions, hold workshops and give presentations at schools and colleges. These events give you an opportunity to meet us, find out about studying at UAL and discuss your application in person.

For information about forthcoming visits to India, please email Edwise at


We regularly attend British Council events in India and have recently visited fairs in Bangalore. Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Delhi and Mumbai.

Details of future events we will be attending will be posted here when confirmed.

Advisory Seminars

These informal workshops, held in collaboration with our representatives Edwise, are aimed at providing you with practical advice on how to build or further develop a strong creative portfolio. The sessions are led by an academic from the university who can also give you guidance on which courses will help you achieve your creative goals and future career aspirations.

Details of future events we will be attending will be posted here when confirmed.

For information about forthcoming events, please email Edwise at

Interviews in India

If you have applied through our representative Edwise, you can have a face-to-face interview in India with one of our academic staff. Students who apply directly to one of our Colleges are interviewed in London or by telephone.

For information about forthcoming interview dates, please email Edwise at

Application to a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, International Preparation for Fashion, Introduction to Design and Media Communication, or Introduction to the Study of Fashion usually require Indian students to have a High School Diploma plus and a portfolio of work. Entry onto these programmes may also depend on the outcome of an interview at application stage. See individual course pages for more information and specific entry requirements.

Application to an undergraduate degree course (you may know this as a bachelor's degree) usually requires Indian students to have a High School Diploma and, where needed, a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, and a portfolio of work. Entry onto some courses may also depend on the outcome of an interview at application stage.

For entry onto postgraduate degree course, we usually require an undergraduate degree in a subject related to your proposed area of study, two references, a personal statement and, where needed, a study proposal. Many of our courses also ask for a portfolio and some require work experience. Entry onto some courses may also depend on an interview at application stage.

If you are not yet ready for master's degree course, our Colleges offer a range of Graduate Diploma courses which help to prepare you for master's level study. Take a look at our list of Graduate Diploma courses for more information.