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Language Centre

The Language Centre offers English and English Plus courses to students from all over the world. We also support international full-time students and offer evening classes in modern languages with art and culture.

Improve and develop your language skills at UAL Language Centre in London. Whether you wish to study on a short or long term English course, learn English Plus an arts topic, or need to improve your IELTS score before starting your main UAL course, the Language Centre can help.

You can also study a modern language course at the Language Centre, incorporating language learning with arts and culture topics from different countries. Our modern languages courses are open to university students, staff and members of the public.

If you are an international student already studying at UAL, our Language Development programme can support you with your main course through tailored course specific classes, 1-1 tutorials and speaking and writing workshops to ensure you get the best out of your studies

Our English courses are British Council accredited and our Presessional courses are also BALEAP accredited.

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Learn English

Learn English in London. General English, Academic English, and English Plus classes can be combined with art, design, media or fashion classes year-round or over the summer.

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Modern Languages

Evening modern language classes for the public, students and staff. Study the art and culture of a country while you learn a new language. Choose from Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish.

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English language preparation courses for students with conditional or unconditional BA, MA or Foundation course offers from UAL. Develop crucial study skills and experience London before your main course begins.

English support for UAL students

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Language Development

We offer English language development and tutorials for full time UAL international students who speak English as an additional language.

Academic English skills

Join one of our Academic English classes for UAL students - or sign up to study a course online.

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English Progress Test

For current UAL students who want to progress to the next level of university study, the Progress Test will help you to achieve the IELTS equivalent score you require to reach that level.

Contact us

Language Centre
University of the Arts London
272 High Holborn
London WC1V 7EY


Phone: +44 (0)20 7514 2309

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