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Academic English Skills

Tianqi Xu, MA Design for Art Direction, London College of Communication

Improve your language skills with our art and design focused English Skills Courses

Academic English Skills courses

  • Becky Moriarty, MA Illustration, Camberwell College of Arts.
    The language of design  

    Gain a better awareness of the language of design and its discourse.

  • Jean-Baptiste Langadec, BA (Hons) Fine Art, 2D pathway, Central Saint Martins
    Critical reading skills  

    Improve your ability to understand texts at an academic level.

  • Jagoda Szczesna, BA Photography, London College of Communication
    Language for academic writing  

    Learn the core skills you need to know to construct academic texts.

  • Mathushaa Sagthidas, BA (Hons) Fine Art Photography, Camberwell College of Arts
    Language for advanced academic writing  

    Deepen your understanding of UK academic writing conventions.

  • Paintings on wood and canvas by Ashley Zhang
    Language for presentations  

    Examine in detail the language and skills needed for academic presentations.

  • Hannah Seddon BA Production Arts for Screen Wimbledon College of Arts

    Gain confidence in speaking English in an informal environment with students from across UAL.

  • Painting by Joseph Childlaw
    Listening skills  

    Develop your listening skills and reflect on the aspects involved with different kinds of listening.

  • Work by Ella d'Aguilar
    Language for reflective writing  

    Discover your approach and structure using both examples and practical tasks to help you select appropriate language for writing your reflection. 

  • Work by Xinyu Chen BA Illustration Camberwell College of Arts
    Harvard Referencing  

    Learn and practise how to correctly reference the most commonly used sources.

Self study

  • Credit: Image courtesy UAL Image courtesy UAL, Ernestine Chua, BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Media, London College of Communication UAL (2)
    Language for Academic Studies Moodle course  

    Our online programme will help you with the speaking, reading, writing and listening skills you will need for your course subjects.

  • Link to resources PDF
    Gemma Courtney-Davies, MA Graphic Design Communication, Camberwell College of Arts
    Academic English Resources

    Academic English resources and useful links for art and design studies. (PDF 1184KB)

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