We have a wide range of unique courses for creative kids and teens aged 11 to 18 years old.
Explore subjects including contemporary art, fashion design, digital media, illustration, and photography.
Our courses for under 18s provide the chance to build a strong foundation in your selected art and design subject. Discover our range of courses specially designed to help you grow skills and build a portfolio ready for further study.
Courses are suitable for every level all designed with appropriate class sizes, so tutors can help each individual improve their knowledge and get to the next level.
Students will receive a UAL Short Courses digital badge and certificate on completion of a kids and teens course. Digital credentials are a great way to celebrate your accomplishments and stand out from the crowd. Find out more about our digital badges and credentials.
Taught by college staff and industry experts students get a first-hand insight into studying at UAL Colleges both on-campus and online.
Teenager Short Course Stories
Summer in London: student work from our International Summer School
This year’s UAL International Summer School saw students from across the globe come together for three weeks of fun at Central Saint Martins. We heard from several recent students to find out more.
Explore the world of design with our teen courses
Research shows that spending time doing creative activities can be a great way to boost mental health and wellbeing, particularly for teenagers and young people. Two students tell us about their experience on our courses for teenagers.
It's never too early to start a career in fashion
Are you a teenager who loves fashion and would like to start a career in fashion? We are firm believers that it is never too early to start!
Student Stories : Portfolio Preparation for 16 to 18 Year Olds (Online Short Course) – Alexis Jennings
Speaking to us for this week’s student story is Alexis Jennings. She studied our Portfolio Preparation for Art School for 16 to 18 Year Olds (Online Short Course) in June 2020. Here, she tells us how the 5-day course has encouraged her stop and think about the art she creates.
Developing your practice with Graphic Design for teenagers
We spoke with Graphic Design for teenagers student, Isabella Jeanne, to find out more about her experience on the online course and how it benefitted her educational and personal development.
It's never too early to develop your fine art skills
Are you a teenager who loves art and would like to start a career in fine art? We are firm believers that it is never too early to start! Here's how to become a fine artist...