University of the Arts London (UAL), ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings®, has a world class reputation for inspiring creativity through innovative curriculum that is designed to prepare students for the careers of the future.
Every year, we continue to launch the careers of the creative and cultural innovators that go on to be industry leaders.
Our Professional Development courses at University of the Arts London take this same energy and apply it specifically to working professionals.
What to expect
- Available as 1, 2 and 3 day intensive courses
- Aimed at working professionals
- Taught at an intermediate and advanced level
- Designed to inspire
- Based on the UAL methods of teaching and tailored specifically to industry leaders and practitioners
- Designed to complement the work we do with our Business & Innovation clients and partners.
Courses can include
- Practical element with structured learning
- Availability of spaces that get your creativity flowing
- Collaborative and enriching sessions
- Discussions that question industry norms
- Thought provoking seminars.
We are proud to be expanding our offer in include applying the innovative teaching techniques of our staff to working professionals. This will allow us to expand our work and reach to include those that would like to join the most influential talents in art, design, fashion, communication and performance.
Short course stories
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.
Student insights on Experimental Fashion Design short course
We interviewed fashion design student Natsuki Iwamoto who attended the online Experimental Fashion Design short course to find out how the course helped develop her portfolio.
Student insights on a Graphic Design short course
We hear from Graphic Design short course student Yana Kernerman. Here, she tells us why she did the course and how it's provided her with an arsenal of transferrable skills.
Insights on Visual Merchandising with tutor Sarah Manning
We sat down with short course tutor Sarah Manning. She tells us what students can expect when they do one of her visual merchandising short courses and what wise words she has for budding creatives.