Online Study Abroad
Why study abroad online?
UAL’s online courses are for university students wanting to develop their skills and creativity within UAL’s unique Virtual Learning Environment. You will experience live sessions to engage with your tutor and other students from around the world in real time.
You will be able to:
- Access teaching at a world-leading university, wherever you are
- Design your semester by choosing from one to several modules
- Gain access to UAL libraries, online resources and world-renowned archives
- Gain valuable insight from industry guest lecturers to provide unique perspectives on the current climate and the fast-moving changes within the creative sector
- Join online social activities, organised by UAL Social Programme
- Book more than one course and receive a 10% discount off the total fee
Credit valueEach course is 30 contact hours and 30 self-directed study hours (suggested credit value of 3 US credits). Students receive a Record of Study on completion of the course along with a suggested credit value. Credit is awarded by the home institution.
Level of studyUAL Online Study Abroad courses are for undergraduate, graduate and independent students from around the world. Minimum age is 18. Minimum GPA requirement for US students is 3.0. Non-US students should submit academic qualifications and achievements instead of GPA.
Level of EnglishThe equivalent IELTS score of 6.0 or above is required. If you are interested in IELTS preparation courses, please visit UAL's Language Centre website for further information.
How UAL Online Courses workAll online courses are part of the University of the Arts London Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), and have been developed specifically for the teaching and learning of Art and Design practices, online.
UAL Study Abroad Online courses are a mix of live classes and self-study time. Students will be required to attend live classes at a given time every week and work on the weekly assignment between classes.
Classes and course content are available for up to three months after the course finishes. The platform also enables each participant to manage their own content, including the submission of their work for assessment by the tutor.
Hear from Study Abroad students
Study Abroad Alumni: Myles Loftin
Meet Myles. Myles is a portrait and fashion photographer. He studies at Parsons School of Design and came to London to join the Photography course at London College of Communication, UAL.
Study Abroad Alumni Jiahao Wan: Fashion at Central Saint Martins and running his own brand EFFACE
Meet Jiahao Wan! Wan is a Study Abroad Alumni who is running his own brand - EFFACE. We chatted to Wan about his time at Central Saint Martins and what he has been up to since graduating.
Margo DePorter on Film and Television at London College of Communication
Margo came over from Sarah Lawrence College to study abroad on the BA in Film and Television at London College of Communication, UAL. We chatted to Margo to find her thoughts on the course out what she's been up to since graduating.
Zach Hamilton: Fashion Media and Communication at London College of Fashion
We caught up with Zach about his time at London College of Fashion, and his newly found inspiration and confidence.