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Online Study Abroad

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Study online with UAL and join a global creative community of students.

View our Online Study Abroad courses

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    Fashion Entrepreneurship and Luxury Brand Management (Online)

    Gain an understanding of the principles and practices behind luxury brand management, with one of the world's leading fashion universities.

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    Visual Communication for Fashion (Online)

    Learn the art of creating impactful fashion presentations that will give you a competitive edge in the fashion world.

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    Creative Industries London (Online)

    Explore. Understand. Communicate. When you join Creative Industries London, you’ll get under the skin of contemporary communication practices with industry specialists from one of the most inspiring cities in the world. It is ideal for students joining degrees in media communications, photography, advertising, PR, graphic design, information and interaction design, film, animation and games.

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    Contemporary Art in Britain (Online)

    In this course you will virtually visit London-based galleries and museums, and occasionally, other important international art institutions as well. You will explore the main theories, trends and debates that make up the field of contemporary art today.

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

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Credit value

Each 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 study

UAL 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 English

The 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.

Course details

Date: week of 1 February - 10 May 2021Duration: 30 contact hours, taught over 15 weeksCost: £1,235 (book more than one course and receive a 10% discount)Location: OnlineApplication deadline: 11 January 2021

How UAL Online Courses work

All 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.

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