University of the Arts London is located in London and is Europe’s largest specialist art and design university, offering an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape the creative industries worldwide. UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2019 QS World University Rankings®.
What UAL offer to students
The University offers students pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses ranging from fine art and 3D animation to graphic design and drama. You can find out more about studying at UAL, our subjects and explore our courses here.
UAL students have access to state of the art facilities, including workshops with letterpress machinery, studio theatres and gallery space. Students can also make use of the University’s libraries and archives for research into hundreds of years of the greatest artists and designers. You can find out more about the University’s Colleges here.
UAL’s inspiring teaching faculty is made up of professional artists, practitioners, designers, technicians, critics and theorists, all on hand to deliver cutting-edge programmes and courses.
The University dominates when it comes to fashion education with two of the world’s top four undergraduate fashion courses taught at UAL Colleges according to the Business of Fashion (Bof) Rankings in 2017. UAL was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2017 for our Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.
The University has a world-class reputation and is made up of 6 equally renowned Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.
10 reasons to study with UAL
As a UAL student you will:
- Choose from an unrivalled number of subjects and courses
- Use the best facilities
- Get help to find a job or work for yourself
- Attend a college in the heart of its neighbourhood
- Have access to all of our libraries
- Learn from our expert tutors
- See all that London has to offer
- Attend our year round events
- Take advantage of our business links
- Join our network of 200,000 alumni once you graduate
Six renowned Colleges
UAL is made up of the following Colleges, each with its own unique personality and focus: