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University of the Arts London has been ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for its Foundation Diploma
  • 2 of top 4 undergraduate fashion courses are taught at UAL
  • Ranked in the top 15 in the UK for industry connections
  • UAL alumni have won awards including Golden Globes and Oscars
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About UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, and is made up of six renowned colleges. UAL has a world-class reputation and has been ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings for the second year in a row, and is Europe's largest specialist university for art and design.

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 being taught at UAL colleges, according to the Business of Fashion (Bof) Rankings in 2017. The University’s 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.

UAL is home to a diverse body of 18,000 students from 138 countries. The University offers accommodation in its various halls of residence and provides an inclusive and supportive environment for everyone.

The University has launched the careers of many creative and cultural leaders. Some of its alumni have gone on to take home some of the industry’s most prestigious art and design awards. This includes the BP Portrait Award, Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design, BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Oscars.

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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

137 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

2.93% International students from India

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

4,35,914

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

7,32,856

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

23,66,451

POSTGRADUATE

23,66,451

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

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