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Online Short Courses

UAL Short Courses offers over 200 online short courses across 19 subject areas. Designed and taught by leading academics and practitioners in art, design, communication, fashion, media and performing arts, there’s a plethora of courses to choose from.

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UAL Online Short Courses are engaging and collaborative; classes are hosted in a virtual live environment where students can network and share their ideas with peers from all over the world.

The best part? Sessions are recorded and stored alongside course resources which students can access in their own time and after the course.

Students can also take advantage of self-paced online short courses, which provide an on-demand learning experience, ideal for busy professionals who want to study at their own schedule.

Self-paced Online Short Courses

Self-paced online short courses are all about flexibility, making them an ideal choice for busy professionals. Study from any location at a time that suits you.

These on-demand course still provide you with the chance to to connect with other online learners across the globe and receive feedback on your progress along the way.

Self-paced online short courses include:

* Pre-recorded lessons to follow at your own pace

* Access to a wealth of online resources

* Project-based learning

* A certificate of attendance and digital badge on completion

Graded Awards

Graded Awards let you evidence your drawing skills in a tangible way. You can use them to stand out to future employers or university applications, and they help give direction to your learning.

About UAL

UAL in the top 2 universities in the world for Art and Design*

The University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading arts university, shaping the creative industries worldwide. UAL offers a diverse range of short courses, undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Each of UAL’s colleges are known for their global reputation and for fostering outstanding work from their students, contributing significantly to the creative landscape in the heart of London and across the world.

  • Camberwell College of Arts
  • Central Saint Martins
  • Chelsea College of Arts
  • London College of Communication
  • London College of Fashion and
  • Wimbledon College of Arts


*QS World University Rankings by Subject ® 2023

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Entry Requirements

UAL Short Courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all. However, some courses may require some prior experience. If you are in any doubt about your suitability, contact UAL Short Courses to find out more about the course content.

If you are an international student, and your first language is not English, it is recommended that you have at least an IELTS 4 or above to get the most from UAL Short Courses.

Short Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of a UAL Short Course you are awarded a certificate of attendance and a Digital Badge to showcase your newly gained skills and accomplishment. Digital Badges can be shared in digital portfolios, used on CVs and added to social media profiles such as LinkedIn. They also make a great addition to university applications and are supported by the UCAS platform.

Please note however, that UAL Short Courses does not offer credit or a recognised qualification.

Contact UAL Short Courses

If you have questions about UAL Short Courses – get in touch:

+44(0) 207 514 7015

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