University of the Arts London

London, England


University of the Arts London (UAL) is a collegiate university in London, England, specialising in arts, design, fashion and the performing arts. It is a federation of six arts colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, the London College of Communication, the London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. It was established as a university in 2003, and took its present name in 2004.

84 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 1986
Size Large
18,290 Students


2,3,4 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS
Other Applications Accepted Institution's own application

For International Students

6.0 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
Trinity ISE, CAE, CPE, PTE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application for majority of courses
Late Application Deadline

Cost and Scholarships

£ 19,930
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



Michael & Clara Freeman Awards
Total Worth --
Eligibility and Requirements Students from BA (hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear and BA (hons) Fashion Design Technology: Menswear Current students Home/EU and International.
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Drama Centre London Bursary
Total Worth £1,000
Eligibility and Requirements Students must be: Considered a Home or EU student for tuition fee purposes Accepted on the full-time BA (Hons) Acting or MA Directing course at Drama Centre London, CSM, commencing September
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
AlOthman Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility and Requirements The scholarship will be awarded to an exceptionally talented student, selected on the basis of academic merit and be open to all students who are ordinarily resident in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and, United Arab Emirates
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Other Details The AlOthman Scholarship for BA Fashion is available to 1 student enrolling on the BA Fashion course at Central Saint Martins in September