University of the Arts London
Contact Helen McAllister
Address 272 High Holborn, Holborn, London, Greater London, WC1V 7EY
Region London
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Telephone +44 20 75142309
Website www.arts.ac.uk/languagecentre
Email language-centre@arts.ac.uk
Facebook facebook.com/LanguageCentreUAL
Twitter @LanguageCentre
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Description of centre

University of the Arts London is a vibrant centre for innovation in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. It brings together six renowned Colleges:
Camberwell College of Arts
Central Saint Martins
Chelsea College of Arts
London College of Communication
London College of Fashion
Wimbledon College of Arts

The Language Centre is located in the University's headquarters building in central London, close to High Holborn tube station. We give students the opportunity to study English in a unique, creative environment.

In addition to General English, Academic English and IELTS Preparation Courses, we offer an extensive range of English Plus courses. Year-round English Plus courses combine 15 hours of General or Academic English with a variety of practical Art and Design, Fashion or Media courses at one of the University's six Colleges for 7 hours. There are also 2 or 4 week summer English Plus options, including Fine Art, City Photography, Marketing and Communication, Graphic Design, Film Making, Fashion Design, Fashion Styling, Art, Architecture and Interior Design, and Ceramics.

Language Centre students have access to the great facilities the University offers: libraries, the Social Programme, IT facilities, galleries, exhibitions, cafes, and Student Services. Language Centre students also have the opportunity to meet students from the UK and overseas who are studying degree courses at our Colleges. Our 2019 courses are all now open for booking and are listed with their dates and fees.

  • Course information
  • General English

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Academic English

    Course type M. English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 11-15
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Art and Design (Year-round)

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Fashion Design Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Fashion Styling Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Fine Art Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Graphic Design Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Marketing & Communication Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Ceramics Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 10
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus City Photography Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Media Year-round Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Fashion (Year-round)

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 21-25
    Tuition fees £450-599
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • General English with IELTS Preparation

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Academic English with IELTS Preparation

    Course type M. English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • General English with Speaking Skills

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Academic English with Speaking Skills

    Course type M. English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months
    Age group 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £300-449
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Film Making Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 1-2 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English Plus Art, Architecture and Interior Design Summer Course

    Course type G. English Plus
    Months Open July, August
    Course Length 3-8 weeks
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 26-30
    Tuition fees £600-749
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? No