- Fall: April 15
- Spring: October 15
About University of the Arts, London - Semester Program
Europe's largest university for art, design, fashion, and communications is a great choice for any aspiring artist. Choose from six colleges and numerous tracks to establish your artistic vision at UAL. You'll work closely with faculty who are active artists, designers and communications professionals, in the studio or in classes.
University of the Arts, London - Semester Program Benefits
- Study at Europe's largest specialist arts and design unitersity, made up of six prestigious colleges
- Learn from an amazing faculty who are active artists, designers and communications professionals
- Take advantage of the close, working relationships faculty members have with the art, design and media industries of the U.K.
- Colleges are located in the heart of each local London neighborgood, allowing students the opportunity to enjoy these communities and all that London has to offer
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Academics at University of the Arts, London – Semester Program
The Semester option is for students with a strong interest in art, design, or fashion and will have taken a number of classes in these areas. Students will be studying alongside other overseas students with opportunities to collaborate with local students. Semester option students take a few mandatory modules and then choose a few electives. The Semester option is available in the fall and spring, and offers 14-week terms.
Fall or Spring semester students typically earn 12 - 16 credits per semester, depending on the course and modules chosen.
For an in-depth independent study art program, check out the Studio Arts option at the University of the Arts, London.
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The IFSA-Butler Team
IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.