IFSA University of the Arts, London - Semester Program

London, England

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Term
Fall, Spring
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: October 15
Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.0
Typical Credit Load:
12 - 16

About UAL - Semester Program

Europe's largest university for art, design, fashion, and communications is a great choice for any aspiring artist. You'll work closely with faculty who are active artists, designers and communications professionals, in the studio or in classes.
 

UAL - Semester Program Benefits

  • Spend a semester studying at one of the world's most prestigious art colleges, with a rich legacy spanning more than 150 years in the creative heart of London
  • Choose a core module in your area of interest along with other classes led by amazing faculty who are active artists, and professionals.
  • Take advantage of the close, working relationships faculty members have with the arts, design, fashion, and media industries of the U.K.
  • Constituent colleges within UAL for this program include Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, and London College of Fashion.

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at University of the Arts, London – Semester Program

Courses
Looking for specific classes? Explore CHART, our exclusive class database — if the UAL Semester Program is pre-approved at your institution, you’ll find classes recently taken by other IFSA students.

To view available courses at University of the Arts, visit the university's online course catalog. Under  "See the courses available on each programme," select Semester Study Abroad. Click on the subject of your choice to see the course options and the college where each is offered.

The Semester option is for students with a strong interest in art, design, or fashion who 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 in the spring, and offers 14-week terms.

Students typically earn 12 - 16 credits per semester, depending on the course and modules chosen.

Check out the University of the Arts, London - Integrated Program and the University of the Arts, London - College of Fashion Program for additional options.

If interested in studying at UAL for the academic year, please view the University of Arts, London - Integrated Program offering. 

Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send an official Butler University transcript to your home university with your coursework converted to the U.S. credit system. You will also have access to an unofficial transcript in your IFSA Student Portal. The transcript reflects courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at University of the Arts, London – Semester Program
Advertising Communications Fashion Design Fashion Marketing and Merchandising Fine Arts Game Design Graphic Design Illustration/Drawing Journalism Marketing Media/Multimedia Studies Photography Public Relations Textiles & Apparel Urban Studies

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Residence Hall/Dormitory
Meals
Self-catered
Details
All housing is self-catering, which means there is no meal plan. You will have access to a kitchen to cook your own meals.

The IFSA Team

IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!

Program Advisor

Resident Director

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Academic Affairs Director

Dates and Fees

Fall 2020

Program Dates

Program Start Date
August 20, 2020
Program End Date
December 5, 2020

Program Fees

Tuition
$16,375
Housing
$5,525
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$21,900
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.
Supplemental Fees
Central Saint Martins offers an optional study trip to Europe. Students who participate incur a supplemental fee of approximately $925.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$1,665
Books & Supplies
$270
Local Transportation
$685
Personal Expenses
$1,415
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$5,235

Spring 2021

Program Dates

Program Start Date
January 7, 2021
Program End Date
April 17, 2021

Program Fees

Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
Coming Soon
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.
Supplemental Fees
Central Saint Martins offers an optional study trip to Europe. Students who participate will incur a supplemental fee of approximately $975 (available to Central Saint Martins, semester students only).

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$1,985
Books & Supplies
$340
Local Transportation
$570
Personal Expenses
$1,575
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$5,670