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University of the Arts London (UAL) “English Plus” Short Courses (2017)

The popular “English Plus” short courses, offered by the University of the Arts London (UAL), have returned with a new timetable for 2017! Since the courses are extremely popular, students who are interested should apply 2-4 months in advance to avoid appointment.

Type Short Courses (English with Art & Design)
Target Students and adult learners aged 16 or above. Art courses cover beginner’s to advanced levels
Start Date Year-round
Teaching Hours per Week 15-20 hours of English, 7 hours of Art & Design
Class Size 10-16
Tuition & Accommodation Cost Approx. HK$11,500 for 2 weeks, HK$22,500 for 4 weeks

The University of the Arts London (UAL) “English Plus” programmes combine English and beginner’s art & design classes, allowing students without formal training in art & design to get a taste of these interesting crafts! The only major requirement is a pre-intermediate level of English. Courses are booked in 2- and 4-week blocks, with a selection of topics in general art & design, communication and fashion, which will be taught at the Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion respectively.

University of the Arts London (UAL) “English Plus” Timetable (2017)

English Plus
Art & Design
English Plus
Communication
English Plus
Fashion
3/1 4 Weeks City Design Communication Design Fashion Drawing
30/1 4 Weeks Fashion Design Animation Fashion Trends and Design
27/2 4 Weeks Architecture Design / Printmaking DSLR Film-making Fashion PR and Marketing
27/3 2 Weeks Clay Project Books Arts Fashion Portfolio
10/4 4 Weeks Graphic Design Advertising and Social Media Fashion Styling the Image
8/5 4 Weeks Textiles / Interior Design Interactive and Digital Design Making a Simple Garment
5/6 4 Weeks Design / 3D Design City Photography Visual Display
3/7 4 Weeks City Design Communication Design Fashion Drawing
31/7 4 Weeks Fashion Design Animation Fashion Trends and Design
29/8 4 Weeks Architecture Design / Printmaking DSLR Film-making Fashion PR and Marketing
25/9 4 Weeks Graphic Design Advertising and Social Media Fashion Styling the Image
23/10 4 Weeks Textiles / Interior Design Interactive and Digital Design Making a Simple Garment
20/11 4 Weeks Design / 3D Design City Photography Visual Display
In addition to topics listed above, some of the English Plus Art and Design also include drawing lessons and site visits.

Why choose University of the Arts London “English Plus”?

University of the Arts London: Reputation & History

A World-Leading Art University

University of the Arts London (UAL) is a world’s top 5 university for art and design, according to the QS 2016/17 World University Ranking. Its constituent colleges include Central Saint Martins – inarguably the most well known one – and five other colleges that all have their own areas of strength, which are the Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. UAL has educated generations of British artists, designers and filmmakers, with many internationally notable alumni such as Alexander McQueen, Paul Smith, director Mike Leigh, singer Jarvis Cocker and so on.

UAL English Plus Short Courses (2017)

Flexible Combination of Courses and Wide Range of Art & Design Topics

The UAL English Plus programmes offer a total of 21 art & design topics and 12 starting dates. Students can combine courses with consideration of their interest, budget and holiday length. These extensive topics include Photography, Advertising, Film-making and Animation, as well as niche topics such as Interactive Media and Books Arts. If you are into fashion, you will likely be delighted for the wide range of fashion topics covered by the English Plus Fashion programmes at London College of Fashion, which include fundamental Fashion Sketching, Styling to Visual Display, Trendspotting and others.

UAL English Plus Short Courses (2017)

English Lessons at the Right Level for You

Designed for language learners from around the world, the language part of the English Plus programmes comes with lots of flexibility in terms of weekly teaching hours and course length. Students will be put into classes according to their level of English and have the option between General English – which is suitable for those aiming at improving their English as a whole – and Academic English – which is suitable for students planning to study in the UK in future.

Other UAL Short Courses:
Available at Introductory to Advanced Level. Suitable for Professionals, Amateurs, University and High School Students

Apart from the English Plus, University of Arts London (UAL) also offers a series of short-term art courses from introductory to advanced level, which is suitable for professionals, amateurs, and university and high school students.

Most of the courses are offered during summer, yet there are considerable choices in other time of the year (ie. in January and during Easter Holiday).

Magnum Documentary Photography

A three-week Documentary Photography course led by two photographers from Magnum Photos the international agency for photographers. Covering the practice and the history of documentary photography, classes will take place in London College of Communication and Magnum Photos’s office in London. Starts in August.

Dual City Summer Programmes

Dual City Summer is a wonderful combination of travel, learning and cultural experience offered by Central Saint Martins. Students will study in two global design cities, starting with Central Saint Martins in London and a partner college in Berlin, Copenhagen, Florence or New York. The course brings you the rare opptunities to roam the cities, check out the museums and galleries with like-minded classmates from around the globe. Courses range from 2-4 weeks long. Most start in July, with limited options in June.

Portfolio Courses

Central Saint Martins runs a series of portfolio preparation courses. Each of these focuses on a specific art & design area, such as Graphic Design, Fashion, 3D Design and Photography. There are also a number of advanced courses for graduates and professionals. Apart from portfolio development, tutors will also give expert advices on admission and job interviews. These are full-time courses that last for around 10 weeks, with start dates in September, January and April.

Design an Album Cover

Enjoy the opportunity to create a music album of your bespoke playlist and design an album cover in four days’ time, led by professional tutors from London College of Communication. You will learn the craft of cover image making, typography, trends of album artwork, contemporary designs and practices and more! The course is offered year-round and suitable for beginners who are interested in music and design.

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Updated: 2017-1-9

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