University of the Arts ( UAL ) Reviews

University of the Arts London (The London Institute) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom specialised in art, design, fashion and media.


1. Camberwell College of Arts
2. Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design
3. Chelsea College of Art and Design
4. London College of Communication
5. London College of Fashion
6. Wimbledon College of Art


The University is home to 19,000 students, including 2,250 further education students, 14,000 undergraduates and 2,700 postgraduate and research students.

It is the second most popular institution in the United Kingdom for international students, with 6,100 international students and a further 2,700 from non-UK EU countries. Top non-UK national groups at the University are from mainland China, South Korea, Hong Kong, USA, India, Taiwan, Japan and Russia.

Bursaries and Scholarships


National Scholarship Programme (Home/EU students): 600 awards of £3,000 in a combination of fee waiver, bursary or accommodation costs waiver; bursaries of £1,000 payable to everyone on a full maintenance grant and paying full higher rate fees who does not qualify for the National Scholarship Programme.
Various awards and bursaries ranging in size from £500–£2,000 funded by charities, trusts and individuals.
Assistance from the Access to Learning Fund; all Home/EU students may apply.


Various bursaries funded by charities, trusts and philanthropy ranging from £500–£20,000 (all students).
44 Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships for full fee waivers, to be distributed between all constituent UAL Colleges (Home/EU only).
16 Vice-Chancellor’s International scholarships for full fee waivers, to be distributed between all constituent UAL Colleges (International only).
40 fee waivers of £4,000 for UAL students progressing from undergraduate courses (Home/EU only).

Tuition Fees 2014

Standard tuition fee rates for new students:


Home/EU: £9,000 p.a.
Overseas (non-EU): £13,800 p.a.


Home/EU: £7,500 for one-year MA courses. £500 discount for Home/EU students who have successfully completed undergraduate courses at the University.
Overseas (non-EU): £13,800 for one-year MA courses. Some postgraduate courses charge higher fees, particularly when offered over two years.

Minimum fee £9,000 Average fee £9,000
Maximum fee £9,000 Average cost to student* £8,399


Accommodation prices range from £185 per week for a standard room at Woodland Court, down to £99 per week for a twin shared room at Camberwell Campus.