The Language Centre offers English and English Plus courses to students from all over the world. We also support international full-time students and offer evening classes in modern languages with art and culture.

Top reasons to study here

  • UAL is home to a diverse body of 18,000 students from 130 countries.
  • Whether you wish to study a short or long term English course, study English Plus with an arts topic, or need to improve your IELTS score, we can help.
  • English language preparation for students with offers from UAL. Experience London and develop crucial study skills before your main course begins.

Master's Programmes



Our six Colleges offer an unrivalled range of courses in art, design, fashion, media, communication and performing arts. Each College has strong links with industry, enabling many students to work on live projects and gain professional contacts. We can provide the high-quality teaching, modern facilities and creative space for you to explore your ideas, skills and unique vision.


The graduate school includes 3 UAL research centres:

  • Centre for Circular Design (CCD) - design research for the circular economy through materials, models and mindsets
  • Ligatus - leading research within libraries and archives with particular interests in historical bookbinding
  • Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN) - a forum for historical, theoretical and practice-based research in architecture, art, communication, craft and design


UAL has a dedicated focus on careers and employability and we offer high quality external engagement experiences for students as part of our taught courses. We actively support our students to win opportunities in the creative industries and we have numerous strategic partnerships across industry, business and the community. UAL was recently ranked in the top 15 in the UK for industry connections.


Housing services

Students can choose from a range of accommodation while studying at the Language Centre, including homestay, house share, university halls of residence and hotels. We can also arrange for students to be picked up from the airport when they arrive.

Library services

In our libraries you can access outstanding collections in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. You can also make full use of our study spaces, technology and academic support. There is a library in each of our Colleges with staff who are happy to help you make the most of our resources.

Student Life

Campus life

Come and take a look around Wimbledon College of Arts on a campus tour, where you’ll be able to see our facilities and spaces including: 

  • teaching spaces (including our theatre)
  • specialist workshops
  • studio spaces
  • social areas
  • the library


The English courses are British Council accredited and our Presessional courses are also BALEAP accredited.

London, England, United Kingdom