At University of the Arts London (UAL), we provide thousands of short courses that help people work out the best way to develop their career, get inspired and learn new skills. We know that deciding to reinvent yourself can be an overwhelming decision and navigating the array of upskilling options can be daunting, but there have never been so many ways to evolve your creative focus.
Whatever your reason for wanting to head in a new direction, you can make small changes happen without having to completely start from scratch. We are big believers that one small step can be all that it takes to get you started moving in the right direction.
At UAL Short Courses you can immerse yourself in our studios, get your hands dirty, learn how to use new equipment or develop a specific software skill by joining a one-day workshop in our digital suites. Whatever you choose, all of our short courses are designed for students that are interested in learning something new, developing their skill, making new friends and just giving something a go.
Best of all, short courses are delivered throughout the year, so you can create a schedule that suits you and remain focused on your career while venturing into new creative territory in your free time. Many of our short courses are the perfect add-on that can help keep you motivated and get your career heading in the direction that you want to go.
Boost Your Career
This 3-day immersive course explores service design as a human-centred problem-solving process. If you are in a role with innovation, strategy, design or customer service as part of your remit, you will gain valuable skills and knowledge that you can apply directly to your work.
Explore Wellbeing Through Art Making
The benefits to health and wellbeing through the creation of art are well documented. On this course, you will learn about your own ability to balance yourself by immersing yourself in art therapy and getting hands on in the studios at Central Saint Martins. This course has been developed for anyone interested in making art and understanding how and why art making can have a positive impact on health and wellbeing.
Become an Interior Designer
It’s never too late to change career! At Chelsea College of Art you can gain a thorough understanding of Interior Design principles, develop a portfolio and a strong skill set on the following Interior Design Modules:
These intensive courses are highly practical and will give you all the hands-on skills that you need to work in Interior Design, as well as an insider’s understanding of the field.
Start a Business
Maybe one of our fashion entrepreneur courses at London College of Fashion is what you need to finally get your fashion enterprise off the ground? MBE Alison Lowe will introduce you to the various different areas of the fashion industry business, giving you an insight into how they all work, and an idea of which area you might like to work in.
At UAL Short Courses we have options that work around your career with courses beginning throughout the year, running during daytimes, evenings, Saturdays, weekends and online. Courses are available in all of our subject areas, including art, design, fashion, communication and performance.