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English Plus Media, English Course

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  • 1 month
London, United Kingdom
 This English Plus Media course combines between 4 and 24 weeks of General or Academic English classes at University of the Arts London (UAL) Language Centre with a media course at London College of Communication. Media courses include branding, social media, design, photography and film making.
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English Plus Media at University of the Arts London (UAL) provides a combined course of English classes with a variety of media and communication subjects. The Media part of the course is suitable for portfolio preparation or general interest and enjoyment, and is suitable for beginners. You will be introduced to various media topics including graphic design, branding, social media, UX design, photography, zine making and film making. The programme consists of practical work in the studio, group work and visits to museums and other relevant organisations.

You will use a range of techniques including computers but you will also have the chance to make images using other processes using papers, glue, collage and film processing. Learning to create work using your hands helps you to think about the possibilities of design and the skills learned can translate well to thinking about your digital work.

The courses are taught at the Language Centre and London College of Communication.

What is included?

  • 15 hours of General English or Academic English tuition per week, Monday to Friday
  • 7 hours of media studies over 2 days per week
  • Regular tutorials and reviews
  • Free Wi-Fi access across all UAL sites
  • Independent study facilities
  • Insurance
  • Certificate of attendance from the Language Centre and London College of Communication

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Start dates 

    6 January, 3 February, 2 March, 30 March, 27 April, 1 June, 29 June, 27 July, 24 August, 21 September, 19 October, 16 November

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      4 to 24 weeks 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Apply design principles across different formats
  • Combine typography and fonts, image making and editing
  • Visual problem-solving
  • Create designs on paper and using a computer
  • Logo design
  • Making messages with impact
  • Advertising and copy-writing
  • Integrating social media into a promotional campaign

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • What is the minimum age?


  • Do I need to have experience in the subject I want to study?

No, this course is designed as an introduction to media studies.

  • What level of English is required?

Pre-intermediate or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1900 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1900 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1900 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 4 weeks: £1,900
  • 8 weeks: £3,680
  • 12 weeks: £5,520
  • 16 weeks: £7,120
  • 20 weeks: £8,900
  • 24 weeks: £10,320

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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