Institution name

University of the Arts London (UAL): London College of Communication


London, UK

Semester dates

Semester 1 (Spring term): February - June
Semester 2 (Autumn term): September - February

Academic calendar

Discipline area

Design and Film & TV only.

Important notes to consider

UAL is a highly competitive destination with limited places. Therefore, please put careful consideration into choosing your second and third preference as back-up options.

Students applying to UAL need to meet the following requirements:

  • Completed at least 1 year's study at Swinburne (in their current degree) in a relevant undergraduate study area, at the time of application;
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (strict requirement)

Please note: practice-based subjects require a portfolio (theory subjects do not require a portfolio).

Courses available for exchange students

Swinburne students can only choose ONE of the following courses to study. Students cannot study a mix of units from different courses.

  • BA (Hons) Graphic Branding and Identity
  • BA (Hons) Film Practice
  • BA (Hons) Film & TV 

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Credit equivalence

50 CP = 60 credits
37.5 CP = 45 credits
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Exchange students are eligible for UAL accommodation however depending on the intake (Autumn or Spring), there can be caveats to the contract. UAL accommodation isn’t guaranteed in either term. Visit the accommodation page for more information.

Find out more

Check out the University of the Arts London website for more information.