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We invite you to study graphic and fashion design in London with API at the prestigious Central Saint Martins (a member college of the University of the Arts). CSM has been ranked #1 in the world for its courses in fashion (QS World Rankings), and is renowned the world over as an exceptional school for design studies. This program offers you the opportunity to enroll in classes with students from around the world while learning from industry experts.

Enhance your portfolio and your resume, earn valuable academic credit towards your degree, and see why London is consistently ranked the best city for university students and is always among the most visited locations in the world!

What's Included?


Pre Departure Services


APIConnect Platform

Orientation Materials and Resources

Access to International Phone Plans

API Alumni Network

Social Networking


On Site Services

Airport Reception

API Center

On-Site Orientation



Medical and Life Insurance


Resident Directors

Social and Cultural Activities

Welcome and Farewell Group Meals

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation


Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

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Application Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Must have completed at least one year in major of the desired field of study
  • Completed API application
  • University Approval Form
  • One official transcript
  • Program of study statement
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Students must submit all applicable portfolio as required by area of study
  • Entry Requirements: Valid passport with supporting documentation (for stays under 6 months) or valid passport with student visa for stays over 6 months
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*Please note that this program has been suspended by the host institution for the 2023-2024 calendar year.

UAL Study Abroad awards are available to students who have been accepted to a UAL semester or academic year program.

Awardees will receive a scholarship from UAL directly for a portion of their program fee. For submission instructions and deadlines please visit this website: https://www.arts.ac.uk/study-at-ual/study-abroad/financial-aid-and-scholarships.

API students participate in excursions designed to help familiarize them with the culture and surrounding areas of their host city and country. The following is a listing of potential excursions for API London programs. API may need to modify the excursions offered in a given term due to travel restrictions or health and safety concerns.

What You’ll Study

TOTAL CREDITS - 12-16 U.S. semester credits per term

API offers students the opportunity to study graphic and fashion design at the prestigious Central Saint Martins (CSM), which is a part of the University of the Arts London.


Students receive an official transcript from the University of the Arts London upon completion of the program. Students are assessed on the basis of project work, preparatory materials, the log and written assignments.

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    Stephanni Greenan

    Stephanni Greenan will be your Program Coordinator and will help you prepare to go abroad!


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    Sally Wippman

    Sally will be your on-site Resident Director and will be a resource for you while you are in England!

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    Vanessa Alves

    Vanessa will be an on-site London Student Services Coordinator and will be a resource for you while you are in England!


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Students participating in a semester program at UAL can expect to earn between 1-6 U.S. semester credits per module for a total of 12-16 U.S. semester credits per term. Credits are based on hours of learning.

  • Creative and diverse arts programs
  • Central Saint Martins ranked #1 for undergrad/post-grad courses in Fashion - QS World Rankings
  • Ranked #2 in Art and Design - QS World Rankings
  • One of Europe's top art schools
  • 62% of the 'British Designers of the Year' are UAL alumni

We can’t wait to welcome you to London! We know you’re excited to get out and start exploring, but at the end of long days, you’ll want a cozy place to study, socialize, rest, and relax.

Check out all available housing options for London by clicking here!

API’s housing options have been curated with you in mind. We offer housing that has been Visited & Verified™ by API, with a focus on student comfort, safety, and location.