Design schools and universities in London are famous throughout the world for producing high quality and cutting-edge design graduates. Alumni such as James Dyson, Terence Conran and Stella McCartney are just some of the talented designers who studied in London. Design is one of the most popular subjects for international students in London, with almost 14, 000 design students studying in London.
London's Most Popular Design Schools
Here are some of the most popular London universities for international students looking to studying design:
The Royal College of Art is the world's only wholly postgraduate art and design school. There are six integral schools which focus on architecture, design, fine art, humanities, communication and material.
Kingston University London is a centre of teaching excellence in the UK. The Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture combines traditional disciplines such as printmaking, sculpture and bronze casting with new, cutting edge facilities and resources.
Recognised as one of the UK's top creative universities by students (Which? University 2012) and ranked in the world's top 100 universities for the arts and humanities (QS World University Rankings 2012), Goldsmiths is known for its academic excellence.
The university is a leader in the development of today’s creative industries. Art, design and media students train in industry-standard studios and digital workshops using state-of-the-art equipment and software.
Brunel is a forward-looking university that combines academic rigour with an entrepreneurial approach. Brunel’s Design degrees are some of the most renowned and respected in Europe and their students and graduates have won many national and international design awards.
Specialising in digital media and design, Ravensbourne's excellent reputation is enhanced by the many industry awards its students win, and its strong track record in graduate employability.
The School of Arts and Digital Industries is a forward-thinking school in the thriving artistic, cultural hotbed of east London. The university has excellent engagement with industry and cultural and community organisations across London.
The university's Faculty of Media, Arts and Design has a strong reputation for professional and practice-based education and provides students with a work-based learning environment which includes industry standard studios, workshops and laboratories.