Study in London

London is a fantastic place to study, with more international students than any other city and an amazing range of universities and courses.

Thinking of studying in London? You can immerse yourself in the English language and enjoy a vibrant cultural life, while benefiting from top tuition at world-renowned universities. For more information visit the Study London website - the official site for London's universities and higher education colleges.

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Learning English in London

There is a huge choice of English language schools in London, whatever your level of English. Look for colleges that are accredited on the official website for English language schools in London. Find out if the school organises cultural activities as well as classroom-based study as this can be a great way to make the most of learning in London.

Short-Term Study in London

Want to learn a new skill? Planning a career change? Just want to try something different? A short course is a convenient and flexible way to go. As you'd expect, you can learn almost anything in London! From hairdressing to horticulture, unleash your inner creativity or develop some practical skills. Courses vary in duration and many of them run in the evenings. For course listings, search the Floodlight or London Colleges websites.

General Tips for Studying in London

Studying in London is exciting and rewarding, but it's well worth taking some time to plan it properly. Here's a quick checklist:

  • City Academy


    School & College

    51-53 Mount Pleasant, WC1X 0AE [map]

    London-based performing arts and media academy specialising in acting, dance, singing, musical theatre, screen and everything in between! Inspiring after-work, day and weekend courses, for all levels.

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  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)



    Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE [map]

    The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a world-class centre for its concentration of teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences.…

  • Theatre Workout


    School & College

    13a Stratheden Road, Blackheath, SE3 7TH [map]

    Theatre Workout offer bespoke theatre workshops and experiential events for groups in the heart of London's West End.

  • Queen Mary University of London



    Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS [map]

    Queen Mary is one of the largest colleges of the internationally recognised University of London offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses together with extensive…

  • The Covent Garden Academy of Flowers

    School & College

    St Martin's Courtyard, 9 Slingsby Place, Covent Garden, WC2E 9AB [map]

    This new flower design school is an exciting venture offering flower design courses situated in the heart of London's Covent Garden.

  • Royal Academy Of Music


    Marylebone Road, Regent's Park, NW1 5HT [map]

    The Royal Academy of Music is a world-famous institution, training almost 700 students in more than 20 musical disciplines.

  • Royal College of Art


    Kensington Gore, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 2EU [map]

    The Royal College of Art is the world's only wholly postgraduate art and design school.

  • Royal College of Music


    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, SW7 2BS [map]

    The Royal College is a world-class conservatoire that offers the highest level of professional training for performers, conductors and composers.

  • Birkbeck, University of London


    Malet Street, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX [map]

    Birkbeck offers University of London qualifications, taught on a central-London campus

  • Brunel University London


    Kingston Lane, Hillingdon, UB8 3PH [map]

    Brunel is a forward-looking university that combines academic rigour with an entrepreneurial approach.

  • Conservatoire for Dance and Drama


    10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, City, EC1R 5EG [map]

    Conservatoire for Dance and Drama provides world-class vocational training in dance, drama and circus arts.

  • Courtauld Institute of Art


    Somerset House, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 0RN [map]

    The Courtauld Institute of Art is a world-renowned centre for the study of the history of art.

  • Coventry University London Campus


    East India House, 109-117 Middlesex Street, Tower Hamlets, E1 7JF [map]

    Coventry University London Campus is one of the largest providers of business related degree courses in Europe.

  • Goldsmiths, University of London


    New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW [map]

    Goldsmiths is one of the UK's leading universities for the creative arts, social sciences, computing and entrepreneurial management.

  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama


    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DT [map]

    The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is one of the world's leading conservatoires and drama schools, with 800 students.

  • Heythrop College, University of London


    Kensington Square, Kensington and Chelsea, W8 5HQ [map]

    Heythrop College specialises in the study of philosophy and theology, with one of the largest libraries in its field.

  • Imperial College London


    South Kensington Campus, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 2AZ [map]

    Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

  • Institute of Cancer Research


    237 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW3 6HY [map]

    The Institute of Cancer Research is one of the world's most influential cancer research centres and it provides first-class training for its students.

  • King's College London


    158-168 Strand, Charing Cross, WC2R 2LS [map]

    King's College London is one of England’s oldest and most prestigious universities, with nearly 23,000 students.

  • Kingston University London


    River House, 53 - 57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1LQ [map]

    Kingston University is known for its career-focused courses, high-quality teaching and strong links with industry.