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American InterContinental University - London

American InterContinental
University - London

Course/Program description


Business Administration

Where better to build an understanding of multinational issues and global economics than at the heart of one of the world's most enterprising trade centres, within a truly world-class university.

Our accomplished faculty of business professionals provides the perfect balance of practice and theory to prepare for a rewarding, influential role in the real business world. And because of our close links with London-based and overseas business communities, you'll be meeting the industry's "movers and shakers" right from the start through lectures, field trips and internships.

Once you have acquired an understanding of business as a whole, you can choose to specialise in Marketing, management or computer systems Management.

Fashion

The London Fashion scene has always been a great influence on designers the world over by studying at AIU - London, you'll have all that inspiration right on your doorstep.

The faculty itself is made up of established industry professionals - all committed to developing your creativity as well as your knowledge of advertising and retailing, design principles, illustration, custom patterns and fashion show production. You'll even get the chance to meet and work with leading designers and companies through working internships and visiting lecturers. So, whether you wish to specialize in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing or both, you'll be well prepared for an exciting career in the industry.

Visual Communication

The focus here is very much on developing your intellectual abilities, creativity and conceptual understanding and helping you work towards a successful career in commercial art, graphic design, digital media or photography.

With close personal assistance from well-known names in the commercial world, and through internships with major firms, you'll develop vital skills, explore technologies and create a portfolio that will see you achieve your goals.

On completing your foundation and core classes that cover the basics, you can choose to concentrate in Graphic Design, Illustration or Photography. It is an ideal route into a career or a top postgraduate program.

Media Production

Combining sophisticated technology broadcast quality facilities, accomplished faculty and a fantastic internship program, we'll provide you with all the skills and experience you need to make a successful debut and career in television, the music industry, advertising, video or films.

Training will encompass the whole spectrum of media production, from video and audio to computer graphics and animation, as well as commercial disciplines including producing, directing, scriptwriting, lighting and editing.

Interior Design

One of only 3 faculties in the UK to offer its graduates membership of the IDDA (International Interior Design Association), AIU - London's program is focused on helping you get your foot firmly in the door of the interior design industry.

Our lecturers are highly accomplished Interior designers, and you'll be meeting potential employers right from the start - not just through internships with top firms, but also in the classroom, as we regularly invite top-flight professionals to the campus. Further inspiration can also be found just outside the campus in the myriad of museums and design houses around London.

Information Technology (BIT)

From mission-critical business systems to e-commerce and the Internet, IT is not only an industry in its own right but also a fundamental building block of all other industries. American InterContinental University offers a Bachelor's degree program which is designed to equip you with the technical and commercial understanding to commence a successful career in a high-tech field or in any organization which relies on IT.

With a dynamic curriculum focused on current technology trends and applications, you can acquire not only high quality technical knowledge and hands-on abilities but also key career skills in areas including leadership, behavioral understanding, implementation of change and project management. We can also provide you with the industry insights, contacts and work experience to make an early impact in your career.

Reflecting the latest requirements and practices of organizations around the world, our students combine in teams to complete applied technology projects based on real challenges. With the emphasis placed on preparing you for the actual working environments you will enter upon graduation, the curriculum is provided across five key areas: the development of appropriate business skills, the use of networks, basic computer programming, data administration and project application.

AIU - London enjoys close links with companies of all sizes and disciplines, both in the vibrant London business community and around the world. This enables us to offer an invaluable range of field trips, projects, presentations, guest lectures and internship placements. Our faculty are also accomplished IT professionals from a variety of commercial and academic backgrounds, and the department is equipped with industry current hardware and software packages.


About the School


Here at AIU-London, students from all over the globe share a unique learning experience and an amazing social life at the heart of one of the great capital cities.

Home to the newest and most exciting developments in business, design and the arts, London is a truly stimulating, cosmopolitan environment that puts an incredible wealth of history and culture right on your doorstep.

Our campus is ideally situated in the center of town, within walking distance of world-famous art galleries, museums, historical landmarks and the theaters and shops of the West End.

With the high-speed Channel Tunnel rail link, it also means that Paris and the treasures of Europe are only a few hours away.

This superb location enables AIU-London to attract visiting lecturers from high-performing companies and award-winning design houses - and to offer internships in these or similar organizations. What better way to prepare you for a successful career?

Address Information:

Address 110 Marylebone High Street, London, W1U 4RY
Tel. No. +44 (0) 20 7467 5640
Fax No. +44 (0)20 7457 5641
E-mail address Admissions@aiulondon.ac.uk
Courses Business Administration
Fashion
Interior Design
Visual Communication
Media Production
Information Technology
Type of courses Bachelor degrees
Length of courses 4 years. Advanced credit can be applied for.
Date of Commencement January, March, June, August and October
Cost/Fees £3820 per term or (£11,460 per year for 3 terms)
Accommodation Shared flats available for all students
Class size Average for business - 15.
Average for design - 10
Student grants/
financial assistance
Depends on funding from individual governments etc.
Course Directors Business - Alan Jones
Fashion - Gill Stark
Interior Design - Anthony Feldman
Visual Communication - Gill Coupland
Media Production - Michele Turner
Information Technology - Alan Oxley
Admission requirements Successful completion of high school. Equivalent to 4 GCSEs of grade C or above.
Student profile
  • Countries of Origin. 105
  • Ratio Men:Women. 1:1
  • Age range. 17 - 28
  • Average age. Starting course at 19.
  • Average work experience. None needed.