City, University of London the United Kingdom

About City, University of London

City, University of London is a leading international university and the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. We have a long tradition of academic excellence, dating back to our foundation in 1894. City, University of London is made up of five different Schools:

City is ranked 15th in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017), and our teaching quality has been ranked 3rd in London by The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2017. In 2017 City, University of London has received a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

We are located in the heart of the city, meaning our students can experience the buzz of living right in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities. 

Our commitment to academic excellence, focus on business and the professions and central London location are just some of the reasons for studying at City, University of London.

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Undergraduate students

City has a strong reputation for academic excellence and a close relationship with business and the professions.

Undergraduate degrees at City have been developed by outstanding academic staff with the input of employers and leading figures in industry. Almost all of our degrees offer the opportunity to undertake a work or clinical placement or a period studying abroad, allowing you to broaden your horizons and professional network while gaining critical skills for your future.

Our academic staff are engaged in research that is transforming the world in which we live. Whether they are developing biomedical sensors to improve survival rates of patients in intensive care, or leading unique research into social attitudes across Europe, you will be educated by academic staff who are at the forefront of their fields.

City's unique focus on both academic excellence and business and the professions contributes to making City a leading global university and we are proud of our high rankings in recent surveys.

  • In the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017)
  • Ranked 2nd in London for student experience (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2017)
  • Ranked 3rd in London for teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2017)
  • At City, 40 per cent of all academics are producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent (2014 Research Excellence Framework)
  • Ranked 27th in the UK in the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’ alongside leading Russell Group universities.

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Postgraduate students

City, University of London offers a wide range of taught and research postgraduate degrees, with every member of our postgraduate community benefiting from outstanding academic staff, comprehensive student support and tailored careers guidance.

A postgraduate degree, whether taught or research will give you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of your chosen subject and explore particular areas of interest, while developing valuable transferable skills, including analytical thinking and research and presentation techniques.

In keeping with City’s close links with business and the professions, many of our postgraduate degrees are offered on a part-time and flexible basis, allowing you to manage your study around employment commitments. City offers over 150 taught postgraduate degrees, each developed by academic staff who are experts in their fields and who possess an in-depth understanding of the graduate employment marketplace.

Undertaking a research degree is both challenging and rewarding. At City, you will join a community of research students who share a desire to broaden their skills and push boundaries in their fields.

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Courses at City, University of London

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Accommodation Information for Students

The halls of residence are located near the vibrant heart of cosmopolitan Islington. Islington's main high street is one of the most popular evening destinations in London throughout the week with a range of restaurants, cafés and bars.

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