City, University of London

City, University of London


Institution summary


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We regularly hold Postgraduate Open Evenings throughout the year for prospective students interested in starting a postgraduate course at City, University of London.  Visit us at one of our upcoming Open Evenings. 

City, University of London is a leading global institution located in the heart of London committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. The University has five Schools (School of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Health Sciences, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, the City Law School and Cass Business School) which focus on business, law, community and health sciences, arts and social sciences, informatics, engineering and mathematical sciences.We take a personalised approach to your learning and provide an intimate, friendly and stimulating environment for study.

Why choose City, University of London?

  • 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)
  • City attracts around 19,000 students from more than 160 countries and academic staff from over 75 countries.

With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for over a hundred years.

Postgraduate Courses
Whether you are interested in radiography or criminology, engineering or an MBA, City, University of London offers over 150 taught postgraduate degree courses that will help you develop your career. These courses are offered via City’s Schools and interdisciplinary centres. 

City is located in the heart of London, within easy reach of several central underground stations and just a few stops from the British Library and the West End. Our premises are minutes away from the Square Mile, London's world-famous financial district, and the headquarters of financial and professional institutions, major arts complexes and media offices, teaching hospitals and specialist medical research centres.

By bus or the underground, students are only 20 minutes from a variety of entertainment in the West End, Covent Garden and the South Bank.

Since our foundation over a century ago, we have always enjoyed deep-rooted links with the City of London. The Lord Mayor of London is the Rector of City and many City of London livery companies are long-standing supporters of City.

City offers a range of accommodation, including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main City buildings, as well as private accommodation. Each with a team of management staff, our halls have private, modern study bedrooms and communal living spaces where you can cook, relax and feel at home.

Library facilities 
The resources and facilities provided by Library Services are integral to the student experience and academic journey at City, University of London. The main Northampton Square Library occupies five floors in the University Building and there are specialist libraries for Cass Business School and The City Law School. 

Our innovative learning spaces offer a mix of individual and group study areas to suit everybody’s learning needs. We have over 1,500 individual study spaces, many equipped with PC workstations, with approximately 200 spaces for group study. Group study rooms are equipped with audio-visual equipment to help students prepare presentations and share and discuss their ideas with colleagues. 

Our dynamic library collections are shaped by student demand. Our subject librarian is dedicated to supporting students throughout their course by directing them towards the resources to complete their assignments and prepare for examinations. Specialist support is available through our enquiry points, online chat service, one-to-one tutorials and workshops to help students locate, access and use the resources they need. 

Assistive technology
Library Services provide a range of support for students with additional needs. Facilities include software for students with visual impairments, inspiration mind-mapping and voice recognition software. This provision is available in specialist rooms at our Northampton Square Library.

IT services 
Leading-edge technologies and 24-hour IT support ensure every student benefits from excellent IT facilities. Students receive a Microsoft Office 365 account, an email account for life, alongside access to a range of facilities such as video calls, online storage and the full Microsoft Office suite for the duration of their studies. 

Computing labs
Our campus-wide wireless network provision enables students to connect to our services from their own devices and our computer laboratories. With more than 140 different desktop applications, students have wide access to the software that students require for their studies. Some laboratories are open 24 hours a day and students can use City’s website to find available machines at any time of day. 

University of London facilities
City’s membership of the University of London gives students access to a range of other libraries, including Senate House Library which offers additional online resources.

Fees and funding
Student fees may vary depending upon the subject and qualification. Please consult our website for up to date fee information as well as details on available scholarships and bursaries.

Contact Us
If you would like to find out more about studying at City, University of London, you can contact us at:

City, University of London
Northampton Square
T: +44(0)20 7040 5060









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