The University of Westminster is a global university with London energy. You can be yourself at the university where individuality is encouraged, diversity is celebrated and anything is possible. With three campuses in the heart of capital Cavendish, Marylebone and Regent and one in Harrow, you will gain practical skills and professional expertise for your future career, while being part of a supportive and vibrant community. Since 1838, we have been helping students from all backgrounds to achieve their potential and home to almost 19,000 students from 169 countries, among them over 4,000 postgraduate students.
Our academic research is recognised both in and outside of academia, with over 70% of our work being awarded world-leading or internationally excellent scores in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021). We are recognised for delivering research which has a positive impact on society. Our key areas of focus are Diversity and Inclusion, Arts, Communication and Culture, Health Innovation and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and the Urban Environment. Discover how our research is delivering meaningful benefits by visiting our website here.
The University of Westminster offers a wide range of more than 100 full and part-time postgraduate taught courses in several areas: Architecture and Cities; Accounting and Finance; Art and Design; Business and Management; Computer Science and Engineering; Economics; Humanities; Law; Life Sciences; Media and Communication and Social Sciences. Many of our courses start both in January, September providing great flexibility for entry. The university now offers online courses in Management MA and TESOL MA, both starting in January, September.
The importance of real-world experience is at the heart of our teaching, helping you to gain the skills, knowledge and connections necessary to excel in your chosen career. The University of Westminster is accredited by and has relationships with a number of professional organisations including RIBA, CIPD, ACCA, CIMA and the CIM. Our award-winning Careers and Employability Service works with a growing network of organisations and recruiters, providing placement and work experience opportunities and enriching our mentoring scheme. Our London location means that students can benefit from our strong links with employers across all industries, and we host a variety of career fairs and networking events for all career paths.
Studying at Westminster means that London is your campus, where tradition meets innovation. London has something to offer everyone and is home to beautiful historical landmarks, museums, world-famous libraries and archives, peaceful parks and green spaces and much more. With an ideal environment for living and learning, you will become part of a vibrant community with students from all over the world creating a truly international experience. Lastly, as a student in one of the best student cities in the world, you can enjoy an endless choice of social and cultural activities from theatres, cinema and music to cafes, restaurant and sport.
Accommodation and facilities
The university offers a range of student accommodation for postgraduate students across four halls of residence, based in central London and Harrow. Our accommodation provides excellent facilities, 24-hour security and high-speed broadband services.
The university continues to invest in refurbishing campuses and facilities. From laboratories and libraries to studios and computer suites, you will be able to take advantage of the latest cutting-edge technology and resources.
Support for international students
We provide a range of support for international students, from pre-application through to arrival. This includes a network of overseas representatives providing support during the application process, visits of our staff to your country, pre-arrival and orientation events, and the international student welcomeprogrammes.
Once here, you can access a range of study, personal and employment guidance. Our services include the Careers and Employability Service,Counselling, English language support and the Students’ Union which is independently run by students to provide advice, represent student needs and organises a range of sports clubs and societies. Our Student Advice team are also on hand to provide specialist advice and support on a range of topics from student finance to visas and immigration.
Fees & scholarships
The University of Westminster offer various funding opportunities including scholarships and bursaries available to home and international students. Visit website for more information on scholarships.
Postgraduate open days
One of the best ways to get a taste of life as a Westminster student is to join us for a Postgraduate Open Evening either in person or online, where you can explore our campuses and meet our lecturers and students.