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City, University of London

Location

Northampton Square, London United Kingdom

Ranking

# =355QS World University Rankings

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122Undergraduate programs

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95Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

$18000Average tuition fee

About City, University of London

About City, University of London

City University of London is a leading UK university with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. City's focus on business, practice and the professions ensures students develop fulfilling careers on graduation.

City is a diverse, inclusive community, home to over 20,000 students, 45% of which are studying at postgraduate level and with over 150,000 alumni from over 170 countries.


City is divided into six different academic Schools:

Why choose City, University of London?

  • Founded in 1894, City is nearly 130 years old and has been part of the University of London since 2016
  • Ranked 40th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • 15th in UK for 'graduate prospects on track (Complete University Guide 2022)
    86% of City's research submissions are rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) quality (REF 2021)
  • Located in the heart of London, one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Award-Winning Student Support

It’s not just students’ academic development that’s important to City. City offers a wide range of student support services from day one, to help them settle in and cope with the pressures that come with student life. Students at City are part of a welcoming and diverse community, with student counselling, buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union and an award-winning student centre.


Chat to a City student today

For prospective students hoping to get a closer look at what it’s like to be a student at City, there is a team of student ambassadors who are available to answer questions. The chat feature allows students to select a preferred course of interest, as well as a country of origin. This provides students with a unique and personalised insight into studying at City.

Chat to a City student now


Upcoming Events

World Grad School Tour, Athens

calendar28th February, 2023

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World Grad School Tour, Thessaloniki

calendar01st March, 2023

map-pinThessaloniki, Greece

About City, University of London

About City, University of London

City University of London is a leading UK university with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. City's focus on business, practice and the professions ensures students develop fulfilling careers on graduation.

City is a diverse, inclusive community, home to over 20,000 students, 45% of which are studying at postgraduate level and with over 150,000 alumni from over 170 countries.


City is divided into six different academic Schools:

Why choose City, University of London?

  • Founded in 1894, City is nearly 130 years old and has been part of the University of London since 2016
  • Ranked 40th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • 15th in UK for 'graduate prospects on track (Complete University Guide 2022)
    86% of City's research submissions are rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) quality (REF 2021)
  • Located in the heart of London, one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Award-Winning Student Support

It’s not just students’ academic development that’s important to City. City offers a wide range of student support services from day one, to help them settle in and cope with the pressures that come with student life. Students at City are part of a welcoming and diverse community, with student counselling, buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union and an award-winning student centre.


Chat to a City student today

For prospective students hoping to get a closer look at what it’s like to be a student at City, there is a team of student ambassadors who are available to answer questions. The chat feature allows students to select a preferred course of interest, as well as a country of origin. This provides students with a unique and personalised insight into studying at City.

Chat to a City student now


Upcoming Events

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World Grad School Tour, Athens

calendar28th February, 2023

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World Grad School Tour, Thessaloniki

calendar01st March, 2023

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University information

Find information on how to apply to City, University of London: Apply to study at City • City, University of London

General

72+
6+
2+
600+

Bachelor

3+
1300+
5+

Master

6+
100+
162+
51+
30+
1300+
600+
310+
3+

City’s outstanding subject specific facilities are the result of close relationships with industry. They have been designed, often in collaboration with professionals working in relevant sectors, to ensure students develop professional skills and prepare for their future careers. 

City has invested £120 million in structural developments in campus since 2012. This includes the development of a state of the arts sport centre, a new student bar and numerous learning spaces. 

City’s main campus houses the University library, which occupies five floors in the Northampton Square building. In addition, there are specialist libraries for Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) and The City Law School.

CitySport, the new sports centre, is the largest student sports facility in central London. Fitted with the latest and most sophisticated fitness equipment across 3,000m2 of floor space, CitySport provides leading-edge sport and well-being facilities for students.

City is a member of the University of London (UOL). As a result, City students have access to a large student community, numerous student societies, additional sports facilities, accommodation provision and libraries.

Student life

City is located at the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in the world . The English capital is a truly global city, boasting a wealth of jobs across a range of industries and some of the world’s top cultural attractions.

From shops, cafés and restaurants to museums, galleries and arts venues; from leading Premier League football teams to nightclubs; and from cityscapes to green spaces, London is a city for everyone.

City’s main Northampton Square campus sits between three of London’s most popular districts. Islington offers exciting social and shopping options, Shoreditch buzzes with entrepreneurial creativity and lively nightlife, while Clerkenwell is a hub for trend-setting design and cosy bars.


City is among the first universities to ensure that the foundations for students’ future careers are laid before they graduate.

All City undergraduates complete a Career Activation Project (CAP) as part of their degree. This could take the form of a MicroPlacement, an industry-led consultancy project, a summer internship, volunteering or mentoring and coaching. Each project has been designed to provide essential relevant professional experience.

Undergraduate students also take a Career Activation Module (CAM) to help prepare for the application process when seeking graduate employment. Each CAM has been designed to be unique to each subject and career options and form a core part of the study programme.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

9,250 GBP
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International Students

18,000 GBP
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

City, University of London is one of the top universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=355 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #=327
  • 2014
    #347
  • 2015
    #=341
  • 2016
    #301
  • 2017
    #314
  • 2018
    #343
  • 2019
    #351
  • 2020
    #349
  • 2021
    #350
  • 2022
    #=330
  • 2023
    #=355

Available programs

Founded nearly 130 years ago, City, University of London has all the benefits students expect of a London university – strong links with business and industry for career development, an inclusive and diverse community from across the world, and unbeatable opportunities for sport, culture and entertainment.

 

City is within top 400 in the world for commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Global Goals, and within top 200 for reduced inequalities, climate action and responsible consumption and production goals (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021).


City is divided into six different academic Schools:


City’s undergraduate degrees and facilities have been developed with employers and leading figures in industry and embed employability within the curriculum. City was recently ranked 6th  in London for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2022). Most degrees at City are accredited by professional bodies and nearly all courses offer placements.

City’s academic staff are engaged in world-transforming research. Whether developing biomedical sensors to improve survival rates of patients in intensive care or leading unique research into social attitudes across Europe, students at City are educated by academic staff who are at the forefront of their fields.

It’s not just students’ academic development that’s important to City. City offers a wide range of services to support students from day one, to help them settle in and cope with the pressures that come with student life. Students at City are part of a welcoming and diverse community, with student counselling, buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union and an award-winning student centre.

More information and details of City’s upcoming Undergraduate and Postgraduate events can be found on the website

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

Courses cover the following academic areas: Business, Arts, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Health Sciences and Law. Each of City’s academic Schools has a particular strength, for example the School of Health and Psychological Sciences is leading research in ophthalmology.

City is divided into six different academic Schools:

A postgraduate degree, whether taught or research provides students the opportunity to deepen their understanding of their chosen subject and explore particular areas of interest, while developing valuable transferable skills, including analytical thinking and research and presentation techniques.

One of City’s greatest strengths is their links to business and industry and expanding these links is central to their future strategy. City offers skills-focused degrees that embed employability within the curriculum and was recently ranked 6th in London for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2022). Alongside employability, City are focused on setting up new interdisciplinary research centres that will produce solutions to some of the biggest challenges that society faces. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, published in May 2022 found: 

  • 86% of City research rated as world leading 4* (40%) and internationally excellent 3* (46%) quality (based on City's submission to the REF).
  • City is 39th in the UK out of 129 universities according to the Times Higher Education rankings, an increase of 12 places since REF 2014.

In keeping with City’s close links with business and the professions, many of City’s postgraduate degrees are offered on a part-time and flexible basis, allowing students to manage their 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.

Find out more about postgraduate study on City’s website

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