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City, University of London

City, University of London Northampton Square London,
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Undergraduate Overview

Founded over 125 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. Ranked the greenest university in London (People and Planet University League 2019), City is within top 200 in the world for commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Global Goals (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020).

City is divided into five academic Schools:

School of Arts & Social Sciences

The Business School (formerly Cass)

School of Health Sciences

The City Law School

School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering

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 7th in London for career after 6 months (Guardian University Guide 2020). 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.

City's unique focus on both academic excellence and business and the professions contributes to making City a leading global university:

  • Ranked 3rd in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • 76% of City’s research submissions are rated of world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) quality (REF 2014)
  • Awarded Silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence FrameworkCity attracts close to 20,000 students from over 160 countries and academic staff from over 75 countries.
  • The Greenest university in London (People and Planet University League 2019)
  • 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 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.

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 student now.

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Undergraduate - Faculties/Departments and Programs

University Highlights

City, University of London is one of the top Public universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=350 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.

Total students - 14,691


International students - 7,072


Total faculty staff - 845


Total students - 14,691


International students - 7,072


Total faculty staff - 845



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