City University London is made up of five different schools: Cass Business School, the School of Arts & Social Sciences, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering and the City Law School. City University one of the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate starting salaries (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2012-13), London’s top university for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2015) and is ranked 13th for highest UK graduate salaries (Times University Guide).
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) identified 15 areas of academic activity where City University’s research was assessed as achieving world-leading quality in terms of originality, significance and rigour. In addition, the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, an assessment of higher education research quality in the UK, rated 75.7% of City Universities submissions as being of world-leading or excellent quality.
City University London has a global outlook with a student body representing over 150 countries and a staff representing over 70 countries. Out of City University London’s 18,000 students, 46% study at the postgraduate level. The university is located in the heart of London, within close proximity to central Underground stations and just minutes away from the London’s financial district the Square Mile.
City University 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. Our academic staff are engaged in research that is transforming the world in which we live. Whether they are developing biomedical sensors to improve mortality 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. These academics will play a major role in your educational experience and are dedicated to making sure your learning is relevant and rewarding.
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.
- Among the top 5% of universities in the world according to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014/15
- Ranked 35th in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2015
- Top 10 in the UK for international students according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide League Table 2014
- Ranked 1st in London for business and management degrees and 4th in the UK according to The Guardian University Guide 2014
- We have 15 areas of academic activity where our research was assessed as being of a quality comparable with the very best in the world by the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE)
- 90% of students are satisfied with the quality of their education according to the 2013 National Student Survey.
We have a strong tradition of postgraduate education and are located in the heart of London, close to the capital's leading financial, legal, media and medical institutions.
With over 150 taught postgraduate degree courses on offer across five specialist Schools, as well as a range of research degree programmes, City has a wide range of postgraduate study options for you to choose from.
Over one-third of our current student body is studying for a taught or research postgraduate degree and we continue to boast one of the best records in the country for graduate employment. For many years, we have provided employment opportunities for graduating students through our strong links with leading companies in sectors from finance to civil engineering to the media.
Whether your interests lie in business & finance, the arts, economics, psychology, sociology, health & nursing, computer science, engineering & mathematics or law we can offer you the postgraduate or research course you need to start your career.
We are a very International University with nearly a third of our students coming from outside the UK, drawn from 160 countries.
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