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 excellence in terms of
originality, significance and exactitude. 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 sited 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 brilliance and focused on business and the professions.
a long tradition of academic excellence, dating back to our foundation in 1894. Our academic
staff is engaged in research that is transforming the world in which we live. Whether they are
developing biomedical sensors to advance 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
- 90% of students are satisfied with the quality of their education according to the 2013
National Student Survey.
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 programs, 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 finest records in the country for graduate
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.