University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a diverse and dynamic international education institution situated in the heart of London, one of the world’s great cities. Committed to educating for professional life, the University has a distinguished 175-year history along with world-leading expertise in many areas of research and a clear vision for the future.

Main Campus:
Westminster area of central London

Locations:
Additional campuses in the Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow areas of London

Student Population:
306,000


Faculties:

Overview

— The University of Westminster is in the heart of London and Harrow, and has a distinguished 175-year history.
— In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, Westminster was ranked 2nd for Communications, Cultural and Media Studies research.
— The University attracts more than 20,000 students from 150 different countries.
— The University of Westminster offers more than 300 programmes including foundation courses, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
— Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements of the University’s vision for the future.
— Professional focus – close links with industry and business, professional accreditation for many courses, and extensive placement and internship opportunities

Areas Of Study

Schools and Colleges

Undergraduate, postgraduate and other programmes are offered in the following disciplines:

Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment 
One of the country’s leading centres for the study of Architecture and the Built Environment, covering the core subject areas that address the future shape of our cities, as well as the relationship between tourism and the wider environment.

Westminster Law School
The Westminster Law School at the University of Westminster in London is one of London’s leading providers of legal education.

Faculty of Science and Technology
The faculty incorporates a unique mix of skills in electronic, network and computer engineering, interactive systems, computer science, software engineering, and business systems.

Faculty of Media, Arts and Design
Journalists making the news, film-makers creating cinema, fashion on the catwalk and music bursting out of studios.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
As one of the largest of the University of Westminster’s seven faculties we offer an exciting breadth of activity across the Social Sciences, Psychology and the Arts and Humanities.

Westminster Business School
One of London’s leading centres for business education.

Westminster Exchange
Westminster Exchange is an academic department which leads innovation in learning, teaching and pedagogic research.

Pathway Programmes

English language
The University of Westminster’s English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programme, provides high quality English language teaching, right in the heart of London. It has more than 70 years of experience in teaching English and our EFL unit is validated and inspected regularly by the British Council.

Foundation and Pre-Masters Programmes
Kaplan International College London (KIC London) offers university preparation courses for international students looking to study a degree course at the University of Westminster.

Campus Facilities

Location

The University’s headquarters and original campus are based on Regent Street in the Westminster area of central London, with additional campuses in the Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow areas of London. The University of Westminster’s world-class facilities are there to support your professional and personal development.

Fees and Finance

 Standard international student fees 2013 – 2014
 Fee Band  Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Postgraduate Taught
 Band A/Arts  £12,000  £12,000 – £15,500  £12,000 – £24,000
 Band B/Sciences  £12,000  £12,000 – £15,500  £12,000 – £24,000
 Band C/Clinical  £12,000  £12,000 – £15,500  £12,000 – £24,000

Living expenses
Undergraduate £800 per month
Postgraduate £800 per month

For more details on finance, fees, scholarships and bursaries
please visit: www.westminster.ac.uk/study/prospective-students/fees-and-funding

With Westminster, I have had a chance to be part of fast-paced life of the capital where news is brought alive sometimes right in front of your eyes. With an access to career services, I got familiar with the work of Victim Support Organisation where I am currently working as a fully trained volunteer caseworker. Thus now, almost at the end of my studies, I am confident in my career options; with an offer for an exciting work placement. And I am most grateful to have had a privilege to be part of the challenging rhythm of London, with my own little home right in the heart of it.
– Anna-Liisa Tampuu, MA International Relations and Security.

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