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University of Westminster

The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK. It is a forward thinking and dynamic place to study.

Key statistics 

With a strong emphasis on internationalization, the university today opens its doors to over 22,000 students, hailing from every continent. It is arranged across four campuses, three in central London (Cavendish, Marylebone and Regent Street) and one (Harrow) in north-west London, and comprises five faculties: The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Westminster Business School, W..

University of Westminster
University of Westminster
University of Westminster
URBAN
Estd
1838
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
January/February/March 2023

The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom. Its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, was founded in 1838 and was the first polytechnic institution in the UK. It is a forward thinking and dynamic place to study.

Key statistics 

With a strong emphasis on internationalization, the university today opens its doors to over 22,000 students, hailing from every continent. It is arranged across four campuses, three in central London (Cavendish, Marylebone and Regent Street) and one (Harrow) in north-west London, and comprises five faculties: The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Westminster Business School, Westminster Law School, and Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design.

It is one of London’s leading Centre for professional business education. Offering a wide range of innovative and practice focused programmes including MBA, professional and executive education courses. The School has a large and diverse academic body with extensive business, consultancy and research achievements. Accredited by leading professional bodies and collaborating in numerous international partnerships, the School engages in providing business expertise in consultancy, applied research and thought leadership to the industry. Westminster Business School continues to be committed to supporting organizational success.

Total UG Students  Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
16,035 4,160 45% 17:9

The university’s central London location benefits from nearby access to the city’s many cultural attractions, while a recent £20m investment in its facilities has resulted in Westminster being able to offer fully-equipped sports facilities to students, as well as specialist resources, such as the purpose-built Financial Markets Suite. It also has its own gallery spaces for the display of contemporary art and architecture, where exhibitions, events and public talks regularly take place. Internationalization, employability and sustainability are key elements of the university's vision for the future.

Notable Alumni

  • Sir Alexander Fleming – Nobel prize in medicine.

  • Christopher Bailey – CEO, Burberry.

  • Vivienne Westwood – fashion designer.

  • Katalin Bogyay – Hungarian Ambassador to UNESCO.

  • Frank Turner – 3-time Olympic gymnast.

  • Michael Manser CBE – architect and ex-president of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

  • ArthurMax – Oscar nominated and BAFTA winning art director.

  • Brian Whitaker – former Middle East editor at the Guardian newspaper.

 

Under Graduate

International Business BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Radio And Digital Production BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Business Management (Marketing) BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

International Development Management MSc
Tution Fees
£13,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Post Graduate

International Relations MA
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Under Graduate

Chinese And International Business BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Biomedical Sciences (Cancer Biology) MSc
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Under Graduate

Chinese And English Language BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Television Production BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

URBAN DESIGN MA
Tution Fees
£13,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

International Marketing BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Architecture And Environmental Design BSc Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Finance BSc Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Health Psychology MSc
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Post Graduate

Applied Biotechnology MSc
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Post Graduate

Finance (International Finance) MSc
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Post Graduate

DATA SCIENCE AND ANALYTICS MSc
Tution Fees
£14,000
Duration
 1 Years 

Under Graduate

English Literature And Language BA Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Under Graduate

Biochemistry BSc Honours
Tution Fees
£14,400
Duration
 3 Years 

Post Graduate

Energy And Environmental Change MA
Tution Fees
£15,000
Duration
 1 Years 
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IELTS Academic

International Foundation programmes – 5.5 in all components Undergraduate Bachelors degrees – 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component Masters degrees – 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component (some schools require a minimum of 6.0 in each)

University of Westminster gives English waiver to the below state boards from 2018 onwards
@75% (Andhra/Goa/Karnataka/Kerala/Tamil Nadu/Telangana/West Bengal)
@70% (CBSE/ISC/IB/MAHARASHTRA)

Qualification required for undergraduate courses Leads to entry into
HSC XII: Any of the below boards with lower overall average marks than stated may still be considered on a case by case basis Foundation courses
HSC XII: CBSE, ICSE, Kolkata, or Tamil Nadu boards with an overall average of 70% or above* Year 1 of bachelors degrees (level 4)
HSC XII: West Bengal board with an overall average of 58% or above* Year 1 of bachelors degrees (level 4)
HSC XII: Maharashtra or Gujarat boards with an overall average of 75% or above* Year 1 of bachelors degrees (level 4)
HSC XII: All other state boards with an overall average of 80%+ or above* Year 1 of bachelors degrees (level 4)
A recognized international foundation course from a uk institution or an Indian institution following a validated uk syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65% Year 1 of bachelors degrees (level 4)

 

Post Graduate Requirements:

  • 3 year Bachelor's degree (Hons) from an accredited university with a minimum overall average of 55% or CGPA 6.0 out of 10.0 depending on the university 3 year Bachelor's degree (Science) from an accredited university with a minimum overall from 58% or CGPA 6.5 out of 10.0 depending on university.

  • 4 year Bachelor's degree (Eng/Tech) from an accredited university with a minimum overall average of 55% or CGPA 6.0 out of 10.0 depending on the university. If you have five to seven years relevant work experience, we may consider you without a Bachelor degree on an individual basis for some Masters programmes.

 

Accommodation for International Students

  • All seven halls of residence provide easy access to appropriate campuses.

  • Rooms are available for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students but international students are prioritised at room allocations.

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
3-4 Weeks 7-10 Days 3 Days

Scholarships

There are numerous Scholarships. Kindly refer to the university website for detailed qualifications required. You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the  UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Some key facts of University of Westminster

  • World University Rankings 2017 : 601-800

  • The Guardian University League Tables 2018 : 108

  • QS World University Ranking 2018:  551-600

  • Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s  is one of the patron of  University of Westminster

  • Pink Floyd is one of the alumni .

  • University of Westminster helped to organize the 1908 Olympics


 

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University of Westminster Course Enquiries Office 101 New Cavendish Street London W1W 6XH

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