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City University, London

 

 

Join a truly global university

One of the most international universities in the UK with around 17,000 students from more than 150 countries. City's unique focus on both academic excellence and business professions contributes to making City a leading global university.

 

In the top 5% of world universities (THE World University Rankings 2012)
9th in the UK for graduate-level jobs (The Sunday Times University Guide 2013)

 

Academic excellence

City University London is committed to delivering education of the highest quality. For more than 100 years, City University London has provided excellence in teaching underpinned by the highest quality research and links with business and industry. Graduates routinely go on to successful careers, and the University is ranked in the top 10 for both graduate employability and highest graduate starting salaries.

    Ranked 4th out of London universities and 21st in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2013)
    Ranked 12th overall for graduate employment (The Sunday Times University Guide 2013)

The 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.

 

Capital advantage

As a world city, London is home to industries such as financial services and the media. It is also home to the headquarters of many organisations, as well as being the seat of government. City University London’s central London location puts it at the heart of all these professional networks and students benefit from the close ties between academia, business and the professions.

Pioneering research

City University London has been involved in pioneering research for more than 100 years and continues to break new ground in academic thought and study. The University has more than 60 research centres, groups and units, bringing together expertise from its different schools and departments.

Staff and students are actively involved in pioneering research. In the Government’s most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), The University's research in 15 subject areas was rated by expert panels as amongst the best in the world.

World-class facilities

You will benefit from excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art equipment, high-tech lecture rooms and laboratories, as well as wireless internet access throughout the University.

Wide choice of subjects

City University London was awarded university status in 1966 and many of its schools have a longer heritage, dating back to the mid-Victorian period. Today, the University has five Schools covering a wide range of subjects, including: business, law, health sciences, engineering, mathematical sciences, informatics, social sciences and the arts, including journalism and music.


Visit the City University London website.

 
 


Pathway Programmes

International Foundation
International Foundation in Business and Economics with Accounting
International Foundation in Business and Economics with Society and Culture
International Foundation in Humanities and Law
International Foundation in Computer Science
International Foundation in Engineering and Mathematics
International Foundation in Music

International Diploma
Not Available

 

Graduate Diploma

International Foundation in Business and Economics with Accounting
International Foundation in Business and Economics with Society and Culture
International Foundation in Humanities and Law
International Foundation in Computer Science
International Foundation in Engineering and Mathematics
International Foundation in Music

 

Direct Entry Programmes

Direct Entry

You can apply for direct entry if you meet the entry requirements. Check the pathway programmes if you slightly fall short of the entry requirements.

 

For Direct Entry Undergraduate Programmes visit http://www.city.ac.uk/courses#query=&collection=courses&profile=_default&meta_L_orsand=%22Undergraduate%22

 

 

For Direct Entry Post Graduate Taught programmes visit http://www.city.ac.uk/courses#query=&collection=courses&profile=_default&meta_L_orsand=%22Postgraduate%22

 

 

For Direct Entry Post Graduate Research Programmes visit http://www.city.ac.uk/courses#query=&collection=courses&profile=_default&meta_L_orsand=%22Research+Degrees%22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Foundation Courses

Academic requirements: You need to have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
English requirements:

Four term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent

Three term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent

Year 1 Diploma

Not Available

Graduate Diploma

Academic requirements:

Completion of a minimum of three years of higher education with good grades.

Previous study in a relevant academic discipline or relevant industry experience for specialised master’s courses may be required for admission.

English requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills)

Please enqure for further information about direct entry programmes

Dates and Prices

Foundation

Start date Term dates Fees
January 2015 Start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 05 Jan 2015 to Fri 20 Mar 2015
Term 2: Mon 08 Apr 2015 to Fri 26 Jun 2015
Term 3: Mon 06 Jul 2015 to Fri 11 Sep 2015
£15,495
March 2015 start (2 terms) Term 1: Mon 23 Mar 2015 to Fri 19 Jun 2015
Term 2: Mon 22 Jun 2015 to Fri 11 Sep 2015
£15,495
July 2015 start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 06 Jul 2015 to Fri 11 Sep 2015
Term 2: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 11 Dec 2015
Term 3: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016 
£20,960
September 2015 start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 11 Dec 2015
Term 2: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Jul 2016 to Fri 09 Sep 2016
£20,960 
September 2015 start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 11 Dec 2015
Term 2: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
£16,500
January 2016 start (3 terms) Term 1: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 2: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Jul 2016 tp Fri 09 Sep 2016
£16,500
March 2016 (2 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Mar 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
Term 2: Mon 20 Jun 2016 to Fri 09 Sep 2016
£16,500

Yr 1 Diploma

Not Available

 

Graduate Diploma

Start Dates Programme Dates Fees
January 2015 start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 05 Jan 2015 to Fri 20 Mar 2015
Term 2: Wed 08 Apr 2015 to Fri 26 Jun 2015
Term 3: Mon 06 Jul 2015 to Fri 11 Sep 2015
£13,995 
September 2015 start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 11 Dec 2015
Term 2: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
£14,695
January 2016 start (3 terms) Term 1: Wed 06 Jan 2016 to Thu 24 Mar 2016
Term 2: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 17 Jun 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Jul 2016 to Fri 09 Sep 2016
£14,695

What's the difference between the 3 and 4 term course?

Lasting 4 terms, the Extended International Diploma incorporates an additional term of intensive English tuition on the same visa, and typically has a lower English language entry requirement.

If you need to study more than one term of English in order to reach the level necessary for academic study you should aply for the English for University Study course.

Tuition fees do not include:

  • enrolment fee: an additional charge of £150 per academic programme
  • text books and other learning materials: an additional charge in the region of £220 per academic course (3 terms), £300 per academic course (4 terms), £80 per English term
  • iPad fees
    1. One payment of £300; or
    2. If you have your own compatible device and will be bringing this with you to the UK, there will be no additional charge

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