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University of Westminster

Overview

London is a city without analogues, with a huge history, culture and a variety of entertainment. Many of the city's most famous attractions are just minutes away from where students will study. The University of Westminster offers its students the latest equipment in high-tech laboratories, television studios and multimedia newsrooms.

It was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. The University consists of 4 campuses, 3 of which are located in Central London. The Regent campus is located in Central London, close to the famous shopping district of Oxford street and Regent street. The Regent campus is home to the school of Humanities, School of social science, and Westminster law school. The Marylebone campus is home to the Westminster school of business and the school of architecture. The laboratory on campus is equipped with the latest equipment for digital 3D printing. The Cavendish campus is home to the Westminster school of science and the School of computer science and engineering, both of which have recently been upgraded. Cavendish is located close to London's West End, so you will learn in a great location and enjoy its famous theatres and entertainment venues. At the Harrow campus, you will find the Westminster school of art and the Westminster school of media and communication. You will have access to the best educational film studios, TV and music studios, computer technology and broadcasting equipment in Europe.

The University has a Bloomberg platform, where students from year 1 can complete internships and internships and get real experience on an equal footing with the world's leading financial institutions.

Smoke Radio is the University's student radio station, broadcasting live from a Studio located in the Department of media industry on the harrow campus.London is a city without analogues, with a huge history, culture and a variety of entertainment. Many of the city's most famous attractions are just minutes away from where students will study. The University of Westminster offers its students the latest equipment in high-tech laboratories, television studios and multimedia newsrooms.

University of Westminster is ranked in the top 25 in the UK for teaching effectiveness (Guardian University Guide 2019) and in the top 10 international universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2019).

THE RANKING OF SUBJECTS

The fashion department of the University of Westminster is ranked among the top ten fashion schools in the world by Fashionista magazine (2018). The University boasts that almost 100% of graduates are employed within 6 months. The University is also ranked 8th in land and property management (Guardian University Guide 2019), 13th in fashion and textiles (Guardian University Guide 2019), 16th in architecture (Guardian University Guide 2019), 17th in media and cinematography (Guardian University Guide 2019), and 15th in film production and photography (Guardian University Guide 2019).

FAMOUS GRADUATES

  • Alexander Fleming-bacteriologist, winner of the Nobel prize
  • Vivienne Westwood - world-famous fashion designer
  • Arthur Max - Oscar-nominated art Director
  • Paul Xuereb - former President of Malta
  • Wright, Richard is a British pianist, keyboardist, and singer best known for playing in the band Pink Floyd.
  • Waters, Roger - British rock musician, vocalist, bass guitarist, composer, poet, one of the founders of the band Pink Floyd.
  • Barrett, Syd - British musician, poet, composer, artist, founder of the rock band Pink Floyd, one of the founders of psychedelic direction in rock music and one of its most mysterious figures.
  • Siddharth Shanghvi - award-winning author

Recent graduates of the faculty of fashion are London Fashion Week designer Claire Barrow, Roberta Einer, Katie Ann McGuigan Liam Hodges and Ashley Williams, other famous graduates are Christopher Bailey, chief creative Manager of Burberry; Katie Hillier, creative Director of Hillier Bartley; Jutta Kraus, creative Director of Bernhard Wilhelm; and Stuart Vevers.

Graduates of the last 3 years work in the following companies: Versus, Rick Owens, Celine, Loewe, Alexander McQueen, Mulberry, Tom Ford, Erdem, Temperley, Gucci, Versace, H&M, Preen, Anya Hindmarch, Burberry, J. W. Anderson, Norse Projects, Acne, Jacquemus, Paul Smith, MaxMara, Harrods, and Adidas.

Internships are held at companies such as Maison Margiela, Kenzo, Givenchy, Alexander McQueen, Celine, Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Christian Dior, Balmain, Adidas, Jeremy Scott, Lanvin, and Balenciaga.

  • Year established
    1838
  • Location
    South East England
  • Registered students
    19000
  • Students satisfaction
    73%

Academic specialism

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE

The program of academic preparation for admission to the bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive admission to the 1st year of the undergraduate program at the University of Westminster. Subjects: business, law and social sciences, science and engineering, art and design.

INTERNATIONAL YEAR ONE (IYO)

The University preparation program allows you to make a progression to the 2nd year of the bachelor's degree. Subjects: business.

PRE-MASTER

Preparatory program for admission to the master's program. Subjects: business, law and social sciences, science and engineering.

Featured courses

  • Foundation, Foundation Certificate for Business, Law and Social Sciences
  • Pre-Master's Diploma, Pre-Master's for Science and Engineering
  • Foundation, Foundation Certificate for Art and Design
  • Foundation, Foundation Certificate for Science and Engineering
  • Pre-Master's Diploma, Pre-Master's for Business, Law and Social Sciences

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University of Westminster
309 Regent Street
W1B 2HW
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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+44 (0)20 7911 5000
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Location

Our courses are taught across four London campuses – three in central London and all within walking distance of each other, and a fourth in Harrow, north-west London, which is just a 30-minute tube ride away from central London.

Cavendish Campus

Our Cavendish Campus is in central London – just a 5-minute walk from Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road.
Subjects taught at the campus include Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Computer Science and Engineering, and Psychology.

Harrow Campus

Our Harrow Campus is based in north-west London, just 30 minutes away from central London by tube.
Subjects taught at the campus include Art and Design, Fashion, and Film and Television.

Marylebone Campus

Our Marylebone Campus is in central London, within easy walking distance of both Regent's Park and Marylebone High Street.
Subjects taught at the campus include Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, and Construction Management and Urban Planning.

Regent Campus

Our Regent Campus comprises three sites in central London, all within a few minutes' walk of Oxford Street:
309 Regent Street – subjects taught at this site include English and Creative Writing, Languages, and History.
Little Titchfield Street – our Law courses are taught here.
Wells Street – Criminology and Sociology, and Politics and International Relations are taught here.