University of Greenwich

About University of Greenwich

The University of Greenwich is a leading modern public university located in London, United Kingdom. It was Previously known as Woolwich Polytechnic and Thames Polytechnic.

In 2012, the People & Planet Green League Table rated Greenwich University as the greenest in the UK. QS World University Rankings place the university in the top 750 . It received a Silver rating in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

The university offers more than 1,200 postgraduate and degree programmes, including accounting and finance, chemistry, agriculture, computing, engineering, pharmacy, sociology and more.

Many of the university programs include possibilities for placement. The university plays a regional role in the training of teachers, nurses, social care professionals and lecturers in continuing education.


The University of Greenwich has three campuses.

 Avery Hill Campus : Avery Campus is only a 30-minute train ride away from central London. It includes two sites: Mansion House and South wood. Both are sitting on the edge of Avery Hill Park, and are a 10-minute walk away.

Greenwich Campus : It is the largest of three and is situated on the banks of the Thames River, a World Heritage Site. It's often considered one of the world's best campuses.

Medway Campus is located on the modernized Edwardian Redbrick campus and houses the Schools of Engineering and Science.

Facilities in Campus

First-class advanced laboratories 

  • Modern libraries 
  •  film and TV studios, 
  • state-of-the-art editing suites.
  • academic, teaching and computing spaces
  •  gymnasium 
  • concert venue

Location Specialities 

  • Greenwich is packed with pubs, bars, restaurants and places to see live music.
  • One of the largest music arenas in the world-the O2-resides in North Greenwich.
  • Cutty Sark, a 19th-century river tea clipper, and Greenwich Market for craft items and street food from around the world are just outside the campus gates.
  • Broadway Shopping Centre in Bexleyheath, and Bluewater - one of Europe's largest shopping and leisure centres are close to Avery Campus.


University provides around 2,400 places in halls on or near the Greenwich, Avery Hill, and Medway campuses. Also bus services are operated between campuses, including a free Greenwich-Avery Hill shuttle bus.


The University of Greenwich has won four Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.

Won two Guardian University Awards, including the Research Impact prize in the year 2014 and 2015.

Also won nine Times Higher Education awards.


  • Ranked in the top 750 by QS World University Rankings
  • 84th in the Times University Guide 2020
  • 90th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
  • Ranked top for adult nursing in the latest NHS London performance.

Teaching Quality

The University of Greenwich is well-known for its high teaching quality, research excellence, and its high student satisfaction.

It has also received a Silver rating in the UK government's Teaching Excellence Framework.

Academic Divisions

University of Greenwich has four faculties:

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Business School
  • Faculty of Education and Health
  • Faculty of Engineering and Science

Study Options Available 

  • Architecture, 
  • Business, 
  • Computing, 
  • Mathematics, 
  • Education, 
  • Engineering, 
  • Humanities, Maritime studies,
  •  Natural sciences, 
  • Pharmacy and Social sciences.

Why  University of Greenwich ( Advantages)

  • Historic University
  • High standard of teaching
  • Modern Resources
  • International exposure
  • Recognised Courses
  • High class research facilities
  • Great location
  • Excellent Transport link

 How to Reach University of Greenwich?

Greenwich University is easy to find, with great transportation networks including train, bus & car. All campuses are within easy reach of the centre of London.

Avery Hill Campus Bus stop is just outside the campus, National Rail is within an easy walk.

Greenwich campus is situated in Greenwich city centre, a short walk from the DLR station in Cutty Sark and with outstanding bus connectivity.

Medway Campus : both bus and National rail is within easy reach.

Famous Aluminis

  • Malorie Blackman (Author)
  • Charles K. Kao (Nobel Prize winning scientist)
  • Dave Rowntree (Musician, Blur)

Top Programs at University of Greenwich

Details about top programs of University of Greenwich are tabulated as follows:

Program Fees per annum (in USD) Application Deadline Test Score Requirements
M.Sc Computer Science $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
M.B.A International Business $19,577 September,
IELTS: 6.0
Executive M.B.A $19,577 September IELTS: 6.0
M.Sc Computer Science and Network Engineering $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
M.Sc Big Data and Business Intelligence $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
B.Sc Computer Science (Data Science) $15,448 September IELTS: 6.0
M.A Logistics and Supply Chain Management $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
M.A Strategic Marketing $16,103 September,
IELTS: 6.0
M.Phil Business and Research $17,051 September IELTS: 6.5
M.Sc Construction Project Management $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
M.Eng Mechanical Engineering $17,051 September IELTS: 6.0
Bachelors in Cybernetics $15,448 September IELTS: 6.0
B.Eng Computer Engineering $15,448 September IELTS: 6.0
M.Sc in Finance and Investment $17,998 September IELTS: 6.0
M.Sc in Nursing (Children Nursing) $17,345 September IELTS: 6.0

English Language Requirements:


  • UG – 6.0 or equivalent, with no modules less than 5.5
  • PG – 6.5 or equivalent, with no modules less than 6.0

For some undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

For MPhil/PhD postgraduate research degrees:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component

For many of the extended degree programmes:

  • IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.

For Course Specific Entry RequirementsClick HERE.

Waiver: 70% in English in Standard XII


University Of Greenwich Highlights

University Type Public University
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1890
Percentage of overseas students 35%
Endowment £1.29 million
Applications Accepted Online
Work-Study Available
Intake Type Semester wise
Types of Program Full time, Part-time and online

The Average Tuition Fees and Other Expenses IN University of Greenwich

UG courses £13,000
PG taught courses £13,500-£14,500
MBA courses £15,500
PG research courses £13,500-£14,500
Cost of Living £10,000-£12,000

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students University of Greenwich

International applicants and non- native English speakers must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to demonstrate English proficiency. Minimum acceptable scores for each of these tests are mentioned in the table.

Test Minimum required score
IELTS (Extended degree programs) 5.5
IELTS (for some UG and PG taught courses) 6.5
IELTS (overall) 6.0

Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 11,870


£ 13,430

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 11,230

Campus accommodation

£ 6,830

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

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