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University of Greenwich

About University of Greenwich

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The University of Greenwich was first known as Woolwich Polytechnic and changed its name in 1992. Has is a public university with campuses in London and Kent, UK, and it achieved a silver rating in the 2019 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) of the UK government. It has retained its position in the most recent Times Higher Education World Rankings (2022), which places worldwide universities in the range of 601 to 800. According to the 2019 World University Rankings, Greenwich University is among the top 8% of all universities worldwide. Greenwich earned a top ranking for teaching excellence in Europe from THE that same year in July. As of now (since 2021), it is ranked 89th by the Times and Sunday Times.

Three campuses have been established for academic purposes: two in London and one in Medway, Kent. The Greenwich Old Royal Naval College on the banks of the River Thames serves as the university's main campus. These campuses have also been shown in a few films and television shows, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Skyfall, and The Crown, due to their breathtaking views. Here, students can enrol in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and foundational courses both full-time and part-time. According to the Complete University Guide 2021, the University of Greenwich's MBA (business, management, and marketing) programmes are in the top 3 in London.

There were 17,430 students enrolled in the university's various levels of coursework in 2019. 24 percent of them were doctoral students, and 76% of them were undergraduates. 4,761 part-time students and 14,183 full-time students were enrolled. Regarding the country of origin of the students who were living there, the majority were from the UK, 8% were from the European Union, and 14% were foreign students. 280 Indian students are now studying there for their Bachelor's or Master's degrees.

It's crucial to conduct your research before moving to a new place, especially in terms of housing. 2,400 spaces are offered at Greenwich in halls on or near each of the three campuses. Direct computer network connectivity and building-wide Wi-Fi are both available in the Evert study bedroom. A free on-campus gym membership is offered for both active people and couch potatoes. Bus services that include a free shuttle bus are conveniently accessible and run between these sites. The campus security team is on guard round-the-clock. Students can speak with the employees of the accommodation service if they want to remain in a flat, local house, or lodgings.

Scholarships and bursaries are available to students who have excelled in their academic or extracurricular pursuits. The EU Bursary at the University of Greenwich enables first-year students from EU countries to pay less for their first year of tuition. Additionally, international students who have an offer letter from this institution and are coming to study here are eligible for a discount on their tuition of up to £3,000 in the first year. Other awards include the Sanctuary Scholarship, Greenwich Bursary, William Hills Scholarships, Visionary Scholarships, Ann Packer Sports Scholarships, etc. Information about it is available on the Greenwich students' webpage.

British actor and producer John Boyega, British singer Natasha Bedingfield, English former professional footballer Leo Fortune-West, British actress and filmmaker Uru Eke, British American singer Sarah Gillespie, Pakistani social policy analyst Abid Qaiyum Suleri, South African/British theorist Miriam Green, and others are among the notable alumni.

University of Greenwich Campus

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.

University of Greenwich 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

University of Greenwich 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 of Greenwich Accommodation 

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.

University of Greenwich Awards

  • 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.

University of Greenwich Ranking

  • #801-900 Universities Rankings - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020
  • #701-750 World University Ranking - QS 2021
  • #601-800 University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #90 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #95 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021
  • #1321 Global Universities - US News & World Report 2021

University of Greenwich Course Rankings

University of Greenwich Business Courses

  • #301-400 PG Business and Economics - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #68 Accounting & Finance Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #103 Business & Management Studies (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #107 Business, Management & Marketing - The Guardian 2021
  • #62 Accounting & Finance Rankings - The Guardian 2021

University of Greenwich Engineering Courses

  • #401-500 PG Engineering and Technology - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #33 Civil Engineering Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #20 Chemical Engineering Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #68 Electrical & Electronic Engineering - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #29 Mechanical Engineering Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #11 Mechanical Engineering - The Guardian 2021
  • #48 Electronic & Electrical Engineering - The Guardian 2021
  • #22 Civil Engineering - The Guardian 2021

University of Greenwich Computers Courses

  • #86 Computer Science - The Complete University Guide 2021

University of Greenwich 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  Study in 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.

University of Greenwich Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Medicine and HealthCare (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500
Engineering (5 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500
Science (7 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 14500
Media Films (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500
Hospitality & Tourism (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500
Information Technology (IT) (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500
Management (2 Courses) 3 year GBP 14500

University of Greenwich Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS
Hospitality & Tourism IELTS
Information Technology (IT) IELTS
Management IELTS
Media Films IELTS
Medicine and HealthCare IELTS
Science IELTS

University of Greenwich 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

University of Greenwich International Student Admissions

International applicants are accepted by the University of Greenwich if they have met the following requirements: completed a secondary education with a college preparatory curriculum; met the requirements for a minimum grade point equivalent; provided the necessary official academic records; also met the necessary deadlines; and had their financial support verified before their admission was finalised.

Application Portal: Online Application or representative

Basic Admission Requirements: To qualify for admission, international applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  • A completed online application.
  • Scanned official high school and college transcripts or get original documents to the campus during enrolment
  • Transcripts evaluated by an authorized agency.
  • At least one letter of recommendation by a teacher, guidance counselor, or coach
  • An updated resume consisting of professional experience and educational qualifications.
  • Letter of Intent or Statement of purpose which highlights an applicant’s career objective and future goals
  • Copy of passport
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Country-specific requirements

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students University of Greenwich

To prove their English competence, international applicants and non-native speakers must provide TOEFL or IELTS scores. The table lists the minimal passing scores for each of these exams.

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

University of Greenwich 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

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

University of Greenwich Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 14,480


£ 14,830

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 11,385

Campus accommodation

£ 5,849

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