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University of West London

About University of West London

University of West London is a UK public university that offers standard industrial facilities, excellent industry connections, and excellent employment opportunities.

The Guardian University Guide 2020 and the Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 rank West London among the Top 60 Universities in the UK.

In the National Student Survey of 2019, the University was voted the top modern university in London for the overall satisfaction of students.

The University of the East London University has one of the best employment rates in the country, with 96 percent of all graduates working within the first six months after graduation. 

University of West London Campus

There are two campus sites in western Greater London, located in St Mary's Road, Ealing and at Paragon House in Brentford. There is also a third site in Reading, Berkshire.

Facilities in Campus

  • 24/7  library, 
  • Student radio station, 
  • Auditorium,
  •  music studios, 
  • Industry-standard labs, 
  • Mock court room, 
  • Restaurants and cafés, 
  • Sports centre.

University of West London Location Specialities

The West London University  campus is surrounded by a wealth of restaurants, bars and shops, and the Westfield Shopping Center is located nearby. All of central London's attractions can be reached in less than 30 minutes by tube or train.

 University of West London Accommodation

Accommodation is guaranteed for all first-year students at the Paragon building at the Brentford site. Private accommodation is also available near each campus.

University of West London Awards 

  • The university of west London was the only university to receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize  In 2009, for outstanding achievement and excellence in hospitality education 
  • Top modern university  in London and the 8th in the United Kingdom.
  • 52nd overall and 4th for quality teaching in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

University of West London Ranking

  • #77 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #34 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021

University of West London Course Rankings

University of West London Business Courses Ranks

  • #72 Business & Management Studies (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #89 Accounting & Finance Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #17 Business, Management & Marketing - The Guardian 2021
  • #40 Accounting & Finance Rankings - The Guardian 2021

University of West London Engineering Courses Ranks

  • #49 Civil Engineering Ranking - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #5 Civil Engineering - The Guardian 2021

University of West London Computers Courses Ranks

  • #57 Computer Science - The Complete University Guide 2021

Teaching Quality

Universities high standard of teaching was recognised with a Silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

University is also ranked top in London for teaching quality and student experience by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Academic Divisions

  • Claude littner business school, 
  • The london geller college of hospitality and tourism, 
  • The school of computing and engineering, 
  • London college of music, the college of nursing, midwifery and healthcare, 
  • The school of law and criminology, 
  • The school of human and social sciences, 
  • The london school of film, media and design.
  • The School of Biomedical Sciences


  • Top university in London and 4th in the UK for student experience and teaching quality - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. 
  • The top modern university in London for overall student satisfaction - National Student Survey (NSS) 2019. 
  • 98% of the graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation.

How to Reach? Or Travel

  • The Ealing and Brentford campuses provide good connections in less than 30 minutes to central London, and to London Heathrow.
  • A free Wi-Fi shuttle bus is also operating  every 15 minutes during the day between the Ealing and Brentford sites.

University of West London Famous Aluminis

  • Claude Littner (Known for BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’)
  • Lorraine Pascale (Television Cook and Former Model)
  • Lesley Waters (Ready, Steady, Cook!)
  • Alex da Kid (British Music Producer) 
  • Freddie Mercury (Queen)
  • Pete Townshend (The Who)
  • Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly (2013 Academy Award nominee, Best Short Film)
  • Matt Tong (Bloc Party)

University of West London Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Engineering (3 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750 - GBP 13250
Science (2 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750
Law (3 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 12500 - GBP 13250
Media Films (3 Courses) 3 year GBP 12500 - GBP 12750
Hospitality & Tourism (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750
Information Technology (IT) (4 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 12750 - GBP 13250
Management (7 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 12500 - GBP 13250

University of West London Admission Process

International students who want to seek admissions at University of West London can apply to the Ealing Campus, Brentford Campus and Berkshire Institute of Health via the below mentioned application details:

How to Apply: Students can apply via the Online Application of the university, or via the email. Students can also apply via the regular mail and send the application form included with the payment and the required documents on the below-mentioned address:

International Office,
University of West London,
St Mary’s Road,
London,W5 5RF

Basic Admission Requirements:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Scores of Standardized Exams to study in the UK
  • Official Academic Transcripts issued directly from the issuing institution.
  • Student Study Permit/Student Visa awarded by Canadian Embassy
  • Official Transcripts of degree certificates issued in English Language. If the transcripts are in some other language then they should be translated in English by issuing authority or a professional translator.

Proof of English Proficiency for International Students

All international students whose mother tongue is not English or in whose country the language of instruction is not English will have to provide a proof of English Proficiency so as to be eligible to seek admissions at the university. The university accepts the scores of various tests as a proof of English Proficiency. The required minimum score in each of these tests is mentioned-below:

English Proficiency Test Required Minimum Scores
TOEFL paper based 550
TOEFL internet based 79
TOEFL computer based 213
IELTS 6.0 (overall score)

University of West London English Language Requirements:


  • UG – 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component.
  • PG – 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component..
  • Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in each component.


  • UG – 78 overall ,17 in Listening, and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
  • PG – 88 overall ,17 in Listening, 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
  • Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – 92 overall ,20 in Listening, 24 in Writing, 19 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.


  • UG – 54 average ,51 in each component.
  • PG – 58 average ,51 in each component.
  • Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – 58 average ,55 in each component.

The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.

University of West London Highlights

Location London, England
Established 1860
Percent International Students 13.7%
Famous For High-quality education closely linked to employment.
International Fees £13,000

University of West London Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance for international students at the College of North Atlantic is mentioned-below:

Program Fees

Expense Cost (in GBP)
Application Fee 18 per programs
Confirmation Fee 24
Tuition - Regular Term  12,500
Tuition - Part Time Course 12,500 per course

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 West London Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 12,500


£ 13,800

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 7,800

Campus accommodation

£ 8,580

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