The University of Westminster is a public research university located in London , United Kingdom. Established in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute, it is one of the oldest educational institutions in the UK. More than 19,000 students from 169 countries are currently enrolled in a range of programs, ranging from undergraduate and postgraduate courses to customized technical programs and short courses. The University of Westminster is organised into three colleges and twelve schools, within which there are around 65 departments and research centres
Universities have strong relations with about 183 business partners, including corporate, SME and non-profit organisations, providing student placements and work experience.
The University was a finalist in the 2017 National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards for Best University Careers / Employability Service.
Graduate results for the University of Westminster indicate that, six months after leaving university, 94 per cent of students are working or studying.
Westminster has four major campuses, three of which are situated in central London, with the fourth in Harrow.
The campus is situated on Regent Road, Fitzrovia, Marylebone and Harrow.
Facilities in Campus
World-class art, photography, film and TV, and audio recording studios
State-of-the-art scientific laboratories
Libraries equipped with an extensive collection of books, journals and specialist materials,
Advanced IT services
New digital Fabrication Laboratory
Bloomberg Financial Markets Suite
Innovative learning and lecture spaces
Prayer and quiet rooms.
Sports hall and gym
Westminster University, located in the heart of London, is a vibrant, forward-thinking place to study.
The University's central location in London enjoys nearby access to many of the city's cultural attractions. Students will also benefit from being close to the top employers in the UK. The campuses are a short distance from London's landmarks, such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, the BBC, the London Eye, Tate Modern and the British Library.
Westminster has almost 2,000 rooms reserved for first-year undergraduate students in four residences: two in central London, one in Harrow and one in Wembley.
All halls are situated within walking distance of academic facilities and transport links. The accommodation department also offers assistance to students who chose to stay in private accommodation.
119th in the Times University Guide 2020
102nd in the Guardian University Guide 2020
The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Bronze rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
College of Design,
Creative and Digital Industries,
The School of Architecture and Cities,
The School of Computer Science and Engineering,
The Westminster School of Arts
The Westminster School of Media and Communications.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,
The School of Humanities,
The School of Life Sciences,
The School of Social Sciences
Westminster Law School.
Westminster Business School,
The School of Applied Management,
The School of Finance and Accounting,
The School of Management and Marketing
The School of Organisations, Economy and Society.
Why UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, LONDON
Westminster University has a world-class reputation that has been developed over a period of 175 years.
Located in central London, the university is within easy reach of the city's stores, nightlife, museums and businesses.
Over £ 60 million has been invested in university infrastructure and services in recent years with new and exciting innovations on campuses.
How to Reach? Or Travel
The three central London campuses of the University of Westminster are situated less than a 5-minute walk from London Tube Station.
London is also the perfect platform from which to reach the rest of the United Kingdom and Europe.
Harrow Campus is just a 20-minute metro ride from central London. Northwick Park is the nearest metro station to the Harrow Campus on the Metropolitan Line.,
Jon Ronson (Journalist and author)
Nick Mason (Pink Floyd)
Sir Alexander Fleming (Nobel Prize laureate and discoverer of penicillin)
Frank Turner (Olympic gymnast)
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.
Many courses require higher component scores in writing or other components.
Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in each
UG – (Requiring IELTS 6.0 overall) – 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in Listening, and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
PG – (Requiring IELTS 6.5 overall) – 88 overall with a minimum of 17 in Listening, 21 in Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – (Requiring IELTS 7.0 overall) – 92 overall with a minimum of 20 in Listening, 24 in Writing, 19 in Reading and 20 in Speaking
UG – 54 average with 51 in each component.
PG – 58 average with 51 in each component.
Research degrees (MPhil/PhD) – 58 average with 55 in each component.