City University London is ranked in the top 5% of world universities by Times Higher Education. It is also one of the most international universities in the UK, attracting over 21,000 students from more than 160 countries. The university is located in the financial heart of London (The City) and is home to the world renowned Cass Business School and City Law School.
There are specialist degree programmes in international commercial law, banking, finance & management, as well as journalism, computing, social sciences, engineering and mathematics.
With a clear focus on preparing students for careers in business and the professions, the university ranks highly for both graduate employability and starting salaries.
The International Foundation Year prepares international students for guaranteed entry to the first year of a bachelor's degree programme. There are pathways in business, accounting, economics, humanities, law, computing, engineering and mathematics.
The Graduate Diploma is a one year pre-masters course for international students who want to study a masters programme in economics, law, social sciences or the arts. It is ideal for students who want to study a discipline that differs from the subject of their first degree, or for students who need to improve their English before embarking on a postgraduate course in the UK.
Students with excellent English and a good first degree may be eligible for direct entry to a masters degree programme at the university. There are specialist masters degrees in commercial law, international banking & finance, as well as engineering, mathematics, computing and social sciences.
City University London is located in The City of London, one of the world's major centres of finance and commerce. London is one of the most exciting cities in the world and provides all the facilities and transport links you would expect of a major world capital.
Students applying for the International Foundation or Graduate Diploma can choose from a selection of self-catering accommodation options, including shared flats and studio apartments. Alternatively, homestay accommodation can be arranged with carefully selected local families, on a bed & breakfast or half board basis.
For students applying for direct entry to a master's degree course, accommodation can be arranged directly with the university.