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University of Greenwich

Check whether the University of Greenwich is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Greenwich

Founded in 1890 and located on the banks of the River Thames in London, England, the University of Greenwich offers a wide range of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. They also offer International Foundations (International Year 0, International Year 1 and Business Pre-Masters).

They offer programs in a variety of subject areas, including architecture, business, mathematics, education, engineering, maritime studies, and natural sciences. It has three campuses, two based in London, and one at Medway in Kent.

Their main campus sits on a World Heritage Site at the historic Greenwich Old Royal Navy College, next to the Thames. It boasts world class-facilities, including a £72 million Stockwell Street Building that is home to the campus library, film and TV studios, and art editing suites.

Why study at Greenwich?

  • Great location

    The University is located in a historic area of London; one of the world’s most exciting cities

  • Student satisfaction

    96% of current and former students would recommend Greenwich

  • Large and diverse population

    Over 18,000 student study at the University with 3,500 from abroad

  • Great employment prospects

    - 91% of students get a job within 6 months of graduation

Life as an international student

The University of Greenwich offers a wide variety of programs for students coming to study from overseas. They have a team of international advisers who can help you transition to life in England, and can assist with any queries you have.

The University of Greenwich International College (UGIC) is located on the main campus, and offers international students a foundation year in a variety of academic subjects, which once completed can lead onto your chosen undergraduate degree.

If you study in one of the London campuses, you’ll be within easy reach of one of the world’s most vibrant and exciting cities, with countless things to see and do.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

For the majority of University of Greenwich programs, the fees for international students in the 2019-20 academic year are £13,000 per year for undergraduate courses and £13,500 - £14,500 per year for postgraduate taught courses.

The University of Greenwich offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help students with the cost of their studies. Awards range from sports and high achievement scholarships to bursaries for care leavers and students in financial need.


University of Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS, United Kingdom

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is located in the heart of Greenwich, south-east London. The neighborhood has a lively atmosphere but is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, making it the ideal place to study.

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Visa requirements for the University of Greenwich

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