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University of Greenwich

4.3 out of 5 (105 ratings / 95 reviews) London, England, United Kingdom
Here at the University of Greenwich, the courses give you the skills employers value and the confidence to achieve extraordinary things. The historic campuses in London and Kent offer first-class facilities, inspiring teaching and a friendly, diverse community.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

  • 1890: Founded as Woolwich Polytechnic, the second UK polytechnic
  • 1935: First sandwich courses in the UK with the Ministry of War
  • 1976: Dartford College incorporated
  • 1985: Avery Hill College incorporated
  • 1987: Garnett College incorporated
  • 1992: The University of Greenwich
  • 1993: Thames College of Health Care Studies incorporated
  • 1996: Natural Resources Institute (NRI) incorporated

Education

  • It's important that you enjoy studying at Greenwich and have the opportunity to excel. The courses are designed in conjunction with business and industry and use the latest research-informed curricula. We will support and encourage you to achieve your best possible outcome.
  • Technology plays a big role in our teaching. An example of this is lecture capture, which allows you to revisit lectures online and on-demand. The staff have the resources to make multimedia a key part of your learning experience.

Research

Research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries. The staff and students contribute significantly to developing knowledge and understanding that improves business practices, influences policymakers, and sets standards in the wider community for the UK and worldwide.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
701
2020
701
2019
701
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
801
2019
-
2018
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
601
2019
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
1153 -236
2019
917
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Moving to the UK to study at the University of Greenwich will be an exciting experience. But you will have so much to do and think about when you arrive that it may at first seem overwhelming.

The team of international advisers will give you all the help you need to adapt to life in England, and will be able to advise you on everything from personal and welfare matters to immigration issues.

Housing services

  • Living in halls of residence can be an exciting experience and a great way to meet new people and make lifelong friends.
  • The University provide approximately 2,400 places in halls on or near to our campuses at Avery Hill, Greenwich and Medway.

Medical services

Doctors in the UK are often called General Practitioners (GPs). They are part of a team of health professionals who work in a medical practice.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Greenwich is the largest campus and its historic buildings on the River Thames are often used as film sets, so don't be surprised if you see a few famous faces around the campus.
  • The Stockwell Street building houses state-of-the-art learning resources, including a high-tech library, film and TV studios, and one of Europe's largest teaching and learning green roof landscapes. 
  • The latest addition is Dreadnought Building, a huge teaching, study and social space that will open in autumn after a £25-million renovation.

Student Reviews

Aycan’s London Experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study at University of Greenwich has been a good experience so far however, there have been some challenging experiences with lack of organisation and support. The course structure has been very good with valuable learning experiences.

My experience at a London’s university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university is well organised and has an amazing structure. I like the subject I chose. The lecturers and tutors are fond of what they are teaching and are ready to help you. The main problem is living in London. I mean, is a beautiful city to do an experience but I cannot really imagine myself living here life-long. For that reason I’d like to change. Moreove the...

I am unique give me a chance
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The University of Greenwich is a leading modern public university and offers a range of subjects. The University performed well in recent National Student Surveys, with Greenwich staff and its courses receiving high marks. I very happy with my course .

London, England, United Kingdom

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