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University of Greenwich

4.3 out of 5 (49 ratings / 40 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

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

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601
2019
601
2018
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
701
2019
701 100
2018
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
1153 -236
2019
917 14
2018
931
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

My experience of engineering
Mehul Sah rated 4 out of 5 stars

My overall experience is quite well and innovative. I am doing B.tech in Computer science and engineering stream and i find this stream very vast and improvising. But i am more interested in business and marketing and wish to develop my skills in that field only.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was interesting and a lot encouragement was provided to us.

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Sometimes that little adrenaline is needed to type that report or research and being a student helps you get prepared for all those reports that are on the pipe waiting for you once you step into the working life. As a student, you can fall and get great support to get up and kick again.

London, England, United Kingdom

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