St George's, University of London

St George's, University of London

St George’s, University of London is the UK’s only dedicated medicine and health sciences university.  Our campus is based within a teaching hospital, so you will be immersed in a professional environment from day one.  Our courses ensure that your skills and experience stand out to employers, and you will learn from academics with real on-the-job experience.

Top reasons to study here

  • St George’s is ranked within the top 5 universities in the UK for graduate prospects (The Complete University Guide 2022).
  • A diverse, multicultural staff and student body, representing expertise from around the world.
  • Shared campus with a teaching hospital, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, gives students a taste of what their future working lives hold.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

About

History

At St George’s, we’ve been improving health for over 250 years. Our alumni include Edward Jenner, pioneer of the smallpox vaccine which is estimated to have saved more lives than the work of any other person in history. St George’s Hospital Medical School was established in 1733 and initially based at Hyde Park Corner, before moving to our Tooting site in 1980.

Education

  • Undergraduate Study
  •  Postgraduate Study
  •  Professional Education

Research

At St George’s, University of London, we want to improve healthcare for everyone. Our research informs World Health Organization policies and transforms the lives of people around the globe. Our three broad objectives for our research work are:

  • Generating a positive social impact by improving diagnosis and treatment of disease
  • Preventing disease by responding to new and emerging healthcare challenges through targeted interventions
  • Developing our understanding of health through effective collaboration.  
Our researchers continue to forge new partnerships and collaborations both within the university and around the world, generating novel projects and winning the funding to bring them to fruition.

Career

Right from the start, we work to ensure that your skills and experience stand out to employers. If you choose to study with us, you can be assured that we are working to capture your passion and make your CV stand out. We offer bespoke, confidential and impartial one-to-one careers guidance to students from the start of your course through to graduation and beyond, and at whatever your stage of professional development. All graduates have continued access to the careers service for two years after completing their course.

What we offer:

  • Career guidance
  •  CV and application advice
  •  Practice interview
  •  Interactive workshops
  • Careers fairs
  • Online support to plan your next steps and apply for opportunities

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
201
2021
201
2020
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
601 -100
2020
501
2019
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
434 -10
2020
424
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

Housing services

  • St George’s has its own Halls of Residence, Horton Halls, within a 15-minute walk of the university.
  •  Each flat accommodates four to eight students, sharing a well-equipped kitchen and dining area. All bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom. 
  •  First year students are prioritised for Horton Halls, with students in subsequent years expected to make their own accommodation arrangements in the private rental sector. 

Library services

The library is open 24/7 and offers access to a wide range of information resources to support your learning, research and practice. You can find e-books, books and journals, as well as access to specialist healthcare databases and search engines.

The library also offers an 'On Call' Librarian service offering help with finding articles, accessing resources and for guidance on referencing.

ICT services

  • IT support staff can provide advice or help with passwords, laptops, mobile devices, Wi-Fi etc. on a drop-in basis at the IT Helpdesk.

Medical services

Our counselling service is available to all students. We also have a team of staff trained as mental health first aiders who can help assess situations and get individuals the help they need.

Our occupational health team can also support with health issues you may encounter while studying or undertaking clinical work. They also undertake risk assessments and suggest adaptations that can help you.

Student Life

Campus life

St George's, University of London is based in Tooting, the heart of South West London, sharing our campus with St George's Hospital.

As well as being fully equipped with the most up-to-date educational facilities, we also have a dedicated Students' Union. 

The Students' Union is home to a variety of spaces, including a music room, games room and welfare room. The Dragon Bar in the Students’ Union is the main social space for students at St George’s and holds a range of events throughout the year.

There's no shortage of places to go for food and drink in and around St George's. On site there's two coffee shops, an M&S shop and café, as well as two further cafés and one restaurant.

Sports facilities

St George’s offers teams to suit your abilities. The majority of our sports teams play in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) and The London Universities Sport Leagues (LUSL) cups. Run by students for students, our teams and groups strive to provide the best possible choice of social and sporting activities. Our sports teams train across the week in a variety of sporting venues.

St George’s students also have access to The Robert Lowe Sports Centre on campus. A major sports centre and gym, it contains a range of facilities, including squash courts, changing rooms and a weights room. It also it offers a range of fitness classes.

Student clubs

At St George’s, we have a wide array of societies, ranging from performance societies to cultural, religious and educational societies. Joining a society is a great way to make friends and meet people who share the same interests as you!

Take a look at the clubs and societies that we currently have at St George’s.

The arts are well represented by musical, drama and comedy societies that produce regular shows. Other societies include Islamic, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Adventure Sports, Modern Languages, Film and Photography. We also have many highly active and exciting societies for students who are interested in voluntary work within the local and wider community.

Accreditation

Our Genomic Medicine course follows a curriculum designed by Health Education England (HEE).

Student Reviews

When your University is the Best
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I started my Masters degree at St. George's University of London in September 2021. So far, It has been a good experience! The diversity of the community is so amazing, the lecturers and students are friendly, the facilities are great and it an amazing learning environment. I look forward to a great year of study ahead.

Cardiology but make it niche!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

This sports cardiology degree is the only program of it's kind in UK and Europe. It's a niche offering focused on cardiovascular healthcare of individuals in sports and deals with inherited conditions as well as sudden cardiac deaths. It is taught by highly respected experts in the cardiology field with a practical element which provides for students to review thousands of...

An original journey...
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Enjoyed the quality of education and the diversity of students attending this program which is extremely hands-on and well structured.

Sutton, England, United Kingdom

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