City University of London


City, University of London is a special place. With skill and dedication, we have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of our students, our community and the world for over a hundred years.

Academic excellence for business and the professions

We are a leading international institution and we are committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.

A highly rated institution

We are proud of the quality of our education, research and enterprise and of our high rankings in recent surveys. City is:

  • in the top 15 in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2017)
  • 27th in the UK in the (Times Higher Education) 'Table of Tables' alongside leading Russell Group universities

World-leading research

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, an exercise to assess research quality at all UK higher education research institutions, rated 75.7% of City's submissions as being of world-leading 4* (23.3%) and internationally excellent 3* (52.4%) quality.

A vibrant international community

Our outlook is truly global. We welcome students, academics and professional staff from all around the world, work to international levels of research excellence and cultivate a growing network of international research partnerships.

Central London location

We are located in the heart of London, within easy reach of several central Underground stations and just a few stops from the British Library and the West End. We are minutes away from the Square Mile - London's world-famous financial district - and the headquarters of financial and professional institutions, major arts complexes and media offices, teaching hospitals and specialist medical research centres.

Since our foundation over a century ago, we have always enjoyed deep-rooted links with the City of London. The Lord Mayor of London is the Rector of City and many City of London livery companies are long-standing supporters of City.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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This school also offers:


MA in International Politics

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Get behind the headlines to discover the structures and ideas that shape global affairs, and open up a wide range of exciting career possibilities with this world-class MA. [+]

Who is it for?

The International Politics MA programme is for students who want to explore international politics more widely. It is designed to help you drill down and follow your specific interests and specialise your knowledge. The course has been designed to give you the chance to pursue your own questions about the way the world works – and to shape arguments where you feel it doesn’t.

The knowledge and skills you develop during the course will enable you to explore a number of rewarding career options – from supporting NGOs to working with the civil service or media.


Is the USA a benevolent global leader or a neo-imperial power? How does the shift in power from the West to the Rest reshape international politics in the 21st century? Can states act effectively in a world increasingly shaped by international institutions and global economic actors?... [-]

MA in Internet of Things with Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Developed for engineering students and professionals, this practical, design-oriented MSc will prepare you for a successful career in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) industry or in your own IoT start-up. [+]

Who is it for?

Whether you are an engineering student or engineering professional, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue or enhance your career in the IoT industry. The course will also appeal to aspiring entrepreneurs that are keen on starting their own IoT ventures.

This MSc will help you explore a range of technical fields, such as computing, electronics, telecommunications, computer networks, informatics, data analytics, cyber security, and software engineering.

What are the billions of smart 'things' in the Internet of Things? Find out on this programme and learn how to help shape the emerging IoT industry by understanding how to address engineering challenges and exploit the limitless opportunities.”... [-]


MSc in Civil Engineering Structures

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Develop your knowledge, design and analysis skills, engage with modern challenges in structural engineering and transform your professional profile with this accredited technical MSc in Civil Engineering Structures. [+]

Who is it for?

This course is for professional engineers who want to specialise in structural engineering or move into this area of expertise to advance their career. Normally students have an undergraduate degree in engineering or a related discipline. Students who don’t have qualifications in civil engineering usually have relevant work experience in civil engineering structures so they are familiar with working within the specific technical domain.

We encourage students to explore and look for original solutions within a supportive and well-equipped environment. Students get experience in team working on technical projects that are challenging, but incredibly beneficial for their future careers. We want our graduates to go and work across the world so we foster innovative approaches to design in a studio setting.... [-]

MSc in Data Science

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 28  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Data science is an emerging new area of science. With City’s MSc in Data Science, you can develop the skills and knowledge to analyse data in many forms and communicate insights. [+]

Who is it for?

This programme is for students who have a numerate first degree or can demonstrate numerate skills. Students are often at the early stages of their careers in diverse professions including economics, statistics and computer science.

Students will have a curiosity about data, and will want to learn new techniques to boost their career and be part of exciting current industry developments. The MSc in Data Science includes some complex programming tasks because of the applied nature of the course, so many students have a mathematics or statistics background and enjoy working with algorithms.


The demand for data scientists in the UK has grown more than ten-fold in the past five years *. The amount of data in the world is growing exponentially. From analysing tyre performance to detecting problem gamblers, wherever data exists, there are opportunities to apply it.... [-]

MSc in Economics

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Gain the thorough background in theoretical, applied and empirical economics that you need to prepare for a range of career options in the industry, government and academia. [+]

Who is it for?

This course enables you to immerse yourself in rigorous modern economics training – either immediately after an undergraduate degree or as a mid-career professional. You can choose to study full time over the course of one year or part-time over the course of two.


This course will give you a solid foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics while exploring modules on finance, regulation, health economics, behavioural economics and development economics.

The Economics MSc helps you:

Develop your critical and analytical abilities in economics Understand modern economic theory, at both a micro and a macro level Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology Develop your knowledge of econometric theory and techniques Critically interpret current research in fields such as behavioural and experimental economics, financial economics, health economics, macroeconomics, regulation and competition, and development Prepare academically for a career as a professional economist. ... [-]

MSc in International Business

Campus Full time September 2019 United Kingdom London

From start-ups to multinationals, the MSc Business Economics course is about applying economics to business – and London is the ideal place to do it. [+]

Who is it for?

The MSc Business Economics / International Business Economics is for students who want to apply economics to real-world issues. From transfer pricing to the complexity of financial markets and the pros and cons of EU membership, you will need to be strong at statistics and quantitative methods to get to grips with the material that makes up the core modules. The MSc is designed to give you the tools to apply your knowledge, so we expect you to be downloading the free FT app and getting on top of current issues from the second you start.

At City, we are focused on getting you a job as an applied economist in the real world.”

Course Director, Professor Keith Pilbeam... [-]


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