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University of Roehampton

Postgraduate study at the University of Roehampton London

We are ranked top 10 in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023)*.

We are jointly ranked as the best modern university in the country for research and top university in London (Research Excellence Framework 2021)*

We are now ranked in the top 15% in the world in the Times Higher Young University Rankings 2024.

Why Roehampton?

  • Work with world-class researchers whose work informs policy, enriches culture and improves lives.
  • Timetables designed to recognise your wider commitments, with evening classes and teaching on 2-3 days on most courses.
  • Study on a safe, green campus in the heart of southwest London.
  • Join our close-knit community made up of over 141 nationalities and benefit from a personalised teaching experience.
  • Access our facilities and richly resourced library to support your studies, both on campus and remotely.
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Studying at Roehampton

A postgraduate education is not just about getting a great degree, but also broadening your experiences, preparing yourself for your chosen career, and making lifelong friendships. Whether you are coming directly from your undergraduate degree or have been out of education for a few years, you will have plenty of opportunities to get involved with university life both academically and socially, on campus and digitally.

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We want to make sure your experience prepares you for today’s job market. Our campus is equipped with extensive facilities to enable you to get the most out of your postgraduate studies, including purpose-built teaching rooms and modern seminar spaces. We have a range of specialist facilities including brand-new heath care facilities for our physiotherapy students, professional studios and theatres for dance, a media centre that houses editing suites for film, photography and media, newsrooms and a cinema, and state-of-the-art specialist science laboratories.

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Our library contains over 1,200 study spaces and hundreds of thousands of books across nearly 8,000 metres of shelving. The library offers online access to academic journals, databases and an extensive e-book collection, a dedicated collection for Education students, silent study rooms on the top floor overlooking the London skyline, and dedicated spaces for postgraduate and research students.


Starting a postgraduate course can be daunting, so we support you from the moment you arrive. You will be assigned a personal tutor who will provide you with academic advice. In addition, you will have access to a wide range of free, personalised services, such as welfare advice, counselling, specialist mental health support, a chaplaincy service and an onsite medical centre. We also provide a wide range of support for people with disabilities and dyslexia.

Living costs:

We are one of the most affordable London universities for overall living costs (Which? Student Budget Calculator)*.

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Social life

Our departments offer a range of activities and events from symposiums and conferences to lectures by guest speakers. Our Students’ Union hosts a calendar of social events offering you the chance to play sport or music, gain useful skills and meet and socialise with new people whether you are on-campus or studying remotely.

Visit us

There are many ways you can get to know us better. Join one of our on-campus or digital open days to find out more about the course you are interested, and have the chance to chat to our lecturers, current students and support services to learn more about postgraduate life at Roehampton.

*For additional details regarding these rankings, please visit the links provided below:

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey

Research Excellence Framework

Business & Management (5) Nursing & Health (27) Computer Science (8) Communication & Media Studies (7) Education (11) Engineering (12) Sociology (33) Politics & Government (30) Medicine (26) Law (22) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Creative Arts & Design (9) Psychology (31) Theology & Religious Studies (34) Anthropology (2) Finance (14) Biological Sciences (4) Mathematics (25) Environmental Sciences (13)

Department / School information and available programmes:

Our Faculty believes that businesses and legal professionals should always have a social conscience, and that we should all be socially responsible in everything we do. These values are embedded in our teaching and research. We also want our graduates to be at the forefront of their careers so that they can make a difference.

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Based in historic Froebel College on Roehampton’s main campus, the School of Education is renowned for its high-quality teaching and research. With a teacher training heritage that stretches back 180 years, it’s no exaggeration to say that our students have taught and influenced the lives of millions of children.

As well as being one of the largest providers of initial teacher training in London and the south east, we have an exciting suite of master’s and postgraduate certificate programmes to help education professionals excel in their careers.

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Our diverse life and health sciences community are dedicated to understanding and improving the living world through ground-breaking advances in scientific research. Whether you want to gain an insight into humanity, conserve animal diversity, improve our overall health by studying diseases or nutrition, or optimise athlete’s sport performance, we have the ideal programme for your career ambitions.

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