City University London

City University London

London, United Kingdom | Public


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a public university in the heart of London. It ranks at #351 in the QS Global World Ranking and #88 in Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2016. It focuses on business and the professions. There are about 18,997 students admitted in the university, having 32% international students with more than 160 nationalities. It has five schools: Cass Business School; School of Arts & Social Sciences; School of Health Sciences; School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering; and The City Law School. The university is famous for its Cass Business School.



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The university is located in the centre of London. The EMBA programme can be pursued from Dubai. Travelling in London is done via tubes and all the facilities in the city are available to students. The location is strategic as a quarter of the world’s largest companies have their headquarters here. This can aid students in building networks and getting hands on practice in these companies and future employers. You could visit theatres, museums, parks, clubs, and comedy and music events. The London nightlife is popular all over the world.


The university has 4 libraries, computer rooms, lecture theatres, learning rooms, breakout rooms and conference rooms.

Residing Options

The university offers guaranteed accommodation to international and first year undergraduate students. Some of the residences for postgraduate students include Alliance House in Newington Green, Wellen House in Clerkenwell, and Pure City, which is all off-campus.


According to HEFCE, 84% of Cass research at Cass was classified as world leading or internationally excellent. The faculty consists of over 100 research-active experts. The school has a number of research centres, like the Centre for Banking Research, Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre, Centre for Research in Corporate Governance, etc. The programmes offered by the school are- MBA, EMBA, MSc, PhD, Executive PhD, Executive Education, and several undergraduate degrees. The Cass MBA has been ranked a prestigious #1 rank in London by Financial Times in its Global MBA Ranking 2018.

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About 91% of graduates received an offer of employment within 3 months of graduation. About 22% of graduates were employed in Financial Services in 2016, 20% were employed in Consulting industry, and 15% were employed in Technology industry. Recruiters employing graduates include Accenture, Capco, Deloitte, Invesco, KPMG, etc.

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