Student Accommodation

City, University of London offers a variety of accommodation options and support services for postgraduate students, with the opportunity to live in 3 of City’s halls of residence:

  • Alliance House – located in the residential area of Newington Green, approximately 30 minutes' travel on public transport from City.
  • Pure City – self-catered halls with en-suite or studio apartments, located 7 minutes’ walk from the university's main campus and 11 minutes’ walk from Cass Business School.
  • Willen House – self-catered halls with 157 self-contained studio apartments, each with their own en-suite bathroom and kitchenette, a 10 minute walk from both the main campus at Northampton Square, and from Cass Business School.

Students will be able to apply for one of City’s affiliated halls once they have firmly accepted an offer at City. Please note that rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis, but priority is given to students with disability or severe medical condition.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,000–27,000
Mixed £8,000–10,000
Laboratory £5,000–12,000
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • There is a wide range of studentships, scholarships, bursaries, and grants available to postgraduate students.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details.


  • City’s research pedigree spans more than a century and plays an integral role in the activities of the institution. 
  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

9,169 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 73%
  • Part Time 27%


  • UK 53%
  • EU 13%
  • Other 34%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 50 3270 3320
Subjects allied to medicine 75 1100 1175
Law 15 850 870
Engineering & technology 115 625 735
Mass communications & documentation 20 620 640
Social studies 50 545 595
Computer science 45 300 345
Biological sciences 165 155 320
Creative arts & design 15 210 225
Education 5 160 160
Mathematical sciences 20 65 85
Architecture, building & planning 0 55 55
Languages 5 40 40
Physical sciences 10 0 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: