University of London Masters

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Postgraduate Study

The University of London is a federal University comprising 18 Colleges and a number of acclaimed central academic Institutes and activities.  Students are registered at the College or Institute offering their chosen course of study. Most full-time taught Masters degrees begin in September/October and are one year in duration.

You can search for your course of interest by using the course search facility. The search results will provide you with the relevant College website, allowing you to use its site to obtain information about the course, entrance requirements and how to make an application. Contact details are given on each College’s website.

The University of London’s specialised facilities for postgraduate education and research attract students from all over the world and there are particular advantages for postgraduate students in London with its unsurpassed range of national archives, libraries, museums and art galleries, learned societies and research institutes.

It is also possible to study towards a postgraduate qualification at a distance, through the University of London International Programmes.


The University of London is proud of its reputation for excellence in research. The academic community of the University of London pursues and achieves excellence in a wide range of research activities and scholarship.

The majority of the academic staff are actively engaged in their own research, and students are taught by experienced and motivated researchers who stand at the leading edge of their subjects.

Many of our Colleges and Institutes have achieved the highest rankings in the Research Assessment Exercise and are consistently in the top research rankings of UK Universities. In addition the ‘critical mass’ in many subject areas makes London one of the world centres for research.


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