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Ravensbourne University London
Ravensbourne University London-Overview

Established in 1962, Ravensbourne University is an innovative, industry-oriented institution located in the heart of London's newest creative community Greenwich Peninsula. The university is known for delivering a fantastic range of specialist courses in the fields of digital media and design, and is a creative and future-focused hub of talent and enterprise.

Ravensbourne is dedicated to providing its students with a repertoire of specialist skills and industry-related knowledge needed for successful careers spanning digital media and the creative arts. With a community of approximately 2,500 students, Ravensbourne offers a range of practice-based postgraduate degree courses and professional short-course qualifications.

The university ranks highly for graduate salaries in design and creative arts and design. Students benefit from highly qualified tutors and teaching staff, many of whom have extensive industry experience.

Courses are designed in collaboration with leading industry professionals and are supported by the latest high-performance technology. A degree from Ravensbourne is a globally recognised qualification which provides significant added value as well as enhanced graduate outcomes.

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About the Ravensbourne University London

The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has awarded Ravensbourne with Silver for its excellent quality of teaching. The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has been introduced by the government to monitor and assess the quality of teaching in England’s universities/higher education institutions. It is designed to give students clear information about where teaching quality is at its best and where students have also achieved the best outcomes. Ravensbourne was commended for its commitment to recruiting students from a diverse range of backgrounds, for its practice-based approach to learning through activities such as industry projects, and for its excellent digital resources. These, together with extensive industry partnerships have resulted in 95.3% of our students being employed or going on to further study within 6 months of graduation - a figure higher than the national average.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

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Source: HESA, 2019

This University

13% Part Time
87% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

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Source: HESA, 2019


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Source: HESA, 2019

2,485 Undergraduate
55 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2019


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