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Located in South West London, the University of Roehampton has a 54-acres of parkland campus with state-of-the-art facilities located, within 30 minutes of central London.

The University has a history through its four Colleges dating back over 175 years. Through its oldest College, Whitelands, it has provided higher education to women for longer than any university in the country. Today, it has a thriving range of postgraduate programmes and an excellent research profile.

Postgraduate degree programmes are available across the following departments

  • Business School
  • Dance
  • Drama, Theatre and Performance
  • Education
  • English and Creative Writing
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences
  • Media, Culture and Languages
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences (which includes a Law School)

All students become a member of one of our four historic Colleges:

  • Whitelands College
  • Southlands College
  • Digby Stuart College
  • Froebel College

The university has a wide range of facilities, including a brand new, award-winning library and excellent specialist facilities, including modern laboratories and performance spaces.

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About the University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton, is the UK's most research-intensive modern university and offers 50 paid PhD scholarships. It offers numerous postgraduate programmes in areas including Anthropology of Health; Biomechanics; and Clinical Nutrition.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

43% Part Time
57% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

6,585 Undergraduate
1,685 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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