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

The University has a history 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:

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

The university has a wide range of facilities and excellent specialist facilities, including modern laboratories and performance spaces.

University of Roehampton students on Postgraduate Search say:

“University is my passion and this University is really for me and I love almost everything about it. The way the buildings are, the feel, and the professors. It is so excellent. I love the walk and attending every lecture.”

“Fun, course is interesting, lots of opportunity to progress in life.”

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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, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

45% Part Time
55% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

6,710 Undergraduate
1,750 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


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