High school students and current undergraduates looking to further their educations have a variety of opportunities in London. Whether students are undecided about their career goals or major or already have a firm grasp on their preferred areas of study, London's universities offer a range of possibilities. From colleges offering many majors all in one school or universities focusing solely on the arts and business, London's students may earn bachelor's and master's degrees or train for a technical certificate in their fields of choice.
London Metropolitan University
London Metropolitan University offers a variety of degrees for students in the London area, including undergraduate, graduate, and technical. Students may study for fields such as herbal medicine science, entrepreneurship, European banking and finance, jewellery and silversmithing, mobile computing, motion graphics, retail management, social policy, and genetics. Students may unwind at the university's entertainment complexes, including the Rocket (with two bars, coffee shop, nightclub, live music, and games room) and the Hub, with weekly programming such as quizzes, DJs, and student club meetings. Sports-minded students may join the school's athletic teams (tennis, ping pong, basketball) or use the fitness centre. London Metropolitan University also offers a financial aid office.
London Metropolitan University 31 Jewry St. London EC3N 2EY United Kingdom + 44-0-20-7423-0000 londonmet.ac.uk
University of the Arts London
Creative students may be interested in furthering their education at the University of the Arts London, the largest arts college in Europe. Students may study for an undergraduate degree in fields such as acting, directing, animation, beauty therapy, curation and criticism, research, printing and publishing, fashion, and cosmetic science. Resources available to students include the opportunity to participate in annual shows of work, a special learning area with up-to-date technology and tools, computer labs, and a student hub, where students may relax, socialise, or meet others between classes. A career centre helps students find after-graduation work; students interested in exercise may book the activities studio for yoga, break dancing, and ballet. Scholarships and funding are available.
University of the Arts London 272 High Holborn London WC1V 7EY United Kingdom +0207-514-6000 www.arts.ac.uk/>
Imperial College Business School
The Imperial College Business School prepares students to become the next heads of industry with three MBA (masters of business administration) programs. Students may attend full-time, part-time, on nights and weekends, or study for their MBA as distance learners. Going full-time will take approximately one year, with courses in hedge funds, portfolio management, advanced corporate finance, sustainability, project time, strategic investment decisions, and venture capital finance. The school also offers a one-year honours bachelor program and a three-year doctorate degree. Imperial College boosts students' coursework with career development, research seminars, a library, and computer centres. A college hardship fund, scholarships, and other aids are available.
Imperial College Business School South Kensington Campus London SW7 2AZ United Kingdom +44-0-20-7589-5111 imperial.ac.uk
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