Why Study at University of Greenwich?

  • Programs: University of Greenwich offers more than 250 programs across various levels of study. The university offers physical, online, and blended mode of study through its three accessible campuses.
  • Acceptance rate: The university exhibits a lightly selective acceptance rate of 64%. Students with academic merits stand a chance of getting quickly selected for admission to the university.
  • Admission Requirements: Along with academic transcripts, international students need financial documents, scores of standardized exams to study in UK, personal statement, LOR and proof of professional experience for admission to University of Greenwich.
  • Cost of Attendance: Tuition fees for international students at Greenwich is around 14,000 GBP (~14 lakh INR) for undergraduate and graduate courses except for the faculty of business where tuition fees are in the range of 15,000-16,000 GBP (~15.4-16.4 lakh INR).
  • Scholarships: University of Greenwich offers merit-based and need-based scholarships for international students in UK worth up to 5,000 GBP. 
  • Placements: 90% of the university graduates get employed within six months of program completion. The university graduates average salaries of up to 81,000 GBP per annum. The university provides placement opportunities for its applicants in top companies including IBM, HP, Bank of England, FTI Consulting, etc.


Fees Cost (in GBP)
Tuition                   14,000 – 16,000
Room and Board                              9,000
Books and supplies                                300
Medical Insurance                                240
Transportation                                 500
Leisure (other)                                3,000
Total 27,040 - 29,040


The University of Greenwich Campus and Accommodations


  • University of Greenwich has three campuses in London and Medway including Greenwich campus, Avery Hill Campus, and Medway Campus.
  • The three campuses are easily accessible by car, bus or train, and closely linked to the airports to facilitate international students travelling with a visa to study in UK.
  • The facilities at Greenwich campus include library, studios, and several teaching, research, and social facilities.
  • Avery Hill campus offers popular programs like nursing, medicine, social work, etc. 
  • Medway Campus contains facilities like state-of-the-art laboratory, world-class learning resource centre, hall of residence and sports facilities.


University of Greenwich Residence


  • University of Greenwich offers over 2,400 accommodation spaces for students including on-campus and off-campus accommodation facilities. Avery Hill campus  alone, accommodates more than 1200 students.
  • University also assists international students who want to live in private accommodation to search for affordable and convenient student housing in the U.K.
  • Accommodation fee at University of Greenwich is around 126 GBP (~12,000 INR) per week and about 6,680 GBP (~6.88 lakh INR) per year.
  • Students can apply for on-campus housing through online portal while applying for Greenwich and check the status of their housing application. Accommodation is guaranteed to new students at University of Greenwich, given that they apply for admission within the deadlines.


University of Greenwich Programs


  • Programs offered at University of Greenwich fall into four distinct faculties- engineering and science, liberal arts and sciences, education, health, and human sciences, and the business school.
  • University also offers foundational courses for incoming students and apprenticeships for professionals to improve skills and expertise, and prepare them for further study.
  • Programs are also available in physical, online, and blend mode of study.
  • University of Greenwich International College (UGIC) offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international students.


University of Greenwich Application Process


Application Portal: Students can apply for admissions at University of Greenwich through an authorized in-country representative, UCAS or directly through the online application form.

Entry Requirement: Complete application along with full academic transcripts, English language qualifications and references.

Supporting Documents: Applicants are also required to submit few additional supporting documents:

  • Personal Statement
  • Course-specific requirements
  • LOR
  • Work experience (if required)


  • The University of Greenwich also accepts other English tests like TOEFL (iBT), TOEFL PBT and PTE. Students with any English tests result other than IELTS are advised to contact the international admission team at international@gre.ac.uk to confirm the acceptability and minimum acceptable score of the test.
  • Applicants who scored above 70% in English at high school are not required to submit an English language test (depends on country of residence).
  • Applicants with no or insufficient English language requirements can enrol in the Pre-sessional English courses at GRE.


University of Greenwich Scholarships


  • University of Greenwich offers need-based and merit-based financial aids to international students.
  • International students can also apply for student loans, government grants and sponsorships (in case they are employed) to support their studies at the university.
  • Some of the various scholarships for international students in U.K are mentioned below:
    • International Scholarships Award to the best international applicants who have been offered a place at the University for the January 2021 intakes. This scholarship is worth a tuition discount of up to 3,000 GBP in their first year.
    • Alumni Postgraduate Award worth up to 5,000 GBP is awarded to graduates of the school undergoing further study in a non-government-funded master’s research course.
    • David Fussey Choral Exhibition Bursary worth 1,000 GBP for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are selected to join the University choir group. This bursary continues for a maximum of three years upon meeting all the requirements for the bursary renewal.
    • The Ann Packer Sports Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and postgraduate students in their first year with exceptional record and interest in sports. Students interested in this scholarship are required to apply with evidence of their sports achievements.


University of Greenwich Alumni


University of Greenwich alumni network has a community exceeding 50,000 members including professionals, business owners, industry leaders, etc. Graduates at Greenwich enjoy several perks and benefits like:

  1. Maximum of two years Employability & Careers Service support after graduation
  2. Alumni Postgraduate Discount
  3. Library Access and free Wi-Fi on campus
  4. Discounted membership to the South London Club
  5. Discounted Gym membership rates
  6. Networking opportunities

Notable Alumni of the school include:

  1. Byron Cole - Best-Selling Author and CEO of the BLC Group
  2. Roy Hodgson – Football Manager, Crystal Palace Football Club
  3. Steve King - CEO Publicis Media
  4. Charles K. Kao – Electrical Engineer and Physicist who pioneered fibre optics telecommunications
  5. Gareth Hale – British Comedian


University of Greenwich Placements


The university organises employability workshops to help students graduating from the university, along with career mentorship through the career mentorship scheme, networking events. All undergraduates are provided with paid and unpaid internship opportunities in global organizations to help them gain real-time practical knowledge and career boost.

  • Students who want to venture into business after graduation or even while at school are also offered specialist business support to grow their business ideas.
  • Potential employers are invited to university career fairs which serve as a link to connect students with top organizations.
  • Average salries of alumni & graduates of University of Greenwich by degree are mentioned below: