The University of Greenwich is a British, United Kingdom-based university. It has three campuses in London and Kent, England. These are located at Greenwich, in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, and in Avery Hill and Medway.
The university has three outstanding campuses and a heritage of world-class research and technological innovation. An exciting and ambitious institution, Greenwich takes an innovative and modern approach to teaching and is thoroughly committed to making sure that students achieve their potential.
The University of Greenwich has been ranked among the 200 institutions with the most global outlook and named one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.
The university has won four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education, including a 2015 prize for outstanding work in Africa.
The University`s range of subjects includes:
- Maritime Studies
- Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
It has a strong research focus and well-estabilished links to the scientific community.
Average total tariff for 2015 entry first degree students was 340.
Greenwich regularly invests in staff to further raise academic and teaching standards. All four faculties in the university benefit from the investment, allowing it to broaden and strengthen its expertise in a wide range of subjects. Since 2011, the number of staff with an accredited teaching qualification has increased by 40%, and the number with a doctorate by 20%. The university’s key strengths include digital and creative arts, law, engineering, science, mathematics, business (including finance, accounting and economics), architecture, computing, humanities, nursing, midwifery, public health, education and pharmacy.
High quality learning and teaching, that maximises the individual potential of each student, is at the heart of the university’s priorities, and forms a key part of its Strategic Plan (2012–17).
The quality of teaching at Greenwich consistently scores highly in the NSS. High rankings are given to the fact that staff are good at explaining things, that courses are intellectually stimulating, and that staff are enthusiastic about their subjects.
Greenwich Connect is the name given to its vision for bringing fresh innovation into its teaching and learning. It is aimed at producing graduates who not only have good academic knowledge but will be able to enter the workplace armed with many of the skills that employers need, such as a high level of digital literacy, familiarity with new technology and expertise in social media.
The student body is playing a fuller role in the decision-making of the university than ever before. Students and staff work as partners in developing the student experience and curriculum.
Students have many opportunities to gain experience of the workplace during their time at Greenwich, via internships and placements, to further develop these employability skills. The university also provides mentorships and professional guidance.
Greenwich runs an innovative job-hunting and careers guidance services for all students, ensuring access to extensive expert help when it comes to finding sought-after, graduate-level employment.
This includes: partnership with Reed, discipline specialist fairs and events, career workshops, career guidance appointments and advice sessions, access to internal job boards, online career resources, career Mentoring Scheme.
Students can get in touch with professional networks through a vast range of guest lectures, industry dinners, mentoring and work experience.