IAU Member

United Kingdom

top General Information


Street:St Mary's Road


Post Code:W5 5RF

Tel.:+44 (20) 8231-2468


Other Sites

Sites in Brentford and the Berkshire Hub.

Institution Funding



First founded as the Lady Byron School in 1860, the institution was originally formed from the merger of Ealing College of Higher Education, Thames Valley College of Higher Education, the London College of Music and Queen Charlotte’s College of Health Care Studies. In 1991, became the Polytechnic of West London. The following year, the Privy Council bestowed full university status and University of West London was born. University of West London has grown through a number of mergers, including with the Northwick Park School of Nursing, Riverside College of Nursing and the North West Thames Regional Health Authority's AIDS Unit in 1994, Berkshire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995, and with Reading College and School of Art and Design in 2004. In July 2010 the University completed the divestment of its site in King's Road, Reading, and in April 2011 formally changed its name to The University of West London.

Academic Year

September/October to June (September/October-December; January-April; April-June)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Peter John

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Marion Lowe

Job title:University Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

International Relations Officer : Erik Manning

Job title:Head of International

top Divisions

College : Music

Fields of study:Music, Music Theory and Composition

More details:London

College : Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Midwifery, Nursing, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health

School : Art, Design and Media

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Fashion Design, Film, Graphic Design, Journalism, Media Studies, Photography, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Video

More details:Ealing

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Management, Marketing

More details:West London

School : Computing and Technology

Fields of study:Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Management, Software Engineering, Sound Engineering (Acoustics)

School : Hospitality and Tourism

Fields of study:Air Transport, Cooking and Catering, Food Science, Hotel and Restaurant, Hotel Management, Tourism, Transport Management

More details:London

School : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Criminology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Law

More details:Ealing

School : Psychology, Social Work and Human Sciences

Fields of study:Nutrition, Psychology, Social Work

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy


Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant, Information Management, Management, Media Studies, Midwifery, Music, Nursing, Psychology

Updated on 21-01-2020