Ravensbourne University London

Ravensbourne University London 6 Penrose Way, London SE10 0EW, UK

University Information

Based in London’s Design District, Ravensbourne University is renowned for its strong industry links and nurtures a close-knit global network of creators, makers, and innovators. Established in 1962, we have a strong educational heritage and foster enterprise and innovation within a forward-focused academic community.

Home to over 4,000 students, Ravensbourne is a progressive, industry-focused institution offering a portfolio of specialist, practice-based courses in business, computing, design, digital media, and fashion. We provide students with a repertoire of specialist skills and industry-related knowledge to build successful careers spanning digital media and the creative arts.

Job Prospects

Learning and collaborating with industry is central to the Ravensbourne experience. As a Ravensbourne student, you will build connections with practitioners from day one, and work on real-life projects with recognised global brands. You will also benefit from excellent tuition with highly qualified teaching staff, many of whom have extensive industry experience.

A degree from Ravensbourne is a globally recognised qualification that enhances graduates’ prospects and adds significant added value. Our courses are designed in collaboration with leading industry professionals and supported by the latest high-performance technology.

Academic Strengths

The people at Ravensbourne make up the very fabric of who we are. The university’s teaching staff are experts in their field, many with their own professional practices. Under their guidance, Ravensbourne students are empowered to find their own voice and make their mark, shaking up industry wherever they go.

Course and Lecturers

Our faculty staff bring years of professional experience from industry into their teaching roles, with many having worked at some of the most iconic companies in their respective fields, including Vogue, Walt Disney Studios, the BBC, Sky, and Adidas among others.

A large proportion of the Ravensbourne University team have taught and worked internationally and are praised for their enthusiasm and communication. They are dedicated to their roles and hold the academic and personal success of their students as a high priority.


Ravensbourne boasts world-class digital media facilities and some of the most cutting-edge TV equipment and sound facilities of any university in the UK. Our Kit Store is a multimedia tools and technology library open to all students, with an archive of high-end digital equipment and associated training resources.

Besides technical equipment, the university has a fully equipped library with individual and group study spaces, as well as hundreds of thousands of books, journals, audio and video documents, and additional digital resources to support the work of our postgraduate students.

City Life

London is consistently ranked as the best student city in the world, and Ravensbourne is located in one of the most interesting and well-connected areas of the city.

As a truly cosmopolitan capital, there are endless opportunities to experience the best of British and world culture side-by-side. London boasts thousands of bars, clubs, and restaurants to enjoy, as well as world-class shopping experiences, sporting venues, live music and theatre, and some of the world’s finest museums, and art galleries.

Ravensbourne is closely connected to most areas of London via the London Underground’s Jubilee Line, and students wishing to explore further afield will find that Europe is easily accessible by rail or from one of London’s six major international airports.

Entry Requirements

Postgraduate course applicants are typically expected to hold a relevant undergraduate degree with a classification of 2:1 or higher. International students require the equivalent certificate in an accredited assessment system, in a relevant subject area.

Ravensbourne University will also consider alternative pathways to entry and may admit students who can demonstrate significant practical experience, despite not having a relevant academic qualification. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis.


All the postgraduate degree courses at Ravensbourne University London take the form of an MA, MBA or MSc. There is a significant amount of variation in their content, delivery, and duration. Alongside standard September starts, some postgraduate courses also have January and May start dates available.

Full course details are available in the postgraduate course listing section of our website. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information before completing your application.

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