Heythrop College, University of London

Heythrop College specialises in the study of philosophy and theology, with one of the largest libraries in its field

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Heythrop College, University of London

Why Heythrop College, University of London?

Established in 1614 for the study of philosophy and theology, Heythrop gives students an educational experience that respects all faiths and perspectives.

Heythrop offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes in the fields of theology, philosophy and pastoral studies.

Specialisms include Abrahamic religions, interfaith relations, ethics, philosophy of religion and psychology of religion.

Heythrop is situated near High Street Kensington tube, in central London.

The university's library dates back to 1614 and has some 180,000 volumes in its collection. It is one of the finest libraries of theological and philosophical books in the UK.

The college is part of the University of London, which has one of the best international reputations for academic excellence. Wherever you go after your degree, the University of London name will be immediately respected and recognised.

International Students

Heythrop has a long history of welcoming students from around the world.

You can choose from undergraduate or postgraduate programmes. You may also be interested in the university's international programmes which give you the opportunity to study at a time, place and speed that suits you. These options include distance learning or flexible study.

The Student Support office can advise you on finance, health matters, and study skills.

All Heythrop College students are members of the University of London Union, which has 26 sports clubs. All clubs welcome complete beginners.

What Students Say:

"Heythrop's atmosphere was incredibly conducive to learning, and I made life-long friends from more diverse backgrounds than I'd ever have been able to meet at any institution."

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Quick facts
  • 1,000 students.
  • 40 teaching staff of which 70% are research active.
  • Eight undergraduate degrees; 14 postgraduate courses, three non-degree courses in theology, philosophy, and combined psychology degrees.
Location

Heythrop College, University of London Location

Kensington Square, Kensington and Chelsea, W8 5HQ

Heythrop College, University of London
Student Testimonials

"Heythrop's atmosphere was incredibly conducive to learning, and I made life-long friends from more diverse backgrounds than I'd ever have been able to meet at any institution."

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