The mission of St. Mary's University, in London, is to prepare its students for flourishing lives, successful careers, and social commitment through excellent, research-enriched teaching in a strong community of mutual respect based on its Catholic ethos and identities.
St. Mary's University is located just 30 minutes away by train from Central London, giving students the opportunity to take advantage of everything it has to offer: shops and entertainment, and cultural and educational benefits of access to theaters, galleries, and the last exhibitions. St Mary's is also close to the London Heathrow airport, which may be traveled to by bus or taxi.
St. Mary's is focused on providing excellent teaching, and learning is matched by a sustained program to help its students develop the employability skills that lead to high levels of graduate employment. St. Mary's University is the perfect place to get an education for a career and for life.
The university has a reputation for academic excellence. Staff are engaged in both national and international research, some of which was described as "world leading in terms of originality, significance, and rigor" in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. St. Mary's offers a wide variety of both undergraduate (Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts) and graduate degrees (Master of Arts, Master of Science). Some undergraduate courses of study include Business Law, Drama and Theatre Arts, Media Arts, Primary Education, Psychology, and English. Some graduate (postgraduate) courses of study include Bioethics and Medical Law, Education, Creative Writing: First Novel, Sports Journalism, and Theatre Direction.