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Waldegrave Rd, Twickenham TW1 4SX, United Kingdom

Location info of St. Mary’s University

  • With over 130 pubs, cafes and restaurants within 20 minutes of campus (TripAdvisor 2019), St Mary’s is at the heart of a vibrant social community, whilst giving you the comfort of a leafy suburban campus.
  • We’re based in Richmond upon Thames, which according to official Metropolitan Police figures (January – November 2020) is the safest London Borough.
  • The large riverside towns of Kingston and Richmond are just a short bus ride away. Cinemas, live music venues, pubs, several theatres, and an array of shops and restaurants alley await you. Kingston night clubs offer special deals for St Mary’s students and you will find other discounts for students in the area.

Top Reasons to Study in St. Mary’s University

  • Top 10 in UK for Student Experience’
  • Top 5 in UK for Teaching Quality’
  • 96% employability, further study, vocation (HESA 2021)
  • Work placements & Consultancy projects
  • Guaranteed, affordable UG accommodation
  • Friendly, safe suburban London campus
  • Small, diverse classes
  • Affordable fees (Plus a limited number of scholarships available)
  • Olympic standard sports facilities

University details

About St. Mary’s University

We are a strong and welcoming community of students and staff and are committed to the highest standards in teaching across the wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses we offer. In addition, we have a vibrant research culture and environment.

“A university is understood by the Catholic church as “an academic institution which in a rigorous and critical fashion assists in the advancement of human dignity and cultural heritage through research, teaching and services offered to local, national and international communities”

Career at St. Mary’s University

We are here to support students and graduates to develop their employability so they are able to succeed in their career goals.

Our Careers Services team offer free, confidential, impartial information, advice and guidance for every stage of the career planning process, from having no idea about which career you are interested in to applying for a job, including:

  • how to develop employability skills and experiences at university e.g. internships, work placements, study abroad
  • preparing tailored CVs and applications for work and further study
  • networking and professional development
  • interview preparation
  • how to search for jobs as well as access to our online jobs board with careers content, part-time jobs, internships and holiday work, work placements, and volunteering opportunities.

Campus life

St Mary’s location is hard to beat. The University has all the advantages of a great London location along with the peace of a beautiful self contained campus in the safe, leafy suburb of Strawberry Hill. Kingston, Richmond and central London are close by so you’ll find  plenty of things to do.

The University is situated just a few minutes away from the River Thames in the grounds of the historic Strawberry Hill House. St Mary’s uses some of the 19th century rooms in the house but also benefits from the lovely grounds and the self contained campus they provide. Additional sports grounds are located just ten minutes walk away


International Scholarships:

  • £1,500 – £3,000

Ranking & Accreditation of St. Mary’s University

  • Top 10 for Student Experience The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • Top 5 for Teaching Quality The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
  • Top 10 Location safest universities in England and Wales (Complete University Guide, 2023)
  • 98% Employability of graduates are in employment, vocation or further study within 15 months of graduation (HESA, 2023)


Student Accommodation at St. Mary’s University

  • Ranges from £7500 up to £9000

All of our halls are located on campus and minutes away from the popular student area of Twickenham, where you can live, work and socialise. Situated along the River Thames, the town provides fantastic shopping facilities in a selection of high street and independent stores, plus an array of restaurants, bars, cafés and a vibrant nightlife. We offer a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and lifestyles including catered or self-catered, single rooms or shared rooms, and we are confident you will find somewhere that suits you.


Programs at St. Mary’s University


  1. Business Management BA (Hons)
  2. Business Management and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons)
  3. Business Management and Marketing BA (Hons)
  4. Business Management and Finance BA (Hons)
  5. Communications, Media and Marketing BA (Hons)
  6. Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons)
  7. Law LLB (Hons)
  8. Law with Business LLB (Hons)
  9. Law with Criminology LLB (Hons)
  10. Sports Communications and Marketing BA (Hons)
  11. Sports Management BA (Hons)
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  1. BSc Sport and Exercise Science
  2. BA Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development
  3. BA Sport and Social Change
  4. BSc Chelsea Football Club Foundation Coaching and Development (Top-up)*
  5. BSc Football and Performance Management
  6. BSc Sport Psychology
  7. BSc Sports Coaching Science
  8. BSc Sports Performance Analysis and Talent Identification**
  9. BSc Strength and Conditioning Science
  10. FdSc Chelsea Football Club Foundation Coaching and Development***
  11. FdSC Physical Education and Sports Coaching****
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  1. Nutrition BSc (Hons)
  2. Sport and Exercise Nutrition BSc (Hons)
  3. Sport Rehabilitation BSc (Hons)*
  4. Physiotherapy BSc (Hons)**

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  1. Primary Education with QTS BA (Hons)
  2. Education Studies BA (Hons)
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  1. BA Theology, Religion and Ethics
  2. BA Theological Studies
  3. FdA Pastoral Ministry*
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  1. Acting BA (Hons)
  2. Creative Production BA (Hons)
  3. Creative and Professional Writing BA (Hons)
  4. English Literature BA (Hons)
  5. History BA (Hons)
  6. Film Studies BA (Hons)
  7. Filmmaking BA (Hons)
  8. Liberal Arts BA (Hons)
  9. Liberal Arts (Accelerated) BA (Hons)*

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  1. Diplomacy and International Relations MA
  2. Human Trafficking, Migration and Organized Crime MA
  3. International Business Law LLM
  4. International Business Management MSc
  5. International Finance and Accounting MSc
  6. International Sports Journalism MA
  7. Law (Conversion) LLM 0
  8. Marketing MSc
  9. Sports Journalism MA
  10. Sports Management MSc
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  1. MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Biomechanics
  2. MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology
  3. MSc Applied Sport Psychology
  4. MSc Applied Strength and Conditioning Science
  5. MSc Performance Football Coaching (Distance Learning)*
  6. MSc Professional Development : Sports Officiating
  7. MSc Professional Development in Rugby Performance
  8. MSc Professional Development with Performance Analysis
  9. MSc Professional Development with Sports Coaching
  10. MSc Strength and Conditioning (Distance Learning) **
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  1. Computer Science
  2. Psychology (Conversion)*
  3. Psychology of Mental Health
  4. Sport, Health and Applied Science
  5. Applied Sports Nutrition
  6. Chronic Disease Management
  7. Human Nutrition
  8. Nutrition and Genetics
  9. Physiotherapy Pre-registration**
  10. Public Health***
  11. Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration)****
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  1.  MA Education, Culture and Society
  2. MA Catholic School Leadership
  3. MA Education
  4. MA Education, Leading Innovation and Change
  5. MA Education: Inclusive Practice.
  6.  MA Education, International Development and Social Justice
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  1. MA Theology
  2. MA Bioethics and Medical Law
  3. MA Catholic Social Teaching
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  1. MA Public History
  2. MA First Novel
  3. MA Literature Culture and Heritage
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