Postgraduate study in Central London
The prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) scores top marks for postgraduate courses in law and economics, and ranks in the top ten for history, politics and business studies. It is also among the top four social science institutions in the world. The University of the Arts London has colleges spread out across central London and is the largest arts university in Europe. It offers postgraduate courses in art and design that rate in the top 20.
Finding a job in Central London after postgraduate study
Central London is home to almost half of the capital's businesses, with all 20 of the world's largest international banks and financial services organisations in residence. It is the epicentre of London's legal activity, as well as being the focal point for the city's tourism, leisure and entertainment industries. Many graduate training schemes run in the area, primarily in the financial and business hub of Westminster, such as those offered by the Bank of England and EDF Energy.
The district of Soho is an active media and creative cluster that is chock full of small and large companies alike, including the local London Marketing Services and Future Publishing's central headquarters.