At any given time, the total student population of The Courtauld is about 400 students from BA to PhD level, which means you can meet students from all courses and years. About 150 of these are undergraduate, about 170 are admitted onto the MA courses, and 100 are working toward a PhD either at The Courtauld or abroad.We treat our students as adults and value their active participation in classes. The Courtauld is not a production line; we will give you the opportunity to be yourself, to hone your interests and discover for yourself what you'd like to research.
Courtauld students are among the most satisfied with their courses in Britain, according to two recent studies. In the 2009 UK National Student Survey (NSS), The Courtauld was ranked fourth in the country. 93% of students were satisfied with the teaching, learning resources and academic support they receive.
The Courtauld also came top of The Times Higher Education Ranking, which aims to show which universities offer the best all-round student experience.
The Courtauld is located in historic Somerset House on The Strand, right in the heart of London's West End.
Courtauld students have direct access to unparalleled resources. Our book and image libraries house some of the most significant art historical collections in the country.