About us

Providing our students with a transformational experience.

St Mary’s University is committed to the highest standards in teaching across the wide range of programmes offered. In addition, we have a vibrant research culture and environment.

Our focus is on providing a quality experience as our students work towards their educational and professional aims. We champion pastoral care and have created a close-knit and supportive academic community.

We’re also ranked in the Times Good University Guide’s (2022) UK top 5 for teaching quality and top 10 for student experience.

We pride ourselves on the excellent career prospects of our students, with 97% of graduates in employment, vocation or further study within 15 months of graduation.

St Mary’s University is

Committed to a transformational experience – offering students strong support in an intellectually challenging and inclusive environment.

An inclusive institution – our students and staff are at the heart of everything we do. We are an inclusive university, open to those of all faiths and without, and a local institution in a global city, serving a growing and richly diverse student community in locations both on campus and online.

Achieving student success – we’re committed to developing our students into independent thinkers and socially responsible individuals.

Impact through growth – building on areas of strength, we offer a range of delivery methods to ensure our university is accessible to all students regardless of background or location.

Why choose St Mary's University

Teaching excellence

Top 10 in the UK for teaching quality (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)

Strong career outcomes

97% of our graduates are in employment, vocation, or further study within 15 months of graduation (HESA)

A quality learning experience

Top 5 in the Uk for student experience (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)

Fully flexible study

100% online part-time learning


Pay your fees per module, as you go

Career path

10 industry-focused MBA specialisations