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King’s College London graduate admission details, UK, King’s College London  Admission Dates Schedule 2015 2016, fees structure, Global admission procedure, International Admission details, King’s College London graduation School Counselling Notification Admission Procedure 2015 2016,ATAS, Deadlines & Fees, rankings, Tuition and fees, visa details, TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency

#19 : King’s College London

2015 2016 League Table Ranking 19
2015 2016 Overall Score 796

 

 

History

  • King’s is one of the oldest and largest colleges of the University of London.
  • King’s is a member of the Russell Group, a coalition of the UK’s major research-based universities.
  • In the last 180 years King’s has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.
  • King’s has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs.

Location and transport

  • London’s most central university, with four river-side campuses in a single square mile in the heart of London.
  • King’s has connections with people and organisations all over London from government, business and industry to charities, sport and culture.
  • As a student it costs you less to enjoy London; discounts are plentiful at shops, cinemas, restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, theatres and for travel; plus subsidised on-campus facilities including shops, cafes bars, gyms, pools, clubs and societies.

Entry standards

  • King’s welcomes students with a range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • The minimum undergraduate entry requirement is A*AA–AAB for the majority of programmes, with a few specialist health programmes requiring BBB–BBC.
  • See entry requirements for all King’s courses online.

Student mix

  • King’s has some 14,811 undergraduate and 10,190 graduate students in our nine schools of study and global institutes.
  • 60% female and 40% male.
  • King’s has a strong international community including students from over 140 countries.

Course flexibility

  • King’s offers additional study options such as study abroad, language programmes, work experience, internships, continued professional development (CPD) short-courses, summer school and the unique Associate of King’s College London (AKC) qualification.
  • Interdisciplinary programmes allow greater flexibility, with the opportunity to incorporate foreign language modules with science based programmes.
  • Within certain schools it may be possible to complete an undergraduate degree on a part-time basis over six years.

Teaching standards

  • Excellent teaching staff, active in research, bringing their cutting-edge thinking into the classroom.
  • Strong commitment and investment in educational technology.
  • A rigorous and challenging academic environment, supported by a tradition of caring reaching back 180 years.

Research standards

  • One of the UK’s top universities for research earnings, with income from grants and contract of around £154 million each year.
  • King’s has five Medical Research Council centres.
  • 60% of research activity at King’s has been deemed 4* and 3*, meaning that this is regarded as world-leading or internationally excellent. In total 91% of research activity entered is internationally recognised.

Academic strengths

  • Teaching and research drawing on a lively interdisciplinary climate and collaboration with many partner institutions, organisations and industrial commercial enterprises.
  • Students will work with academics who are often national or international leaders in their field.

Student facilities, including library and computing

  • Library Services and IT Services are two departments at King’s that work together to provide students with the information resources, software applications and the support they need to work effectively throughout their academic career.
  • Libraries and IT resources are available at each campus.
  • Access to huge multi-disciplinary information resource base, including over a million books and thousands of journals.
  • A multi-million-pound investment has been made to achieve a state-of-the-art ‘virtual campus’ that supports mobility and enables reliable 24/7 access.

Disability services

  • King’s Disability Advisory Service provides information, advice and guidance to applicants and students on the various forms of support and the disability funding available for home and international students.
  • All enquiries are dealt with sensitively and in confidence. For more information call the main office on +44 (0)20 7848 3398 or visit www.kcl.ac.uk/disability

Students’ union

  • The union supports clubs and societies, with over 50 sports teams and over 200 cultural, performance, religious, vocational, political, campaigning and volunteering activity groups.
  • Skills development programme gives you the opportunity to acquire the experience you need to succeed when your studies come to an end.
  • Runs the Waterfront Bar, Guy’s Bar and Tutu’s offering you food, drink, club nights and live gigs at affordable student prices.

Sport

  • Sports grounds close to central London provide facilities for hockey, rugby, football, cricket, tennis, netball and croquet.
  • There are rifle ranges at the Strand, the KCLSU Kinetic gym at Waterloo, and a swimming pool and gym at Guy’s campus.

Recent/prospective new builds

  • In association with the modernisation of Denmark Hill Campus, King’s College Hall is being redeveloped to deliver new self-catered accommodation. This will comprise study areas, bedrooms, associated kitchen/dining facilities, student computing and printing services, high speed wireless connectivity and café and bar facilities. Opening September 2015 2016.
  • Iris Brook and Orchard Lisle Houses – Collegiate AC refurbishment will comprise single study bedrooms arranged in flats of three to five, with shared kitchen and bathroom, as well as some studio-style accommodation and one-bedroom flats for couples. Opening September 2015 2016.
  • The expansion of King’s Strand Campus into the East Wing of Somerset House early in 2012 was an historic moment in the College’s history. The College’s Dickson Poon School of Law (named in recognition of a £20-million donation) gains premises appropriate to its standing as one of Europe’s premier law schools and reflecting its 175-year-old tradition of excellence.

Availability of part-time work

  • King’s Careers Service advertises vacancies through its electronic JobOnline system for part-time, temporary, voluntary and vacation work.
  • A Student Ambassador Scheme provides many paid working opportunities for example one-to-one mentoring, student talks and campus tours.
  • A wide range of paid work is available via the Students’ Union.

GRADUATE

Graduate Application Guidelines

The new admissions cycle will start in November of each year for entry the following September. 

The deadline for receipt of applications for September is the end ofJuly before the course is due to start, or when the course is full.

Please refer to the guidelines below when applying:

It is essential that a complete application package is received online, ie. anapplication form, plus supporting documentation

Register to apply online at the King’s College London website:https://myapplication.kcl.ac.uk/.

If you are a first-time online applicant to King’s College London you will need to register and complete new registration details. You may then go on to search for our taught programme which is a MA and comes under School of Social Science & Public Policy.

When you are satisfied that you have completed the online Application Form fully you can then submit the form, which will be sent directly to the Admissions Office

You must ensure all necessary supporting documentation is scanned and attached to the online application before submitting.

Please keep a printed copy for your own records.

You can the track the progress of your online application by accessing the online application website at https://myapplication.kcl.ac.uk/.

Supporting documentation

Two signed references from your referees:

  • We require two references from academic referees who can comment on your academic abilities and your suitability for the degree, for which you are applying, or one academic and one employer reference.
  • Should you have a genuine difficulty in identifying two academic referees, we can accept employer references as long as at least one of these can comment on your academic abilities.
  • If you choose to use the King’s online referee portal to submit your references (see section on references in the online application form) please ensure full contact details of your referee are provided so that an email can be generated and sent to them when you submit your application. Please note that referee email addresses must be their work email accounts and not personal accounts such as gmail, hotmail, yahoo etc. Referees will then be provided with details on how to complete the reference online. If you already have references sent to you then you must scan and upload these to the online Application Form. You may be asked for the originals at a later date.
  • If you upload your references, they must be signed by your referee and should be on official headed paper.

Original transcripts for your first degree and any further qualifications:

  • Please scan and upload to the online Application Form, original official transcripts for your first degree and any further academic qualifications.
  • Transcripts list all marks gained over the course of your degree as well as your final score (if you have yet to complete your degree, the transcript must list marks gained, to date).
  • Transcripts can be obtained from your college/university registry.
  • Successful applicants will be asked to show the original documents at enrolment. (If your scanned documents are not clear, you may also be contacted and asked to provide originals during the application process.)
  • EU/ overseas applicants must provide a certified translation of any transcripts written in a language other than English.

Certificate(s) of English Language Qualification, if English is not your first language:

  • If English is not your first language you must have an English Language Qualification (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency). Details of the School of Social Science and Public Policy’s minimum required levels are available on the table at:http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/lang.html
  • You must scan and upload the certificate gained, with your online Application Form.
  • If you have not yet gained an English Language Qualification, please state the date on which you will take the examination.

Please note that unless we contact you specifically, we do not require supporting documents by post – we require scanned copies of official documents submitted via the King’s online application system. Original documents will be checked for successful applicants at enrolment in September. Please note that any documents sent to us by post will not be returned. If you are having problems submitting your documents online, please email SSPP-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk for advice stating clearly your full name and the programme you are applying for.

Official Website: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/

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