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King’s College, London: Tuition Fees and Admission Requirements

    King’s College London was established in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It is one of the longstanding colleges of the University of London, and a home to nearly 19,700 students that include more than 6,200 postgraduates. The College is located in London, where it operates out of five satellite campuses. The College has nine schools of study, which includes Medicine; Law; Physical sciences and Engineering; Arts and Humanities; Biomedical and Health Sciences; Dental; Nursing and Midwifery; Psychiatry; and Social Science and Public Policy

    King’s is not only an enriching experience from an academic and extracurricular perspective – they have a diverse and active student community, with nearly 30,000 students from some 150 countries worldwide

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    Student life in numbers


    LIVING COSTS: £14,400



    UNDERGRADUATE: £12,900-14,700 

    POSTGRADUATE: £22,820

    Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry

    Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering

    Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design


    • Psychology

    Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Geography
    • Communication & Media Studies

    Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics

    Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences


    • Law

    Computer science

    • Computer Science

    Bursaries and scholarships

     There are a number of A of scholarships and bursaries available, including income dependent and subject specific awards. Visit the university’s website for more information.


    All freshers studying for undergraduate degrees are guaranteed accommodation, provided they meet the application deadline which is published on the university’s website each year. The prices range from £150 for a non-ensuite room on a 48 weeks contract, to £399 per week for a couples flat.

    Entry requirements

    The King’s College London Pre-University Summer School is now open to independent high-achieving students who are about to begin University or who are enrolled in their final two years of high school and are typically aged between 16 and 17. Kindly note that students must be aged 16 as of 1 September 2019. It is an intensive social and academic experience right in the heart of London therefore the ability to be independent and the motivation to study are essential qualities for all applicants.

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    As part of the application process you will be required to upload the following:

    • a personal statement
    • official confirmation of your most recent high school grades or results
    • a reference letter from your school
    • evidence of your English language proficiency (that is if your first language is not English).

    Please keep in mind that all successful applicants will be required to return an Agreement to Study form signed by their parents or legal guardian and will agree to abide by the Student Code of Conduct.  

    English language requirements

    The Pre-University Summer School is taught and assessed in English only. That means all students whose first language is not English are required to provide proof of English proficiency. The following are currently accepted:

    • International Baccalaureate Standard Level English, grade 4
    • English language O-Level/IGCSE/GCSE grade C
    • IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill

    TOEFL paper-based test: a minimum of 583 with minimum 53 in all skills. TOEFL internet-based test: a minimum of 93 with minimum 20 in all skills. Note that these tests to have been taken within the last two years 

    • TOEIC, minimum score of 685 in all skills
    • Computer-based TOEFL, minimum score of 213
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, grade C
    • Cambridge Advanced Certificate grade B
    • CET-4 (China) 493

    They  also accept a minimum score of B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). They may accept other alternative English language qualifications for admission so if you do not have any of the above, please write to the Summer Programmes Office at indicating the name and level of your current qualifications.

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    Contact information

    Tel: +44 (0)2078 365454



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