If you are interested in coming to King's, you should apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) and apply online via the UCAS website (click on 'apply'). If you are applying through a school or college, you will need to obtain a 'buzzword' from the centre you are applying through. Alternatively, you can apply as an individual, independent of a school or college. Please see the UCAS website for instructions. The UCAS institution code name for King's is KCL, and the institution code is K60.
There are a few programmes which require direct application to King's, this will be stated above.
If you have already applied to King’s, in addition to using UCAS Track to keep up-to-date with your progress and reply to any offers (if your application is through UCAS), you can use King’s myApplication
portal to check for messages regarding your application. You can use myApplication to find out if you’ve been invited for interview, view details of your offer and contact the King’s admissions team, as well as to find information about applying for accommodation and the points-based visa system.
Read more about applying to King's
We are looking for intellectually curious and open-minded students who relish the opportunity of studying with some of the world's most distinguished academics. You must be of the highest intellectual calibre, and we are looking for a commitment to embrace the challenge of a truly cosmopolitan education.
Additional personal statement
Because we recognise that you may also be applying through UCAS to single or combined honours programmes, applicants to Liberal Arts are asked to submit an extra personal statement. This should be uploaded to the admissions portal within two weeks of submitting your UCAS application. You will receive instructions on how to upload your personal statement when we receive your UCAS application.
Please note: your application cannot be considered unless you submit the additional statement within two weeks of submitting your UCAS application.
You will be asked to write 500 words which explain how studying for the BA Liberal Arts would fit into your academic interests and future plans, and why you think you would be a successful student on this course. This will be read by the admissions tutor in conjunction with your UCAS statement. Please write in continuous prose and do not use subheadings or bullet points.
For further information about this, please visit our website.
Please refer to the UCAS website for application deadline dates, or contact the relevant Admissions Office for further advice.
If your course requires you to apply directly to King's, or through another alternative route, please refer to the selection procedure text and use the 'Apply' button to the left to access the application form/further details.
Fees & funding
For information on fees and funding for undergraduate programmes at King's go to http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/ug/funding/index.aspx
Year of entry 2014