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
The department may interview shortlisted candidates for the BA programme and is looking for genuinely interested individuals. A good A-level performance (AAA) is expected but no specific A-level subjects are normally required except for joint honours programmes. The department welcomes applicants with relevant life experience.
Applicants with relevant life experience may need to take an Access course to prepare them for their degree. Those applicants not already taking an Access course are strongly advised to consult the Admissions Tutor about their application.
Applicants planning a gap year should either apply for a deferred place in the preceding year or ensure that they are available for interview during February and March (the normal interview period for war studies) during their gap year.
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