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Study in London
How to apply
King's College London welcomes students currently enrolled in universities outside the UK to participate in our Study Abroad programmes. You can apply for a full academic year(from September to June) or for one semester only (September-December or January-June). There are two ways in which you can study abroad at King’s:
As an exchange student: You can study abroad at King's as an exchange student only if an exchange agreement is in place between your home university and King's, including Erasmus+. Your home university needs to nominate you as part of their exchange quota. Please contact your International office to check their nomination procedure. Please note that exchange students are not permitted to study at King's in more than one academic year at the same level.
As an independent student: You can study abroad at King’s as an independent student. If you intend to participate in this programme, a tuition fee will be required, and you need to apply directly. Fee-paying students, where agreement is not in place between King’s and the home university should not nominate students as they apply directly. Students should note that application deadlines are earlier for independent students, and spaces are limited.
Students in their final year of degree program should note that the schedule of release of transcripts for their semester/year at King's might mean you have to delay your graduation, depending on your home university schedule. No transcript can be provided early.We also work with two provider organisations: Arcadia and IFSA-Butler.
The King's College London Study Abroad programme allows students who are currently studying for their degree at an overseas institution to spend either a semester or a full year at King’s. They must have completed at least a full year of study before their study abroad at King's.
Students apply through King's Apply.
Students accepted on this programme enrol in four semester modules (or 60 credits) from the Study Abroad Module Catalogue.
Over 600 semester modules to choose from, and you can mix and match across disciplines.
For students already studying for a Master's programme at an institution based outside of the UK.
Students accepted on this programme enrol on three or four postgraduate modules per semester (60 UK credits).
Postgraduate students take only level 7 modules, which can be found in the Study Abroad Module Catalogue.
For PhD students attending an institution based outside of the UK with whom we have a student exchange (students from non-exchange institutions can apply to come to King's through the Visiting Research Student route via the Graduate School, or, if from Erasmus+ universities, via the Erasmus+ Traineeship scheme).
Students need to be accepted and approved by a relevant academic supervisor at King's College London before applying to this programme. Students can identify and contact a potential supervisor using the Research Portal or individual faculty homepages
Students must upload their PhD proposal to the Kings Apply portal as part of their application.
This programme gives students access to facilities such as the graduate study space, the College libraries and to graduate methodology seminars.
Meet four times per semester with your King's College London appointed supervisor.
Due to the partly clinical setting of the program and the uncertainty around that setting being accessible in the current global health situation, this programme may be cancelled if it cannot go ahead safely
Customised programme for students in a pre-medical or pre-health degree programme and intending to pursue a medical professional degree.
Students enrol in one course, Health & Society, composed of coursework and clinical observation, and three other modules from the Undergraduate Study Abroad Module Catalogue.
Open to fee-paying Study Abroad students only, and spaces are limited.
Please see our Dates and Deadlines page for more information on when to apply.
Please see here for more information on the programme.
The Study Abroad Plus programme gives full year Study Abroad students the opportunity to experience the world-of-work in the buzzing capital by taking an accredited internship in the Liberal Arts and Cultural sector, as part of their studies at King’s College London. Students must secure their own internship.
Students on Study Abroad Plus secure and complete their own suitable internship placement with the support of Careers & Employability.
Study Abroad Plus is open to undergraduate students participating in the Study Abroad programme at King’s for the full academic year. Support workshops start in September, and students have until August to complete the required number of internship hours.
To be able to undertake an internship as part of your studies in the UK, students on this programme are required to have a Student Visa which is valid for the full duration of their stay in London.
For further information on the programme, click here.
Students interested in taking the module should submit an Expression of Interest form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
N.B. Students on the Study Abroad Plus programme can only expect to have a complete RoAR (transcript) by the end of September.
Find out how to apply to study abroad at King's College London.
Browse hundreds of modules available to Study Abroad students.
Application deadlines and semester dates for students