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International Education

Collaborating with international partners for education

Prepare yourself for the global workplace. Study across the world through education programmes developed in collaboration with University partners. Study at two institutions and receive a qualification from both institutions. Benefit from world-renowned expertise, improve your language skills, learn across cultures and gain insight into life in two cities. Programmes are offered at the undergraduate, masters and PhD level.

 


Joint PhD programmes

King’s Joint PhD programmes aim to build a global research network to develop new thinking and solve critical global challenges. Joint PhD students benefit from access to different research eco-systems and funding opportunities as well as encountering fresh approaches to research, with students spending at least one year at the partner University. Early career researchers build professional and personal contacts that can help future career opportunities and, upon completion of studies, receive a qualification from two internationally recognised institutions.

King’s offers joint PhD programmes in Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil and South Africa with the following institutions:

  • Comparative Literature
  • Digital Humanities
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Life Sciences & Medicine Research
  • Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience Research
  • Chinese Studies
  • Contemporary India
  • Geography
  • Linguistics / Language, Discourse and Communication
  • Politics/Political Economy
  • War Studies

  • Immunological and Cellular Strategies in Metabolic Disease

  • Philosophy
  • German
  • English
  • Cultural Media & Creative Industries
  • Geography
  • Mathematics

  • Comparative Literature
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • Music
  • Life Sciences & Medicine Research
  • Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience Research
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Nursing, Midwifery & Health Studies
  • Dental & Craniofacial Sciences
  • Chinese Studies
  • Geography
  • Linguistics / Language, Discourse & Communication
  • War Studies

  • Cardiovascular research

  • Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development & Use
  • International relations

  • Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development Research

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    Joint PhD with National University of Singapore

    This programme is available across four Faculties at King’s including Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences & Public Policy, Life Sciences & Medicine and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience. In addition to the Faculties of Science and Arts & Social Sciences at NUS, we are excited by the recent addition of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to this partnership which will provide even more opportunities for students to undertake PhD at two world-class universities.

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    Masters programmes

    King’s offers many exciting opportunities for students to undertake joint or double Masters degrees. In addition, we are also partnered with leading universities in East Asia for pathways into King’s Master programmes.

    Contact us if you are interested to find out more about those opportunities.  

    MSc International Addition Studies (IPAS) is a unique multi-university online postgraduate programme collaborated by King’s College London, University of Adelaide, and Virginia Commonwealth University (USA).

    Master of Science in International Addiction Studies

    Study in Paris and London, at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy at King's College London. Aimed at graduate students planning careers in diplomacy, international organisations and other areas of social and public policy at the national, European and global level. It spans a wide range of disciplines and allows students to customise their learning at both universities, by bridging seven Masters programmes on the Sciences Po side and over 30 degree programmes on the King's side.

    King's College London and Sciences Po Dual Degree

     

    King’s – Sciences Po, Graduate Programme in International Affairs

    Study in Paris and London, at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy at King's College London. Aimed at graduate students planning careers in diplomacy, international organisations and other areas of social and public policy at the national, European and global level. It spans a wide range of disciplines and allows students to customise their learning at both universities, by bridging seven Masters programmes on the Sciences Po side and over 30 degree programmes on the King's side.

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    Global Mobility

    King's students discover mobility opportunities as part of your studies in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. New Summer School exchanges opportunities include St Petersburg, Russia and Stellenbosch in South Africa.

    If you are a university partner with an enquiry regarding a mobility agreement, please contact exchange@kcl.ac.uk.

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    The Dickson Poon School of Law

    The Dickson Poon Faculty of Law runs a number programmes with partners across the globe including Dual LLB programmes with partners in France, Spain, Germany and Australia. It is a partner in the prestigious European Law School Network, which was established in 2006 by its three founding members (King’s College London, Humboldt University and Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris) in order to establish and develop the European Lawyer programme (the ‘Juriste Européen’). University of Rome La Sapienza (Rome, Italy) and the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) have recently become members of this prestigious programme.

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    Dialogues on Disability

    This annual programme brings together disabled students from Delhi University, Humboldt University, Federal University of ABC (Brazil), the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and King’s College London. Students and disability support professionals participate in a week-long engagement with local peers to explore barriers faced by disabled people and opportunities to remove these to improve access and inclusion. The host university links with political, social and educational institutions, providing an opportunity for participants to discuss issues and share experiences through diverse cultural perspectives. The participation of King’s is coordinated through the Disability Support Service.

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