Undergraduate 'Health and Society' Study Abroad Programme 2014/15

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The Study Abroad Undergraduate Programme allows students who are currently studying for their undergraduate degree at an overseas institution to spend either a semester or a full year at King's. It is a fully integrated programme, so you will attend the same classes and live in the same accommodation as any other King's student. With campuses right in the heart of London and with over 800 courses to choose from, why not come and Study Abroad with us?


As part of the Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme at King's you can elect to take the Health & Society module. This is a customised module for students thinking of tailoring their programme towards Health Studies or thinking about going into a healthcare profession. The programme offers a strong grounding in both theory and practice, with input from a range of specialists in General Practice, Medical Sociology and Anthropology, Medical Ethics and Law. Included in the course are a series of clinical placement rotations in environments such as emergency rooms, walk-in centres, day surgery clinics and operating theatres.                                                                                                                     

The following enrolment periods are available for this programme:


Autumn: September - December


Spring: January - June


Full Year: September - June


English language requirements

If you require a tier 4 visa, you must meet the specific Level B2 English Language requirements as specified on the UKBA website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/

King's accepts a number of English language qualifications, including IELTS and TOEFL exams. The current requirements are:

IELTS: 7.0 overall; minimum of 6.0 in all four skills TOEFL: 100 + minimum 21 in Listening and Writing, 22 in Reading, 23 in Speaking

If students have 6.0 IELTS it is recommended that they take a pre-sessional course prior to the start of the semester or will receive a conditional offer based on achieving a 7.0 IELTS by the start of the semester. We do not accept any students below a 6.0.


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Study Abroad Undergraduate Entry Requirement
3.3 GPA or equivalent




This is a customised programme for undergraduate students thinking of tailoring their studies towards Health Studies or thinking about going into a healthcare profession.