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5 reasons to study at King's

King's College London students at the Strand Campus


1. Guaranteed offers at King’s

Guaranteed offers for all Foundation students. Find out more through our Foundation Finder.

2. Progression to King's

88% of Foundation students progressed to a UK university in 2018.

Find out which King’s degrees previous students from all of our courses have progressed to.

3. Guaranteed accommodation

You are guaranteed accommodation for the length of your course and the first year of your degree at King’s. Find out more about the accommodation we offer at King’s residences.

4. Excellence in teaching

King’s Foundations is a top 20 Language Centre and a Centre of Excellence.

Through our highly qualified and experienced teachers we make sure that you are fully prepared to succeed in your studies.

5. Outstanding student support

You will be allocated a personal tutor, programme coordinator and have access to welfare advisors throughout your study. We are here to answer your questions about:

  • your studies
  • applying for a degree
  • settling into London life
  • student visas
  • accommodation

Find out more about student support.

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Top questions on King's Foundations Programmes

What if my qualifications don't meet the degree entry requirements?

If you don't have suitable high school qualifications to apply directly to King's, you may be able to study the International Foundation Programme.

This course will bridge the gap in your academic learning and ensure that you’re ready for your undergraduate degree.

Find out more about the King’s International Foundational Programme

What if my English level doesn’t meet my degree requirements?

If you hold an offer from King’s, you can take a Pre-sessional course to improve your academic English to meet the requirements of your degree offer. It's a great alternative to retaking external English exams, like IELTS, and it helps you settle in before your studies. 

Find out more about our Pre-sessional courses

King's at a glance

  • Top 3 university in London
  • Top 5 university in the UK
  • Top 20 Language Centre in the UK
  • Commitment to academic excellence

From our cutting-edge research to our global connections, find out more about King's.

London life

Make the most of living and studying in London and find out what London life is all about.

Student life

With students from over 150 countries, discover why you will love being part of our vibrant student community and find out what student life is all about at King’s.

Frequently asked questions

Did we miss something? If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch or take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.

Explore King’s

Accommodation Feel at home in our comfortable, safe residences, located close to King's teaching campuses. 
Student life Art, food, music, shopping – you'll never find yourself with nothing to do in the world's most vibrant city.
Extra-curricular Discover the huge variety of extra-curricular opportunities at King’s, from MOOCs to language courses.
London living With four campuses by the River Thames and one in south London, King's is right in the heart of the capital.

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Learn more about the degree programmes on offer at King's. Download or view a prospectus in PDF format.

Undergraduate prospectus

Postgraduate guide