Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
Normally Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) and 575 hours (approximately equivalent to four months FT) healthcare-related experience.
Applicants who have achieved a high 2:2 may still be considered, and will need to ensure they include their grades for each module for all years of study on their application, or attach a transcript from all years of study at the time of application.
Successful applicants will be asked to complete an RPEL (Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning) claim form. Further information regarding RPEL can be found here.
It is highly desirable for applicants to have studied Biology or Human Science to GCSE level or equivalent.
For entry onto any of the nursing pathways in September 2018
Applications must be made through UCAS.
UCAS is the University and Colleges Admissions Service. Please see the UCAS website on instructions on how to apply. The UCAS institution code name for King’s is KCL, and the institution code is K60.
The UCAS codes for the different programmes are:
B741 – Adult branch
B731 – Children's branch
B761 – Mental Health branch
Please note: Applicants who have successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma programme may apply via King's Apply for the MSc Nursing programme.
Meeting the Numeracy & Literacy requirements for the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements
If applicant has already achieved grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalents, including overseas equivalents and Functional Skills, they will not be required to sit the Numeracy & Literacy test.
If applicant has not yet achieved the GCSE Maths and/or English requirement, or equivalents, including overseas equivalents and Functional Skills, but is currently studying for them, they will need to sit the corresponding test(s). This does not include Access applicants.
Access applicants that have not achieved GCSE English and/or Maths grade C or above or equivalents, including overseas equivalents and Functional Skills, will need to sit the Numeracy & Literacy test(s).
Applicants who will need an English test as part of their academic entry requirements will not need to sit the Literacy test, as meeting the English Language policy means they will meet the Literacy requirements.