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International Pre-master's

Build your confidence and academic skills to be able to succeed in postgraduate study in the UK. 

Learn with like-minded peers about culture and society in the UK to be able to understand the Western perspectives of your subjects, enhancing your postgraduate study experience.

Applications open for September 2018

 Why study a Pre-master's at King's? 

  • A top 4 London university (The Complete University Guide - 2018)
  • Personal support throughout your study with small class sizes for one-on-one attention
  • Build your confidence and the academic skills you need for a postgraduate degree in the UK
  • Receive help with your postgraduate applications
  • Guaranteed accommodation for the duration of your International Pre-master's Programme and first year of your postgraduate degree


Listen to what our students had to say about their study experience.

Course Options

Choose one of the International Pre-master's Programmes depending on your academic interests. Courses start in September and January of each academic year.

Politics & International Relations

Expand your knowledge of politics, including comparative politics, international relations and political theory. You will also be introduced to key theoretical approaches to these disciplines. No previous knowledge of the subject is required.

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Business Management

Develop a thorough understanding of business, studying different business structures and the external factors that impact on business, as well marketing, finance and human resources. Explore current issues in business using case studies, in areas like corporate social responsibility, the growth of small firms, business ethics and the impact of technological change.

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If you have any questions about these courses please visit the frequently asked questions page or contact us. Read our how to apply page for further information on how to submit an application.

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Entry requirements

How to apply

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The British Council regularly inspects and re-accredits the courses delivered by the King's English Language Centre and awards points of excellence in five general categories. They recently re-accredited us for another 6 months under the Accreditation UK Scheme.

The King's English Language Centre received the highest number of 'strengths' compared to other university language centres in London. An achievement we are very proud of. Visit the British Council website to read the full 2017 inspection report.

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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.
Student support Ongoing help and support throughout your studies.
London living With four campuses by the River Thames and one in south London, King's is right in the heart of the capital.

Next steps

View a prospectus

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

Undergraduate prospectus

Postgraduate guide