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Choose modules from across King's faculties. Learn about health and science, law, business management, culture and social science.
Places on the summer modules are allocated on a first come, first served basis upon payment of fees. Each module lasts one week and students can choose to attend more than one module during each summer programme.
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Class content is informed by the latest research and intellectual thinking from the sector and are aimed at high achievers who want to work hard and thrive in a global environment.
Students will be invited to network and collaborate with each other on group assignments and experience social learning which are central elements of undergraduate study.
45 hours of intensive learning.
Classes are a mix of lecture and seminar. Learning is interactive and may include discussion groups, role play, simulation games and Q&A sessions with guest speakers, depending on the academic subject.
Attendance at all sessions is compulsory and is monitored. Those who miss sessions will not receive a King's Participant Record of Achievement at the end of the course.
Assessment is designed to reflect university-level assignments. Feedback from tutors will allow students to see how well they have performed and where they can improve. Upon completion of the programme and course assignments, students receive a King’s certificate of attendance.
Some students on this programme may be eligible to stay in King's student halls of residence. Age restrictions apply. Where accommodation is available, King’s Residences open for booking early in 2023.
Once you have accepted and paid for your Summer Programme you will be able to go to King’s Residences to book your accommodation if you are eligible.
You will need to select the session(s) that you are booking for and if you are doing more than one session you are advised to email the King’s Residences team to confirm a room over the weekend between sessions.
If you have any queries regarding accommodation for Summer 2023 then please contact: email@example.com or call the switchboard on 020 7848 5959.
Catering is not included as part of the programme but food outlets are located on all teaching campuses https://www.kcl.ac.uk/new-students/begins/london/food-and-drink along with a wide choice of shops, cafes and restaurants in the areas around campus.
King’s College London has a student safeguarding policy plus an increased duty of care to all students who are studying with the College while under the age of 18 (u18s).
The King's College London Pre-University Summer School is open to high-achieving students who are about to start or who are enrolled in their final two years of high school, and are typically aged 16 and 17. To apply for the Summer School, students must be aged 16 before the start date of their course.
As this is an intensive social and academic experience delivered by King's Faculty, it is essential that all applicants are independent, mature and motivated students.
As part of the application process you will need to upload the following:
- Official confirmation of your most recent high school grades
- A personal statement
- Evidence of your English language proficiency
- Agreement form to study with us (to be completed online after offer)
The Pre-University Online Summer School is taught and assessed entirely in English. All applicants must have studied English to at least level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR), If your first language is not English, please provide evidence of your English proficiency from the list below:
- English language O-Level/IGCSE/GCSE grade C
- International Baccalaureate Standard Level English, grade 4
- IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill
- TOEFL paper-based test: we require a minimum of 547 with minimum 53 in all skills.
- TOEFL internet-based test: we require a minimum of 72 with minimum 17 in all skills.
- TOEIC, minimum score of 685 in all skills
- Cambridge Advanced Certificate grade C
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, pass
- Cambridge First Certificate, grade B
- CET-4 (China) 493
- Duolingo English Test, we require a minimum test score of 95
We may accept alternative English language qualifications but we will need an official letter verifying the qualification you have is the equivalent of level B2.
If the medium of instruction at your high school is English and you have studied there for a minimum of two years, this will be considered as evidence of proficiency.
If you are uncertain about your current language proficiency or qualification, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice, stating the name and level of your current qualification
Our pre-university fees are listed below. All programmes have a £60 application fee.
King's Pre-University Summer School 2023
Session 1: 3 July - 7 July or/and Session 2: 9 July -13 July or/and Session 3: 16 July - 20 July
Pre-University fee: £2900 per session
We operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Please refer to our terms and conditions.
A place to study wth us is only confirmed once full payment of the fee is received. Please visit our How To Apply page for information about how to apply and pay
All successful applicants will be required to return an Agreement to Study form signed by their parent or legal guardian. This includes acknowledgement, acceptance and agreement to abide by the Student Code of Conduct.
If you have any questions or enquiries about our summer courses, please contact us via email or phone.
+44(0)20 7848 1533