• Year of estabishment

    1829
  • Staff

    6,113 (approx)
  • Acceptance Critieria

    Profile Dependent
  • Accomodation

    Yes

King's College London

London, UK

Type

Public

Scholarship

N/A

No.of students

25,187 (approx)

Intake

Sep/Oct


King?s College London

Overview

King?s College London Is One Of The Oldest And Most Prestigious Members Of The University Of London. It Is A multi-faculty Research-led College Based In The Heart Of The London. It Is Also A Member Of The Russell Group Which Is A Coalition Of The UK's Prestigious Research-based Universities.

King's Is One Of The Top 25 Universities In The World As Per 2016/17 QS World University Rankings. More Than 27,600 Students (of Whom Nearly 10,500 Are Graduate Students) From Some 150 Countries Worldwide Are Studying At King?s And Has Around 6,800 Staff Members.

It Is Known To Provide an Intellectually Rigorous Environment Along With Welcoming And Caring Traditions And The Opportunity For Students To Be Taught By Academics Who Are Often Leaders In Their Fields.

King?s College London Has Distinguished Reputation For The World-class Teaching And Advanced Research Technology. King?s Was Ranked 6th Nationally In The ?power? Ranking In The Research Excellence Framework 2014. 84% Of The Research At King?s Was Called ?world-leading? Or ?internationally Excellent? (3* And 4*).  The University Is Among The Top 7 Universities In The UK For Research Earnings And Earns An Overall Annual Income Of Around £684 Million.  

King's Has A Particularly Outstanding Reputation In The Humanities, Law, The Sciences (including A Wide Range Of Health Areas Such As Psychiatry, Medicine, Nursing And Dentistry) And Social Sciences Including International Affairs.

It Is A Known Fact That King?s Research Work Has Played A Major Role In Many Of The Advancements Of The Modern Life Like Discovery Of The Structure Of The DNA And Research Work Which Led To The Development Of Radio, Television, Mobile Phones And Radar.

Campus

The King?s College?s Main Campuses Are Centrally Located In The Heart Of London. It Is Situated At The landmark-packed Stretch Of The Thames Including The Famous Waterloo Bridge, The London Eye And The Houses Of The Parliament.

The Campuses Include Strand Campus, Waterloo Campus, Guy's Campus, And Denmark Hill Campus.

Due To Its Central Position, Students Enjoy The Excellent Social And Cultural Opportunities Of The Capital.

Students Enjoy Plenty Of Discounts Available For King?s Students At Various Shops, Cinemas, Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Cinemas, Theatres And For Travel As Well. Also, There Are Subsidised On-campus Facilities Including Shops, Cafes, Bars, Gyms, Pools, Clubs And Societies Available For The Students.

Departments

King?s Offers A Wide Range Of Courses, Covering A Range Of Traditional Core Subjects And Innovative New Studies. Students Are Inspired And Intellectually Stirred By Studying With Some Of The World?s Leading Researchers And Academics Who Are Pushing The boundaries Of Knowledge.

The Academic Faculties At King?s Are:

  1. Faculty Of Art & Humanities
  2. Dental Institute
  3. Faculty Of Life Sciences & Medicine
  4. Institute Of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
  5. The Dickson Poon School Of Law
  6. Faculty Of Natural & Mathematical Sciences
  7. Florence Nightingale Faculty Of Nursing & Midwifery
  8. Faculty Of Social Science & Public Policy

Teaching Standards

  1. ·         King?s College Is Known To Have World-class Teaching And Cutting-edge Research Faculties.
  2. ·         The Staff Is Intellectually Rigorous And Usually The Academics Who Are The Leaders In Their Field.
  3. ·         Strong Commitment And Investment In Educational Technology.
  4. ·         Intellectually Stimulating And Challenging Academic Environment Nurtured With Caring Traditions Rooted Way Back 180 Years.

Research Standards

  1. ·         King?s Is A Member Of The Russell Group Which Is A Coalition Of The UK's Prestigious Research-based Universities.
  2. ·    84% Of The Research At King?s Was Deemed ?world-leading? Or ?internationally Excellent? (3* And 4*) At The Research Excellence Framework 2014.
  3. ·         Some Of The Success Stories Of The Research Work At King?s Are:

o   Law Is 1st In The Country For Quality Of Research And 7th For Power.

o   Education Is 2nd For Quality And 4th For Power.

o   Clinical Medicine Is 3rd For Quality.

o   General Engineering (Imaging Sciences) Is 5th For Quality And Submitted Twice The Number Of Staff Compared With 2008.

o   Psychology, Psychiatry And Neuroscience Is 2nd In The Country For Power And Achieved 100 % 4* Ranking For Research Environment.

o   Politics And International Studies Are 1st For Power.

o   History Is 5th For Quality And 7th For Power.

o   Philosophy Is 3rd For Quality And 3rd For Power.

o   Communication, Cultural And Media Studies (Culture, Media And Creative Industries And Digital Humanities) Are 1st For Power And 8th For Quality And Scored 100% At 4* For Research Environment.

Academic Strengths

  1. ·      Teaching And Research Drawing On A Lively Interdisciplinary Climate And Collaboration With Many Partner Institutions, Organisations And Industrial-commercial Enterprises.
  2. ·        Students Will Work With Academics Who Are Often National Or International Leaders In Their Field.
  3. ·         Our Students Benefit From Our Connections In London And Can Learn At The Leading Professional, Political, Legal And Cultural Institutions In The City.
  4. ·     With Over 150 Partner Institutions, King?s Also Connects You To The World. Studying Abroad For A Semester, A Year Or A Summer Is A Unique Opportunity To Expand Your Personal And Academic Horizons; Preparing You For The Global Stage, And Boosting Your Employability.
  • Student Facilities

  1. ·        All The King?s Main Campuses Have Well-equipped Libraries Which Provide Information Resources Related To All The Subjects Taught At The College.
  2. ·     The Libraries Give You Access To Over 1.25 Million Books And EBooks, Database And Other Online Resources, As Well As Archives And Special Collections
  3. ·         Faculties Are Always Ready To Assist You With Your Research Or Any Learning Needs Or Any Basic IT Support You Need.
  4. ·         Millions Of Pounds Have Been Invested To Provide A Campus That Supports Mobility And Permits 24/7 Reliable Access.

Accommodation

  1. ·     The King?s College London Offers A Variety Of Accommodation Within Its Own Halls Of Residences And The University Of London Intercollegiate Residences, And In Partnership (under Nomination) To Student Accommodation Providers Unite And Collegiate AC.
  2. ·       King?s Guarantee Accommodation For All First-year Undergraduate Students, As Long As They Meet Their Application Criteria And The Application Deadline, Which Is Published On Their Website.

Alumni

When One Graduates From King?s He/she Becomes A Part Of The Distinguished Network Of Alumni Dating Back To The Foundations Of The University. Some Of The Notable Alumni Of King?s Include:

·         .          Sir Charles Lyell
·         Sir Charles Wheatstone
·         William S Gilbert
·         Thomas Hardy
·         Florence Nightingale
·         James Clerk Maxwell
·         Somerset Maugham
·         Virginia Woolf
·         Sir William Kelsey Fry
·         Charles Barkla
·         Sir Owen Richardson
·         Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
·         Sir Charles Scott-Sherrington
·         Sir Edward Appleton
·         Sir Arthur C Clarke CBE
·         Dr Max Theiler
·         Professor Peter Higgs
·         Dame Cicely Saunders
·         Professor Maurice Wilkins CBE
·         Michael Morpurgo OBE
·         Hanif Kureishi
·         The Most Reverend Desmond Tutu
·         Professor Sir James Black
·         Katherine Grainger CB

  • Scholarships

King?s College Offers Many Scholarships To The Students Who Want To Study At The King?s College London. Some Of The Scholarships Are Listed Below:

·         Sanctuary Scholarship 

·         Desmond Tutu Scholarship

·         Dickson Poon Law Scholarship

·         Perseverance Trust UG Scholarship

·         Women In Science Scholarship

·         K+ Start Up Scholarship

·         Mature Learner Start Up Scholarship 

·         Singapore Scholarship Fund 


Telephone - +44 (0) 20 7836 5454

Email

prospective@kcl.ac.uk

Website

www.kcl.ac.uk