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King's College London Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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King’s College London has a total enrolment of 31,000 students, with 12,800 PG and 18,200 UG students. They have International students from about 150 countries. King’s College London offers three types of UG degrees, single honours (where the module is taken in a single subject area), joint honours (where the modules are taken n two subjects of about equal weighting) and major/minor honours (where at least half the modules are in the major subject and one quarter in the supporting subject).

  • To prove English proficiency in some cases, Indian High School Leaving Certificate (CISCE/ISC exam board only) with 80% in English is also accepted.
  • According to QS World University Rankings 2020, King’s College has been ranked top 10 in the UK.
  • Scholarships are available for domestic as well as international students.
  • 79% of the students are full-time while 21% are part-time.


Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee£55
Intake SeasonsAutumn, Spring, Summer
Academic CalendersTerm based
Financial AidLoans, grants, scholarships, bursaries

King’s College London Admission Deadlines

Standard application deadline (UG)Jan 15 Medicine or Dentistry: Oct 15
Application deadline (PG)Mar 19

King’s College London Undergraduate Admissions

The general undergraduate admission process for a prospective student at King’s College London is given below:

How to apply: Online application via the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

Academic requirements: High school leaving certificate, transcripts of your previous qualifications (with official English translations if not originally in English), two academic references, any English language qualifications that you have (if your first language is not English).

Supporting Documents: Proof of financial support, copy of passport for international applicants, required points under the Points Based System, Proof of financial support, Passport/ National identity card, English Language Proficiency

Language Requirements for International Students

International students who want to apply to King’s College are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria required by their program. The English language requirements are mentioned below:

Test TypeMinimum Requirements
TOEFL (iBT)109 overall with 27 in writing and a minimum of 25 in each of the other skills
IELTS7.5 overall with a minimum of 7.0 in each skill
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) / Cambridge C1 Advanced191 overall with a minimum 185 in each skill
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) / Cambridge C2 Proficiency191 overall with a minimum 185 in each skill
Pearson Test of English (Academic)75 overall with a minimum of 69 in each communicative skill

King’s College London Graduate Admissions

King’s College London offers the option of multiple PG programs including banking & finance, engineering, dentistry etc. The general admission requirements are as follows:

How to apply: Online application

Application Deadline : 29 March

Academic Requirements: A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. If the degree is already completed, copies of official degree certificate will also be required. Applicants with academic documents issued in a language other than English will need to submit both the original and official translation of their documents, Two references, Personal statement, CV (optional)

Supporting Documents: Proof of financial support, copy of passport for international applicants, required points under the Points Based system

Some of the popular Graduate school courses available at King’s College are as follows -

CourseApplication FeesAcademic Requirements
MSc in International Management£80UG degree with an overall average of at least 65% across all years of study in a social science-related area; Personal statement;2 references Transcripts; CV (Optional);
MSc. In Electronic Engineering with Management£ 60Bachelors degree with a minimum high 2:2 honours in electronics, electrical engineering, computer science, applied mathematics or physics or Professional or occupational qualifications; Personal statement;2 references; Transcripts; CV (Optional)
MSc in Artificial Intelligence£ 60BSc or BEng with 2:1 honour in Engineering or another relevant subject Competence in computer programming to the level expected at the end of the first year of a BSc honours degree in computer science; Personal statement; 2 references; Transcripts; CV (Optional)
MSc Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management£ 80Undergraduate degree high 2:1 honour (i.e. an overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) required in a social science-related area (e.g. management, economics, sociology or another relevant subject); Personal statement; 2 references;Transcripts;CV (Optional)

Out of the recommendation letters, one needs to be academic. Professional references will be accepted if the applicant has completed their qualifications over five years ago.

Applications remain open after the deadline if places are available but the programs will be closed as soon as they are full, so applicants are advised to submit their application as early as possible. All qualifications and institutions of the applicant are cross-checked on the UK NARIC databases (National Recognition Information Centre, which is the national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications). If a particular institution or qualification is not on this list, King’s College would not consider the application.

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