- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Minimum GPA of 3.3 at the time of application (firm)
About the Program
King's College London
was founded by Royal Charter in 1829 and is a member of the federal University of London. Famed for its program in War Studies as well as state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, King's College boasts a student population of 17,000 undergraduate students across eight faculties. The King's College London Students' Union
, the oldest student union in London, boasts over 260 student societies and activity groups.
King's College London is located in central London. Comprised of three campuses, most of King's undergraduate programs are located on the Waterloo campus on the Strand along the Thames river. The college buildings are within walking distance of the British Museum, the National Gallery, Covent Garden, and the Royal Festival Hall.
- Full year: mid-September to early June
- Spring: early January to early June
Fields of Study
Fields of Study include: Chemistry, Computer Science, European Studies, Film, History, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Religion, War Studies
Please note that Art History, Business, Psychology & Economics are not available at King's. The only Politics classes available are in European Studies and War/Security Studies.
When choosing classes, you should look mainly at first (level 4) or second year (level 5) courses, but you are eligible to take third year (level 6) courses if prerequisites are met.
Modules Available at King's College London
You are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit you wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.
A full courseload for this program is: 60 King's credits (typically 4 classes)
The minimum passing grade for this program is: 41
You are required to live in program housing unless the university is unable to provide it.
You have two housing options:
- Self- Catered Hall: apartment and suite style residence hall, where you will have access to a shared kitchen. Meal plan is not included.
- Intercollegiate Hall: self catered and catered halls that are open to any student attending a constituent university of the University of London. This option is only open to full year students.
Please note that while some of the accommodations are within a reasonable walking distance from the university buildings, most are not. You should be prepared to commute via public transportation from your residence hall to the academic buildings, which may be up to 45 minutes away via the London underground.
Housing at King's College London
We are committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. We hope that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.
With over 200 approved-programs, we are confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with your OGE advisor to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.
To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website
. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website
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