Kingston University London


Kingston University London (abbreviated KUL) is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, England. Its roots go back to the Kingston Technical Institute, founded in 1899. It received university status in 1992, before which the institution was known as Kingston Polytechnic.

Kingston has over 19,000 students and a turnover of £192 million. It has four campuses situated in Kingston and Roehampton. The university specializes in the arts, design, fashion, science, engineering, and business and is organized into four faculties: Kingston School of Art (KSA), Faculty of Business and Social Sciences (which combines Kingston Business School (KBS) and the School of Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences), Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing (SEC). The Kingston Business School (KBS) is CNAA Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree approved.

Kingston is ranked 48th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020 and the top 250 in the world for Business & Economics by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019. In 2017, the university won The Guardian University Award for teaching excellence. Kingston is a member of the European University Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and University Alliance group.

Undergraduate and Graduate courses:

  • Architecture and landscape
  • Art and design
  • Building and construction
  • Business
  • Chemistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical sciences
  • Computing
  • Creative industries
  • Creative writing
  • Criminology
  • Drama, Dance and Music
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Environment
  • Film and Media
  • Geography
  • Health and social care sciences
  • Humanities
  • Journalism and Publishing
  • Language and literature
  • Law
  • Life sciences
  • Management, marketing and advertising
  • Mathematics and data science
  • Music
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • Politics, Human Rights and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Social work and social care
  • Sociology
  • Sport science and Nutrition
  • Surveying

English Requirements

Undergraduate study (Academic IELTS/Academic IELTS for UKVI)

  • Subject area                                                                  Overall score                  Conditions
  • Art, Design and Architecture courses                                6.0                     5.5 in all elements
  • Creative and Cultural Industries courses                            6.0                     5.5 in all elements
  • Journalism, Media, Humanities and                                    6.5                    5.5 in all elements

 Performing Arts courses*          

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences courses                             6.5                   5.5 in all elements
  • Business and Law courses                                                     6.0                    5.5 in all elements
  • Health, Social Care and Education courses*                      6.5                    5.5 in all elements
  • Science, Engineering, Computing and                                 6.0                    5.5 in all elements

Surveying courses*

Postgraduate study (Academic IELTS/Academic IELTS for UKVI)

Subject area                                                           Overall score                           Conditions

Art, Design and Architecture courses*                        6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Critical Studies and Creative Industries courses        6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Journalism, Publishing and Media courses*               6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Humanities and Performing Arts courses*                  6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences courses*           6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Kingston Business School*                                             6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Health, Social Care and Education courses*               6.5                             5.5 in all elements

Science, Engineering, Computing and Surveying*     6.5                             6.0 in writing and 5.5 in others                                           

Accommodation for international students

Here at Kingston we offer a range of high-quality halls, all located close to the University's campuses. Each hall consists of single-study bedrooms arranged in flats with self-catering kitchens. Different room types are available within a range of price bands.

At Kingston we guarantee an offer of accommodation for all new full-time undergraduate students and first year international postgraduate students. Booking information will be available from March; once you firmly accept your offer you will be sent an email with further instructions. Please note that we work with a number of approved private providers to ensure alternative accommodation is available, in the unlikely event that our own halls are fully occupied.

If you wish to live independently in a flat or a house there is a strong private-rented sector in Kingston and the surrounding areas, with a good range of properties available.

Our accommodation advisers in the Student Life Centre offers a free and friendly service to help you find the right place to live in private accommodation, including a student-to-student noticeboard to help you find flatmates, a property vacancy list and a list of local letting agents, as well as help and advice with housing issues.

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