King's College London is the fourth oldest college in England and has has nearly 23,000 students from almost 140 countries. A research-led university, King's has an outstanding reputation for providing world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. The College is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings. King's has a particularly distinguished 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 the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe and no university has more Medical Research Council Centres!
Situated in the heart of London, partaking in a course at King's will allow you to become part of a vibrant and intellectually stimulating community. You will be inspired by researchers, discoverers and inventors who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge and will mingle with other delegates from across the world. There are currently over 700 students from the USA studying on undergraduate and graduate degree programmes, as well as study abroad and exchanges experiences, contributing to a vibrant international community situated in one of the most exciting cities in the world.
King's College London is ranked the 26th best university in the world. When applying, students rank their top 4 module based on academic interests.
They are the largest provider of healthcare training in Europe. Along with the Schools of Biomedical Sciences and Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, students on the medical track benefit from first class facilities and those of KCL's partners. The specially designed Health & Society module allows students to get real experience in a healthcare setting- perfect for those pre-medical students looking to travel abroad! The module combines an in-class curriculum with a range of shadowing opportunities in different clinical settings, integrating psychological, social, ethical, and anthropological perspectives underpinning practice.
There are several other modules within the different colleges at KCL. The college of Art & Humanities has their French, Philosophy, History, and Classics departments regularly featured in the top three nationally. King's school of Social Science & Public Policy forms one of the largest UK groupings focusing on policy-oriented research in a multidisciplinary environment. The School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences delivers world-class research, education and innovation, whilst building on the significant presence of physics, chemistry, and biology across the College.
As a student at King’s, you are automatically a member of King’s College Student’s Union (KCLSU). Your membership to the Union is free and brings with it a number of opportunities for you to get the most out of your time at King’s and in London. KCLSU organizes social, sporting and cultural activities, provides opportunities to develop skills, and ensures students can voice their opinions as well as being there with advice and support when it is needed. Whether you’ve been doing it for years or feel like trying something new, there are an enormous variety of opportunities where you can get involved, make new friends, have fun and be part of the student community. Community activities include sports clubs, societies, volunteering opportunities, student media, and campaigning groups. There are over 100 societies you can join, varying from politics and debate, to comedy, musical theatre and everything in between. You can also take part in one of the 50 club sports played on campus. The College operates three outdoor sports facilities for student and staff use. Student teams use these grounds to represent the College at rugby, football, netball, lacrosse, hockey and cricket. Staff and students can also join the Kinetic Fitness Centre which offers high-quality equipment and a range of classes. The majority of sports teams at King’s take part in nationally-recognized British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) fixtures, offering you the chance to shine in your chosen sport!
Living in London
London is full of opportunities for you, as a student, to make the most of the capital. It attracts the best from around the world for cultural, business, political, media, legal and sporting events. The city comprises 32 boroughs and many villages, each with their own characteristics and hidden treasures - there really is something for everyone! London museums, universities and institutes are plentiful so you can easily complement and extend your learning beyond King's. Take a tour around the city via boat or the famous London Bus. Take a flight on the London Eye, take the Jack the Ripper tour, and see Shakespeare's theatre. With endless amounts of history and nightlife opportunities, you're sure to forget the definition of bored.
While abroad, students continue to pay their Case tuition rather than the tuition at their new institution. In addition there are several expenses students’ financial aid can potentially help to fund. These are listed in the attachments below.