kingston university london

About us

Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in SW London, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the UK and overseas.

Mission
– promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
– strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
– realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
– equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy. 

Studying at Kingston

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Kingston University. You might also be interested in our:

You can also come to Kingston as visiting student on a Study Abroad or exchange programme.

Entry requirements

We recognise a variety of international qualifications for entry.

Academic entry requirements vary so you should check our undergraduate and postgraduate course pages for the exact requirements of your chosen course or programme.

If your first language is not English, it is important that you also achieve a good level of English language ability before starting your studies. Please check whether you meet our English language requirements.

Teaching roomThe learning environment

Teaching methods vary from subject to subject, but most taught courses are delivered through:

  • lectures – the most formal method of teaching, providing you with the foundation for further independent study;
  • seminars – which encourage group discussion; and
  • tutorials – smaller group discussions.

Other methods of teaching include:

  • language laboratory classes;
  • project work;
  • science and technology practical exercises; and
  • studio work in art and design.

Many courses also include a work placement, which give you the chance to gain practical experience in business or industry.

Appropriate information technology will be available on each course to help you produce course work or solve problems.

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