King's College London

Postgraduate Study

  • With over 350 postgraduate courses, across 32 different subject areas, visit our online prospectus to see which course you qualify for.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 11,120 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 59%
  • Part Time 41%

Domicile

  • UK 62%
  • EU 13%
  • Other 25%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Medicine & dentistry 831 1471 2302
Subjects allied to medicine 284 1683 1967
Social studies 319 1161 1480
Education 142 1111 1253
Languages 333 437 770
Law 58 710 768
Historical & philosophical studies 265 293 558
Business & administrative studies 51 506 557
Mass communications & documentation 67 329 396
Biological sciences 98 206 304
Mathematical sciences 48 157 205
Physical sciences 92 92 184
Engineering & technology 57 123 180
Computer science 48 82 130
Creative arts & design 40 28 68

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £9,000
Mixed -
Laboratory £9,000
Clinical £10,500

Bursaries and Scholarships

The King’s Graduate School administers/offers a range of postgraduate studentships and bursaries for both masters and doctoral/PhD courses. Possible funding opportunities can include:

  • Fully-funded scholarships.
  • One-off awards/grants.
  • Projects or programmes funded by a Research Council or other major funding body.
  • Scholarships aimed at students from specific countries.

Information about the wide range of postgraduate funding opportunities at King's College London can be found via our searchable online postgraduate funding database.

Scholarships include:

  • Up to 20 King’s President’s International Scholarships each worth £10,000 for any of our master’s courses to international students.
  • Specific course based scholarships for applicants from India to a value of £5,000.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • At King’s you will have access to postgraduate only spaces and facilities tailored to your needs, along with a wide variety of study resources and development opportunities.
  • Our student services team provide additional support to international students in the form of immigration advice and orientation sessions, as well as all welfare-related topics, which may affect students during their time in the UK.