Student Accommodation

  • King’s College London guarantees a place in residence to all international postgraduate applicants if they meet the criteria outlined on the Accommodation Policy detailed on the King’s Residences website.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £9,450
Mixed -
Laboratory £9,450
Clinical £10,950
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

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; and scholarships aimed at students from specific countries.
  • Postgraduate taught scholarships include International Scholarships, each worth £25,000 for any master’s courses to international students. 
  • Please refer to the university website for the searchable online postgraduate funding database.


  • King’s has an outstanding reputation for world-leading research as a Russell Group university, and PhD completion rates at King’s are among the highest in the country.
  • The Graduate School provides doctoral students with a full suite of personal and professional development courses, from research design and thesis writing to problem solving, networking skills and career management.
  • The university also offers a variety of resources and funding to help students travel, deliver papers at conferences and organise their own training activities and events.
  • Doctoral students are normally part of a research group or Doctoral Training Centre.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

11,131 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 64%
  • Part Time 36%


  • UK 63%
  • EU 13%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Medicine & dentistry 830 1470 2300
Subjects allied to medicine 285 1685 1965
Social studies 320 1160 1480
Education 140 1110 1255
Languages 335 435 770
Law 60 710 770
Historical & philosophical studies 265 295 560
Business & administrative studies 50 505 555
Mass communications & documentation 65 330 395
Biological sciences 100 205 305
Mathematical sciences 50 155 205
Physical sciences 90 90 185
Engineering & technology 55 125 180
Computer science 50 80 130
Creative arts & design 40 30 70

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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