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- Kingston upon Thames, UK
- University type: Public
- Rank: 591
Program types Postgraduate Pathway, Undergraduate Pathway
Programs total 22
Acceptance rates 17%
International Students 3158
Study abroad at Kingston University
Kingston University London (KUL) is a public research university situated in Kingston upon Thames, London, England. It is known for its career-focused programs, quality teaching and entrepreneurial graduates.
The University’s Kingston International Study Center provides a range of degree preparation programs for international students. These include an international year one in business and management which leads to the second year of a business management with business experience degree, and a pre-master’s program leading to a one-year taught master’s degree.
Kingston’s campus has a range of great facilities for students, including more than 3,000 networked computers, free Wi-Fi and access to library resources. The University also recently invested £12 million to refurbish their studios, and they have a 3D workshop, digital media workshops, photography suite and filming studio.
The University Students’ Union runs over 80 societies covering a range of interests, including politics, culture, religion, computer games and the environment. There are also 30 sports clubs on campus you can get involved with, including badminton, football, rugby, cricket, snow sports, fencing and karting.
Why study at KUL?
- Great location
KUL is located in Kingston upon Thames, a quiet borough of London giving students the best of both worlds
- Innovative learning
Kingston offers forward thinking teaching that’s informed by the latest industry insights and in-depth research
- Top 50 university
Kingston University London is ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020)
Life as an international student
KUL has a truly international community, welcoming more than 3,000 international students from over 140 different countries ranging from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
As a student at the International Study Center, you will be part of the University from your first day. As well as benefiting from the resources at the International Study Center, you’ll also be able to access all facilities at the University. Before the start of term you will attend international orientation. This is designed to introduce you to life at Kingston University, and give you an opportunity to make friends with other international students.
The University offers a range of services to help you during your time at KUL, including access to a personal tutor. The Student Life Center brings together a number of student support services, including accommodation, advice, disability support and student funds.
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- International Year One 3 term, Business and Management
- Pre Masters Programme 2 term, Business and Management
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