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King’s College London is the fourth oldest university in England and one of the top 25 universities in the world. It is London’s most central university, with five campuses linked through the heart of the capital, enabling King’s to build partnerships with key London institutions and form international conversations. Known for it’s dedication to and research, King’s has played a major role in many of the advances that shape modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.
King's was founded in 1828 by a group of politicians and churchmen who wanted a Church of England alternative to what later became University College London (UCL) then known as 'the godless college'.
King's has more than 27,600 students from some 150 countries, and some 6,800 staff. It has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences and social sciences.
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What is King's Student-Faculty Ratio?
What percentage of King's students are international students?
What is the median starting salary of King's graduates?
What is ratio of male to female students at King's?
36% male and 64% female
How hard is it to get into King's?
King’s is a very competitive university with it’s overall acceptance rate being only 13%.
Focuses on the study of law as an intellectual discipline. It can form the first step towards qualifying to practice as a solicitor or barrister, but also represents legal training for other careers.
From marketing to technology and innovation, this fascinating course delves into the areas that influence business decisions, change consumer behaviour and shape the economy.
The Neuroscience BSc at King's is a modern and multidisciplinary degree covering aspects of cell, molecular and developmental biology, neuroanatomy, physiology and pharmacology.
Students develop a broad understanding across the key aspects of mathematics, and enjoy the freedom to pursue their own interests as they progress.
King's PPE degree is a high-quality, interdisciplinary course that equips students with the skills and knowledge to understand and analyse the political and economic institutions of the 21st century.
The International Relations BA degree is an interdepartmental course addressing key global challenges, issues and approaches to politics.
Prominent graduates from King's include Nobel Prize winners, celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. Just some of King's famous former students include Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, poet John Keats, the founder of nursing, Florence Nightingale, writers Thomas Hardy and Arthur C. Clarke and more than seven Olympic medal winning rowers!