King’s College London

King’s College London is a world-leading university. Rated among the world’s top 25 universities , King’s is ranked sixth in the UK for the quality and quantity of its research activity and 11th in the world for its international performance and outlook .

Since its foundation in 1829 King’s has defined itself in terms of its service to society, and it now has more than 31,000 students and some 8,500 staff members dedicated to making the world a better place.

King’s location in the heart of London enables it to form and lead international conversations in policy, government, law, culture, religion, medicine and business. King’s has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs.

It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped 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. It is the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe.

With PhD completion rates at King’s among the highest in the country, and 94 per cent of master’s graduates in full time work within six months of graduation (DHLE, 2014) you can be sure to receive the best support to achieve success. King’s is ranked fourth in the UK for graduate employability, according to the results of Times Higher Education's Global Employability University Ranking 2016.

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