We receive a lot of enquiries at Intake Education from students who have a dream of studying at King’s College London. King’s is an internationally renowned university and is known for delivering exceptional education.
Rankings and Reputation
King’s is one of the top-ranking universities in the world and always sustains its reputation as a world-leading university for its academia, campuses, facilities, student experience, and much more. It is part of the elite UK Russell Group (top research universities) and provides world-leading research to solve the world’s most pressing problems. With an annual research income of £273m, the university was recently ranked 6th in the world for research in ‘power’ by the Research Excellence Framework 2021. Some of its rankings are as follows:
6th in the UK (Times Higher Education UK University Rankings 2023).
37th in the World (QS World University Rankings 2023)
68th for Graduate Employability (QS World University Rankings 2022)
King’s is London’s most central university with four Thames-side campuses in central London, and a campus at Denmark Hills. Rated the best student city in the world ((QS Best Student Cities 2022), London offers a dynamic, vibrant, and multicultural environment. It is considered one of the world's financial capitals, and also at the centre of global conversations in government, law, culture, religion, business, and medicine, making it the ideal place for international students. There are a variety of activities students can do outside of their studies such as exploring famous landmarks, shopping, museums, gallery, enjoying cuisine from around the world, and various sports and entertainment events that take place throughout the year. In London, you can explore iconic sites such as Westminster Bridge, Tintern Abbey, the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, etc. and since there are more than 300 languages spoken in London, you will never feel a language barrier there and would be able to understand London’s diversity.
King’s College London has a history of excellence and is one of the oldest universities in London. Its alumni are amongst the finest members of society. King’s and its associated institutions have fourteen Nobel Laureates, which is a testimonial to King’s academic excellence and how it helps shape the lives of its students.
Faculties at King’s College London
King’s is renowned for providing the best academic experience to its students with a holistic approach that provides both theoretical and practical knowledge, so the students can gain the necessary skill sets and gain practical experience. The faculties at King’s include:
- Arts and Humanities
- Life Sciences and Medicines
- Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences
- Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences
- Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care
- Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
- Social Science & Public Policy
Study at King’s College London
All undergraduate and taught-postgraduate learners are supported with their academic literacy within the curriculum. Through the King’s Academic Skills for Learning resource and Academic Skills Tutors, students receive a wide range of additional support to enhance their academic skills. King’s has incorporated the city of London into their education strategy, making the city a living classroom. The university has partnered with various organisations in London which helps its students gain valuable experience, and opportunities to help the community and interact with a great network of connections for their careers.
Placement Opportunities at King’s College London
At King’s, you will find a dedicated careers team available for you from your very first year. King’s understands that the world is increasingly becoming competitive, and advancing with new sets of challenges, which is why they want to guide their students from the start.
At King’s undergraduate programmes third-year students can join industry placement. It is for students enrolled in courses such as International Management BSc, Business Management with a Year in Industry BSc, and Economics & Management with a Year in Industry BSc. Placement salaries can range depending on the organisation, sector, and country, but generally range between £11,000 - £25,000 for the UK. The university strongly encourages all students to partake in paid placements and connects them with opportunities through its website King's College London (targetconnect.net).
Through the placement opportunities, the students at King’s can gain skills and experience that employers look for in graduates and learn more about their career interests, build up a professional network and learn practically how organisations work. After completing the placement, they can return to their university to complete their final year with real-life work experience that other university graduates may lack.
The UK universities are renowned for producing the most employable graduates. King’s College London has always ranked high in global employability rankings. In a recent report commissioned by the British Council USA, it ranked King’s in the top 5 most recognised universities amongst US employers. Once you graduate from King’s you will become a member of their 194,000-strong global alumni network. This will provide you with a great opportunity to network with King’s alumni including in London to advance your career while studying.
King's Careers & Employability team is high-paced and innovative, responsible for delivering transformative approaches to careers education and employability training. This means that the team helps the students be prepared to face the professional world by organising a broad range of extracurricular workshops and programs across multiple industries, including finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, etc. This helps students like you gain an insight into your interests, strengths, and values, boosting your confidence and giving you the insight, you need to make impactful career decisions.
Some of the opportunities that the team provides to its students are:
- one-to-one services
- information and online learning
How Intake can help you study at King’s College London
Intake Education is a representative of King’s College London in India. It means that we get the latest updates from the university representatives. If you reach out to our advisors, they can help you select the right course, the most advantageous scholarship, and the appropriate accommodation at the university. Places for courses at the university tend to fill up rapidly so we urge you to contact us today!
International Relations, MA at King’s College London
According to Kshama, she did not choose King’s, but King's chose her. I was very curious to know what she meant by this because it was one of the first things she said. Upon asking further, she explained how King's helped her decide to study abroad. Like every student, she was concerned about her decision since it has a profound impact on one's future. She had decided to study abroad on the condition that receives an offer from a prestigious institution, which happened once she heard from King's, her dream university. It was important to her to find a course that would provide her with practical, relevant information and modules that would help her stay ahead of the curve in today’s ever-evolving world. She says she was thrilled to find King's and profoundly grateful that the college chose her and helped her embark on this amazing adventure.
We hope that after reading the blog and understanding the history, rankings, faculties, and vibrant culture of King’s College London you are ready to apply to the university. If you are unsure about the course that will suite your profile or require any other support, you can reach out to Intake Education who can assist you in your journey to King’s.