2020 POSTGRADUATE GUIDE - KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

 
 
2020 POSTGRADUATE GUIDE - KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
2020 POSTGRADUATE GUIDE - KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
CONTENTS
Choose King’s                    2
Our London setting               2
Enhance your career              4
Our research                     6
Connect to the world             8
Join a vibrant community        10
What you need to know           12
Key information                 12
Applying to King’s              14
International applicants        16
Your accommodation              18
Student support                 20
Our courses                     22
Other ways to study at King’s   41
Important information           42
Next steps                      44




                                      Top10
                                      ONE OF THE TOP 10
                                      UK UNIVERSITIES
                                      QS WORLD UNIVERSITY
                                         RANKINGS 2020
2020 POSTGRADUATE GUIDE - KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
WELCOME TO KING’S
WELCOME TO KING’S
For almost 200 years, our research has been, and continues to be world-leading and our
graduates are some of the most employable in the world. As we look forward to our 200th
anniversary in 2029, we’re striving to make a positive impact through our strategic vision.

By joining King’s, you’ll become part of a diverse   We are London’s most central university and
and welcoming community of staff and students        life in our incredible capital is an integral part
from over 150 countries worldwide. You’ll benefit    of the King’s experience. Our long-standing
from our cross-disciplinary approach and             partnerships with institutions such as The British
transformative, research-led teaching, learning      Film Institute, leading NHS hospitals and our




                                                                                                           Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
from academics whose research makes a positive       many global connections, will enable you to
impact on society; from gene research that will      build networks and develop invaluable skills
improve cancer diagnosis, to helping London          to support you in your future career.
solve its pollution problem.
                                                     I hope you’ll join us as we pledge to work together
                                                     to make the world a better place.




                                                     President & Principal,
                                                     Professor Edward Byrne AC




                                                     Discover King’s Strategic Vision in full
                                                       kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/strategy


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      Choose King’s for...
      OUR LONDON SETTING
       London will become an integral part of your student life. We are the most
       central university in London, with four Thames-side campuses within a square
       mile and one located in the south of the city. With London as an extension
       of your campus, you’ll have countless opportunities to explore and enjoy
       this incredible city.




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         1st                                                                          5
    RATED THE BEST STUDENT
       CITY IN THE WORLD
    QS BEST STUDENT CITIES 2019




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CHOOSE KING’S FOR: OUR LONDON SETTING
         1 King’s Strand Campus                   10 King’s Waterloo Campus              King’s locations
         2 Bush House                             11 Shakespeare’s Globe                 London landmarks
         3 Royal Courts of Justice                12 Waterloo Station
         4 Maughan Library                        13 St Thomas’ Hospital
         5 Palace of Westminster                  14 City of London Financial District
         6 London Eye                             15 King’s St Thomas’ Campus
         7 South Bank                             16 King’s Guy’s Campus
         8 Tate Modern                            17 The Shard
         9 St Paul’s Cathedral                    18 Guy’s Hospital




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                                                                                                       King’s Denmark Hill Campus,
                                                                                                       King’s College Hospital and
                         13                  15                                                        South London and Maudsley
                                                                                                       Hospital are approximately
                                                                                                       3-4 miles (5-6km) from our
                                                                                                       Strand, Waterloo and Guy’s
                                                                                                       campuses.



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    Choose King’s to...
    ENHANCE YOUR CAREER
    Listing a postgraduate qualification from King’s on your CV is just the beginning.
    With the support of our Careers & Employability team and their strong links
    with alumni, businesses and other organisations around the world, you’ll be
    able to develop both your professional skills and experience to help you stand
    out from the crowd.




    Our Careers & Employability team will help you        BE YOUR OWN BOSS
    find the right career path for you, through advice,   If you have a great business idea, the King’s
    guidance, events and experiences. They will also      Entrepreneurship Institute are here to help.
    help you to articulate the abilities, knowledge and
                                                            kcl.ac.uk/entrepreneurship
    outlooks you gain through your qualification that
    are valued by top graduate recruiters.
                                                          OUR CONNECTIONS
      kcl.ac.uk/careers                                   Studying at King’s and being a member of the
                                                          King’s alumni community, you will have unfiltered
    INTERNSHIPS                                           access to our connections with organisations in
    Our Internships team offer insight and advice on      London and overseas.
    how to access internships, including some that are
                                                            kcl.ac.uk/study/why-kings/connections
    exclusive to King’s, that will support your career
    decision making, enhance your employability             kcl.ac.uk/alumni
    and complement your student experience.
      kcl.ac.uk/careers




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                                        4th
                                  IN THE UK FOR EMPLOYABILITY
                                      TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION
                                  GLOBAL EMPLOYABILITY UNIVERSITY
                                          RANKINGS 2020




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As a King’s graduate you’re
more competitive compared
with students from different
universities, and King’s has
helped me to do better in my
job applications and future
career plan.
Dan, Accounting, Accountability
& Financial Management MSc




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    Choose King’s for...
    OUR RESEARCH
    Our world-leading research and evidence-based teaching is at the heart of
    our courses. With five medical research council centres and many strategic
    research partners, King’s is a place where you will gain the skills to challenge
    convention, deliver impact and change lives.




    MONITORING AIR QUALITY              FAKE NEWS                             CYBER SECURITY EXCELLENCE
    Our Environmental Research          Research on fake news, produced       King’s has been named an
    Group, at the Faculty of Life       by our Digital Humanities             Academic Centre of Excellence
    Sciences & Medicine, is a           department in the Faculty of          in Cyber Security Research in
    leading provider of air quality     Arts & Humanities, has been           recognition of its work in this
    information and research in the     published as a book: A Field          field. The centre brings together
    UK. They have teamed up with        Guide to ‘Fake News’ and other        researchers from across the
    the Mayor of London and Dyson       Information Disorders. It explores    faculties working on the socio-
    to monitor air quality exposure     false viral news, political memes,    technical aspects of cyber
    of 250 children on their way to     trolling practices and their social   security. Future research will
    school and in the classroom, and    life online, and is being used to     now inform the government’s
    helped deliver the world’s first    train journalists worldwide on        National Cyber Security
    Ultra Low Emission Zone.            how to verify news sources.           Strategy.
      bit.ly/kcl-low-emission             kcl.ac.uk/artshums                    bit.ly/kcl-cyber




    Find out more about our faculties and their research:
       kcl.ac.uk/research
       kcl.ac.uk/faculties-departments

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                                                                   RESEARCH & EXCELLENCE
                                                RESEARCH QUALITY
                                  6th
                                                                      FRAMEWORK 2014
                                                  IN THE UK FOR
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    Choose King’s to...
    CONNECT TO THE WORLD
    At King’s you’ll have access to a range of opportunities beyond your studies.
    From learning a new language to gaining international experience through
    studying abroad or a global internship, make the most of your time at King’s
    with everything that’s on offer to help you boost your employability prospects.




    EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS                                LEARN A LANGUAGE
    We offer a number of degrees that allow you         Our Modern Language Centre offers you the
    to study at King’s and a renowned international     opportunity to take a credit-bearing or non-credit-
    partner university.                                 bearing language module – free of charge – as part
                                                        of, or outside of your degree programme. Evening
      kcl.ac.uk/jointdegrees
                                                        and Saturday classes are also offered with over
                                                        26 language courses to choose from, and are
    INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES
                                                        discounted for King’s students and alumni.
    Our Global Summer Exchanges provide a great
    opportunity to study outside of term time at one      kcl.ac.uk/mlc
    of our worldwide partner institutions if studying
    abroad is not part of your degree.                  INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCE
      kcl.ac.uk/globalmobility
                                                        Explore the benefits of professional work experience
                                                        overseas and international experiences in London
                                                        that will boost your employability. Our Internships
                                                        team will support you to explore your options and
                                                        source the right opportunity for you.
                                                          kcl.ac.uk/careers




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                    MASTER’S AND PHD PROGRAMMES

                       INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS
                        JOINTLY DELIVERED WITH
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     Choose King’s to...
     JOIN A VIBRANT COMMUNITY
     At King’s, you’ll become part of a diverse and active postgraduate community.
     There are countless ways to get involved in various activities and opportunities,
     where you can meet like-minded people and develop new skills to enhance
     your future.




     KCLSU                                               GET INVOLVED, GET PAID
     KING’S COLLEGE STUDENT UNION                        Whether you are helping at an open evening
     KCLSU offers you a range of ways to meet            or providing support at one of our talks or
     new people, join societies, build communities       exhibitions, there are regular opportunities
     and campaign for things that matter to you          to get involved at King’s and earn money.
     and much more.
                                                           kingstalentbank.com
       kclsu.org
                                                         ASSOCIATESHIP OF KING’S COLLEGE
     KING’S SPORT                                        The Associateship of King’s College (AKC) award
     With over 50 sports clubs, three gyms, a sports     runs alongside your degree and offers an inclusive,
     scholarship programme (for high-performing          research-led programme of lectures, which give
     athletes) and social sport sessions, King’s Sport   you the opportunity to engage with different beliefs
     offers something for everyone.                      and cultures.
       kcl.ac.uk/sport                                     kcl.ac.uk/akc




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    150+
NATIONALITIES IN OUR VIBRANT
    STUDENT COMMUNITY




                                                                    Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
                               While at King’s, I got involved in
                               King’s Think Tank – a student-led
                               society. I’m interested in working
                               with public policy and this helped
                               me to get involved with students
                               from different backgrounds and
                               was really enriching for my
                               academic experience.
                               Juliana, International Tax LLM




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      What you need to know...
      KEY INFORMATION
      To help you start preparing your application in good time, follow our key
      information planner below. You’ll find key dates to help you throughout the
      application process as well as links to relevant information online. For general
      guidance, we have included dates that relate to September entry.*




      KEY INFORMATION PLANNER                       October 2019          November 2019         December 2019         January 2020         February 2020

      September start – application                 Applications open
      to enrolment journey

                                                    After applying, check King’s Apply for messages, interviews, details and decisions:
                                                      apply.kcl.ac.uk

                                                                                                  Apply for King’s bursaries and scholarships
                                                                                                  Note that for some funding opportunities you need to apply early:
                                                                                                    kcl.ac.uk/postgraduate-funding




                                                                                                                                               Accommodation
                                                                                                                                               applications
                                                                                                                                               open


      Additional steps for                          Check if you need a visa to study in the UK:
      international applicants                        gov.uk/check-uk-visa
                                                    Check if you meet the English language requirements for your course:
                                                      kcl.ac.uk/pg




      Conditional offer holders only




     * Other start dates may be available for selected courses. Deadlines vary, check kcl.ac.uk/pg for your course application deadlines.
12     You will be advised through King’s Apply whether you are required to pay a fee to submit your application. **Taught courses only.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: KEY INFORMATION
TEACHER TRAINING
Applicants to PGCE courses must follow the process and deadlines
set out by the UCAS Teacher Training application system:                                                                    Top tip
  ucas.com/ucas-teacher-training                                                                                            CHECK APPLICATION GUIDANCE
                                                                                                                              FOR YOUR SPECIFIC COURSE
                                                                                                                              ONLINE, AS SOME COURSES,
CAMPUS TOURS                                                                                                                 EG DENTISTRY, HAVE EARLIER
Join us on one of our monthly campus tours to discover more about                                                                    DEADLINES:
                                                                                                                                     KCL.AC.UK/PG
the campus where you’ll be studying:
  kcl.ac.uk/campus-tours




                                                                                                                                                                 Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
March 2020            April 2020           May 2020              June 2020              July 2020              August 2020            September 2020

Application deadline   Received an offer?                                                                           Enrol online            Complete enrolment
for most courses**     Check acceptance and deposit deadlines                                                                               on campus




                                             Apply for a              If you have a disability that may impact on your studies in any way, please
                                             postgraduate loan        see our Disability Support webpages for information on support:
                                             Check here for              kcl.ac.uk/disability
                                             details and eligibility:
                                               gov.uk/
                                             postgraduate-loan

                                                                    Occupational health check/Disclosure and Barring Service (for           Accommodation
                                                                    select courses only)                                                    applications
                                                                                                                                            close


                                             Look out for           Apply for your visa
                                             instructions through
                                             King’s Apply on
                                             starting your visa
                                             application (if
                                             required)


                       Good luck with your examinations!
                       Send official documentation evidencing that you have met your conditions through King’s Apply




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     What you need to know...
     APPLYING TO KING’S
     We are looking for the brightest and best applicants to join us in shaping and
     serving society. Find out about the process of applying to King’s, the costs
     involved in studying and information on how to fund your studies.

     Check your course details online for complete application information,
     deadlines and fees before you apply. kcl.ac.uk/pg



     ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                                   ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
     • For the majority of postgraduate taught courses,   To study at King’s it is essential to be able to
       a 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent   communicate effectively in English in an academic
       is required.                                       environment. Each course has a minimum level
     • Many postgraduate research degrees will also       of English language that you are required to meet
       require a master’s degree or international         and sits within a band, each band has a different
       equivalent for entry.                              English language requirement. Please visit our
                                                          website to find the different bands of English
     Visit our course webpages for the entry
                                                          language competence and the English language
     requirements for each course.
                                                          tests accepted.
       kcl.ac.uk/pg
                                                            kcl.ac.uk/pg-elr
     Please also note that there may be additional
     non-academic entry requirements. For example:        HOW TO APPLY
     • Occupational health clearance                      Find out how to apply for your chosen course online.
     • Disclosure and Barring Service check
                                                            kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply/taught-courses
     • Academic Technology Approval Scheme
       (ATAS) clearance.                                  If you have any questions about applying to
                                                          King’s, use our Student Services Online platform
                                                          for application guidance.
                                                            self-service.kcl.ac.uk


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FEES AND FUNDING                                        PAID WORK




                                                                                                               Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Visit our fees and funding webpages to find out more    Unless your visa prohibits you from working,
about tuition fees, bursaries, scholarships, living     you may be permitted to work up to 20 hours a
expenses, student loans and other financial help        week during term time. Our Visa & International
available at King’s.                                    Student Advice team provide further information
                                                        on our website.
  kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding
                                                          kcl.ac.uk/visa-advice
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS FROM THE EU
If you begin your degree in the academic year           HOW TO PAY
2020–21 you will continue to be eligible for the same   Find out how to pay your tuition fees online.
fees as ‘home’ students.
                                                          kcl.ac.uk/aboutkings/orgstructure/ps/finance/fees

STUDENT VISA FINANCE CONDITIONS                         For further information and guidance on how to
If you require a student visa to study in the UK, you   apply for financial help, please contact the Student
must have sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees   Funding office:
and maintenance (for yourself and any dependents
                                                          kcl.ac.uk/funding
in the UK). Check online for more information.
                                                          funding@kcl.ac.uk
  kcl.ac.uk/visa-advice
                                                          +44 (0)20 7848 4204




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     What you need to know...
     INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
     We welcome over 11,000 international students a year from 150 countries
     across the globe.

     Our dedicated webpages for international students cover everything
     you need to know about applying to study at Kings, and living in London.
       kcl.ac.uk/international



     INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS                          STUDENT VISA
     The international equivalences by country for our         To gain permission to enter the UK as a student
     entry requirements can be found on our website.           from outside the European Economic Area, it is
                                                               likely you will need to apply for a Tier 4 student
       kcl.ac.uk/intlpgreqs
                                                               visa. You will need to hold an unconditional offer
                                                               from King’s to apply for a visa. Once you receive
     ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
                                                               your unconditional offer, we will issue you with
     To study at King’s you must be able to communicate
                                                               a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS)
     effectively in English in an academic environment.
                                                               number, which you will need in order to apply
     Each course has a minimum level of English
                                                               for your Tier 4 student visa.
     language that you are required to meet. Visit our
     website for the different bands of English language       To apply for a visa you are required to show you
     competence and English language tests accepted.           have sufficient funds to cover your tuition fees
                                                               and maintenance (for yourself and any dependents
       kcl.ac.uk/pg-elr
                                                               in the UK). EEA and Swiss students do not
                                                               currently require a visa to enter and study in the
     PRE-SESSIONAL COURSE
                                                               UK. This is subject to change if the UK leave the
     Our pre-sessional course helps you reach the required
                                                               EU on 31 January 2020. More information can be
     English language skill level for entry into your chosen
                                                               found online.
     degree. Find out more information online.
                                                                 kcl.ac.uk/visa-advice
       kcl.ac.uk/study/preparation-courses/presessional



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     What you need to know...
     YOUR ACCOMMODATION
     Living in a convenient location to your campus plays a big part in your time at
     university. If you need to relocate to study at King’s, we offer a wide range of
     student residences throughout London, with many located near our campuses.
     Our residences are comfortable, safe, with facilities and services to suit all
     budgets and lifestyles.




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KING’S RESIDENCES                                        INCLUSIVE LIVING
King’s Residences is the perfect place for you to live   We also offer a number of inclusive practices within
during your time at King’s. You will be guaranteed       King’s Residences:
accommodation if you meet our application criteria       • single gender flats
and apply before the deadline we provide.                • accessible rooms – adapted rooms for individuals
                                                           with long-term medical conditions.
Postgraduate contracts are for 51 weeks and we
endeavour to place all postgraduate students in          If you have a disability or specific housing
areas together.                                          requirements, please contact our Disability Support
                                                         team:
ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS
                                                           kcl.ac.uk/disability
We offer self-catered accommodation comprising
non-ensuite, ensuite and studios. For information          disability@kcl.ac.uk
on our accommodation options, fees and how to
                                                           +44 (0)20 7848 7018
apply, please visit our website.




                                                                                                                Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
  kcl.ac.uk/accomm                                       PRIVATE-RENTED ACCOMMODATION
                                                         London offers a huge and varied range of privately-
If you have questions about our accommodation,
                                                         rented accommodation. Our Student Services team
please contact King’s Residences at:
                                                         have housing advisors to help you with private
  kcl.ac.uk/accomm                                       sector accommodation, budgeting and tenancies,
                                                         and the University of London Housing Services
  kingsresidences@kcl.ac.uk
                                                         (ULHS), specialise in helping you find private
  +44 (0)20 7848 5959                                    accommodation.
                                                           kcl.ac.uk/housing

                                                           housing.lon.ac.uk




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     What you need to know...
     STUDENT SUPPORT
     When it comes to studying, everyone’s needs are unique, which is why we’re
     here to help you maximise your potential during your time with us. At King’s,
     we provide support, advice and guidance to all students to enable you to make
     the most of everything on offer and perform to your best ability.




     CHAPLAINCY
     Our Dean’s Office and Chaplaincy oversee the
     spiritual development and welfare of all students.
     The Chaplains are practiced listeners who offer
     pastoral and spiritual support to our student
     community, of all beliefs and backgrounds.
       kcl.ac.uk/chaplaincy


     KCLSU ADVICE
     KCLSU Advice is independent from King’s and
     offer impartial, confidential advice relating to your
     rights and responsibilities as a student.
       kclsu.org/advice


     IT
     Our IT team provide free Microsoft Office 365 for
     everyone and 24/7 IT support every day of the year.
       kcl.ac.uk/it




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STUDENT SERVICES                                      STUDENT SERVICES ONLINE




                                                                                                           Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Our range of student services offer practical and     Our Student Services Online enquiry service
professional advice and guidance to support you       makes it easy for you to find answers to common
before, during and after your time at King’s. The     questions about student life and to access support
services complement the support provided within       services generally.
your academic faculty.
                                                      If you can’t find the information you need, you
Our student services teams offer free and impartial   can contact student services for support directly
support in the following:                             on the platform. Once you’re a King’s student
• applying to King’s                                  with login credentials, you’ll also be able to use
• course administration and assessments               enhanced features.
• counselling and mental health
                                                        self-service.kcl.ac.uk
• disability
• fees, funding and money
• graduation
• housing and accommodation
• international student support
• settling in to student life
• starting at King’s.




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               Our courses
               BY SUBJECT AREA
               The following pages detail information on all of our postgraduate courses, grouped
               by subject area. For the majority of postgraduate taught courses, a 2:1 honours
               degree or international equivalent is required. Many postgraduate research
               degrees will also require a master’s degree or international equivalent for entry.
               Please check the course pages online before you apply.

                   kcl.ac.uk/pg


     COURSE NAME                                         START       END                    ONLINE                 FACE TO FACE (ON CAMPUS)

     Academic preparation courses
     Pre-sessional
     16-week Face-to-face Pre-sessional                  May         September              –                      16 weeks
     16-week Combined Pre-sessional*                     May         September              4 weeks                12 weeks
     11-week Face-to-face Pre-sessional                  June        September              –                      11 weeks
     11-week Combined Pre-sessional*                     June        September              4 weeks                7 weeks
     6-week Face-to-face Pre-sessional                   July        September              –                      6 weeks
     6-week Combined Pre-sessional*                      June/July   September              4–5 weeks              1–2 weeks


     COURSE NAME                                         LEVEL       FULL TIME              PART TIME              LOCATION

     Arts, culture and media
     Taught courses
     Arts & Cultural Management                          MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Big Data in Culture & Society                       MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Christianity & the Arts                             MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Classical Art & Archaeology                         MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Cultural & Creative Industries                      MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Digital Asset & Media Management                    MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Digital Culture & Society                           MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Digital Economy                                     MSc         1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus
     Digital Humanities                                  MA          1 yr                   2 yrs                  On campus



                                                                     *Our combined pre-sessional courses are a blend of online and face-to-face learning
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OUR COURSESR: BY SUBJECT AREA
COURSE NAME                                                         LEVEL               FULL TIME   PART TIME   LOCATION

Film Studies – Film & Philosophy pathway available                  MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Global Media Industries                                             MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Master of Music – Composition or Musicology &                       MMus                1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Ethnomusicology
Theatre & Performance Studies                                       MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
The Classical World & its Reception                                 MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Research courses
Culture, Media & Creative Industries – option of joint PhD with     MPhil               2 yrs       3 yrs       Optional study abroad
Humboldt University of Berlin                                       PhD                 3 yrs       4–6 yrs
Digital Humanities – option of joint PhD with National University   MPhil               2 yrs       4–6 yrs     Optional study abroad
of Singapore                                                        PhD                 3 yrs       –
Film Studies – option of joint PhD with University of Hong Kong     MPhil               2 yrs       4–6 yrs     Optional study abroad
or with National University of Singapore                            PhD                 3 yrs       –
Music – option of joint PhD with University of Hong Kong with       MPhil               2 yrs       3 yrs       Optional study abroad
pathways in composition, musicology, and ethnomusicology            PhD                 3 yrs       4–6 yrs     Optional study abroad
Biomedical and chemical sciences




                                                                                                                                               Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Taught courses
Aerospace Medicine                                                  MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus and at RAF Centre
                                                                    PG Dip              6 months    –
Biomedical & Molecular Sciences Research                            MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
                                                                    MRes                16 months   –           On campus
Cardiovascular Research                                             MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Genomic Medicine                                                    MSc/PG Cert/PG Dip 1 yr         2 yrs       On campus and at St George’s
Human & Applied Physiology                                          MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Healthcare Technologies                                             MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
                                                                    MRes                1 yr        –
Immunology                                                          MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Medical Engineering & Physics                                       MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Microbiome in Health & Disease                                      MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Molecular Biophysics for Medical Sciences                           MRes                1 yr        –           On campus
Nutrition                                                           MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Stem Cell & Regenerative Therapies: From Bench to Market            MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Tissue Engineering & Innovation Technology                          MRes                1 yr        –           On campus
Translational Cancer Medicine                                       MRes                1 yr        –           On campus
Women & Children’s Health                                           MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Research courses
Basic & Medical Biosciences                                         MPhil/PhD           3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus
Chemistry                                                           MPhil/PhD           3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus
Immunology & Microbial Sciences                                     MPhil/PhD           3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus



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     COURSE NAME                                           LEVEL     FULL TIME         PART TIME       LOCATION

     Business, finance and entrepreneurship
     Taught courses
     Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management     MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Banking & Finance                                     MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Computational Finance                                 MSc       1 yr              -               On campus
     Digital Economy                                       MSc       1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Digital Marketing                                     MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Economics & Finance                                   MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Finance Analytics                                     MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Finance: Asset Pricing                                MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Finance: Corporate Finance                            MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Financial Mathematics                                 MSc       1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Global Finance & Banking                              MSc       Min 2 yrs         Max 4 yrs       Online learning
                                                           PG Dip    Min 16 months     Max 4 yrs
                                                           PG Cert   Min 8 months      Max 3 yrs
     Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis   MSc       1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     International Management                              MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     International Marketing                               MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     International Marketing (Executive)                   MSc       –                 2 yrs           On campus
     Marketing                                             MSc       Min 2 yrs         Max 4 yrs       Online learning
                                                           PG Dip    Min 16 months     Max 4 yrs
                                                           PG Cert   Min 8 months      Max 3 yrs
     Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology                MSc       1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Public Policy & Management                            MSc       1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Strategic Entrepreneurship & Innovation               MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Research courses
     Management Research                                   MPhil     2 yrs             4 yrs           On campus
                                                           PhD       3 yrs             6 yrs
     Computer science
     Taught courses
     Advanced Computing                                    MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Advanced Cyber Security                               MSc       Min 2 yrs         Max 6 yrs       Online learning
     Advanced Software Engineering                         MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Artificial Intelligence                               MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Computational Finance                                 MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Cyber Security                                        MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Data Science                                          MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Robotics                                              MSc       1 yr              –               On campus
     Urban Informatics                                     MSc       1 yr              –               On campus



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COURSE NAME                                                        LEVEL               FULL TIME               PART TIME   LOCATION

Research courses
Bioinformatics                                                     MPhil/PhD           3 yrs                   6 yrs       On campus
Computer Science Research                                          MPhil/PhD           3 yrs                   6 yrs       On campus
Robotics                                                           MPhil/PhD           3 yrs                   4–6 yrs     On campus
UK Centre for Doctoral Training: Safe & Trusted AI                 PhD                 4 yrs                   –           On campus
Conflict and security
Taught courses
Conflict, Security & Development                                   MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies                           MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Geopolitics, Territory & Security                                  MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
History of War                                                     MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Intelligence & International Security                              MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
International Affairs MA with pathways in Cyber Security or        MA                  –                       2 yrs       Online learning
Espionage & Surveillance                                           PG Dip              –                       16 months
                                                                   PG Cert             –                       8 months
International Conflict Studies                                     MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus




                                                                                                                                                            Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
International Peace & Security                                     MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
International Relations                                            MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
International Relations & Contemporary War                         MA                  Min 2 yrs               Max 6 yrs   Online learning
National Security Studies                                          MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Science & International Security                                   MA/PG Dip/PG Cert   1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Security, Leadership & Society                                     MSc/PG Dip          1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Strategic Communications                                           MA/PG Dip/PG Cert   1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus and online learning
Sciences Po – King’s Graduate Programme in International Affairs                       2 yrs (1 yr in Paris,   2 yrs       On campus and study abroad
                                                                                       1 yr in London)
Terrorism, Security & Society                                      MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
War & Psychiatry                                                   MSc                 1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
War in the Modern World                                            MA                  Min 2 yrs               Max 6 yrs   Online learning
War Studies                                                        MA                  1 yr                    2 yrs       On campus
Research courses
Defence Studies Research                                           MPhil               2 yrs                   4 yrs       On campus and online learning
                                                                   PhD                 3 yrs                   6 yrs
War Studies Research – option of joint PhD with                    MPhil               2 yrs                   4 yrs       On campus and optional study
University of Hong Kong/National University of Singapore           PhD                 3 yrs                   6 yrs       abroad. Online learning option
                                                                                                                           available.




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     COURSE NAME                                              LEVEL       FULL TIME         PART TIME       LOCATION

     Dental training and science
     Taught courses
     Advanced Minimum Intervention Dentistry                  MSc         –                 3 yrs           Online learning with residential
                                                                                                            blocks
     Aesthetic Dentistry                                      MSc         –                 3 yrs           Online learning with residential
                                                                                                            blocks
     Conscious Sedation for Dentistry                         PG Dip      9 months          –               On campus
     Dental Cone Beam CT Radiological Interpretation          PG Cert     –                 9 months        Online learning with intensive
                                                                                                            training block
     Dental Public Health                                     MSc         1 yr              –               On campus
     Endodontics                                              PG Dip      –                 2 yrs           On campus
                                                              MSc                           3 yrs           Online learning with residential
                                                                                                            blocks
     Endodontology                                            MClinDent   3 yrs/4 yrs       –               On campus
     Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics                         MClinDent   –                 4 yrs           Online learning with residential
                                                                                                            blocks
     Maxillofacial & Craniofacial Technology                  MSc         2 yrs             –               On campus
     Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation                  MSc         –                 3 yrs           Online learning with residential
                                                                                                            blocks
     Microbiome in Health & Disease                           MSc         1 yr              –               On campus
     Operative Dentistry                                      PG Dip      –                 2 yrs           On campus
     Orthodontics                                             MSc         3 yrs             –               On campus and clinical placements
     Paediatric Dentistry                                     MSc         2 yrs             –               On campus
     Periodontology                                           MClinDent   3 yrs/4 yrs       –               On campus
     Prosthodontics                                           MClinDent   3 yrs/4 yrs       –               On campus
     Regenerative Dentistry                                   MSc         1 yr              –               On campus
     Special Care Dentistry                                   MSc         2 yrs             –               On campus
     Tissue Engineering & Innovation Technology               MRes        1 yr              –               On campus
     Research courses
     Dental & Health Sciences Research                        MPhil/PhD   3 yrs/4 yrs       Up to 6 yrs     On campus
     Education and child studies
     Taught courses
     Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching          MA          1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Child & Adolescent Mental Health                         MSc         1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Child Studies                                            MA          1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Education                                                MA          1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Education in Arts & Cultural Settings                    MA          1 yr              2 yrs           On campus and at Southbank
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COURSE NAME                                                      LEVEL               FULL TIME   PART TIME   LOCATION

Education Management                                             MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Education, Policy & Society                                      MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
International Child Studies                                      MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Postgraduate Certificate in Education:                           PGCE/PGCE (School   1 yr        -           On campus and school placement
– Biology                                                        Direct)
– Chemistry
– Computing
– English
– Geography
– Latin with Classics
– Mathematics
– Modern Foreign Languages
– Physics with Mathematics
– Physics
– Religious Education
STEM Education                                                   MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)          MA                  1 yr        2 yrs       On campus and at International
                                                                                                             House




                                                                                                                                              Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Research courses
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry                                    MD(Res)/MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       –           On campus
Education Research                                               MPhil/PhD           –           Max 7 yrs   On campus and school placement
Interdisciplinary Policy Studies                                 MPhil/PhD           3 yrs       7 yrs       On campus
Language, Discourse & Communication – option of joint PhD        MPhil               –           –           On campus and optional study
with University of Hong Kong/ National University of Singapore   PhD                 3 yrs       7 yrs       abroad
Engineering
Taught courses
Electronic Engineering with Management                           MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Engineering with Management                                      MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Healthcare Technologies                                          MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
                                                                 MRes                1 yr        –           On campus
Medical Engineering & Physics                                    MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Mobile & Personal Communications                                 MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Robotics                                                         MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Telecommunications & Internet Technology                         MSc                 1 yr        –           On campus
Research courses
Engineering                                                      MPhil/PhD           3 yrs       4–6 yrs     On campus
Robotics                                                         MPhil/PhD           3 yrs       4–6 yrs     On campus
Telecommunications                                               MPhil/PhD           3 yrs       4–6 yrs     On campus




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     COURSE NAME                                                      LEVEL     FULL TIME        PART TIME       LOCATION

     Geography and the environment
     Taught courses
     Climate Change: Environment, Science & Policy                    MSc       1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Disasters, Adaptation & Development                              MSc       1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Environment & Development                                        MSc       1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Geopolitics, Territory & Security                                MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Risk Analysis                                                    MSc       1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Sustainable Cities                                               MSc       1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Research courses
     Geography – option of joint PhD with University of Hong Kong/    MPhil     2 yrs            3–4 yrs         Optional study abroad
     Humboldt University of Berlin/National University of Singapore   PhD       3 yrs            5 yrs
     History and classics
     Taught courses
     Ancient History                                                  MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Classical Art & Archaeology                                      MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Classics                                                         MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Contemporary British History                                     MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Early Modern History                                             MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Eighteenth-Century Studies                                       MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus and at the British
                                                                                                                 Museum
     History of War                                                   MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Medieval History                                                 MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Medieval Studies                                                 MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Modern History                                                   MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Latin with Classics)      PGCE      1 yr             –               On campus and school placement
     The Classical World & its Reception                              MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     World History & Cultures                                         MA        1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Research courses
     Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies                                 MPhil     2 yrs            3 yrs           On campus
                                                                      PhD       3 yrs            4–6 yrs
     Classics                                                         MPhil     2 yrs            3 yrs           On campus
                                                                      PhD       3 yrs            4–6 yrs
     Politics and Contemporary History                                MPhil     2 yrs            3 yrs           On campus
                                                                      PhD       3 yrs            4–6 yrs
     History – option of joint PhD with University of Hong Kong/      MPhil     2 yrs            3 yrs           Optional study abroad
     National University of Singapore                                 PhD       3 yrs            4–6 yrs
     Palaeography & Manuscript Studies                                MPhil     2 yrs            3 yrs           On campus
                                                                      PhD       3 yrs            4–6 yrs




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 COURSE NAME                                                     LEVEL                 FULL TIME   PART TIME   LOCATION

 Imaging sciences
 Taught courses
 Healthcare Technologies                                         MSc                   1 yr        –           On campus
                                                                 MRes                  1 yr        –
 Medical Engineering & Physics                                   MSc                   1 yr        –           On campus
 Medical Ultrasound                                              MSc                   –           27 months   On campus and clinical placements*
                                                                 PG Dip                –           18 months
                                                                 PG Cert               –           9 months
 Nuclear Medicine: Science & Practice                            MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
                                                                 PG Dip                1 yr        2 yrs
                                                                 PG Cert               1 yr        –
 Radiopharmaceutics & PET Radiochemistry                         MSc                   1 yr        –           On campus
 Specialist Ultrasound Practice                                  PG Cert               –           9 months    On campus and clinical placements*
 Ultrasound in Emergency & Critical Care                         PG Cert               –           9 months    On campus and clinical placements*
 Vascular Ultrasound                                             MSc                   –           27 months   On campus and clinical placements*
                                                                 PG Dip                –           18 months




                                                                                                                                                    Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
                                                                 PG Cert               –           9 months
 Research courses
 Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences                       MPhil/PhD             3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus
 Neuroimaging Research                                           MD(Res)               3 yrs       –           On campus
                                                                 Mphil/PhD             3 yrs       6 yrs
 International affairs and development
 Taught courses
 China & Globalisation                                           MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Conflict, Security & Development                                MA                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Disasters, Adaptation & Development                             MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Emerging Economies & International Development                  MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Environment & Development                                       MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Geopolitics, Territory & Security                               MA                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Global Affairs                                                  MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Global Ethics & Human Values                                    MA                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Global Health & Social Justice                                  MSc                   1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
 Global Health with Conflict & Security                          MSc                   1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
 Global Health with Disasters & Adaptation                       MSc                   1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
 Global Health with Global Surgery                               MSc                   1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
 Global Health with Health Professions Education                 MSc                   1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
 Global Mental Health                                            MSc                   1 yr        –           On campus
 History of War                                                  MA                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus




* Students must have a supervised clinical placement within the NHS before admission
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     COURSE NAME                                                      LEVEL        FULL TIME        PART TIME       LOCATION

     Intelligence & International Security                            MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     International Conflict Studies                                   MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     International Peace & Security                                   MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     International Political Economy                                  MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     International Relations & Contemporary War                       MA           2–6 yrs          Max 6 yrs       Distance learning
     International Relations                                          MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Leadership & Development                                         MSc          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Leadership Studies with reference to Security & Development      PhD          3–4 yrs          –               On campus
     Political Economy of Emerging Markets                            MSc          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Politics & Economics of the Middle East                          MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Russian and Eurasian Politics & Economics                        MSc          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Security, Leadership & Society                                   MSc/PG Dip   1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Sustainable Cities                                               MSc          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     War Studies                                                      MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Research courses
     Chinese Studies Research – option of joint PhD with University   MPhil        2 yrs            3 yrs           Optional study abroad
     of Hong Kong/National University of Singapore                    PhD          3 yrs            4–6 yrs         Optional study abroad
     Contemporary India Research – option of joint PhD with National MPhil         2 yrs            3 yrs           Optional study abroad
     University of Singapore                                         PhD           3 yrs            4–6 yrs         Optional study abroad
     Languages and literatures
     Taught courses
     Ancient History                                                  MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Applied Linguistics & English Language Teaching                  MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Classical Art & Archaeology                                      MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Classics                                                         MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Comparative Literature                                           MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Contemporary Literature, Culture & Theory                        MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Crititical Theory                                                MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Early Modern English Literature: Text & Transmission             MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Eighteenth-Century Studies                                       MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus and at the British
                                                                                                                    Museum
     European Studies                                                 MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus and abroad
     Language & Cultural Diversity                                    MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Medieval Studies                                                 MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Modern Languages, Literature & Culture                           MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Modern Literature & Culture                                      MA           1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     PGCE (English)                                                   PGCE         1 yr             –               On campus
     PGCE (Latin with Classics)                                       PGCE         1 yr             –               On campus
     PGCE (Modern Foreign Languages)                                  PGCE         1 yr             –               On campus



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COURSE NAME                                                     LEVEL                FULL TIME         PART TIME       LOCATION

Shakespeare Studies                                             MA                   1 yr              2 yrs           On campus and at Shakespeare’s
                                                                                                                       Globe
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)         MA                   1 yr              2 yrs           On campus and at International
                                                                                                                       House
The Classical World & its Reception                             MA                   1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
Theatre & Performance Studies                                   MA                   1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
Research courses
Comparative Literature – option of joint PhD with University    MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus and optional study
of Hong Kong or National University of Singapore                PhD                  3 yrs             4-6 yrs         abroad
Creative Writing                                                MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus
                                                                PhD                  3 yrs             4-6 yrs
English – option of joint PhD with National University of       MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus and optional study
Singapore/University of Hong Kong/Humboldt University of Berlin PhD                  3 yrs             4–6 yrs         abroad
French                                                          MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus
                                                                PhD                  3 yrs             4–6 yrs
German – option of joint PhD with Stuttgart University/Humboldt MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus and optional study




                                                                                                                                                        Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
University of Berlin                                            PhD                  3 yrs             4–6 yrs         abroad
Language, Discourse & Communication – option of joint PhD       MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus
with University of Hong Kong/National University of Singapore   PhD                  3 yrs             4–6 yrs
Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies                    MPhil                2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus
                                                                PhD                  3 yrs             4–6 yrs
Law
Taught courses
Competition Law                                                 LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
Construction Law & Dispute Resolution                           MSc                  18 months /1 yr   2 yrs           On campus
Economics for Competition Law                                   PG Dip               –                 1 yr            Blended learning
                                                                MA                   –                 2 yrs
EU Competition Law                                              PG Dip               –                 1 yr            Blended learning
                                                                MA                   –                 2 yrs
European Law                                                    LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
European Union Law                                              PG Dip               –                 1 yr            Blended learning
                                                                MA                   –                 2 yrs
Global Ethics & Human Values                                    MA                   1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
Intellectual Property & Information Law                         LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
International Business Law                                      LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
International Corporate & Commercial Law                        PG Cert/PG Dip/LLM   –                 Min 2 yrs LLM   Online learning
International Dispute Resolution                                LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
International Financial & Commercial Law                        PG Cert/PG Dip/LLM   –                 Min 2 yrs LLM   Online learning
International Financial Law                                     LLM                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus



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     COURSE NAME                                                       LEVEL               FULL TIME         PART TIME       LOCATION

     International Tax Law                                             LLM                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Master of Laws                                                    LLM                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Medical Ethics & Law                                              MA                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Medical Law                                                       MA                  1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Mental Health, Ethics & Law                                       MSc                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Public Procurement Regulation in the EU & in its Global Context   PG Dip              –                 1 yr            Blended learning
                                                                       MA                  –                 2 yrs
     Transnational Law                                                 LLM                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     UK, EU & US Copyright Law                                         PG Dip              –                 1 yr            Blended learning
                                                                       MA                  –                 2 yrs
     Research courses
     Law Research                                                      MPhil/PhD           3–4 yrs           –               On campus
     Mathematics
     Taught courses
     Complex Systems Modelling                                         MSc                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Financial Mathematics                                             MSc                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Mathematics                                                       MSc                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Theoretical Physics                                               MSc                 1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Research courses
     Mathematics (Applied Mathematics & Pure Mathematics)              MPhil/PhD           3–4 yrs           6–8 yrs         On campus
     Statistics                                                        MPhil/PhD           3 yrs             6–8 yrs         On campus
     Nursing and midwifery
     Taught courses
     Advanced Clinical Practice                                        MSc                 1 yr              3 yrs           On campus
                                                                       PG Dip              –                 2 yrs
                                                                       PG Cert             –                 1 yr
     Advanced Critical Care Practice                                   PG Dip              –                 2 yrs           On campus
     Clinical Nursing                                                  MSc                 1 yr              –               On campus and a 10-day clinical
                                                                                                                             observation
     Clinical Research                                                 MRes                1 yr              2 yrs           On campus
     Midwifery                                                         MSc                 –                 1 yr            On campus
     Nursing                                                           MSc                 –                 1 yr            On campus and blended learning
     Nursing with Registration Graduate entry as an Adult Nurse,       MSc                 2 yrs             –               On campus and clinical placements
     Children’s Nurse or Mental Health Nurse
     Palliative Care                                                   MSc/PG Cert/PG Dip 1 yr               2 yrs           On campus
     Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – Health Visiting/     MSc                 2 yrs             3 yrs           On campus
     School Nursing                                                    PG Dip              1 yr              2 yrs           On campus and clinical placement




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COURSE NAME                                                 LEVEL                  FULL TIME   PART TIME   LOCATION

Research courses
Health Studies Research                                     MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     6 yrs       On campus and blended learning
Midwifery Research                                          MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     6 yrs       On campus and blended learning
Nursing & Midwifery Research with University of Hong Kong   MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     –           On campus and blended learning
Nursing Research                                            MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     6 yrs       On campus and blended learning
Pharmacy, pharmacology and forensic science
Taught courses
Analytical Toxicology                                       MSc                    1 yr        –           On campus
Biopharmaceuticals                                          MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Clinical Pharmacology                                       MSc                    1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
                                                            PG Dip                 1 yr        2–3 yrs
                                                            PG Cert                1 yr        2 yrs
Clinically Enhanced Pharmacy Independent Prescribing        PG Cert                –           9 months    On campus
Drug Development Science                                    MSc                    1 yr        2–4 yrs     On campus
                                                            PG Dip                 1 yr        2–3 yrs
                                                            PG Cert                1 yr        2 yrs




                                                                                                                                            Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Forensic Science                                            MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus and placement
                                                            MRes                   15 months   30 months
Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Control                   MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Pharmaceutical Technology                                   MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Pharmacology                                                MSc                    1 yr        –           On campus
Pharmacy Practice                                           MSc                    –           3 yrs       On campus
                                                            MSc (Prescribing)      –           3 yrs
                                                            PG Dip                 –           2 yrs
                                                            PG Dip (Prescribing)   –           2 yrs
                                                            PG Cert                –           1 yr
Research courses
Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences                            MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus
Population Health & Environmental Sciences                  MPhil/PhD              3–4 yrs     6–7 yrs     On campus
Philosophy and religion
Taught courses
Christianity & the Arts                                     MA                     1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Critical Theory                                             MA                     1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Global Ethics & Human Values                                MA                     1 yr        –           On campus
Global Health & Social Justice                              MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Mental Health, Ethics & Law                                 MSc                    1 yr        2 yrs       On campus
Philosophy                                                  MA                     1 yr        2 yrs       On campus




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     COURSE NAME                                                    LEVEL       FULL TIME        PART TIME       LOCATION

     Philosophy of Medicine & Psychiatry                            MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Religion                                                       MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Theology & Religious Studies                                   Grad Dip    9 months         18 months       On campus
     Research courses
     Master of Philosophical Studies                                MPhilStud   2 yrs            3–4 yrs         On campus
     Philosophy Research – option of joint PhD with National        PhD         3 yrs            4–6 yrs         Optional study abroad
     University of Singapore/Humboldt University of Berlin
     Theology & Religious Studies                                   MPhil       2 yrs            4 yrs           On campus
                                                                    PhD         3 yrs            4–6 yrs
     Physics
     Taught courses
     Medical Engineering & Physics                                  MSc         1 yr             –               On campus
     Physics                                                        MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Research courses
     Physics Research at Strand Campus – option of joint PhD with   MPhil/PhD   3–4 yrs          4–6 yrs         On campus
     University of Hong Kong/Erasmus Mundus
     Research groups:
     – Photonics & Nanotechnology
     – Biological Physics & Soft Matter
     – Theory & Simulation of Condensed Matter
     – Theoretical Particle Physics & Cosmology
     Policy and society
     Taught courses
     Bioethics & Society                                            MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Child Studies                                                  MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Child & Adolescent Mental Health                               MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     China & Globalisation                                          MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Climate Change: Environment, Science & Policy                  MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies                       MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Conflict, Security & Development                               MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Dental Public Health                                           MSc         1 yr             –               On campus
     Emerging Economies & International Development                 MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Gerontology & Ageing                                           MA/MSc      1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Global Health & Social Justice                                 MSc         1 yr             2 yrs           On campus
     Global Health with Global Surgery                              MSc         1 yr             2–4 yrs         On campus
     Global Health with Health Professions Education                MSc         1 yr             2–4 yrs         On campus
     Global Health with Conflict & Security                         MSc         1 yr             2–4 yrs         On campus
     Global Health with Disasters & Adaptation                      MSc         1 yr             2–4 yrs         On campus
     Global Mental Health                                           MSc         1 yr             –               On campus
     International Child Studies                                    MA          1 yr             2 yrs           On campus




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OUR COURSES: BY SUBJECT AREA
COURSE NAME                                                LEVEL               FULL TIME                   PART TIME   LOCATION

International Programme in Addiction Studies               MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       Online learning
Mental Health, Ethics & Law                                MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Public Policy & Management                                 MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Public Policy                                              MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Research courses
Age-Related Diseases                                       MD(Res)/MPhil/PhD   3–4 yrs                     4–6 yrs     On campus
Gerontology Research                                       MPhil/PhD           3 yrs                       6 yrs       On campus
Global Health & Social Medicine                            MPhil               2 yrs                       4 yrs       On Campus
                                                           PhD                 3 yrs                       4–6 yrs     On Campus
Health Service & Population Research                       MD(Res)/MPhil/PhD   3 yrs                       6 yrs       On campus
Interdisciplinary Policy Studies Research                  MPhil/PhD           1 yr                        4–7 yrs     On campus
Old Age Psychiatry                                         MD(Res)/MPhil/PhD   3 yrs                       6 yrs       On campus
Social Science, Health & Medicine Research                 MPhil               2 yrs                       –           On campus
Politics and economics
Taught courses
China & Globalisation                                      MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus




                                                                                                                                                      Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies                   MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Digital Economy                                            MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Double Master’s in Asian & International Affairs           MA                  2 yrs (1 yr in Beijing, 1   –           On campus and study abroad
                                                                               yr in London)
Economics & Finance                                        MSc                 1 yr                        –           On campus
Emerging Economies & International Development             MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
European Studies                                           MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus and optional study
                                                                                                                       abroad
Intelligence & International Security                      MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
International Political Economy                            MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Political Economy                                          MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Political Economy of Emerging Markets                      MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Politics & Economics of the Middle East                    MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Politics & Contemporary History                            MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Public Policy                                              MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Russian and Eurasian Politics & Economics                  MSc                 1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Science & International Security                           MA                  1 yr                        2 yrs       On campus
Research courses
Brazilian Studies Research                                 MPhil               2 yrs                       3 yrs       On campus
                                                           PhD                 3 yrs                       4–6 yrs
Contemporary History                                       MPhil               2 yrs                       3 yrs       On campus
                                                           PhD                 3 yrs                       4–6 yrs
Development Studies with reference to Emerging Economies   PhD                 3–4 yrs                     6–7 yrs     On campus



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     COURSE NAME                                                          LEVEL            FULL TIME         PART TIME           LOCATION

     European Studies Research                                            MPhil            2 yrs             3 yrs               On campus
                                                                          PhD              3 yrs             4–6 yrs
     International Political Economy                                      MPhil            2 yrs             4 yrs               On campus
                                                                          PhD              3 yrs             7 yrs
     International Relations joint PhD with the Institute of International MPhil           2 yrs             3 yrs               On campus and study abroad
     Relations at the University of São Paulo                              PhD             3 yrs             4–6 yrs
     Political Economy Research – option of joint PhD with National       MPhil            2 yrs             3 yrs               Optional study abroad
     University of Singapore                                              PhD              3 yrs             4–6 yrs
     Politics Research                                                    MPhil            2 yrs             3 yrs               On campus
                                                                          PhD              3 yrs             4–6 yrs
     Public Policy Research                                               MPhil            2 yrs             3 yrs               On campus
                                                                          PhD              3 yrs             4–6 yrs
     Russian & Eurasian Studies                                           PhD              4 yrs             8 yrs               On campus
     War Studies Research – option of joint PhD with University           MPhil            2 yrs             4 yrs               Study abroad and online learning –
     of Hong Kong/National University of Singapore                        PhD              3 yrs             6 yrs               both optional
     Psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience
     Taught courses
     Addiction Studies                                                    MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus
     Affective Disorders                                                  MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus
     Applied Neuroscience                                                 MSc              –                 2–6 yrs             Online learning
                                                                          PG Dip           –                 16 months – 4 yrs   Online learning
                                                                          PG Cert          –                 8 months – 3 yrs    Online learning
     Applied Statistical Modelling & Health Informatics                   PG Cert          1 yr              –                   On campus
                                                                          MSc              1 yr              –
                                                                          PG Dip           1 yr              –
     Child & Adolescent Mental Health                                     MSc              1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences                                 MSc              1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Clinical Neuropsychiatry                                             MSc              1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Clinical Neuroscience                                                MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus
     Cognitive Behavioural Therapies                                      PG Dip           1 yr              –                   On campus
     Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis                          PG Dip/PG Cert   1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Developmental Psychology & Psychopathology                           MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus
     Early Intervention in Psychosis                                      MSc              1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Family Therapy                                                       MSc/Grad Cert    1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Forensic Mental Health                                               MSc              1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry          MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus
     Global Mental Health                                                 MSc              1 yr              –                   On campus




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COURSE NAME                                    LEVEL       FULL TIME   PART TIME           LOCATION

Health Psychology                              MSc         1 yr        –                   On campus
International Programme in Addiction Studies   MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               Online learning
Mental Health Studies                          MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Mental Health, Ethics & Law                    MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Neuroscience                                   MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology         MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Psychiatric Research                           MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health     MSc         –           2–6 yrs             Online learning
                                               PG Dip      –           16 months – 4 yrs
                                               PG Cert     –           8 months – 3 yrs
War & Psychiatry                               MSc         1 yr        2 yrs               On campus
Research courses
Addictions                                     MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Basic and Clinical Neuroscience                MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs




                                                                                                             Postgraduate Guide 2020 • For up-to-date course details, please visit kcl.ac.uk/pg
Biostatistics and Health Informatics           MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry                  MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Clinical Psychology                            DClinPsy    3 yrs       –                   On campus
Forensic & Neurodevelopmental Science          MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Health Service & Population Research           MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Medical Humanities                             MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs               On campus
Neurodevelopmental Disorders                   MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Neuroimaging                                   MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Old Age Psychiatry & Dementia                  MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Psychological Medicine                         MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Psychology                                     MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs
Psychosis Studies                              MPhil/PhD   3 yrs       6 yrs               On campus
                                               MD(Res)     2 yrs       4 yrs




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     COURSE NAME                                                LEVEL        FULL TIME         PART TIME           LOCATION

     Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry                 MPhil/PhD    3 yrs             6 yrs               On campus
                                                                MD(Res)      2 yrs             4 yrs
     Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases Research           MPhil/PhD    3 yrs             6 yrs               On campus
                                                                MD(Res)      2 yrs             4 yrs
     Public health
     Taught courses
     Dental Public Health                                       MSc          1 yr              –                   On campus
     Global Health with Global Surgery                          MSc          1 yr              2–4 yrs             On campus
     Global Health with Health Professions Education            MSc          1 yr              2–4 yrs             On campus
     Global Health with Conflict & Security                     MSc          1 yr              2–4 yrs             On campus
     Global Health with Disasters & Adaptation                  MSc          1 yr              2–4 yrs             On campus
     Palliative Care                                            MSc          1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
                                                                PG Dip       1 yr              2 yrs
                                                                PG Cert      1 yr              2 yrs
     Public Health: Primary Care pathway/Environmental Health   MPH          1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     pathway/Allied Health pathway
     Public Health                                              MSc          –                 2–6 yrs             Online learning
                                                                PG Dip       –                 16 months – 4 yrs
                                                                PG Cert      –                 8 months – 3 yrs
     Women & Children’s Health                                  MSc          1 yr              –                   On campus
     Research courses
     Palliative Care or Rehabilitation Research                 Mphil/PhD    3–4 yrs           6 yrs               On campus
     Life Course Sciences                                       MPhil/PhD    3–4 yrs           6–7 yrs             On campus
     Specialist training for medical professionals
     Taught courses
     Advanced Medical Training                                  PG Cert      6 – 12 months     12 – 24 months      On campus
     Advanced Paediatrics                                       MSc          1 yr              2 yrs               On campus
     Aerospace Medicine                                         MSc          1 yr              –                   On campus and at RAF Centre
                                                                PG Dip       6 months          –
     Cardiovascular Research                                    MSc          1 yr              –                   On campus
     Clinical Dermatology                                       MSc          1 yr              –                   On campus
     Clinical Education                                         MA           –                 3 yrs               On campus
                                                                PG Dip       –                 18 months           On campus
                                                                PG Cert      –                 1 yr                On campus
     Dietetics                                                  MSc          2 yrs             –                   On campus and clinical placements
                                                                PG Dip       17 months         –
     Genomic Medicine                                           MSc/PG Dip   1 yr              2 yrs               On campus and at St George’s
                                                                PG Cert      2 yr              1–2 yrs             On campus and at St George’s




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