King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Social Science and Academic English

This programme combines study of key social science and international studies theories with the development of academic English, study skills and critical thinking skills.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent. Applications from students without the formal qualifications with relevent work experience are welcomed. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.25 or above and will also need to show that they have the minimum standard of English for this programme, which is currently an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5), or TOEFL equivalencies of a minimum of 18 in reading, listening and writing, and 20 in speaking with an overall minimum score of 80. All language qualifications are valid for 2 years only. Direct progression to the second year for those who meet the required standard.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer
Telephone number: 
020 7848 7207