King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

International Studies and Academic English

This course provides a structured pathway for international students into all Master's level programmes connected to international studies taught in the Departments of Geography, War Studies and Political Economy; it combines study of international studies topics with the development of academic English and critical thinking skills.

Entry requirements

Applicants must possess a Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent; background which demonstrates excellent academic potential; applications from students with a non-social science background; are considered; students should have a GPA of 3.25 or above and 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 a TOEFL 80 iBT (no skill below 18 and with a minimum of 19 in speaking); all language qualifications are valid for 2 years only; direct progression to the 2nd year is available for those who meet the required standard.

Sponsorship information

Students are generally self-funded.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

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

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Postgraduate Officer
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020 7848 7207