Preparing students for successful careers

Kingston is the university of choice for ambitious students across all industries. It is the number one university in the UK for producing graduate start-ups, due to its focus on practical lessons and developing industry links (HESA 2022).

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A brilliant location

Kingston upon Thames is a safe, student-friendly and multicultural town, only 30 minutes from central London: the capital of finance, business, and culture. There's a reason London was named the world's best student city (QS Best Student Cities 2024).

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A top 60 UK university

Kingston University combines practical and career-focused courses — The student experience and academic quality found here are why the University is placed among the UK's top 60 universities by The Guardian University Guide 2024.

Why choose Kingston?
A Kingston University student in library

International Foundation Year

The International Foundation Year will prepare you to study a three-year undergraduate degree at Kingston University a wide range of subjects. You can choose from three subject pathways, depending on your preferred degree and future profession.

A student at Kingston International Study Centre

International Year One

Prepare to join the second year of an undergraduate degree with the International Year One. With three insightful subject pathways to choose from, you can experience a seamless transition into studying a degree at Kingston University.

Faris, a student at Kingston International Study Centre

Pre-Masters Programme

The Pre-Masters Programme will prepare you for a postgraduate degree at Kingston University. Offered as a standard two-term or a shortened 12-week programme, this advanced preparation will help you achieve success in your further studies.

International student at Kingston University

“Studying here is the best opportunity you can ever have. You learn a lot because you get one-to-one interaction with the tutors and small classes. Just come and be a part of the International Study Centre at Kingston University. It's worth it.”

Haris from Pakistan

International Year One in Business and Management

Progressed to BSc (Hons) International Business

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