Preparing students for successful careers
Kingston is the university of choice for ambitious students across all industries. It is the number two university in the UK for producing graduate start-ups, due to its focus on practical lessons and developing industry links (HESA 2020).
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 2023).
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 Good University Guide 2023.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
International Year One in Business and Management
Progressed to BSc (Hons) International Business