A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.
You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence. We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing world.
You'll be taught by lecturers who are actively involved in the professional world and many who are undertaking world-leading research. Kingston was named the winner of the Guardian 2017 University Award for teaching excellence and has been ranked in the top 10 universities in London (Guardian League Table 2019).
We offer a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees in areas such as art and design, business, social sciences, healthcare, engineering and computing.
Our courses are relevant to today's business environment and are developed through close links to professional organisations and practitioners. We constantly evaluate every course to make sure they stay relevant and reflect the latest developments.
Visit our website to find the right course for you.
Our wide range of study options reflects the broad scope of our teaching and the diverse backgrounds and needs of our students. Many courses have the option to study either full or part-time allowing you to balance study with work or family commitments. We offer a variety of taught and research-based masters courses and PhDs that can take your education and career to the next level.
Kingston University has four teaching campuses. Each has its own character, but all offer state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly study environment.
We are currently investing in our facilities to enhance your learning experience. New and exciting developments to our campuses are underway, including a landmark teaching building due for completion in 2019. Find out more about our exciting transformation plans on the University’s website.
Kingston University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey. Kingston is packed with historic buildings, great shops, bars, restaurants, pubs, leisure venues and open spaces. Half an hour on the train will see you arrive in central London, where famous museums, galleries and iconic West End theatre shows await you.
Kingston upon Thames has been consistently reported as the safest borough in London (Metropolitan Police, 2017).
Kingston University has a lively academic and social environment. Alongside our learning resources, you will find a range of social and cultural opportunities on campus, including:
- sport and leisure facilities;
- the Stanley Picker art gallery;
- Dorich House Museum;
- students' union bars and shops; and
- concerts, talks and events.
Come and meet us
Find out more about postgraduate study at Kingston University by attending one of our Open Evenings. You’ll have the chance to speak with academic staff, ask questions about the application and enrolment process, receive advice on finance, support services and careers, and view our learning facilities.
Listen to masters student Clare Tibble talk about her experience of studying at Kingston University.
- Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering
- Architecture and Landscape
- Art and Design History
- Civil Engineering, Construction and Surveying
- Computing and Information Systems
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Criminology and Sociology
- Department of Networks and Digital Media
- Department of Politics
- Department of Social Work and Social Care
- Department of Strategy Marketing and Innovation
- Design School
- Economics, History and Politics
- Fine Art
- Geography, Geology and the Environment
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