Kingston University

Kingston University


About Kingston University

Worldwide reputation

At Kingston University, we're passionate about inspiring people and transforming lives. Learning, enquiry, professional practice, and enriching lives, communities and the environment are at the heart of what we do.

A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, we offer 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.

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Postgraduate subjects available
At Kingston University we offer a large variety of courses that will enable you to continue your study at postgraduate level.

Full list of available courses.

Future career prospects
Our postgraduate courses are stepping stones to greater career opportunities. They are created and run with the world of work in mind, with a real emphasis on work-based skills. You’ll gain a qualification that is widely respected and also carry forward knowledge, confidence and real-world experience.

Kingston University’s career and employability team, KU Talent, provide innovative and inclusive support to Kingston students. The team develop and maintain partnerships with a wide variety of employers and industry professionals giving you inside knowledge and great opportunities in the UK and global markets.

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Facilities and support arrangements
We have four Learning Resources Centres (Libraries) on each of the main teaching campuses, with 24 hour access (during term time) to the LRCs at Kingston Hill and Penrhyn Road.

There are over 300,000 books, 31,000 DVDs and audio-visual materials, 270,000 e-books, 73,000 electronic journals and 1,000 printed journals. The University provides free fast Wi-Fi access, over 1,800 open access computers and a laptop loans service for all students on campus.

Fees, funding and costs
Funding a postgraduate course can be a big financial commitment. We have a range of services and advice to help you plan your finances and stay on top of them. We also offer flexible learning options, such as part-time courses, if you want to continue working during your postgraduate study.

Find out more about postgraduate funding.

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. It’s close to Richmond Park, Bushy Park and Wimbledon Common.

Kingston upon Thames is only 30 minutes from central London and has been consistently reported as the safest borough in London (Metropolitan Police, 2017).

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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:

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