Kingston University - Master's Degree

Kingston University of London (KU) is a public research institution located in the urban town of Kingston upon Thames, South West London, United Kingdom. KU has four campuses which are all found in and around Kingston and through its five faculties, the university offers master’s degree programs in a wide range of disciplines.

  • Average Tuition GBP 14,500
  • Students 17,547
  • International Students 16%
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline August 13, November 30
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The Kingston University of London offers master’s degree programs that are career-focused and helps students in building skills needed in the workplace. Through the flexible study option provided by KU, international students can study and work at the same time. Job placement and career support services are available to cater to students’ internship, career advice, and assistance with job placement upon graduation. Notable KU alumni include Phil Allsopp – ex-President and Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Jonathan Asherson OBE - Regional Director SE Asia, Rolls-Royce, and Malcolm A H Brown - President of the Geological Society of London.

  • 01Kingston University was named among the top 50 English Universities for student job prospects by Higher Education (DLHE) survey in 2017.
  • 02KU topped the national leaderboard for student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).

Master Programs

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE, United Kingdom

    Aerospace Engineering

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

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    Architecture

    GBP 14,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 18,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Computer Animation

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Criminology

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    English Literature

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

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    Film Studies

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Finance

    GBP 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Fine Arts

    GBP 14,100 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Forensic Psychology

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forensic Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the relationship between psychology and law; psychological profiling; the psychology of the legal system during mental impairment; and diagnosing and solving psycho-legal issues.

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    History

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Human Resource Management

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

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    Human Rights

    GBP 13,700 Tuition Fee

    The full-time, one-year long, Human Rights MA program examines the politics, culture, institutions, movements, history, status, scope and values related to human rights. Students explore organisations and activities involved in the protection of human rights. The key coursework topics are based on major contemporary issues in human rights which are compiled annually. 

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    Human Rights

    GBP 7,535 Tuition Fee

    The part-time, two-year long, Human Rights MA program examines the politics, culture, institutions, movements, history, status, scope and values related to human rights. Students explore organisations and activities involved in the protection of human rights. The key coursework topics are based on major contemporary issues in human rights which are compiled annually.

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    Information Systems

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    International Business Management

    GBP 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    Journalism

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

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    Landscape Architecture

    GBP 14,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Landscape Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

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    Marketing and Brand Management

    GBP 15,300 Tuition Fee

    Our Marketing and Brand Management MSc, accredited by CIM, takes a unique focus on branding from a business perspective. Created to fill a skills gap in the graduate jobs market and designed with input from leading branding practitioners. Graduates from this course understand the real business value of brands and have the crucial practical skills needed to develop and manage them professionally.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Music

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Music Education

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

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    Photography

    GBP 14,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

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    Psychology

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Public Relations and Corporate Communications

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Public Relations. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public relations theory; principles of advertising, marketing, and journalism; message/image design; image management; special event management; media relations; community relations; public affairs; and internal communications.

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    Real Estate

    GBP 14,100 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

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    Renewable Energy Engineering

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

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    Social Work

    GBP 13,080 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Software Engineering

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 697
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 95
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 532
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 58
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 591

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 90
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 620
  • Minimum SAT 2200
  • Minimum ACT 26

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The Kingston University of London offers several scholarships and bursaries to international master’s students including the international students’ award of £4000 per annum, the loyalty bursaries, and a host of other faculty-related and external scholarships.

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    Established in 1899

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    KU was in 2016 named the top university by Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey for producing most graduate business start-ups.

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          • Testimony
            2000-2004, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Politics and Applied Economics

            Open the door to a new world of possibilities. Kingston Uni gives you that.YThe variety of different minds learning from each other and the eventual comprehension that there are no limits to growth and self-development

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            2008-2010, M.S., Automotive Engineering

            The engineering wing has an array of courses, each providing a specialist skill set. All courses are backed up with a thoughtful and complete practical background, underpinning key engineering theories. The tutors and faculty are very approachable and willing to put in the time and effort necessary to improve your learning experience. Overall i had superb! time time at Kingston making many great friends and memories. Would thoroughly recommend Kingston University to all, specifically the Science, Engineering and Business courses, to any aspiring students.

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            2001-2003, (MBA) Master of Business Administration

            An important record in my CV, strengthening my professional status