About King's College London
King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington in 1829. When the University of London was established in 1836, King's became one of its two founding colleges. While remaining part of the University of London, King's has enjoyed financial and academic autonomy since 1994.
About KCL Undergraduate Summer School
The King’s College London Summer School is one of the UK largest Summer Schools with a range of modules and courses in the arts and humanities, business and marketing, social sciences and politics, and health, science and technology. Each module will consist of a minimum of 45 contact hours. Classes will run in either the morning or the afternoon. For more information about the program specification, please CLICK HERE.
|Session One||2 July - 20 July 2018|
|Session Two||23 July - 10 August 2018|
- You are expected to arrive on the day before the program starts for student dormitory check-in. Please refer to the host institution’s acceptance package for the arrival information.
- You should only depart after completion of the program.
This is a fee-paying program and HKUST students will bear the tuition fee and the costs for accommodation, meals, travel, visa, insurance, personal expenses and other administrative fees.
|Tuition fee||GBP 1,350 per module|
|Accommodation (optional)||GBP 1,200 per module
includes a daily campus meal allowance
|Trips and excursions||Included within module fee as part of the course|
You are eligible to apply for the program if you:
- will have completed Year 1 by the start of program;
- have a cumulative CGA of 3.0 or above (Students with CGA below 3.0 may also apply. Offers may be given with special consideration.); and
- students applying for the Biosciences module will need to have a science background.
For details of the selection criteria, please CLICK HERE.
Documents required by host institution
- Academic transcript
- Personal statement that states which module you would like to study and explains why
- English proficiency test report
HKUST students must apply through the Global Student Programs Office. Individual direct application to King's College London will not be accepted.
To apply, click the “Apply Now” button on this page. The whole application process has two steps.
Step 1: Complete HKUST application form and submit supplementary documents (CLICK HERE for details)
Step 2: The Host Institution Application (TO BE COMPLETED AFTER YOU ARE NOMINATED BY HKUST)
If you are nominated, you will be notified to submit a formal host institution application. Detailed information and application instructions can be found HERE.
The HKUST Study Abroad Financial Assistance aims to help HKUST students with financing their study abroad programs. More details can be found at HKUST Study Abroad website.
You are advised to discuss your study plan with your major department or any pre-major advisors in your School. For details of the credit transfer procedures, please CLICK HERE.
Students may be required to apply for a visa to attend the program. Check HERE.
HKUST students who take part in the University's exchange programs will be covered by the University's Travel Insurance Plan. Please CLICK HERE for details.
Staying in King's accommodation is a great way to get to know other students who are taking part in the Summer School. You will make new friends and get to experience what it is like living in the heart of London, all the while staying in a safe and secure location. For details, please CLICK HERE.
Disclaimer: The host institutions may release updated information from time to time. Information on this page will be updated on a rolling basis. While the Global Student Programs Office tries the best effort to post the most updated information on this page, you are advised to refer to the host institutions' official websites for the most updated information.
Last update: 14 November 2017