Semester students take 16 U.S. credits (60 King's credits); Academic Year students take 32 credits (120 King's credits).
Some courses designated as Level 4 require additional background.
Psychology courses are only available to students enrolling for the full academic year, and students must take either the full suite of Level 4 (first year) or Level 5 (second year) modules, dependent on your prior academic experience.
In addition to the general study abroad program, King’s offers a separate Health & Society program, an intensive practice-based program, with clinical experience and high-level academics, open to:
Further information can be found on the Health & Society website.
The courses available to study abroad students are located on King's College London's website:
Please note when choosing courses it is important to pay attention to the levels and prerequisites. King’s will only register you for courses for which you have sufficient background, whether or not there are listed prerequisites.
Level 4 - is a first year undergraduate module (introductory) - courses at this level are generally open to everyone but some subjects, such as the sciences, Music and Informatics require relevant and sufficient background even at introductory level.
Level 5 - is a second-year undergraduate course (intermediate) - courses at this level require students to have already taken 3-4+ modules in this subject area at their home institution.
Level 6 - is a final year undergraduate course (advanced) - courses at this level require students to have already taken 6-7+ courses in this subject area at their home institution. You can only take level 6 courses if you are majoring in and have a very strong background in the subject.
Level 7 - this is a postgraduate level course and is not open to study abroad students.
There will likely be an add/drop period at the start of the semester. If you make any changes it is your responsibility to inform your home institution.
Students in this program are subject to a completely different fee structure. This tuition is charged to all students registered for 6MMMX100 Health & Society. For more information, please visit the Health & Society website.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|70 – 100%||First Class||A|
|60 – 69%||Second Class Upper||B+|
|50 – 59%||Second Class Lower||B|
|40 – 49%||Third Class/Pass||C|
|0 – 39%||Fail||F|