At Kingston University, we're passionate about inspiring people and transforming lives. Learning, enquiry, professional practice, enriching lives, and respect for individuals, communities and our environment are at the heart of what we do.
A vibrant, modern, diverse and supportive university based across four campuses, we offer people from all backgrounds and countries (150 at the last count!) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.
Postgraduate subjects available
At Kingston University there are a large variety of courses that will enable you to continue your study at postgraduate level.
Future career prospects
The Kingston University employability team, KU Talent, provides innovative and inclusive support to Kingston students and recent graduates, supporting their transition from study to future opportunities. KU Talent is constantly developing and maintaining partnerships with a wide variety of employers and industry professionals to get the inside knowledge and to provide greater development opportunities.
We are renowned as a dynamic team, delivering exceptional employability support and guidance to students. As a result, we are the proud winners of a variety of awards and achievements, recognised by higher education institutions and graduate employers.
Facilities and support arrangements
Kingston University has four Learning Resources Centres (Libraries) on each of the main teaching campuses. There is 24-hour access (term time) to the LRCs at Kingston Hill and Penrhyn Road.
There is access to over 350,000 books and audiovisual materials, 270,000 e-books, and over 1800 open access PCs with wireless access on all campuses. Expert advice and support is available for the development of web and multimedia content, with extensive support for disabilities, in our specialist Access Technology Rooms.
Fees, funding and costs
Funding a postgraduate course can be a big financial commitment. Kingston University offers flexible learning options, such as part-time courses, if you want to continue working during your postgraduate study.
Kingston University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey. Kingston has a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants and pubs with easy access to beautiful countryside, Richmond Park and Hampton Court; and a rich history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times.
Kingston upon Thames is less than 30 minutes from central London and has been consistently reported as the safest borough in London (Metropolitan Police, 2015) and the happiest place to live in Greater London (Rightmove, 2013)!
Find out more about our location.
Kingston University has a lively study environment. Alongside our learning resources, you will find a range of social and cultural opportunities on campus:
•sport and leisure facilities;
•the Stanley Picker art gallery - featuring a programme of exhibitions, collaborative projects and events;
•the Dorich House art gallery - housing much of previous owner Dora Gordine's bronzes, paintings and drawings;
•our students' union bars; and
•concerts, talks and other events.
If you are thinking of starting a master’s course and want to know more about Kingston University, student life, support or the funding available to you, we hold a number of a Postgraduate Open and Funding Evenings throughout the year. For more information, or to book your place, visit.