IFSA Butler in the United Kingdom: King's College London

Language of Instruction: English
Location:
London,
United Kingdom
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Take a wide variety of classes at King’s College London, located in the heart of London

Overview

This study abroad program through IFSA Butler allows you to take courses at the King’s College London, one of the UK’s oldest, largest and most prestigious universities. Located in the heart of London, you can take classes in a variety of subjects, alongside local students. You will live in an in a campus residence hall.

Academics

Located in the heart of London, King’s College London offers classes across a wide array of disciplines. Academic strengths at King’s College London include English, Film Studies, Life and Health Sciences, Mathematics, Philosophy, Religious Studies and their world-renowned War Studies. There can be very few, if any, course options in Economics and Psychology. Some subjects have restrictions for visiting students, which you can view on the IFSA Butler website. You will take classes alongside full-degree local students. You will most likely take a traditional course load - four courses worth the equivalent of four Columbia points each.

Full-degree British students traditionally study only one subject during their undergraduate career. As a visiting student, you are allowed to take courses in more than one department, but you must meet course prerequisites. Know than timetable conflicts can occur when looking at courses in different departments.

Program Features

King’s College London is located in the heart of London, near the River Thames. It is close to a host of famous centers of learning and culture, with a wide range of entertainment options close by. You will live in an in a campus residence hall. Very few of the residences are within walking distance of the academic buildings at King's College. You should expect a daily commute to campus of anywhere between 30 minutes to one hour. As a visiting student, you will have the access to the University’s student union and student clubs and social activities. IFSA-Butler will provide administrative support for your experience. They will offer academic advising, an orientation, activities and excursions.

Eligibility

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites.

Application Instructions

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved by the OGP on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.
    • This program had a minimum GPA requirement of 3.3.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Language of Instruction:
Location:
London,
United Kingdom
Region:
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Fall
2017
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Spring
2018
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018