King's College London - [KCL], London, England - Courses & Fees

    London, EnglandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1829established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

    4 years
    full time
    On Campus
    Ranked #51 out of 600 by QS Global Ranking 2020


    $38,709 /Yr
    • MSc in Computer Science at the King's College London is offered a program for a duration of 4 years.
    • King's College London is one of the top public universities in London, United Kingdom, it is ranked #31 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021.
    • Also, King’s College London is ranked seventh in the UK according to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.
    • The course is offered on a full-time basis.
    • This degree combines undergraduate study with a master’s course.
    • In the first two years, students will study a broad range of subjects within computer science and able to refine their interests in years three and four.
    • The key benefits of the program are:
      • 6th in the UK for Computer Science (QS World Rankings by subject 2020).
      • research lies at the heart of the department - 92% of research outputs ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent in Computer Science.
      • students will be taught by leading academics.
      • accredited by the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
    • The college collaborates on research projects, share teaching resources, and create internship opportunities to enhance students’ experience.
    • Also maintains more than 50 sports clubs, societies, shops, eateries, and a fitness center and developed a worldwide status for top-notch teaching and avant-garde research.
    • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:12.5.
    • The average salary goes up to 1,35,000 USD after completing this program.
    • The Employment rate of King's College London is 85.7%.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    Term 1 Jan 29, 2021

    Closed for applications.

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$38709$38709$38709$38709
    Total Fees$38709$38709$38709$38709

    All International applicants to Undergraduate programs are required to pay a deposit of 2,580 USD against their first year’s tuition fee.

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants have must contain at least one of Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Computer Science or Computing subjects.
    • Students have A*AA grades in an undergraduate degree.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Applicants have completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Welcome applications to master's courses from students who have taken a three-year Bachelor (Honours) or Bachelor (Special) degree from a recognized university.
    • Students will need to have achieved good grades, usually in a subject related to what they would like to study.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    Scores Required

    6.0 / 9

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    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
    • Exam scores like GMAT, GRE are to be submitted.


    QS World University logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #51 out of 600 in Global Ranking

    Academy Ranking of World Universities logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #101 out of 500 in Global Ranking

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Living Expenses$20700

    VISA & Work Study


    • Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
    • Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
    • UK Student Visa: Types
      • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course  in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
      • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in courses longer than 6 months.
      • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
    • Documents Required:
      • Details of passport
      • Tuberculosis test results
      • Criminal record certificate
      • Proof of financial sufficiency that you have enough funds for your entire period of stay in the UK.
      • Parents or legal guardian letters if you are under 18.
      • Recent passport size photograph

    Work Study

    • For degree level students on a Student Visa or Tier 4 visa, they should be allowed to work up to 20 hours during term time (term time is determined by the academic calendar).
    • Students are able to work full time during vacation periods. These students should be aware that: 
      • Masters students: students can only work 20 hours during the summer period (the summer period is when students should be doing their dissertation so does not count as a vacation period).
      • Ph.D. students: as students work throughout the year, term time dates do not apply to them.
      • Students should be entitled to 8 week's annual leave and can work during their annual leave periods. 
    • Upon reaching the course end date, students can start working full-time up until their visa expiry date, for a maximum period of 4 months.
    • During this 4 month period, students may have the option to switch to another visa that permits them to work in the UK after their Student Visa or Tier 4 visa expires.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

    • Analyst Programmer, Airbus
    • E-Disclosure Specialist, Stroz Friedberg
    • Information Security Consultant, Merrill Lynch
    • Financial Software Developer, Goldman Sachs
    • Senior Software Engineer, Oracle
    • Software Developer, Bank of America
    • IT Consultant, Detica

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$1385YesApr 30, 2020
    Commonwealth Master’s ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    The Global Study Awards$12252YesN/A
    QS scholarshipsVariableYesN/A


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