High fives all round! 500+ online students, 5 King’s Faculties

After 18 months and 10 intakes, King’s College London and King’s Online recently reached a significant milestone, with the 500th acceptance of an offer to study on a King’s online managed programme.

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To have reached over 500 students in such a short period of time is testament to the appetite for innovation in our Faculties at King’s, and the exceptional progress made by King’s Online as a unit. By bringing together skilled instructional designers with leading academics, we are helping to transform education here at King’s College London, and are opening up access to postgraduate study to a wider audience. As you can see from the chart below, growth has been swift and steady, with only the occasional bump and slowdown along the way:


The IoPPN’s online MSc in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health continues to enjoy great success, with over 350 students now accepted onto the course; while the Dickson Poon School of Law’s online LLM programmes are also growing steadily. Student feedback and retention has been excellent across the board – testament to the dedication of the King’s delivery teams to an exceptional student experience – and we expect to have our first master’s graduates receive their degrees July 2018.

Building on our success in delivering online healthcare education, King’s Online are particularly proud to launch King’s’ latest fully managed online programme, Public Health MSc. Also available as a PG Dip/PG Cert, this exciting programme began teaching its first cohort this week. For more information on this thought-provoking online master’s, please do check out the programme prospectus on the King’s Online website.

So what next for King’s Online? Well, our online offering continues to grow at pace, with our MSc Global Finance & Banking – the first online programme from King’s Business School – launched for marketing in September, and an International Affairs MA now approved for development. As more Faculties commit to online education, we will surely see online student numbers grow even further and even faster, all the while supported by the dedicated team here at King’s Online.

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