The Academic Study Programme is for students aged 17 and above who have finished high school in their own country and are looking for a gap year experience.
The programme focuses on personal development and an experience in the world of British education.
Depending on aptitudes and interests students will join either Advanced Level Foundation, Art and Design Foundation, Law Foundation or International Business Foundation classes
Choose from 1, 2 or 3 terms.
Foundation programmes at Kings
Students on the Academic Study Programme will join classes within one of four Foundation courses: the Advanced Level Foundation, an academic programme for pre-university students that is based on A-levels, as well as specialist Foundations in Art and Design, Law and Business.
All offer the chance to increase or acquire subject-specific knowledge, and a valuable insight into UK academic life.
Highly qualified teachers
All our teachers are subject specialists.
Many hold a second degree or equivalent qualification, including PhD.
You will have regular personal progress testing and skills analysis.
Dedicated professional care and support teams are always available for help and advice.
Very small classes
There are only 8 to 12 students per class at Kings.
This means plenty of one-to-one contact with your teacher.
Develop your English skills
The programme includes English for Academic Study. This is tailored to your specific language level.
It gives you the intellectual and linguistic skills required for academic study.
Find out more about English for Academic Study
Learning outside the classroom is crucial.
The Academic Enrichment Programme helps you become a well-rounded, culturally adjusted student who can go on to thrive in whatever academic route you take.
Learn more about Academic Enrichment
Specialist mentoring and support
Our specialist support team ensures every student develops and grows — academically, personally and socially.
You'll have a weekly meeting with your personal tutor. We'll work on your individual learning plan with outcomes based on your abilities and goals.
Learn more about the Kings Support Team
Take the next step: Apply today
The Academic Study Programme is a great stand-alone experience or your springboard to further study in the UK.
Application is simple and quick. If you meet our criteria, we will confirm your offer within 48 hours.
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