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A Pathway from Kings to Monash

Kings is partnered with the prestigious Monash University to offer a pathway to all of its undergraduate courses, including Medicine.

Monash University enjoys an excellent reputation for research and teaching excellence in its short 50-year history, both in Australia and globally, where it is consistently ranked as a Top 100 institution.

Monash University is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their teaching excellence and research.

Excellent rankings

  • Ranked 54th in the world, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • Nursing: 3rd best in the World (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2023)
  • Anatomy and Physiology: 37th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2021)
  • Life Sciences and Medicine: 35th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2021)
  • Medicine: equal 36th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2021)
  • Nursing: equal 15th in the world (QS Subject Rankings, 2021)

At a glance


  • Kings Bournemouth
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London
  • Kings Oxford

Start dates:

  • September 2024
  • January 2025

Entry requirements:

  • Completed 11 – 12 years of schooling
  • Minimum IELTS 6.5
  • Completing the Medical Summer Programme first is highly recommended

Minimum age:

  • 16.5


  • Foundation: 1 academic year (3 terms)
  • A-levels: 2 years (6 terms)


  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Learning outcomes

  • Raise academic qualifications to UK university entrance level
  • Raise English to university level 
  • Develop learning and self-study skills for degree level 
  • Develop relevant working experience required for entry into medical school 
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One-year Foundation pathway

You will follow the specialist Kings Advanced Level Foundation. This is based on A-level and taught by A-level teachers.

You will study Biology or Chemistry, plus a minimum of one further Science (Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics) along with the compulsory subjects of Data Handling/Statistics and Communication/Study Skills. Any other subject is acceptable as the third option, with the exception of Further Maths.

Two-year A-level pathway

You will study Biology and Chemistry at A-level, as well as either Maths or Physics.

Monash University entry criteria

After successfully completing your course at Kings you will have the opportunity to apply for the Monash University medical course (M6011 Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine).


  • A-levels: ABB
  • Foundation: Minimum score of 90% overall (including Chemistry)


  • Communication and Study Skills: 75% or IELTS overall score 7.0 (no band below 6.5)


  • You will need to undertake the International Student Admissions Test (ISAT). To be invited for an interview, students will need to meet minimum ISAT requirements.


  • You may be invited to a Multiple Mini Interview – see for more information

You will also have the opportunity to apply to the Malaysia campus, with the following requirements:


  • Foundation: 80% ALF (including Biology and Physics or Maths)


  • Communication and Study Skills: 75% or IELTS overall score 7.0 (no band below 6.5)

Thank you for your enquiry.
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The Kings Admissions Team