We’re delighted to welcome you back to King’s and the wider King’s Community as a postgraduate student. This article outlines all the support and resources available to support you as a postgraduate taught or research student at King’s. 

Important to know: For more information on all the ways you can enhance your studies as a postgraduate student, take a look at our study at King’s webpages.

In this article: 
Postgraduate-only study and learning resources 
 As a postgraduate student, you’ll have access to a wide range of study spaces tailored to suit your study needs:
Graduate Lounge 
The Graduate School provide postgraduate-only study spaces, equipped with computers, lockers, desks and sofas. You can find a postgraduate study space across each of our campuses:  
Postgraduate workspace in libraries
As a postgraduate student, you’ll have exclusive access to study spaces in both the Maughan and Franklin-Wilkins Library, which include access to PC’s, and a dedicated study space for relaxation and group discussion. 
Additional support and resources for postgraduate taught students 

There are a wide range of opportunities available to you as a postgraduate taught student, that will allow you to enhance your studies at King’s further.
King’s Experience Awards 
King’s Experience Awards are awarded to recognise any extracurricular learning taken outside your formal studies, and can include:  
  • Volunteering 
  • Internships 
  • Paid employment  
  • Learning  
Take a look at our King’s Experience Awards webpages to find out more about the scheme.  

At King’s, we want students to enhance their employability skills to fully equip them for employment upon graduation. Postgraduate taught students can either undertake an internship or work placement, across a range of industries.  

Some students will also have the option to gain academic credit through the completion of an internship as part of an accredited internship module within their programme, this is supported by dedicated Internship Convenors in their department and our Accredited Internships Programme. For more information on internships at King’s, take a look at our Internships webpages.  

Student representation 
As a postgraduate taught student, there are plenty of ways you can get involved at King’s alongside your studies. You can expand your network and discover a new hobby by joining a sports club or society, through King’s College London Students’ Union (KCLSU)  

If you’re passionate about making change at King’s and would enjoy advocating on the behalf of your peers, you can also become a Student Representative.  
Expand your language skills
You can learn a foreign language while studying for a masters. The King's Language Centre offers 26 languages, ranging from Mandarin to Urdu. Take a look at the King's Language Centre's web pages for more information.
Additional support and resources for postgraduate research students   

As a postgraduate research student, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for funding to support your studies and expand your network by attending social events that are relevant to your studies. 

Support and training 
Alongside your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to:  
  • Learn a foreign language while studying for a PhD. The King's Language Centre offers 26 languages, ranging from Mandarin to Urdu. Take a look at the King's Language Centre's web pages for more information. 
  • Take part in the Research Development Programme, designed to improve research skills and enhance your employability, by offering a wide range of e-learning resources, courses and one-to-one advice sessions. Find out more about the Research Development Programme on the Centre for Doctoral Studies webpages

Supervision for postgraduate research students 
Postgraduate research students are assigned a primary supervisor, a second supervisor (or a supervisory panel) and, depending on your circumstances, you might be assigned a postgraduate coordinator. Your faculty/department will ensure that your supervisory arrangements best suit your study needs.