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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions(FAQ's) about the application process for postgraduate taught courses.

I have an unconditional offer, what does this mean?

This means that you have met the requirements necessary and have been accepted on to the course you applied for. The next step is to email to accept your offer.

I have a conditional offer, what does this mean?

This means that you need to provide evidence that you meet our academic and/or English language requirements, along with any other elements stipulated in your offer letter. Your conditions must be met in full before you can progress your application further and all outstanding documentation needs to be submitted to the admissions team. Please always refer to the offer email we have sent to you to find out what you need to do and how.

How can I find out what the conditions of my offer are?

The conditions attached to your offer for Kingston can be found on your offer letter.

If you have further queries regarding your conditions please send us an email at    

Where should I send my supporting documents?

All outstanding documentation needs to be submitted to the admissions team via email. The email address to send them to is

When does my course start?

September intakes typically start mid/end September and January intakes typically start early/mid January. You will be provided with more specific dates via email nearer to the start of the course.

Does my course have a January start date?

To ascertain whether your course has a January start date, navigate to the course page on the University website and click on the 'Apply for this course' button. In the section entitled 'How to apply online' it will list all of the possible start dates for the course. If there is not a January start noted on this page, then the course does not have a January start.

I am unable to take up my place this year, what can I do?

If it is possible to defer your offer and you decide to go ahead, this means that the start of your studies will be delayed while we hold your place until the next intake.

If you want to defer, you need to email us with the information listed below. Please note that being able to defer is not guaranteed so the admissions team will be in contact with you soon after you have provided these details:


  • Full Name
  • Student ID
  • Date of Birth
  • Full Course Title
  • Date you intend to begin course (MM/YYYY)


How much are my fees?

Course fees can be found on individual course pages on the main University website. Just go to, locate the desired course, and click on the 'Fees and bursaries' section.

How and when do I pay my fees?

See our Money Matters guide for details on how and when to pay your course fees. This can be found in the 'Fees and bursaries' section of the individual course page on the main Kingston website.

My question is not answered above

If your question is not answered above, please send us an email to  and we will endeavour to respond within five working days.

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