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Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award

Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a TEF Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories.

Dance

The University's RIBA award-winning Town House has six dance studios, all equipped to professional standards with fully sprung floors, mirrors and barres, and a performance studio theatre.

Study dance and performance practically across a range of styles, including hip hop, dances of the African diaspora and contemporary dance, while gaining an understanding of the history of dance and the direction of current industry.

Our courses

Drama

Our drama students benefit from our strong links to The Rose Theatre, the largest producing theatre in south-west London, where you'll learn and perform in the theatre and benefit from its resources and expertise.

Our courses

Music technology

Combine your musical knowledge with expertise in music technology; record, program and produce music and develop skills across a range of musical styles and contexts. Our extensive facilities include recording studios, rehearsal rooms, Pro tools, Ableton and Logic-based MIDI/editing suites, synth labs, and our analogue/hybrid Visconti Studio.

Our courses

Ideas emerge here

Kingston School of Art has long been recognised as one of the best art and design schools in teaching and research, which is shown in our subject rankings, research, performance, industry and student awards, and the leading brands and institutions that choose to work with us.

We are committed to development and offer students opportunities to explore, experiment and to take risks. Find your unique signature.

We prepare our students to be the creative and cultural leaders in the industries of the future.

Ideas emerge here

The Art School Experience

As part of Kingston School of Art, students on this course benefit from joining a creative community where collaborative working and critical practice are encouraged.

Our workshops and studios are open to all disciplines, enabling students and staff to work together, share ideas and explore multi-disciplinary making.

Two students collaborate on a design project.

Future Skills

Knowledge to give you the edge

Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability.

As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge.

At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it.

A female engineering student, in the engineering lab.
Virtual Experience

Virtual Experience

Discover more about Kingston with our virtual experience.

Take a self-guided tour through our facilities, campuses and the surrounding area of Kingston upon Thames. You can also view the different accommodation options available and hear from current students about their course, experience at Kingston and more.

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