For students taking Advanced Placement courses, and we would expect candidates to achieve 5, 5, 5, 5, 5 in the most relevant subjects, and we encourage AP candidates to also submit relevant SAT II subject tests (our students' individual scores are typically above 700).At King's, we are happy to also consider applications from students taking Provincial Canada / Ontario Secondary School qualifications.If A levels are not available, we would require a high performance in the Pan Kypries examinations.
More general advice is available on the choosing school subjects page.The standard A level offer is A*, A, and A for most essay-based courses and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences, or A* A* and A for most maths and sciences courses and Economics.We typically make offers on three A levels within the Advanced Diploma.We usually require applicants whose first language is something other than English to sit the IELTS examination, and to offer an overall score of at least 7.5, with no individual element below 7.0.Since we interview most candidates, we also use the interview to establish your communication skills in English.
Please see full details on the International students' page.
At King's, our applicants come from countries and examination systems all around the world, and we have considerable expertise in assessing non-A level applications.
The following are just some of our most common standard offers.
For most essay-based courses and Psychological and Behavioural Sciences, we would ask students to achieve a combination such as: A*, A and D3, or A, A and D2.
For most maths and sciences courses and Economics, we would ask students taking a mixture of A level and Pre-U qualifications to achieve a combination such as A*, A* and D3, or A*, A and D2..
Please be aware that only candidates who meet the centrally-published Cambridge University requirements (those who are taking the International Baccalaureate or five Advanced Placement courses) are eligible to apply for the centrally-organised overseas interviews in Canada.