Here you can find frequently asked questions related to our programmes, student application and admission process and other relevant information about the business school.
Tuition fees and funding
Do I have access to bursaries?
We offer a variety of different bursaries, each with unique eligibility criteria. Candidates who submit an application on time and receive an offer for our programmes could be considered for bursaries. Please visit the financial support page for further information.
Can I pay my tuition fees in instalments?
Yes, you can pay your tuition fees in one or two instalments payable at the start of term, and 3 months after the start of your studies. Please let us know as soon as possible if you require support.
What are the tuition fees?
The typical tuition fee for UK/EU students is £8,500 and £12,000 for International students.
What do I need for my visa application?
You need to check that you meet all the requirements to study in the U.K. For more information about what you will need, visit the UKVI website. Please ensure that you allow enough time to apply for a visa before the start date of your programme of study. If you need further advice about your visa, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the visa section of our website.
How do I secure my place after the confirmation of an offer?
Once you receive the official offer, you will have 15 days to decide whether you would like to accept, defer or decline the offer. If you choose to accept the offer, we will issue you with an invoice for the deposit payment. Once you have received the invoice, you will have 10 days to make the deposit payment. Please note that failure to pay the deposit on time may result in your offer being revoked.
Is the deposit refundable?
Deposits are not refundable if you fail to take your place on the programme.
How much is the deposit payment?
If you are offered a place on the programme, you will be asked to pay a deposit equivalent to 20% of your tuition fees. This deposit is part of the total fees, at no additional cost. We will email your the deposit invoice and this will need to be paid within 10 days of receiving the invoice.
Can I defer an offer?
Yes, you can, but please note that all requests to defer are considered on a case-by-case basis. Also, request to defer an offer should be submitted no later than 2 months before the start date of your courses.
When will I receive my offer letter?
After the completion of the selection process, we usually send you an official offer letter within 1-2 weeks.
IT equipment & accommodation
Does the King Stage provide accommodation?
Many students choose to live in private rented accommodation whilst others choose to book accommodation through our selected partners myhomegb.com and uniacco.com. Please go to the Campus and Accommodation page for more information regarding the different types of accommodation available to you. Our team is also available to help facilitate your move to London.
What are the laptop requirements for Data science and analytics programme?
All incoming students are required to bring a laptop with them that meets the courses requirements. Recommended configuration are the following: Core i7 or equivalent, 16GB or more of RAM OS: Windows 7 or higher, Mac Students may be asked to install additional software at the start of the course.
Open days and contacting us
Can I bring more than one guest?
We have a one guest rule for the Open Days. However, if you have a particular circumstance that needs additional guests, please get in contact at email@example.com.
Do I need to book a place?
Our Open Days are exclusive to those that register. You must sign up to receive updates and further information about the event.
Who can attend?
Prospective students, parents, partners, teachers or advisors are welcome to our open days as long as you register.
What can I expect from a virtual open day?
- Get personalised study advice from our academic staff and speak to our current students about their experiences.
- Ask about student life and take a tour of our campus.
- Get advice on funding your master’s, and speak to admissions about your application.
- Get personalised study advice from our academic staff during online open days sessions.
Which team should I contact for help?
All our teams are available to assist you. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We do our best to reply to students’ requests within 48 hours.
How do I find the Business School?
King Stage is located in London, Greenwich. Please refer to our Get in Touch page for our address and guidance on how to reach us.
Can I attend your open days?
We offer online and on-campus information sessions to give you the opportunity to learn more about the programmes. We also host various webinars.
Can I receive feedback If my application is unsuccessful?
For feedback on your application, you can email us at email@example.com and we will be able to answer your questions. Please note that decisions on academic applications are usually final.
When will I know the decision regarding my application?
We usually inform candidates about the decision within 2-4 weeks of having submitted a complete application. However, the decision response time may vary and increase during busy periods and/or if documents are missing.
Will it be possible to rearrange the time of my interview?
If you are invited to attend an interview, a specific time and date will be agreed with you. If you are unable to attend the interview due to an emergency, we will be able to suggest an alternative slot.
What do I need to prepare for the interview?
Our interview process typically takes about 30 minutes and does not require extensive preparation. It aims to give you the opportunity to demonstrate your suitability to join your master’s programme of choice. This is achieved through a series of questions about your past experience, future plans and your skills.
What is the selection interview?
After carefully reviewing all applications as part of the selection process, candidates will be invited for an interview. Interviews can be conducted either online or on-campus. Alternatively, we can provide you with the interview questions for you to record your answers and submit your video to us.
How do I show that I have met the English language requirements?
You can submit your IELTS or TOEFL certificates by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the absence of a certificate, you can provide the score you achieved. If you have completed another English certificate, please email us the certificate for review.
Do I need to submit evidence of my English language level with my application?
Yes, you will need to provide evidence or show that you meet the language requirements to follow our academic programmes (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent). You can find more information in regards to our English language level requirements including the exams and tests we recognise and accept on the Admission page.
What documents do I need to support my application and how do I submit my application?
We will require a CV, a copy of your diploma and an English level certificate. More information about our application process can be found on the Admission page. To apply, please fill in the contact form and a member of the team will be in touch with you and share the application form.
Do you offer undergraduate programmes?
Unfortunately, we do not offer undergraduate programmes at the moment.
Do you offer programmes on a part-time basis?
We offer the possibility to follow all of our Master’s programmes on a part-time basis. The length of each programme is extended to 18 months which allows more flexibility for the students.
Does King Stage offer English language assessment tools?
We will be able to offer a placement test assessment to identify the level of candidates applying to our Master’s programme. Please contact us if you need further assistance.
Can I join a Master’s programme if I have some work experience but I do not meet the academic entry requirement?
We may consider candidates from a non-traditional academic background, on the basis of relevant work experience (minimum 2 years). After a review of your application and an interview, we will be able to confirm your eligibility for our programme.
Do you give advice on student eligibility?
We are not able to assess eligibility before an applicant submits their full application and has completed their admission interview. For more information, please visit the entry requirements of the programme on our Admission page.