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King's University College

Country : Canada King's University College

Region : Ontario

City : London

Web site : www.kings.uwo.ca

King's University College (locally known as "King's College" or simply "King's")

It is affiliated with St. Peter's Seminary and the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.

Although there is a heavy emphasis on undergraduate studies, there is also a full or part-time graduate program in social work. The research based social work program has partnered with local, and provincial governments to open the London Poverty Research Centre at King's. By virtue of King's affiliation with St. Peter's Seminary, Master of Theological Studies and Master of Divinity degrees are also offered.

Undergraduate programs

  • Arts (Catholic Studies, Catholic Studies for Teachers, Dramatic Literature, English, King's Foundations in the Humanities, French, Philosophy, Religious Studies, World Religions)
  • Childhood and Social Institutions
  • Social Science (Canadian Studies, Criminology, Economics, Finance, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology)
  • Social Justice and Peace Studies
  • Management & Organizational Studies

Professional / graduate programs

  • Business Administration (Ivey HBA)
  • Social Work (BSW)
  • Social Work (MSW)
  • Thanatology

CultureWorks ESL

For more than ten years King's has maintained a partnership with CultureWorks ESL, an English as a Second Language school, whose offices are located on site in Broughdale Hall. Students who successfully complete the CultureWorks program are granted entrance to King's. CultureWorks has funded a scholarship for graduates of its ESL program attending King's. In 2005 nearly 50 graduates of CultureWorks attended King's.

Rankings and distinctions

The University College received an A+ rating for class size, and an A rating in Overall Student Satisfaction, Quality of Teaching, Campus Atmosphere, Libraries, and Athletics on the Globe and Mail 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Canadian University Reports.

Sources : Wikipedia, www.kings.uwo.ca

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