King's College London

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King’s College London has captured the imaginations of several authors whose characters or settings have been associated with the school. A physician in the Sherlock Holmes story “The Adventure of the Resident Patient” speaks of joining King’s College Hospital. The protagonists of The Da Vinci Code find their way into the King’s College Library’s 12-sided reading room. Several renowned authors, including Virginia Woolf, Thomas Hardy, and Sir Arthur C. Clarke are among the college’s distinguished alumni. A constituent of the University of London and the fourth oldest university in England, King’s College has an outstanding reputation in the humanities and law as well as the sciences and social sciences, and is ranked among the top 20 universities in the world. The college also excels in research and innovation, having influenced advances including discovery of the structure of DNA and the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar. It is the largest center for educating health care professionals in Europe. You can take advantage of online courses at King’s College London such as Understanding Drugs and Addiction and Causes of War that offer multidisciplinary approaches and draw upon the expertise of leading scholars in their fields.

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