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King's College London

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
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About

The History BA at King's College London is designed to develop your critical thinking and independence of thought through an extraordinary breadth of periods and places. We encourage you to adopt a comparative approach to your studies, looking at the connections and contrasts between different eras of history from around the globe.

Overview

The History BA at King's College London will help you explore topics covered at school as well as many that aren’t, such as the history of Contemporary Africa or friendship in Medieval Europe. Our range of modules ensures that you can choose a programme of study to match your interests whilst studying in the heart of London. History at King’s has a world-class reputation, offering graduates excellent career prospects.

Key benefits

  • Students have the option to study abroad at one of our partner institutions for the second semester of the second year. Current options include University of Sydney, Hong Kong University, University of Auckland and Toronto University.
  • Graduates get top jobs in a wide range of sectors, including law, business, government, heritage, finance and teaching.
  • A wider range of periods and places than most history degrees, from medieval Europe to modern India.
  • Students are taught in a friendly and supportive environment by expert historians.
  • Most teaching takes place in small seminar groups providing the opportunity for students to hone their discussion and presentation skills.
  • Studying in a central London location, you will have easy access to world-class museums, collections and libraries.

Career destinations

Recent graduates have found employment as:
  •  Academic Historian
  •  Dealers’ Assistant, Bonhams
  • Research Analyst, Ministry of Defence
  •  Junior Accounts Executive, Chelgate
  •  Project Assistant, Heron Evidence Development
  •  Trusts & Statutory Fundraiser, Crisis UK
  •  Support Worker, Sense
  •  Departmental Runner, BBC

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Historical Skills, Sources & Approaches
  • The Making of Britain 400-1400
  • Medieval Europe 400-1500
  • Early Modern Britain 1500-1750
  • Power, Belief and Culture in Europe 1500-1800
  • Europe from 1793 to 1991
  • Politics and Society in Britain, 1780-1945
  • The Worlds of the British Empire, c1730-1960
  • World History 1870s - 2000s

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • AAA
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.
  • Required subjects
History

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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