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War Studies

King's College London

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
19800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The War Studies BA degree course offered at  King's College London is a long-established course that focuses on the key human challenges of war and conflict. 

Overview

During the War Studies programme at King's College London, instead of adopting a single disciplinary viewpoint, you will approach the topics from a variety of distinctive angles including politics, international relations, philosophy, sociology, history and strategic studies.

Key benefits

  • King's is amongst the world's leading universities for the study of war and conflict.
  • Teaching by leading international experts who work in close collaboration with governments, armed forces and NGOs across the world.
  • Outstanding flexibility, allowing you to focus on your fundamental interests of war and conflicts.
  • Frequent guest lectures throughout the year by high-profile international speakers.
  • Intellectually and physically located close to government; our campus is just ten minutes' walk from Whitehall in the heart of London amongst the media, museums, and major libraries and research institutes of the capital.
  • Department has established relationships and links with major London institutions such as Chatham House, IISS, RUSI, Janes Defence, Visiongain and AKE. 
  • We offer a dedicated focus on employability skills, assisting you to careers in defense, foreign affairs, humanitarian aid, risk analysis, journalism, and banking.

Career Prospects

Our graduates go on to work in a range of fields including government (most commonly in Ministries of Defence and Foreign Affairs in the UK and abroad), academia, journalism, banking (often in emerging markets or risk analysis), research and policy think-tanks, humanitarian organisations and international organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Causes of War
  • The Conduct of War
  • The Experience of War
  • Art of War Studies
  • Contemporary Security Issues
  • War in the 20th Century
  • 10,000-word dissertation
  • State, Society & Strategy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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

Required grades

  • 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

  • No compulsory subjects.

Preferred subjects

  • No preferred subjects.

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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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