The basic entry requirements are a recognised first degree of at least upper second class honours (or equivalent overseas qualification) in history, politics or a relevant discipline, eg public policy, law or social science. Evidence of achievement of an academic level comparable to at least upper second class honours standard through past studies, and where previous study, work or experience (for example, in government or NGO service) has made the applicant a suitable candidate, will also be considered.
Months of entry
The course prepares students for advanced research and/or for work in a political, policy and related fields.
Students take modules on the Evolution of British Government since 1945, on British Political History since 1945, as well as choosing from subjects including The Constitution in Crisis, Anglo-American Relations, UK Government and the Constitution: Reform and Modernisation, and any other modules offered at King's College London (subject to the programme director's approval).
Students are given the opportunity to experience the ICBH's work with policymakers and politicians through the 'History & Policy' module, as well as the regular research seminars, conferences and other events which they can attend.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
- +44 (0) 20 7848 7210/ 2574
- +44 (0) 20 7848 7200