Taught course

Politics & Contemporary History

Institution
King's College London · King's College London
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

PURPOSE
The course prepares students for advanced research and/or for work in a political, policy and related fields.


DESCRIPTION
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

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
nms-pgadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 7210/ 2574
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200