Taught course

European Studies

King's College London · Department of European and International Studies

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above.

If you have a lower degree classification, or a degree in an unrelated subject, your application may be considered if you can demonstrate significant relevant work experience, or offer a related graduate qualification (such as a Masters or PGDip).

Months of entry


Course content

Our European Studies MA course will give you a detailed understanding of the politics, history, economy and societies of Europe. As a full-time student, you may also take either a French or German pathway, which offers you the opportunity to complete a master's degree within a year while taking modules abroad.

Key benefits

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the major interests, institutions and ideas that shape the politics, economics and societies of Europe.
  • Study Europe from a variety of perspectives in an interdisciplinary programme hosted by an interdisciplinary department.
  • Study at a world-class institution, ranked 15th in the world, and 5th in Europe, for politics and international relations by the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
  • Learn from world-leading scholars who contributed greatly to King's College London being ranked first in the United Kingdom for research power in the field of politics and international relations in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  • If you are on the French or German pathways, this MA offers you the chance to spend your second semester in a prestigious institution in France or Germany. Our current partners are the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris and the Humboldt Universitat in Berlin.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7123 4843