Research course

Contemporary History

King's College London · Department of History

Entry requirements

First or 2:1 honours degree or overseas equivalent and an MA in a related subject. This need not be history but students without history degrees will be expected to show the advanced skills of analysis and historical research which their potential supervisor considers necessary.

Months of entry


Course content

The Centre for Contemporary British History at King's offers a wide range of supervisor expertise in 20th century history, including politics, economics, gender, demography and social history. Current students are researching subjects including voluntary action, the advertising industry, Britain and Northern Ireland, and representations of women in museums, taking full advantage of the rich archives available in and near London. Studying both part-time and full-time, they form a vibrant and lively student body, participating in the seminars, conferences, and events organised by the Centre including an annual research workshop at Cumberland Lodge.

Department specialisms

See website for details.

Fees and funding

See website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
24 months


part time
48-72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions
+44 (0) 20 7848 2765/2232