Taught course

Modern History

King's College London · Department of History

Entry requirements

First or 2:1 honours degree or overseas equivalent in history or a related subject such as politics. Students without a history degree may be required to show relevant research and analysis skills in order to be accepted.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme teaches students the skills and analysis required for modern historical study whilst also providing students with an opportunity to delve into some of the most significant topics of the period from European nation building to Modern British Politics. This MA draws upon a wide range or approaches to modern history to create a comparative approach to European and British history which maximizes the expertise of our staff. Students also have the option to broaden the number of sources available to them by studying modern European languages during their MA.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English, please visit our website for further information: www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html

Fees and funding

AHRC; self-funded. Overseas applicants should seek advice from the British Council on country-specific funding opportunities and consult our graduate funding database.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 2765 / 2232
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200