Taught course

World History and Cultures

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 skills in order to be accepted.

Months of entry


Course content

This course offers you the chance to study the global political, economic, and cultural interactions, the history of empires and the transnational histories of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas.

King's College London has since the 1920s been a key international centre for Imperial and Global History. This MA course provides students with a core training in global and transnational history, while offering broad scope for personally-tailored interdisciplinary education, as students choose four optional modules from any offered by any department at King's College London, or from available MA courses at our London partner institutions (which include UCL, Queen Mary, and Royal Holloway).

Leads to doctoral level research and careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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