Taught course

War in the Modern World

King's College London · Department of War Studies

Entry requirements

First class or 2:1 first degree in history, international relations, political science, economics, other appropriate subject or an equivalent qualification; GPA must be above 3.25. Applicants must have English language competence. An alternative professional or other qualification obtained by a formal examination may be approved. Prior experiential learning can also be taken into consideration by the admissions panel. Where alternative professional or other qualifications are not available, evidence will be required that a candidate can undertake academic study to the level required. If necessary, candidates will be asked to submit a sample of written work.

Months of entry


Course content

War in the Modern World provides graduate students worldwide with a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute understanding of military theory and operations between 1945 and today.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

Students are self-funded.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-72 months

Course contact details

e-Learning Programme Administrator
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