Research course

War Studies Research

King's College London · Department of War Studies

Entry requirements

A Masters degree with a distinction or high merit (or overseas equivalent), and/or a first or 2.1 honours degree at the Bachelors level (or overseas equivalent). Applicants should also have extensive practical experience in the field concerned (for example, as a military officer, diplomat or aid worker).

Months of entry


Course content

Candidates undertake a tailored programme of research training and development through all three years of the programme. The department is especially interested in receiving applications from students planning their research projects in fields that will enhance the strength of the department's research groups, centres and programmes. Details of these can be found on the War Studies website,


Department specialisms

Please visit the website.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

AHRC, ESRC, ORS, KCL, SSPP and Department of War Studies studentships, see War Studies web pages for details of funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 7206
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200