Taught course

Contemporary History

Institution
King's College London · School of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA

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

September

Course content

This programme provides training in and experience of historical analysis of issues of importance for the understanding of contemporary Britain. It focuses upon the study of British history over the past century, but assumes that British history must be understood in relation to other countries and regions, in particular the Empire/Commonwealth, Europe and North America.

Information for international students

For those students whose first language is not English, please view our English language requirements: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/apply/lang.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

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation40 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
artshums-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2765 / 2232
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200