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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our MA in Politics & Contemporary History provides you with an advanced critical study of the government and politics of contemporary Britain. It develops the knowledge, techniques and skills relevant to your interests and research needs and equips you for independent research and analysis and for writing at an advanced level.

Key benefits

  • Study contemporary history and politics in the heart of London, with unrivalled access to archives and libraries.
  • Course tutors include renowned experts in the field of contemporary history and politics.
  • You attend regular research seminars in contemporary British history and have full access to other exciting activities, including witness seminars, conferences and research projects.

Description:

You are required to take modules on the Evolution of British Government and British Political History since 1945, as well as choosing from a range of optional modules.

You are given the opportunity to experience the Department of Political Economy’s work with policymakers and politicians through History & Policy, as well as regular research seminars, conferences and other events which you can attend.

Career prospects:

After studying this course you can go on to a career in journalism, the civil service, management consultancy, teaching and research.

Application deadline

26 August 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,660per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 91 3

    8th out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    159 81%

    15th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    25th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    80th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    178 85%

    10th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    10th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    65th

    10

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