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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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.

This MA course provides you with training in global and transnational history, while offering the opportunity to pursue a personally-tailored interdisciplinary education, through optional modules offered by any department at King’s College London, or from available MA courses at our London partner institutions. You will also be free to carry out your own research, and to draw on an exceptional range of expertise within the World History research cluster at King’s, which includes experts on Africa, South Asia, China, Latin America and the Caribbean, Australia, and the Middle East, as well as leading historians of the British Empire, Portuguese Empire, and French Empire.

We aim to provide training in the historiographical and technical skills necessary for further study, and also to allow you to develop special expertise in the areas of history and the humanities that attract you. Our course is particularly suitable if you have a clear research interest and are looking to continue in academic study.

Our course will give you skills that will allow you to excel in academia and in your professional life. Many students coming out of this MA have gone on to fully-funded PhD studentships at King’s, UCL, Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton and other universities, and others have found careers in a diverse range of fields, such as the civil and foreign services, education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,350per 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

    20th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 93 3

    8th out of 102 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    160 77%

    16th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    81st

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    162 82%

    6th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    41st

    22

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