King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Early Modern History

This programme enables students to undertake close study of the history of Britain, Europe and the wider world between c.1500-1800, highlighting themes of political, cultural, religious and social history. Students choose from a wide range of modules and take two compulsory core courses on practical skills and methodological approaches. Leads to further research or careers in museums, journalism, finance and the cultural sector.

Entry requirements

A 1st 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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written coursework (and for one required module, a take-home exam). The 15,000 word dissertation enables students to research a topic of their choice, working one-to-one with an academic supervisor.

Sponsorship information

Students are able to apply for AHRC awards, Postgraduate Trust studentships and the Harold James Boyden Travelling Scholarship.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 17,040 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,260 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,520 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 2765/2232