King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London


This programme is an advanced historical research programme, and students specialize in ancient, medieval, early modern or modern history under the supervision of an expert in their chosen field of research. Students receive training in historiographical and technical skills necessary for doctoral study and develop their knowledge of the period they choose to focus on.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or above); or overseas equivalent in history or a related subject such as politics; students without a history degree may be required to show relevant research skills in order to be accepted.

Assessment methods

Assesment is by written coursework and/or take-home exam. The 30,000 word dissertation enables students to research a topic of their choice, working one-to-one with an academic supervisor.

Sponsorship information

AHRC; overseas applicants should seek advice from the British Council on country-specific funding opportunities and consult our graduate funding database.


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