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Course summary

Choose from a huge variety of history modules from across medieval, early modern and modern history – and explore topics from around the world. Our History graduates get top jobs in a wide range of sectors, including law, business, government, heritage, finance and marketing. With modern languages in demand in the current climate, why not enhance your career options by taking History alongside French, German, Portuguese or Spanish? With options to enhance your current study, or to take up any of these languages as a total beginner – there has never been a better time to learn a language. Key benefits

  • One of the best history departments in the world, ranked 9th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide (2016).
  • Graduates get top jobs in a wide range of sectors, including law, business, government, heritage, finance and teaching.
  • A wider range of periods and places than most history degrees, from medieval Europe to modern India.
  • Students are taught in a friendly and supportive environment by expert historians.
  • The central London location offers students easy access to world-class museums, collections and libraries.
  • French, German and Spanish have been taught at King's since 1831 and Portuguese since the 1860s, making us one of the oldest modern languages programmes in the country.
  • Our language departments are consistently voted among the best in the UK and offer our graduates excellent career prospects.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/history-and-modern-languages-with-a-year-abroad-ba


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
R903
Institution code:
K60
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: None - A Level in French, German, Spanish or Portuguese at grade B or equivalent is required if you plan to take the language at Advanced level. The ab initio pathway allows students to start studying one of these languages from scratch. Preferred subjects: History


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
History and Modern Languages with a Year Abroad at King's College London, University of London - UCAS