Study history and political economy from the fall of Rome right up to the present day. You'll cover world economy and its history as well as the history of Western political ideas from Plato to the present. Develop quantitative skills and political insights as well as a deep understanding of history and its impact on today's world to equip you for a range of careers.Depending on the modules you choose, you can graduate with either a BA or a BSc degree. Key benefits
- Study history and political economy in a truly global way, with support from experts in virtually all parts of the world
- Incorporate historical and economic analysis into your consideration of current events, giving you the tools to better understand challenges in today's globalised world
- Develop skills for a career where you can apply your understanding of political, economic and historical issues to the real world in roles where you can make a difference, e.g. civil service, think tanks, finance, consultancy, law, government, business and policy
- This is a cutting edge programme, jointly offered by the Departments of Political Economy and History, each ranking 5th in Europe in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019). It draws on the best of both departments, and on specialist expertise in the Department of European and International Studies and the Russia Institute
- Our location in the heart of London offers unrivalled access to the museums, libraries, historical sites, archives and cultural resources of the capital
- Excellent employment prospects. King's is ranked 4th in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018)
- Students have the option to study abroad at one of our partner institutions for the second semester of the second year. Current options include the University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, and Georgetown University
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Required subjects: None Preferred subjects: History
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill|
|PTE Academic||69 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 Advanced||185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill|
|Trinity ISE||Level III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill|
|Institution's Own Test||Pass 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.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|