King's College London

Course Introduction

The rationale for this joint honours degree programme in the heart of London is that key elements of the War Studies curriculum can be augmented and reinforced by studying history as war touches every aspect of human existence.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples of modules: The causes of war; the conduct of war; the experience of war; the making of Britain 400'1400; medieval Europe 400'1500. Year 2 examples of modules: Aspects of naval history; world war II in Europe; British economic history from the 18th to the early 20th century; church, state and nation in Britain, 1750'1939. Year 3 examples of modules: Philosophies of war; fighting in the air; warfare in the ancient world; war and international relations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • SQA Higher
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 73%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 96%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 92%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 35
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 15
Unknown 0

13% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 50%

Total Coursework: 48%

Total Practical: 2%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation