King's College London

Course Introduction

A four' year French and History degree programme in the heart of London. Enhance your historical learning and critical thinking and focus on advanced study of French language and culture. History modules cover topics from European medieval history to Modern British politics. One of the leading French departments in the UK, distinguished for its world'leading and internationally excellent research, together with a top History department ranked 6th in the UK (Guardian 2013)

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Core French language; introduction to French literature (compulsory); the making of Britain 400'1400; medieval Europe 400'1500; early modern Britain 1500'1750; power, belief and culture in Europe 1500'1800; the worlds of the British empire, c1730'1960; Europe from 1793 to 1991. Year 2 examples: History and memory; the history of Australia since 1788; history of political ideas; history of the Iberian world, 1492'1822; history of the Roman Empire; comedy in French literature before 1700; the French novel since 1700; the idea of France; modernity and the city; modern French history. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Images of Algeria; citizenship and exclusion in modern France; topics in French film II; shadows of enlightenment; Flaubert; French feminist writing; Alexander the great; Augustus (power and propaganda).

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

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 90%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Advanced Higher AA
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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86% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 78%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 63%

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

88% Go on to work and/or study

In work 44
Studying 41
Studying and working 3
Unemployed 6
Unknown 6

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 46%

Total Coursework: 25%

Total Practical: 28%

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

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