King's College London

Course Introduction

Overview

Current research projects:

* Democracy and democratic politics in India;

* Jawaharlal Nehru;

* Legal understandings of culture in India;

* Approaches to Twentieth Century Science in China and India

* The politics of regionalism and federalism in India

* Learning achievement in private and government schools in India

* Mobilization of the lower castes and untouchables in India

* India and the Second World War

* Diplomatic and Contemporary history of South Asia and India

Description

The King?s India Institute offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of India. Promoting an inter-disciplinary understanding of India in a comparative global context, the Institute coordinates and develops India-related research capabilities. Students can draw on academic expertise in a range of disciplines, and supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other faculty within the College.

Course study environment

The India Institute offers a lively and thought-provoking programme of seminars, workshops and colloquia, all of which encourage interaction between graduate students, research staff and a wider audience. Together with the Institute's core staff and associate faculty across various departments at King's, PhD students add to the multi-disciplinary and vibrant intellectual atmosphere of the Institute. The Institute also regularly hosts internationally renowned visiting fellows who add an important dimension to our stimulating academic environment.

Start Date:

Normal start date is September but students may commence at other times by arrangement. MPhil two years FT; PhD three years FT..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,550 Home Fees
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £20,820 Overseas Fees
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,550 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: A Master's degree is usually required. In exceptional circumstances only, a Bachelor's degree with first class or high 2:1 honours will be considered.
  • International entry requirements: A Master's degree is usually required. In exceptional circumstances only, a Bachelor's degree with first class or high 2:1 honours will be considered. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT:100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) / Cambridge C1 Advanced: 185 overall; minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) / Cambridge C2 Proficiency: 185 overall; minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each communicative skill.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100