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Application status Open
Duration 1 year Full time, September to September; 2 year Part Time
Study mode Full-time, Part-time
Credit value UK 180
Course leaders Professor Wyn Bowen and Dr Heather Williams
Course contact for further information Course contact for further informationPostgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 7200
Course contact for further informationPostgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 7200
Course contact form Postgraduate admissions
Awarding institution King's College London
DepartmentDefence Studies Department,Department of War Studies
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General entry advice
1st class or good 2:1 undergraduate degree (65% or above in the UK marking system) in a social science or other related subject.
As a guideline for those with USA undergraduate qualifications, we are usually looking for a CGPA of above 3.5. Applicants with qualifications from other countries are welcomed, with further guidance available at www.kcl.ac.uk/study/international/yourcountry/index.aspx.
Applications must be made online using King’s online application portal apply.kcl.ac.uk and a non-refundable application fee of £50 applies.
All applications are assessed by a committee of academic tutors. This process takes on average eight weeks.
Please provide a personal statement explaining why you are interested in this particular programme, and outlining any relevant experience you have. If there are any anomalies in your academic record, please use the personal statement to explain related extenuating circumstances.
We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. Our first application deadline was the 31st March 2017. Applications will remain open if places are available and programmes will be closed as soon as they are full. For programmes with spaces remaining, no further applications will be accepted from non-EU (Overseas) nationals after 30th July 2017 or from UK/ EU nationals after 3rd September 2017.
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*These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.
Please note: Current regulations allow some students to pay UK tuition fees on the basis of their EU citizenship or residency. Until these eligibility criteria are changed, the EU tuition fee will remain the same as the UK tuition fee.
When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.
The UK/EU deposit is £500.
The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000.
In addition to the costs above, you can also expect to pay for:
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Page last modified on 16 May 2017.