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Department of Classics

Discover the literature, history, culture and more of Ancient Greece, Rome and beyond at one of the leading and largest departments of its kind in the UK.

Department of Comparative Literature

Study literature spanning twelve languages, six continents and over two and a half thousand years, discovering fascinating texts and topics from all across the globe.

Department of Digital Humanities

A global leader in researching digital culture and society, explore how digital culture is changing the way we understand the past, experience the present and anticipate the future.

Department of English

Study in our dynamic English Department, one of the largest and oldest departments in the UK where you can explore English literature in all its periods, genres, and styles.

Department of Film Studies

“One of the best departments in the world for the study of film and moving-image media, renowned for its staff, teaching, and research, with first-rate facilities, and an unbeatable central London location.”

Department of French

Study at one of the leading French departments in the UK, ranked first in London (Complete Uni Guide 2019) and develop high level skills in language, literature and culture.

Department of German

One of the oldest and largest German departments in the UK, we are proud to be ranked no.1 in German in London.

Department of History

Study history in the heart of London in an internationally renowned department, choosing from a variety of courses taught by specialists in their fields.

King’s Digital Lab

A ground-breaking Research Software Engineering Lab dedicated to developing tools and promoting good-practice in digital methods in the Arts, Humanities, and beyond.

Department of Liberal Arts

Tailor your own flexible degree from a huge range of options across the arts, humanities and social sciences, gaining skills across many different disciplines.

Modern Language Centre

Over 26 languages are taught on modules and evening courses. Discovering a new culture through language is an immersive experience, equipping you with skills beyond the classroom.

Department of Music

One of the best places to expand your musical knowledge, King’s offers high-level teaching, a flourishing research culture, and world-class venues & resources on our doorstep.

Department of Philosophy

Ranked among the top philosophy departments in the country for research and teaching, study at one of the largest and most distinguished philosophy departments in the UK.

Department of Theology & Religious Studies

One of the largest and most wide-ranging theology departments in the UK with expertise in Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism and a variety of contemporary religious movements.