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Our Departments

Our departments are distinctive in representing both longer established disciplines - such as Philosophy and Theology - and the more recently established disciplines, such as Digital Humanities and Film Studies. A rare combination that affords us rich opportunities for interdisciplinarity collaboration and for social impact, as well as ground-breaking research.  



Department of Classics


One of the largest, most prestigious and innovative centres for the study of antiquity in the…

Department of English


One of the first English departments in the world and remains world-leading in both research and…

Department of Film Studies

Film Studies

A large, dynamic and vibrant community studying mainstream and avant garde cinema.

Department of History


One of the leading History departments in the UK - striving for the very highest standards of…

Department of Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

Renowned for 150 years of tradition at King's - having developed the very first degree in Liberal…

Department of Music


A flourishing research and teaching culture in performance, composition and popular music studies.

Department of Philosophy


Consistently ranked among the top philosophy departments in the UK.

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King's Culture

King’s Culture

Bringing together students, staff and alumni at King's who engage with arts and culture