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Study at one of the top History departments in the UK, ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.  

Based in the heart of London, we are located close to some of the country’s best resources for historical research, including our very own Liddell Hart military archives.

These archives are unique to King’s, cover more than a century of modern history and war, and are free for King's students to use.   

At King’s we also have further collections of more than 5 million archives, rare books, photographs and illustrations that span more than 500 years of world history. 

Whatever your research passion, we offer specialist PhD supervision in a wide variety of subject areas, from the medieval to the modern periods, covering British and Irish, European, and Global and Imperial History, as well as the History of Science, Technology and Medicine.  

Qualification(s): MPhil  PhD 
Duration: Expected to be: MPhil minimum two years FT, three years PT; PhD minimum three years FT, four-six years PT. Starting in February, June or October.

MPhil/PhD Research from the Department of History at King's College London, option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University/National University of Singapore.

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Qualification(s): MPhil  PhD 
Duration: Expected to be: PhD (initial registration for MPhil), three years FT, four to six years PT. Starting in February, June or October

MPhil/PhD Research in Palaeography & Manuscript Studies at King's College London.

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Research & Expertise

Research & Expertise

The Department of History currently has around 60 active researchers and over 100 PhD students

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