German & History with a year abroad




Full Time

| UCAS code: RV21
Historical learning and critical thinking with a focus on an advanced study of German language, culture and society. Within History, choose modules from European medieval history to modern British politics; within German, choose from a wide range of modules on cultural topics and gain proficiency in the German language.

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  • Highly-rated department in German with an international reputation for the strength of its world-leading and excellent research.
  • Teaching informed and delivered by staff who carry out that research.
  • Exceptionally wide range of modules covering literature, language, film, and history.
  • Central location offers students access to a variety of libraries and resources, including the Goethe-Insitut and the Austrian Cultural Forum.
  • Year abroad in a German-speaking country offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in culture and society and achieve language fluency.
  • One of the best history departments in the world, ranked 7th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide (2015).
  • Graduates get top jobs in a wide range of sectors, including law, business, government, heritage, finance and teaching.
  • A wider range of periods and places than most history degrees, from medieval Europe to modern India.
  • Students are taught in a friendly and supportive environment by expert historians.
  • The central London location offers students easy access to world-class museums, collections and libraries.

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Please note: Assessed internship placements are not included as part of this programme. However, King’s Careers & Employability can help you to find a range of different work experience options, including internships, placements and shadowing opportunities.