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Modern History MA
Our popular Modern History course focuses on European and British history from the mid-18th century onwards and explores the key topics of the period, from European nation building to modern British politics. Designed primarily for students interested in Continental European and/or British History, our course draws on a wide range of approaches to give you a comparative perspective. It offers a huge range of options taught by leading experts. The degree leads to careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors, as well as further study in History and related disciplines
- One of the best history departments in the world, ranked in the top ten in Europe (QS World University Rankings 2023).
- King’s graduates enjoy one of the best employment rates and starting salaries in the UK. Ranked 6th in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022).
- Innovative comparative approach to British and Continental European history since the 18th- century.
- Vibrant research culture, including seminars and conferences at which students are encouraged to participate and give papers.
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