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World History & Cultures MA
Our World History & Cultures MA offers you the chance to study the history of global, political, economic, and cultural interactions, the history of empires and the transnational histories of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Americas. King’s College London, with Oxford and Cambridge, has been central to the subject of British Imperial History since the 1920s. In more recent decades, it has become a key international centre in the fields of Global and Transnational History. As well as providing training in historical research methods, and global and transnational history, our course offers you the opportunity to personalise your degree by choosing optional modules offered by any department at King’s or from available MA courses at our London partner institutions (which include UCL, Queen Mary and Royal Holloway). Leads to careers in education, journalism, finance, politics and cultural sectors.
- 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).
- The most comprehensive coverage of the history of the European seaborne empires of any university in the UK and has key figures in the study of South Asia, Australia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Our central London location offers students unrivalled access to world-class museums, collections, archives and libraries as well as easy access to resources in Europe.
“Shortly after graduating, I started an internship at CNN and eventually led to spending five years at the company both in London and Hong Kong. Critical thinking, project management and precise contextualisation were all skills developed during my Master’s and are used almost daily in the roles I’ve held since at Twitter and CNN.”
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