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History & Political Economy BA/BSc

UCAS code: LV22

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

Study history and political economy from the fall of Rome right up to the present day. You'll cover world economy and its history as well as the history of Western political ideas from Plato to the present. Develop research skills and gain knowledge of different methodological approaches (quantitative and qualitative) used in the field of Political Economy. Develop a deep understanding of history and its impact on today’s world to equip you for a range of careers. Depending on the modules you choose, you can graduate with either a BA or a BSc degree.

Key benefits

  • Study history and political economy in a truly global way, with support from experts in virtually all parts of the world
  • Incorporate historical and economic analysis into your consideration of current events, giving you the tools to better understand challenges in today's globalised world
  • Develop skills for a career where you can apply your understanding of political, economic and historical issues to the real world in roles where you can make a difference, e.g. civil service, think tanks, finance, consultancy, law, government, business and policy
  • This is a cutting edge programme, jointly offered by the Departments of Political Economy and History, both ranked in the top 5 in the UK in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2022). It draws on the best of both departments, and on specialist expertise in the Department of European and International Studies and the Russia Institute.
  • Our location in the heart of London offers unrivalled access to the museums, libraries, historical sites, archives and cultural resources of the capital
  • Excellent employment prospects. King’s is ranked 4th in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking 2020).
  • Students have the option to study abroad at one of our partner institutions for the second semester of the second year. Current options include the University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, and Georgetown University.
Henna

What I enjoy most about my course is the worldly breadth of information and exposure we receive as King's students. Not only does our education span across any thinkable geographical region, but we are gifted with an immersive international staff and student body- all concentrated in the heart of London.

Henna, History BA

Employability

Some of our students go on to research in our department or at other institutions. Others have gone on to excel in a diverse range of careers such as teaching, journalism, cultural management, politics and world of finance.

Employability

Some of our students go on to research in our department or at other institutions. Others have gone on to excel in a diverse range of careers such as teaching, journalism, cultural management, politics and world of finance.

Key information

Course type:
Joint honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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