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Our interdisciplinary degrees help you master a range of theoretical approaches to understanding war and geo-politics, including history, politics, international relations, sociology and philosophy.

You will be taught by world-leading experts and pioneers in their fields, whose research and influence takes them to the forefront of global events as they happen.

You will gain an in-depth and sophisticated understanding of war and international relations, both as subjects worthy of study and as intellectual preparation for the widest possible range of career choices, including in government, journalism, research, and humanitarian and international organisations.

Our staff and alumni have strong links to all the major national and international bodies, government departments, think tanks, NGOs and Higher Education institutions. There is a wealth of opportunity to take advantage of these close networks to enhance your career prospects.

UCAS Code: VL12
Duration: Three years

Study History and International Relations in the History Department and War Studies Department at King's College London

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UCAS Code: L250
Duration: Three years

The BA in International Relations is an interdepartmental multi-disciplinary programme addressing key global challenges, issues and approaches to politics.

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UCAS Code: L252
Duration: Three years with optional year abroad

Study for the BA War Studies degree in the Department of War Studies at the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy at King's College London.

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UCAS Code: LV91
Duration: Three years

The BA in War Studies & History is an interdepartmental course addressing key elements of war and history

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War Studies International Relations hub

IR War Studies

Welcome to the Undergraduate War Studies and International Relations Hub

BA in International Relations

A cross-departmental programme addressing key challenges, issues and approaches to politics as a global activity. Taught by world-leading experts from War Studies, European and International Studies, Political Economy and the King’s Global Institutes, the degree will give you a foundation in the core of international relations (theory, history, and economics), more advanced knowledge of statecraft, conflict and diplomacy, and specialist training in a region of the world.

BA in War Studies

A long-established degree that focuses on the key human challenges of war and conflict. You will be taught a range of topics from world-leading experts across a variety of distinctive angles, including politics, international relations, philosophy, sociology, history and strategic studies.

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The Power of International Law

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