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Study history and political economy from the fall of Rome right up to the present day. Youll cover world economy and its history as well as the history of Western political ideas from Plato to the present. Develop quantitative skills and political insights as well as a deep understanding of history and its impact on todays 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
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 quantitative skills and political insights as well as 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, each ranking 5th in Europe in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (2019). 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 World University Rankings 2018)- 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 UniversityPlease see our online prospectus for further details on this programme: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/history-political-economy
Grades / Points required
Not currently available, please contact university for up to date information.
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A levels. History is desirable but not compulsory.
Must be combined with two Scottish Advanced Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject.
Must be combined with three Scottish Highers. We do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject. History is desirable but not compulsory.
Access to Humanities Diploma (or similar subject).
Please note that Global Perspectives is not accepted by King’s as one of your Pre-U Principal subjects. Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) will be considered. History is desirable but not compulsory.
including 6,6,6 at Higher Level. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.
History is desirable but not compulsory.
Please see our online prospectus for further details on our BTEC entry requirements.