London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Economics and Philosophy

This course offers a rigorous programme in core graduate-level economics courses whilst giving students the opportunity to engage with moral, methodological and foundational issues. The course takes philosophical analysis to be continuous with scientific approaches to political, social and economic problems, and all philosophy staff have a strong background in interdisciplinary work and in areas of social or natural science.

Entry requirements

1st Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent with concentration on economics and quantitative subjects. Core economics courses assume knowledge of constrained optimisation, matrix algebra and basic statistics. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

Graduate Support Scheme. LSE holds a block grant partnership with the AHRC, with a one year research preparation Master's award available in philosophy. UK/EU students are eligible for nomination. Other scholarships and awards are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (England) 13 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (International) 13 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 13 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Scotland) 13 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Wales) 13 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (International) 25 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 25 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Scotland) 25 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Wales) 25 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (England) 25 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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