London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Local Economic Development

This programme focuses on the variety of ways in which local and regional agencies can work with the private sector in order to stimulate local economies; students also develop an understanding of the local, national and international trends in business organisation, and a knowledge of the variety of local agents involved; the course emphasises management issues of local capacity building, attracting investment, network building, infrastructure, human resources, and focuses as well on the rationale and impact of regional and local development policies and on the role of institutions.

Entry requirements

2.1 degree or overseas equivalent in social sciences (especially economics, development, sociology, geography, international relations and political science); a high score in GRE or GMAT tests is considered a strong asset; applicants whose 1st language is not English should provide evidence of proficiency in English language (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 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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