London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Political Science

You will be trained in research design and research methods and also take courses from a broad range of graduate specialism in our department and across the institute. You will study with acknowledged leaders in their fields and learn what political scientists know (and don't know), what the key debates have been and where the discipline is going.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree and preferably a taught Master's degree in political science or a closely related discipline. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE scholarships and studentships; UK/EU students may apply for ESRC/AHRC funding. The government department also offers 2 scholarships that cover home/EU fees for the 1st year and one scholarship that covers overseas fees for the 1st year

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,724 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,724 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MRes Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,923 per Year 1 (England) 4 years

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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