London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Political Science and Political Economy

The programme provides a sound professional training in formal political science and in quantitative oriented approaches to political economy. Students will acquire the knowledge and techniques to analyse political processes, institutional design and public policy making in liberal democracies. It should be of particular interest for students who intend to take courses in political economy, elections, legislature, executive governments, public policy, development, and international political economy within the framework of a political science oriented programme. This course will provide a set of skills which are required in public policy making, policy analysis, business, political consultancy and public affairs. This programme is also preparation for further research work or for a career in education, public administration or the private sector. It will also equip the students to pursue a PhD or conduct research in quantitative political science.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in any discipline. English language requirement for non-native speakers (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 17,184 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 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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