London School of Economics and Political Science - Master's Degree

LSE is a research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London. LSE is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.

  • Average Tuition GBP 22,000

School Description

Set up to improve society and to "understand the causes of things”, LSE is delivering a five point plan to ensure a continued focus on excellence, inclusivity and achievement.

Master Programs

  • Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

    Accountancy

    GBP 25,440 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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    Anthropology

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the solution of functional problems in fields such as engineering and the applied sciences. Includes instruction in natural phenomena modeling continuum mechanics, reaction-diffusion, wave propagation, dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, asymptotic methods, variation, optimization theory, inverse problems, and applications to specific scientific and industrial topics.

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    Criminal Justice

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

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    Economics

    GBP 25,440 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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    Environmental Studies

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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    Finance

    GBP 25,440 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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    Gender Studies

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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    Health Science

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

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    International Relations

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Law

    GBP 20,736 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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    Management

    GBP 25,440 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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    Philosophy

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

    Political Science

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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    Psychology

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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    Social Sciences

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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    Sociology

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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    Statistics

    GBP 19,344 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 25
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 3
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 38
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 151
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 32
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 15

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.50

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    Established in 1895

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    2015 is LSE's 120th anniversary. LSE frequently appears in the top reaches of international and national league tables, and has been ranked London’s top university for three years in a row.

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          • Testimony
            1990-1994, PhD

            Easily, one of the best schools in the world.

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            1985-1989, Bachelor of Science (BSc)

            State mandated assessment data, benchmark data, classroom observations, teacher observations, and overall academic standing above par. Other reasons for picking an LSE is to do with factors that are measurable. being closer to wealthy students, having professors teaching and doing research who are noted for their contributions to their fields in which they specialized, the location of the university in terms of climate, or sources of creativity, learning from other family members who went to prestigious universities, and simply seeking a better life than those of your parents.

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            1998-2001, BSc (Hons)

            Despite it's great name and reputation LSE is in fact a relatively small community bringing people together from every corner of the planet. Be prepared to work in a mature, independent and self reliant way.