London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

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.

Course Additional Entry

2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in any discipline. English language requirement for non'native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,184  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,184  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,592  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,592  Academic year. First year home fees