London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to political science or introduction to political theory; 1 history option; 1 option from government or history; 1 outside option. Year 2: 2 history options (national or international); 2 government options. Year 3: 1 history option (document'based); 1 government option; 2 options from government and/or history (may include an outside subject).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £17,712  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAA
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABBB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • SQA Higher AAAAA
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 80%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 85%

£22,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 63
Studying 20
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 6
Unknown 5

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 91%

Total Coursework: 8%

Total Practical: 1%

£4,900 - £8,200
Typical cost of university accommodation

£6,400 - £7,900
Typical cost of private accommodation