London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide a set of high quality, integrated courses to equip students in social policy with transferable research skills before they move on to substantive research, whether in the form of a PhD or in employment. The programme is provided in conjunction with the Department of Methodology, and offers advanced training in both quantitative and qualitative methods along with a specialist taught course in applications of different research approaches to social policy questions.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in any discipline with social science background and or work experience in the social policy field is advantageous, but not essential. English language requirement for non'native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £17,184  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £8,827  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Res) £8,592  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Res) £4,414  Academic year. First year home fees