London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

The programme reviews urbanism from colonial to the contemporary period, emphasising demographic, social, economic, cultural and political processes. The programme pays particular attention to the origins and claims of development theory and practice, and the aims and achievements of contemporary urban policy from a wide variety of thematic and theoretical perspectives.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in social science subject such as geography, anthropology, sociology, planning, development, or a degree in another field with work experience relevant to cities and or development. 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) £11,112  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) £5,556  Academic year. First year home fees