London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Modules

Year 1: Structure of international society; international history since 1890; 1 from: war and society from the Renaissance to the Napoleonic era, c1500'1815; rule Britannia: Britain and empire from 1780 to the present day; the internationalisation of economic growth, 1870'present; the European civil war, 1890'1990; from Empire to independence: the extra'European world in the 20th century; an option from economic history, international law, a language or an outside option. Year 2: International political theory; 2 options from modern international history; 1 international relations option. Year 3: 2 international relations courses; document'based special subject in international history; 1 international history option (may include a long essay) or international relations option or an outside option.

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

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95% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 97%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 81%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 86%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 10

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 99%

Total Practical: 1%

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

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