London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Modules

Year 1: Logic; reason, knowledge and values: an introduction to philosophy; introduction to political theory; introduction to political science. Year 2: Political concepts; comparative politics or European politics; an approved outside option; morality and values; scientific method or philosophy of the social sciences or evidence and scientific method; a course from the philosophy option list. Year 3: Philosophy and public policy; political theory; public policy; comparative politics; European politics; morality and values; philosophy of science; philosophy of the social sciences; philosophy of economics; evidence and scientific method; scientific revolutions; problems of analytic philosophy; set theory and further logic.

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%

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

86% Go on to work and/or study

In work 62
Studying 18
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 11
Unknown 3

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 92%

Total Coursework: 8%

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

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