London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

The programme provides a broad

training in social science research methods and their

application to historical study, including the role of theory,

evaluation, analysis and explanation, quantitative techniques

and computing, the use of sources, and presentational skills. The programme is designed

to be valuable to those proceeding to research degrees and

university teaching, as well as to those who intend to pursue

careers in public service, industry, commerce, the media and

law. The programme also aims to meet the needs of mid'career

professionals who would like to refresh their research

skills and understanding of the subject.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Res)
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £20,112 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £13,008 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in social sciences; English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).