London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

Economic history combines the skills of the economist,

the statistician and the sociologist, as well as those of the

historian. This taught programme provides

a broad training in social science research methods and their application to historical study to those who have already studied economic history at 1st degree level, or for those who have studied a related discipline and whose interests have moved towards economic history. Areas covered include the

role of theory, evaluation, analysis and explanation,

quantitative techniques and computing, the use of

sources and presentational skills. Graduates leave the programme with

a portfolio of highly transferable skills that can be applied

across a wide variety of employment sectors. is a flexible programme to those .

Start Date:


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

Qualifications required:

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