London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide students with a high

quality academic introduction to the study of politics,

economic development and economic policy in Africa.

It employs political economy approaches

to understand the variegated national trajectories of

African states, regionalism and localism in politics and

economics, and the political and economic forces that

shape Africa’s insertion into the global economy.

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

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum entry requirement: 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline (see entry requirements)
  • English requirement: Standard (see English requirements)