London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This programme studies European politics and policy-making in an international context. It offers a critical and multidisciplinary analysis of current governance issues at the domestic, European/EU and international levels. The programme covers a wide array of topics offered through the choice of more than fifty courses, and you will have the opportunity to draw on the expertise of the largest number of academic experts in European government, politics and public policy to be found anywhere in the world. In addition to gaining a thorough knowledge of European and International policy-making, you will acquire advanced knowledge and research skills. The programme furthermore includes courses dedicated to professional skills development for careers within governmental organisations at the national or international level, in the private sector, or in non-governmental organisations.

The programme is ideal for those considering a career that deals with European and global issues. The programme is an excellent preparation for further research work. Former graduates pursue successful careers in EU institutions, national governments, business, politics, academia, journalism and non-governmental organisations. LSE maintains excellent links with leading centres for the academic study of contemporary Europe and with the EU and national institutions. Many leading organisations give careers presentations at the School during the year, and the Careers Service has a wide range of resources available to assist students in their job search.

Start Date:

EXPECTED SEP-2020. EXPECTED SEP-2020.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £21,744 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £21,744 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £21,744 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £10,872 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £10,872 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £10,872 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent, preferably in a social science subject.
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first language is not English need an IELTS score of 7.0 overall (reading 6.5, writing 6.5, Writing 6.0, Speaking 6.0).