London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

The Executive MSc Social Business and Entrepreneurship is LSE?s ground-breaking programme for business leaders and entrepreneurs across the private, public and non-profit sectors. The programme offers a compelling alternative to an MBA for executives who not only wish to lead successful organisations, but are also committed to tackling the world?s most pressing social challenges. We integrate social purpose and social impact with the highest level of business and management training, delivered in a flexible modular format enabling you to continue working full-time whilst studying. Guided by expert LSE faculty and leading practitioners in the field, you will explore the political and economic context for socially-focused business models, and gain an understanding of social impact evaluation and intervention design, including the latest insights from behavioural economics. You will also develop core management and leadership skills, including marketing, strategy, entrepreneurship, and social finance. This programme offers you a platform to become a leader in social business, whether you would like to set up your own entrepreneurial venture, progress your career in your current organisation, or transition to a new job role or industry.

Start Date:

Duration: 12 months part-time (four intensive classroom modules of 1-2 weeks, six weeks in total)..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Part Time
MSc £32,000 Home Fees
1 year
Part Time
MSc £32,000 European Fees
1 year
Part Time
MSc £32,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have: a good Bachelor?s degree: UK 2:1 or higher, 3.5 GPA or higher, or equivalent (see international entry requirements); a minimum of 4 years' full-time, relevant work experience. The majority of students on the programme will have 5+ years' experience.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 7.0 overall (reading 6.5, writing 6.5, Writing 6.0, Speaking 6.0).