Online query form

Please complete this form if you have any questions about our programmes which have not been answered in our Frequently Asked Questions. Queries about the application procedure, funding, accommodation and entry requirements should be directed to the Graduate Admissions office.

Please note that during busy periods it may take us up to five working days to respond to your query.

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If you have asked a question about our programmes, that are not answered in our web information sources or in the information below, you will receive a follow-up email. Please note however that we are not able to reply to questions that constitute a request for an informal assessment.


Students who have questions about their eligibility should consult the LSE 2017 Graduate Prospectus as well as the School’s general Entry Requirements and the programme-specific page for the programme for which they intend to apply. We regret that we cannot provide any further information prior to receiving a complete formal application which should be submitted to the School's Graduate Admissions Office.   Applicants must submit a formal application with transcripts and all required supporting documents and information via the Graduate Admissions Office in order to be reviewed.

The 2017 online application form is at How to apply.  See also, guidance on Supporting Documents.

See the International Development  web pages for information on our programmes on……….


MSc African Development

MSc Development Studies

MSc Development Management

MSc International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies

MRes/PhD International Development



When to apply and How to apply

The application process for  2017/18 entry opens on Monday 10 October 2016. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until the programme becomes full.  See When to Apply / Deadlines  and How To Apply.


Information for international students

See Information for international students

Including LSE’s international entry requirements for graduate programmes   

See also English Language Requirements


Further Information 

Life at LSE

Financial Support

Table of Fees


Disability and Well-being Service

Department of International Development News, Events



Questions about the mechanics of the application process should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office. See Getting in Touch

If you have already started your application, or proceed to receive an offer to study with LSE, please check Graduate Admissions’ tailored guidance for: applicants in progress, applicants under consideration or offer holders.

To check the status of your application, see LSE for You application tracker web page.

In addition, theHow Do Ipage provides direct links to many useful information sources and many online actions that applicants and offer holders need to perform, for example, how to :

amend the information you have supplied

submit relevant documents

apply for scholarships

apply for accommodation etc


To search for information, go to the online enquiries system

To email Graduate Admissions, please try to find the answer to your question by running a search on the online enquiries system . You will then be offered the option, via a box at the right of the screen (headed 'To send a written enquiry') to email Graduate Admissions direct.

Thank you again for your interest in graduate study at LSE.