Prospective undergraduate students


Prospective undergraduate students


A World Class Education

Learn from some of the best academic staff in the country. The International History Department was given the highest possible rating (4 stars) in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, placing the Department fourth in the UK.

History at LSE was recently ranked second in the country in both the 2013 Complete University Guide| and The Guardian’s 2013 University Guide|.


Teaching that covers the whole globe

Take a wide range of courses that cover the modern history of every continent. Students get a well-rounded education in world history, and are free to pursue their own intellectual passions.


A unique student experience

Be based in central London, surrounded by the resources and the buzz of the capital. Benefit from the LSE’s innovative approach to teaching and its trail-blazing use of technology.

“Without doubt, the most intellectually stimulating environment Iʼve ever been in. People are amazing, classes super-interesting... I love this school.” (International History Department’s Student Satisfaction Survey)

'the International History Department has a 92% student satisfaction rate and 85% of our graduates go on to full-time employment within six months of completing their degree (National Students Survey, 2011)'|