MSc Global Politics

This programme is based in the Department of Government, the European Institute, the Development Studies Institute and the International Relations Department. It brings together many of the unique resources of these departments into a leading, interdisciplinary programme on globalisation, global governance and global politics. 

The MSc Global Politics offers the following benefits: The opportunity to study in a large, internationally renowned set of departments in the only UK institution devoted solely to the social sciences; the opportunity to study courses from across the four politics departments of LSE; it brings together the expertise of LSE staff at the cutting edge of debates about globalisation and global politics; a good preparation for further research work or for a career in education, the public services or the private sector at national, international or global levels.

We will consider applicants with good first degrees in any discipline, with a considered interest in the area covered by the MSc.

Further information for prospective applicants

Further information for offer holders: course structures and indicative reading

Please click through to each individual course number and the indicative reading section for each course is towards the bottom of each page.

Please note that the degree regulations and course structures are only updated in the summer of each year, and until that happens the links will point to the current year's information.

Further information for offer holders and current students

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