How to contact us




If you have any questions about the programme which are not addressed on this website, please visit our frequently asked questions page or contact: 


Rob Kirkland, Programme Manager



Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7342


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Entry requirements

  • First or good upper second bachelor's degree or equivalent (see entry requirements), preferably in social sciences 
  • Preference will be given to applicants with some work experience or student involvement in activities relevant to this degree
  • No GRE or GMAT requirements
  • English language requirements 

We encourage applications especially from intellectually strong social science graduates. The programme is particularly well suited to mid-career professionals who have attained a meaningful grounding in practice within the public domain or inside complex organisations. Applications from early-career graduates are also welcomed. Please see the class profile page for an insight into our students.

Your application will be considered on its academic merits. An offer of a place may be conditional on attending additional courses and/or passing qualifying examinations at a suitable standard, in addition to your degree. You should note that there are always many more applications than places available at LSE and possession of the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee that you will be offered admission. It is therefore in your interests to apply as early as possible. 

How to apply

Applications for 2015 entry are now closed. The programme will open for 2016 entry in October 2015.

Fees and financial support

The programme tuition fee is £23,064.

A range of financial support options are available for UK and international graduate students.