We welcome applications from all suitably qualified prospective students and want to recruit students with the very best academic merit, potential and motivation, irrespective of their background.
We carefully consider each application on an individual basis, taking into account all the information presented on your application form, including your:
- academic achievement (including predicted and achieved grades)
- personal statement
- two academic references
See further information on supporting documents
You may also have to provide evidence of your English proficiency, although you do not need to provide this at the time of your application to LSE. See our English language requirements.
When to apply
Applications for this programme are considered on a rolling basis, meaning the programme will close once it becomes full. There is no fixed deadline by which you need to apply, however to be considered for any LSE funding opportunity, you must have submitted your application and all supporting documents by the funding deadline. See the fees and funding section for more details.
Fudan University students
Students already enrolled in a master’s programme at Fudan University are eligible to apply through the normal application process, but it is advisable that they consult with Fudan University before submitting an application.
Applicants from mainland China
Junior college students who are citizens of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), including students who are already enrolled in undergraduate programmes in Fudan University and other prestigious mainland Chinese universities, are eligible to apply to this programme through the recommendation (推荐) system, which enables qualified undergraduate students to participate in graduate programmes without taking the National Postgraduate Entrance Examination.
Interested applicants should first apply in September, to track three of Fudan School of Journalism’s two-year professional master degree programme Global Media and Communication International Double Master Degree Program. Applicants are required to have, or expect to have, a minimum GPA 3.5 (or equivalent) from their previous study, as well as meeting the necessary language entry requirements.
Further information on language requirements
Applicants from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao
Applicants who are citizens of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, are required by Chinese law to complete the National Postgraduate Entrance Examination for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao applicants and meet all the requirements, before their applications are jointly reviewed by Fudan University and LSE. For details,
Further information on application requirements
Consult with Fudan University
Please consult with Fudan University of School of Journalism before submitting an application:
Mr Wang Kun,
Fudan University – School of Journalism
Minimum entry requirements for MSc Global Media and Communications (LSE and Fudan University)
Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent in social science, or degree in another field with professional experience in media and communications.
Competition for places at the School is high. This means that even if you meet our minimum entry requirement, this does not guarantee you an offer of admission.
See international entry requirements