Executive master's degrees


LSE offers a range of executive master's programmes for mid-career to senior level professionals. The programmes benefit from the School's exceptional links with the outside world, both within the academic community and externally with policy practitioners.

Executive MSc Behavioural Science
An integrated suite of courses that will advance your career objectives in all areas of behavioural science. Combines the resources and expertise of the Department of Social Policy and Department of Management.

Format: 16 months, modular

Executive MSc in Cities
The Executive MSc in Cities (EMC) is designed for public, private and third sector leaders who want to deliver large scale change in cities.

Format: 18 months, modular

MSc Finance (part-time)
Established part-time programme providing a world-class Master's in Finance, tailored to the needs of professionals working in or around London who aspire to high-powered careers in the financial sector.

Format: 21 months, part-time

Executive Global Master's in Management
The LSE alternative to an MBA – our Master’s in Management programme for experienced working professionals, taking a global perspective on the core disciplines of management, taught in intensive classroom modules in London, China and India.

Format: 17 months, modular

Executive MSc Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences
Offered in collaboration with the European Society of Cardiology, the programme aims to provide practicing healthcare professionals with a set of tailored courses in health economics, outcomes research and health care management in cardiovascular sciences.

Format: 24 months, modular

Executive MSc Health Economics, Policy and Management
Provides high quality, integrated courses to equip working professionals from around the world on pertinent issues of health economics, health policy and health care management.

Format: 24 months, modular

Executive MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy
Designed to enhance the strategic vision of professionals and provide the analytical tools to understand a changing world and the policy skills to operate within it.

Format: 12 months

Executive Master of Laws (LLM)
Part-time LLM degree for professionals with a minimum of three years legal work experience. Modules taught through interactive seminars in intensive week-long sessions by leading law academics.

Format: 36-48 months, modular

Executive MSc in the Political Economy of Europe
Part-time MSc degree for professionals with a 2:1 or equivalent in any discipline, with social science background and/or work experience in the field of political economy. Modules taught through interactive seminars in intensive week-long sessions by leading political economy academics.

Format: 24 months, modular (maximum 50)

Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
The EMPA is a part-time degree for working professionals who have at least five years of work experience. It brings together experts from across LSE to prepare participants to meet the policy challenges of tomorrow.

Format: 20 months, modular

Executive MSc Social Business and Entrepreneurship
Run jointly by LSE’s Marshall Institute and the Department of Management, the Executive MSc Social Business and Entrepreneurship is a compelling alternative to an MBA that puts social purpose and impact at the heart of business education.

Format: 12 months, modular