Apply to the General Course

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-18 General Course.

Please apply online. You will be requested to upload the following documents:

-       Personal statement: Describe in approximately 500 words your academic interests and your unique purpose and objectives in undertaking the General Course. Your academic background, strengths and subject interests at LSE are of particular relevance to the selector.

-       Transcript: An up-to-date transcript or record of academic progress covering all your university level study to date. All transcripts should be in English.

You will also be required to provide the names and academic email addresses of two referees. It is advisable to select referees who are familiar with your academic work in fields relevant to your General Course application. Your referees will be emailed and invited to complete a short questionnaire and upload their letter of reference.

Please read the information about choosing your courses before you identify up to six courses that you would like to study on the programme (ultimately you will take four year-long courses) .

Applications are considered on a rolling basis until 31st August 2017 or until all the available places have been filled, whichever is sooner. We therefore recommend that you apply as early as possible.