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Prospective applicants



LSE offers a unique opportunity to further your studies in a university with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of one of the world's greatest capital cities.

Graduate students play a valued and important role in the School's contribution to scholarship, and these pages should provide you with the information you need to apply for your chosen programme. 

Further guidance

Applications for entry in 2016/17 opened on Monday, 19 October. Choose the How to apply menu item on the left for more information.

The application system will close on Sunday 25th September 2016 for downtime, and will reopen for applications for entry in 2017/18 on Monday 10th October 2016.

If you have already started your application, or received an offer to study with LSE, please check our tailored guidance for: applicants in progress, applicants under consideration, and offer holders.