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LSE is the leading social science institution in the world, with many of the world's leading experts in their fields and cutting edge research.

What can I study?

The School offers courses not only in economics and political science, but also in a wide range of social science subjects, taught within 19 departments and a number of interdisciplinary institutes.

Undergraduate degree programmes:

(BSc/BA/LLB) - three-year or four-year first-degree programmes in a broad range of subjects, offering a useful intellectual training in different approaches to social questions.

Graduate degree programmes:

Taught: (Diploma/MSc/MA/MPA/LLM) – one or two-year programmes. Many blend practical experience with rigorous academic analysis so as to broaden the knowledge of practitioners in certain fields.

Research: (MPhil/MRes/PhD) - programmes producing professional social scientists, well versed in a range of social science techniques and methods, and in-depth knowledge of a particular area.

University of London International Programmes:

(BSc/Diploma programmes) - study through distance learning, with the aid of subject guides and other materials provided by LSE.

A year at LSE: The General Course

For undergraduates at non-UK institutions wishing to study for a year at LSE.

Language Centre

English for academic purposes and modern foreign language courses at various levels and of various lengths.

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