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Study Women, Peace and Security

Teaching is a core element of the Centre's work. A mixed educational package includes the 12-month MSc in Women, Peace and Security, a postgraduate option course, and a developing programme of short courses for professionals.

LSE WPS personnel regularly deliver guest lectures to students on other courses and in other academic institutions.

Access to the Centre's teaching programmes is restricted to the students registered on the specific course. It is not possible for anyone other than students registered on the course to attend lectures or seminars. Visit the events pages for information about public events including guest lectures, panel discussions and film screenings, to which all are welcome. Podcasts of past events, blog posts and working papers are also freely available.


Postgraduate course on women, peace and security

LSE postgraduate students from multiple programmes may apply to take Women, Peace and Security as a part of their degree.

Full information: LSE calendar entry for Women, Peace and Security (GI425) Application is via the graduate course choice system on LSE For You. 

Professional Education 

Women, Peace and Security Intensive 

This course is designed for mid-career professionals already working in a related field, in any sector. | Read more

MSc in Women, Peace and Security 

The MSc in Women, Peace and Security is a new multi-disciplinary programme concerned with the ways in which women and gender are understood in relation to, and affected by, regional, national and global peace and security processes in conflict and post-conflict settings. Read more

Note: no more applications can be considered for the academic year starting September 2018. Applications for the academic year 2019/20 will open in October 2018.




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Centre for Women, Peace & Security, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

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