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We will consider applicants with good first degrees in any discipline and a commitment to the field covered by the MA/MSc.
Upper second class degree or equivalent. Full list of entry requirements.
TOEFL 107 or IELTS 7.0 or 70% in the LSE test. Full list of English language requirements.
10,000 words. The only formal limit on the choice of subject for the dissertation is that the subject must fall within the taught syllabus, and must be supervised by a member of staff in the Department of International History.
Many of our overseas students return home at the end of June and work on completing their dissertations at home. The dissertations must be handed in by the due date in September, but overseas candidates often submit these via a registered courier mail service.
For 12-month master's students and students in Year 2 of a 24-month master's programme, Summer Term extends until the official end date of the programme. See LSE's term dates.
An MSc degree is a good preparation for a research degree.
A MSc degree in history provides excellent training in the field for related careers in government, the media, teaching, library and museum posts, politics, law and international business.
The School has an excellent Language Centre which is available to all students.
Normally at the end of November, either via the Student Services Notice Board or the LSE For You. The Department does not supply this information. Transcripts will also be sent out by the School rather than the Department.
No. It is not necessary to contact potential supervisors in advance.
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