The department of International History offers students the possibility to study a huge range of periods and geographical areas, from the Mughal Empire to the contemporary Caribbean. Our research is world leading and our teaching is research-led, meaning that teachers will be sharing with you some of the most cutting-edge developments in their fields of research. The student body is extremely diverse, giving you the opportunity to make friends with people from all over the world. The quality of our teaching and our attention to students’ development mean that you will leave LSE with valuable skills in critical thinking, analysis, and written communication. Our students go on to exciting careers in a variety of fields including international diplomacy, public relations and the media, NGO work, public policy, and academic research.