Welcome to the Department of Economics!

Welcome to the LSE Department of Economics! We're very excited for you to join us. No matter where you are in the word right now we are here together to build our global LSE Economics community.

Undergraduate Programme Team

Hello! This space is dedicated to key information about your Welcome Week, events and your course selection. Check in regularly for up-to-date information. We look forward to seeing you on campus!


Welcome 2023 activities for BSc Economics students (18-22 September):

See the schedule for Year 1 undergraduate students Welcome events below. 

Tuesday 19 September

Welcome Talk

12noon-1pm | CKK.LG.08, Cheng Kin Ku Building (CKK)

Meet our department staff members and hear more about what to expect during your course.

Welcome Lunch

1.15pm-2pm | CKK.LG Reception Area, Cheng Kin Ku Building (CKK)

After your Welcome Talk, unwind with your cohort and join our Department of Economics community for a lunch.

Course choice session

2.15pm-4.30pm | CKK.LG.08, Cheng Kin Ku Building (CKK)

Head back to the CKK.LG.08 to learn about the course selection process and key factors to consider when selecting your course choices.

Wednesday 20 September

Reception for Joint Honours students

2.30pm-4.30pm | Auditorium Foyer, outside CBG.B1.02, Centre Building (CBG)

Calling all Year 1 Economics students: Join your fellow students on joint Economics programmes for light refreshments and networking. 

Thursday 21 September

Bowling and Games Night

5.45pm until late | The Kingpin Suite, Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes

Come along for a laid-back evening of bowling, classic arcade-style gaming and an opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow students. This event is free to attend and exclusively for incoming students on the BSc Economics programme. You will need to bring your LSE Student ID card and proof of age (e.g. driver’s license, passport, national ID card) to gain entry.

Friday 22 September

Treasure Hunt

1pm-4pm | On-campus (Details about the exact timings and logistics will be shared with you closer to the time via email)

A trail of clues will lead you and fellow students around the LSE campus and beyond. You will need a sharp mind, great teamwork and quick feet to find the treasure!



Welcome 2023 activities for students on joint Economics BSc programmes (18-22 September):

See the Welcome events schedule for Year 1 undergraduate students on our joint honours Economics programmes below. 

Wednesday 20 September

Joint Honours Welcome Talk

1.30pm-2.30pm | CBG.B1.02, Centre Building (CBG)

Meet our department staff members and hear more about what to expect during your joint honours BSc Economics programme.

Reception for Joint Honours students

2.30pm-4.30pm | Auditorium Foyer, outside CBG.B1.02, Centre Building (CBG)

Attend this session to meet students within our wider LSE Economics community, professional services staff, and faculty in the LSE Department of Economics. Light refreshments will be provided.


Course selection

Click here to see up-to-date course selection videos for 2023/24.


Connect with your cohort

New to the department? Join our Student Hub group to connect with fellow students and receive direct updates from the Department of Economics!

Once you have accepted your offer and received your LSE log-in credentials, you will be able to join our Student Hub group for incoming BSc Economics students in four easy steps:

  • Register to access the School's Student Hub app using your LSE username and password
  • Search for the "LSE Department of Economics Undergraduate 2023-24" group on the Student Hub
  • Send a request to join the group
  • Wait for your request to be approved by a member of our BSc programmes team

Hear from students about studying on the programme


Aleksandra, Brooklyn, Moritz, Matthew, Patrick and Sally discuss various aspects of being a student at LSE and studying in the Department of Economics.

Click here to watch their interviews and discover tips about how to make the most of your time at LSE.



BSc Economics student, Joanne, shares her experience being a part of the Department of Economics, and how her membership to the LSESU Dance Club helped her feel #partofLSE.

Watch the video.