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The Department of Economics

The best thing about studying at LSE, is studying economics at LSE. The Economics Department is incredibly supportive – they really care about your wellbeing and your studies and are there to help you make the most of your time here at LSE.

Samantha Ong, BSc Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics and congratulations on your offer to study with us. Here you can virtually meet our students and staff, find out more about the Department and your programme. Take your time to browse through the information and follow the links to our department webpages to really get to know us.

We hope you can get a sense of what we as a department are all about, from the comfort of your home, and hope to have you join us in September.

If you have any questions regarding your application then please contact the undergraduate admissions team.

Visit the Department webpages

Top three reasons why you should study economics at LSE

  1. Develop transferable analytical skills through rigorous study at the frontier of economics knowledge.
  2. A bespoke, policy-relevant curriculum delivered by leading experts and informed by academic research.
  3. A vibrant, diverse academic community in the heart of London linked to an international network of alumni.

You can find more information about us and our history on our webpages.

Hear from staff in the Department

To find out more about what to expect in the Department have a look at our Department of Economics Virtual Offer Holders' Day page

Hear from our students 

Resources for offer holders 

Visit our Economics Virtual Offer Holders' Day pages to find out more about the LSE Economics community, studying in the department and access the answers to frequently asked questions. 

Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021

Watch the Department of Economics offer holders' sessions from our Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day in April 2021:

Find out more details about your programme

Click on the programme you have received an offer for to remind yourself about the detail of the course you have applied for including information on careers, programme structure, course choices and teaching at LSE.

Our research and events

As a department we are always busy. Explore our research, the events we put on and take a read of one of our publications such as Economica or our yearly Economics review.

Explore our research

Take a look at our events, seminars and public lectures

Read our departmental news

Find out about our BSc student events

Stay in touch with us between now and September

Follow us on social media or join our mailing list before your arrival to see what we’re up to and how you can get involved! 

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For more ways to stay in touch with us including signing up to our mailing list take a look at our Connect with us page.