The LSE Department of International Relations is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the world and remains a leading centre for the subject. It ranked 5th globally in the 2021 QS World University ranking for Politics and International Studies.
LSE International Relations teachers have world-class expertise in their specialist fields. Our faculty advise government agencies, multilateral institutions, NGOs, think tanks and the media on the most critical issues – from economic and environmental policies to counter-terrorism and foreign policy. From foundation level to advanced courses, students build real-world skills and gain exposure to critical issues, questions and state-of-the-art thinking on the most relevant topics in the field.
Session One (21 June – 9 July 2021)
IR209: International Political Economy: States and Markets in the 21st Century
IR245: International Journalism and Society - The Role of the Media in the Modern World
Session Two (12 – 30 July 2021)
IR102: Capitalism, Democracy and Inequality: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Wealthy Democracies
IR105: Understanding Foreign Policy: The Diplomacy of War, Profit and Justice
Session Three (2 - 20 August 2021)
IR100: Great Thinkers and Pivotal Leaders: Shaping the Global Order
IR207: Development in the International Political Economy