London School of Economics and Political Science


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.

Key facts and statistics

LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 16 Nobel prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni.

LSE history

The LSE history blog features an interactive timeline covering key events in LSE's history across two centuries. The timeline contains entries on the people and events which have shaped LSE's continuing success as one of the world's foremost social science universities. LSE students, staff and alumni have the chance to contribute to the blog.

League tables

LSE frequently appears in the top reaches of international and national league tables, and has been ranked London’s top university for three years in a row.

Vision and strategy

Set up to improve society and to "understand the causes of things", LSE's three priorities are teaching and the student experience, research and engagement.

LSE offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the social sciences. From its location in the heart of London, the School links communities across the world, from formal academic partnerships to advisory work with governments and international organisations.

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  • English

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Master's in Management

Campus Full time 24 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Master’s in Management (MiM) is a 2-year programme designed for students with little or no prior experience in business or management. [+]

Master's in Management The Master’s in Management (MiM) is a 2-year programme designed for students with little or no prior experience in business or management, providing a route to transition into an outstanding management and leadership career. The programme provides a deep understanding of how markets and organisations work, and the environment in which business operates. Education is delivered in the form of a well-rounded training in both quantitative, analytical and numerical skills, and qualitative critical thinking, presentation and communication skills. The programme also incorporates practical employment experience in the form of a Master’s in Management Capstone Course (professional development programme and business consulting project), and a summer internship. This strong foundation of understanding, skills and practical experience makes our graduates highly sought-after by employers. We are the only programme in the UK to offer a dual degree with the prestigious CEMS Master’s in International Management programme, ranked #7 in the 2013 Financial Times European Master’s in Management Rankings. 2-year advantage The 2-year format of the programme allows students to train in the core foundations of management in their first year, and then develop their talent in a specialist area (or areas) of interest in their second year: Year 1: general foundations of management Year 2: specialise in your own area(s) of interest with training from world-class faculty in a range of subjects across the LSE, for example marketing, HR, finance, accounting, international management (spending a term abroad at a partner school), public sector management, organisational psychology, and a wide... [-]