London School of Economics and Political Science

Introduction

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a world class centre for its concentration of teaching and research across the full range of the social, political and economic sciences. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, LSE has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.

LSE is an unusual university. Few university institutions in the world are as international. The study of social, economic and political problems covers not only the UK and European Union, but also countries of every continent. From its foundation LSE has aimed to be a laboratory of the social sciences, a place where ideas are developed, analysed, evaluated and disseminated around the globe.


Why Study Here?

  • Research In 2008 LSE's outstanding success in the Research Assessment Exercise confirmed it as a world leading research university. The School had the highest percentage of world leading research of any university in the UK, topping or coming close to the top of a number of rankings of research excellence.
  • Teaching LSE offers a very wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the social sciences. Teaching is carried out through academic departments and interdisciplinary institutes, and in partnership with internationally renowned higher education institutions.
  • Engagement Set up to improve society and to "understand the causes of things", LSE has always put engagement with the wider world at the heart of its mission. 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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Programs

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MSc

Masters in Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The Master’s in Management is an intensive one-year programme designed to develop your intellectual and professional skills as an outstanding manager and leader over a lifetime career. [+]

The Master’s in Management is an intensive one-year programme designed to develop your intellectual and professional skills as an outstanding manager and leader over a lifetime career. For students wishing to launch their career in management, this programme will give you a foundation in the fundamentals of managing people and organisations within the real-world context of business today. Core courses will develop your skills in business analysis, marketing, financial management, people management, leadership and strategy. The curriculum will take an in-depth analytical approach throughout, enabling you to critically assess the latest trends and theories in management, and gain a true understanding of the social, economic and political forces which impact on organisations worldwide. A business project and international field trip will develop your practical skills as a talented and intelligent manager and enable you to use your insights from the programme to create real-world, practical managerial solutions. You will graduate from the programme as an insightful, analytical and strategic manager, and stand out from other business school graduates with the ability to take on new and unknown challenges throughout your lifelong career in the fast-moving global business environment. We are launching this new programme for the first intake of students in September 2017. Curriculum We are ranked #2 in the world for social science and management, and the Master's in Management curriculum upholds this tradition for academic excellence. A series of core courses will develop your intellectual and practical skills in the core pillars of management, providing an essential foundation... [-]

MSc in Marketing

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MSc Marketing is an outstanding one-year programme providing an analytical, business-focused curriculum to develop your skills as an innovative and strategic marketer. A practical project will enable you to apply your insights and expertise to a real-world consulting problem, and to develop your professional and practical skills as a marketing manager. [+]

The MSc Marketing is an outstanding one-year programme providing an analytical, business-focused curriculum to develop your skills as an innovative and strategic marketer. A practical project will enable you to apply your insights and expertise to a real-world consulting problem, and to develop your professional and practical skills as a marketing manager. The programme’s core courses bring learning from the latest research into the classroom, giving a well-rounded, critical analysis of consumer behaviour and data analytics, in the context of real business challenges. You will gain an in-depth understanding of consumer markets, based on cutting-edge research and insights in human behaviour. You will also develop your talent and expertise in data analysis, enabling you to take a strategic approach to designing and developing marketing campaigns. A core course in the foundations of business management will also develop your knowledge of the contexts in which marketing managers can drive forward organisational goals This unique combination of human insight, analytical expertise and business understanding will set you apart from other marketing graduates, and give you the tools to create truly effective evidence-based solutions to the ever-changing marketing challenges facing businesses worldwide. We are launching this new programme for the first intake of students in September 2017. Curriculum We are ranked #2 in the world for social science and management, and the MSc Marketing programme is founded in LSE’s tradition for academic excellence. The curriculum is designed around four compulsory core courses, and you can also customise your programme according to your own... [-]

MSc in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom London

This unique programme brings expertise from the latest insights in social innovation research with LSE’s tradition for academic excellence, alongside practical learnings from our network of socially-focused organisations worldwide, into the classroom. [+]

This unique programme brings expertise from the latest insights in social innovation research with LSE’s tradition for academic excellence, alongside practical learnings from our network of socially-focused organisations worldwide, into the classroom. You will learn to think beyond current trends and fashions in the young and rapidly-developing field of social innovation, and develop critical academic views informed by cutting-edge research in management, psychology, sociology, economics and anthropology. Based on this, you will learn how to design, launch and scale-up successful entrepreneurial ventures with social goals. Core courses will develop your managerial skills, and grow your talent as a successful leader of teams and organisations. Social innovation design projects will develop your professional experience and entrepreneurial skills, and give an opportunity to start your own social enterprise during your year at LSE. You will have the opportunity to undertake an international field trip in a developing country, gaining first-hand experience of the diverse range of issues faced by different communities worldwide. You will learn to critically analyse the root cause of social issues in their specific social, economic and political contexts, and to design effective solutions based on a clear understanding of the real problem. You will graduate with lifelong critical skills and a platform for success in developing and leading socially-focused ventures. We are launching this new programme for the first intake of students in September 2017. Curriculum We are ranked #2 in the world for social science and management, and the MSc Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme builds on... [-]

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