London School of Economics or LSE offers undergraduate, graduate, executive, special, and research programs on economics, political science and languages. The institute is preferred by both domestic and international students for high quality education, infrastructure, and eminent faculty members. Some of the current staff and former alumni of this institute are Noble Prize winners. According to the Fullbright Commission, the institute is the top social science academy in the world. According to a survey done by the QS Social Sciences in 2011, the institute stands out as number 6th in the world.
|Name of the Institution||London School of Economics|
|Type of Institution||Public Research University|
Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 7686
|Courses Offered||Undergraduate Degree Programs:
Graduate Degree Programs:
University of London International Programs:
LSE- General Course:
|Fee Structure||For international students:
The institute offers a 10% alumnus discount to those, who are opting for a master’s course and have previously completed their bachelor’s degree at London School of Economics.
The institute also offers 1.5% reward for early fee payment. This reward is put on the campus card (sQuid Card) and can be used in bars and catering areas in the institute campus. In order to get this award, tuition fees for the courses need to be paid before 31st August. If tuition fee is fully paid before 31st October, students get a full payment reward of 1.5%.
|Scholarships / Financial Aid||Students of England get maintenance grants, student loan for maintenance, and special support grant from the UK government. The recipients are chosen on the basis of merit, needs, and some other factors like marital status, number of dependents, etc.
Students from elsewhere in the UK get loans and grants from Student Finance Wales, Student Finance Northern Ireland, and Student Awards Agency Scotland.
International students are not eligible to get UK government loans or grants. They need to arrange for funding from home government, or financial lending agencies of the home country. However every year, the institute offers a number of undergraduate scholarships to a limited number of students. The institute has also arranged for USS- Undergraduate Support Scheme for international students. This scheme is to help those students who have not arranged for sufficient funds to meet the tuition expenses. Applications for this scheme are considered between the last week of February and 3rd week of August.
|Placements||The institute has an active placement cell.|
|Established in the Year||1895|