London School of Economics

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
Location/Contact Details LSE

Houghton Street




Tel: +44 (0)20 7405 7686

Accreditation/ Affiliation
  • Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Member of the European University Association
  • Member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
  • Member of the G5
  • Member of the Russell Group and Universities UK
  • Member of the Global Alliance in Management Education


Courses Offered Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • BSc
  • LLB
  • BA

Graduate Degree Programs:

  • MSc
  • MPA
  • LLM
  • MA
  • Diploma

Research Programs:

  • MRes
  • MPhil
  • PhD

University of London International Programs:

  • BSc
  • Diploma Programs

Executive Education:


LSE- General Course:

  • For undergraduates coming from non-UK institutes

Language Course:

  • Modern foreign languages
  • Department of Accounting
  • Methodology Institute
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Economic History
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Government
  • Department of Geography and Environment
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of International History
  • Language Centre
  • Department of International Relations
  • Institute of Social Psychology
  • European Institute
  • Department of International Development
  • Department of Media and Communications
  • Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
  • Gender Institute
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Social Policy
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