London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

The London School of Economics and Political Science is the world's leading social science institution.

UK

Undergraduate Students:
Average 1st Year Class Size:

Urban City

5000

15-20

The London School of Economics and Political Science is the world's leading social science institution. The School offers courses not only in economics and political science, but also in a wide range of social science subjects, taught within 18 departments and a number of interdisciplinary institutes. The School's international reputation and central London location enables students to study from a truly global perspective, surrounded by a diverse community.

Selectivity

IB Grades

UFP Grades

Highly Selective

37 – 38 points, between 666 – 766 at HL. Many programmes require HL Maths.

Education Model

Internships within degree

Study Abroad available

Specialist Social Science institution

No

Yes

Tuition Cost

Financial Aid

Home/EU*: £9250
Overseas: £21,570
*EU fees TBC for 2021 entry

Financial Aid is predominately awarded based on financial need. This includes the
LSE Bursary (Home/EU students) up to £4000 per year, renewable for each year of study. Scholarships of varying amounts and eligibility criteria also available. See: lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Undergraduate/fees-and-funding

Subjects

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Accounting & Finance

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Chinese Studies

World Top 50

Economics

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Geography

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Law

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Philosophy

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Psychology

World Top 50

Statistics

World Top 50, Country Top 30

Anthropology

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Data Science

World Top 200

Environmental Science

World Top 10, Country Top 10

History

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Mathematics

World Top 200, Country Top 30

Philosophy Politics and Economics

Social Policy

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Business and Management

World Top 10, Country Top 30

Development Studies

World Top 10

Financial Mathematics

World Top 200, Country Top 30

International Relations

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Modern Languages Mixed

World Top 50

Politics

World Top 10, Country Top 10

Sociology

World Top 10, Country Top 10

World Rankings = QS World Subject Rankings 2020 https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2020
Country Rankings = https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings
Please note that rankings do not exist for all subjects

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