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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Houghton Street

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG-21

  • Duration

    10 months

Course summary

The MSc Economics and Management programme is a specialist multidisciplinary degree delivered jointly by the Department of Management and the Department of Economics - one of the largest and most esteemed Economics departments in the world, renowned for its research and contributions to the development of the subject area.

The programme is aimed at students with a strong analytical and quantitative background, and offers an unparalleled experience to challenge your perspectives on the way firms and markets operate, and to develop lifelong skills as a talented and innovative manager and economist. Combining an exceptional level of analytical training in economics with the more applied scope of a management degree, this is a unique programme.

The curriculum aims to develop your intellectual understanding of business strategy management, econometrics, and markets in the global contexts in which they operate. This well-balanced training as a manager and economist will enable you to graduate with the ability to tackle complex decisions, deal with unknown changes in today’s rapidly changing world, and champion new ideas to drive innovation in firms and markets.

This programme will provide you with an exceptional foundation to progress either to PhD-level study or to employment opportunities in your chosen career path.

The LSE learning experience

The curriculum is designed to challenge your view of the world, and of management and economics as interconnected disciplines. You will be asked to read the latest research to understand the underlying reasons why today’s business world exists as it does, and the practical implications for managers and economists in practice.

Teaching and assessment

Courses are taught in lecture and class or seminar format. Lectures introduce the core theoretical and technical concepts whilst their associated classes allow students to discuss and apply these concepts through exercises and in-depth study. Seminars allow for the focused study of key concepts in a more informal style and often involve presentations by students on selected course materials. Many teachers adopt a variety of teaching methods to deliver their courses such as class exercises, team presentations, individual or group work, or case study discussions.

Career development with the MSc Economics & Management

The Economics and Management programme will develop your intellectual and practical skills as a talented and well-rounded manager, with the ability to thrive and innovate with challenges in today’s complex and fast-moving technological world. With a strong foundation of knowledge in economic analysis and management theory, plus practical skills developed with learning from real world case studies. Your practical and professional management skills will be developed and polished during the programme, including communication and presentation skills, team working, and cultural intelligence gained from close collaboration with classmates from around the world. You will graduate with a unique and well-rounded portfolio of practical and intellectual skills to set you apart in the job market.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 30,960overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, Houghton Street, Westminster, WC2A 2AE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 80

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    193 87%

    8th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    4th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    43rd

    31

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