London School of Economics and Political Science

Student Accommodation

  • LSE accommodation is available for graduate students.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £10,320–32,880
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

LSE provides generous financial support for its graduate students from the UK, EU and overseas. The main financial aid package are:

  • LSE Graduate Support Scheme for master’s students.
  • Scholarships for master’s students.
  • LSE PhD Studentships and Research Council awards.
  • Partnered awards with international funding agencies.


  • All social science subject areas are available at postgraduate level. Please refer to the university website for further details.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

5,741 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 94%
  • Part Time 6%


  • UK 19%
  • EU 24%
  • Other 57%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 355 2750 3105
Business & administrative studies 35 1350 1385
Law 30 435 465
Historical & philosophical studies 65 360 425
Mass communications & documentation 20 245 265
Mathematical sciences 35 230 265
Biological sciences 20 135 150
Computer science 15 80 95
Physical sciences 0 30 30
Architecture, building & planning 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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