Entry requirements

2:1 in social science

Economic History; Economic History (Research).

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Economic History offers a flexible programme to those who have already studied economic history at first degree level, or for those who have studied a related discipline and whose interests have moved towards economic history. The wide range of courses in economic history available enables candidates to compile a programme that meets their particular requirements. The degree is a twelve month programme, consisting of one compulsory half unit, a compulsory dissertation (half or full unit), and optional courses to the value of two and a half units selected from the prescribed list, which must include at least one of our advanced survey courses on modern or pre-modern economic history over the last millennium.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

ESRC (MSc Ecnomic History (Research), LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (15000 words)

Course contact details

The Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613