Entry requirements

First class honours degree with a concentration on economics and quantitative subjects, 2:1 considered.

GRE is required for applicants without a UK undergraduate degree in economics.

English research level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

About this MSc programme

The MSc Quantitative Economic History is designed for those with a strong grounding in undergraduate economics who wish to take the first steps towards a PhD in Quantitative Economic History.

Although it can be taken as a standalone programme, you will need to meet certain criteria to progress through to the MRes and PhD stages of the programme.

The MSc degree aims to increase students’ methodological competencies and to assist and inform their dissertation work. The training provided through the delivery of the programme's courses aims to increase students' methodological competencies and to assist and inform your dissertation work.

Successful completion of the MSc allows progression to the MRes in Quantitative Economic History, which builds on the foundations laid in the MSc and includes substantive courses in economics and economic history and the production of a research paper in quantitative economic history, as well as a research prospectus.

Department of Economic History

This programme is offered by the Department of Economic History, which is home to the largest group of teachers and researchers in the field of economic, business, and social history in the UK. Amongst the research commitments of our faculty are the editorship and board membership of such world-renowned journals as Cliometrica, the Economic History Review, Enterprise and Society, the Journal of African History, the Journal of Economic History, the Journal of Global History, the Journal for the History of Economic Thought and Medical History, and the Department are regularly consulted by the British and international media.

Information for international students

For country-specific information regarding entry requirements, fees, and scholarships avaliable, please visit LSE's country pages.

Fees and funding

Every graduate student is charged a fee for their programme.

This programme is eligible for needs-based awards from LSE, including the Graduate Support Scheme, Master's Awards and Anniversary Scholarships.

More information on funding and scholarships can be found on the LSE website.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Office
Email
stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Phone
0207 955 6613