Taught course

LSE-PKU Double Degree in Public Administration and Government

Institution
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · Department of Government
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline.

English higher level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

About this Double Degree programme

This double degree programme organised and jointly offered by the LSE and Peking University (PKU), it combines an empirical and theoretical approach to public policy and administration.

This innovative programme offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate students and young professionals. The first year is spent at PKU, with a focus on public policy and administration in China and the Asia Pacific region. The second year is spent at LSE, where you will follow the programme of the MSc Public Policy and Administration. This includes a range of compulsory and optional courses, as well as a research-based dissertation.

You will engage at an advanced level with the latest academic research and undertake your own research-based term work and dissertation. This programme will be a good preparation for further research work or for a career in education, public administration or the private sector, the media, politics or law.

Department of Government

The Department of Government is a world-leading centre for study and research in politics and government. It is one of the largest political science departments in the UK, and covers almost all areas of politics. It is home to some of the most internationally respected experts in politics and government. Many faculty members have particular regional expertise on Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and/or Latin America. The Department produce influential research that has a global impact on policy.

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, for only your second year of study. You must apply for these needs-based awards from LSE, during your first year of study.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Office
Email
stu.rec@lse.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7955 6613