Entry requirements

2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline. Some economics options only available to applicants with a good first degree in economics.

Months of entry


Course content

This stream focuses on understanding decision making and management in the public sector and budgetary processes. Students receive a core training in political science, economics and quantitative methods in the first year, which is complemented by compulsory courses in public management and budgeting and further option courses. This stream particularly equips students to pursue careers in public management, public sector consulting, and governance related work in international organisations or think tanks.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 or internet-based TOEFL 107.

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration


full time
21 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)207 955 6613
+44 (0)207 955 6001