Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent, preferably in a social science subject.

English higher level.

Months of entry


Course content

About this MSc programme

This MSc programme studies European politics and policy-making in an international context. It offers a critical and multidisciplinary analysis of current governance issues at the domestic, European/EU and international levels. The programme covers a wide array of topics offered through the choice of more than fifty courses, and you will have the opportunity to draw on the expertise of the largest number of academic experts in European government, politics and public policy to be found anywhere in the world.

In addition to gaining a thorough knowledge of European and International policy-making, you will acquire advanced knowledge and research skills. The programme furthermore includes courses dedicated to professional skills development for careers within governmental organisations at the national or international level, in the private sector, or in non-governmental organisations.

This programme was previously known as MSc EU Politics.

European Institute

The LSE's European Institute is a dedicated centre for the interdisciplinary study of processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. The Institute's disciplinary range is unrivalled: with academic staff and distinguished visiting scholars drawn from the fields of politics, economics, geography, history, political economy, law, philosophy, sociology and international relations.

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, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613