Entry requirements

2:1 degree in any of the social sciences, including contemporary history and international relations.

Months of entry

October

Course content

In the MSc European Studies (Research) students combine specialist courses from MSc European Political Economy or MSc Politics and Government in the European Union or MSc European Studies: Ideas and Identities together with intensive research design and methods training. Students take five papers, including a specialist core course from the MSc Political Economy of Europe or MSc Politics and Government in the European Union or MSc European Studies: Ideas and Identities, a specialist course on research design and methods for European Studies, quantitative analysis, an elective option, and a 10,000 word dissertation on an approved topic. Students who have successfully completed the MSc European Studies (Research) will be well-placed to apply for admission into competitive doctoral programmes in the UK and elsewhere.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

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