Taught course

LSE-Fudan Double Degree in the Global Political Economy of China and Europe

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · European Institute
MSc Dual award

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent in a social science subject. Visit our website for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

About the Double Degree

The double degree programme LSE in Global Political Economy of China and Europe from Fudan University and offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of key political and economic processes and issues in Europe and China within a global context. As a student, you will spend your first year studying Political Economy of Europe at LSE in the European Institute, followed by the Master of Management Science in Public Policy at Fudan University in Shanghai in your second year.

The programme is taught in English, but students are expected to acquire some knowledge of Chinese. The curriculum in the first year includes core courses on the foundations of political economy and specialist courses on a wide range of topics, including welfare states and labour markets, finance, varieties of capitalism, migration, European policymaking and governance, and global trade. The programme's unique Policy Incubator replaces the traditional dissertation, and the European Institute also offers an exciting program of events, including guest lectures by leaders from business, politics, and European civil society. With world-leading experts in political economy and public policy teaching this programme, you'll have an opportunity to gain unparalleled knowledge and insight.

Information for international students

LSE is an international community, with over 140 nationalities represented amongst its student body. We celebrate this diversity through everything we do.

If you are applying to LSE from outside of the UK then take a look at our Information for International students

Fees and funding


Every graduate student is charged a fee for their programme. Visit the website for more information about the fees.


The School recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your home town or country, and we provide generous scholarships each year to home and overseas students.

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

Selection for any funding opportunity is based on receipt of an application for a place – including all ancillary documents, before the funding deadline.

In addition to our needs-based awards, LSE also makes available scholarships for students from specific regions of the world and awards for students studying specific subject areas.

Find out more about financial support.

The second year of this programme, spent at Fudan University, may be eligible for financial aid from Fudan University and/or the Chinese government.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc Dual award
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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