Entry requirements

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

Months of entry


Course content

The programme is an historically grounded, multi-disciplinary analysis of European integration and the post-communist transformation process, driven by teachers of academic distinction, with experience of policy making in Europe. In the degree, students focus on the main theories and models of political economy relevant to the process of European integration and of transition in Central and Eastern Europe, and on major trends in the economic and political development of contemporary Europe.

Former graduates pursue successful careers in politics, journalism, diplomacy, business and in international financial institutions. Students from this programme are actively head hunted by companies and international organisations working in the region.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 overall

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


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

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613