Entry requirements

2:1 degree in a social science discipline (a background in psychology is desirable but not a requirement)

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers an extensive choice of specialist courses within the Institute and the School, addressing a variety of theoretical and applied issues in social and cultural psychology and in the social sciences as a whole.

The programme has research training recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council UK, from which students may progress to a research degree or employment in the public and private sectors.

This programme will increase and update your knowledge and professional competence in the area of social and cultural psychology. It combines the study of theoretical and applied issues with a sophisticated training in a broad range of research methods.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme. ESRC

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations65
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613