Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in social science. Relevant professional experience also considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme draws on the range of expertise available within the Department, as well as related academic departments, in order to provide an advanced training in social research methodologies, combined with the opportunity to focus on a substantic social science area.

Central to the Department's activities is the MSc Social Research Methods, which offers streams in: Social Policy, Population and Gender. The MSc programme will provide you with the opportunity to develop sophistication in research design and quantitative and qualitative research, and to undertake courses in one or more social science disciplines. You will acquire skills of ‘practical scholarship’ and the ability to design, conduct, analyse and report a social research project.

The syllabus for the MSc goes some way beyond the ESRC's requirements for the first year of a 1+3 PhD programme, and it is designed as training for doctoral research and as pre-professional training for careers in social research in the public and private sectors.

Information for international students

Please see the Standard section of the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total £13,536
International students
Total: EU £13,536 Non EU £20,904

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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