Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
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The MSc Gender, Policy and Inequalities programme at LSE offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of gender theory and its application to social policy. Through a global and comparative lens, you'll gain a deep understanding of the issues facing less economically developed and European countries. The programme includes compulsory courses on gender and policy or gender and development, as well as a wide range of optional courses. You'll also have the opportunity to write a dissertation on a topic of your choice. With support from academic mentors and access to LSE's extensive resources, this programme prepares you for diverse career paths in government, international institutions, media, NGOs, and academia. Visit the website for full entry requirements and further information.

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The MSc Gender, Policy and Inequalities provides advanced study in the application of gender theory to social policy, planning and practice, with an interdisciplinary approach.

It aims to give you a grounded understanding of the concepts and theories relevant to a gender analysis of social policy in a global and comparative context, with an emphasis on the issues facing either less economically developed or European countries. The teaching focuses on stimulating independent thought on gender and gender inequalities. 

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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.

LSE makes available over GBP 15 million annually in financial aid for its students. Around one quarter of our graduate students receive financial support from the School.

At master’s level, the value of support given by LSE ranges in value from 10 per cent of the tuition fee to a full fees and maintenance award.

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 offer for a place and submitting a Graduate Financial Support application, 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.

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