Full time September MSc 12 months full-time
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The Local Economic Development MSc programme at LSE prepares students to navigate the ever-changing landscape of economic development. Accredited by the Institute for Economic Development, this programme equips students with the specialist skills needed to stimulate local economies and work effectively with the private sector. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of local, national, and international business trends, as well as the impact of regional and local development policies. Whether you're a recent graduate or a manager in the field, this programme offers valuable knowledge and is an ideal starting point for a career in economic development research. Visit the website for entry requirements and more information.

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Rapid technological change, an unprecedented drive towards globalisation of the world economy and the rapid expansion of world trade are among some of the changes affecting economic development today.

In this context, local and regional economies increasingly need new responses and demand specialist skills to exploit the opportunities these changes offer. The MSc Local Economic Development, accredited by the Institute for Economic Development (IED), prepares you to meet these challenges.

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Scholarships

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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