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MSc Economy, Risk and Society


Course Description

About the MSc Programme

This programme is an advanced sociology degree which focuses on risk and economic life. Understanding the challenges and possibilities confronted by contemporary societies—from technological disasters and natural catastrophes to novel forms of economic organisation and public participation—requires grasping the role and dynamics of economies and regulatory institutions in today’s world. This programme offers a flexible yet comprehensive introduction to the sociologies of risk and economic life, thereby providing a strong theoretical and methodological foundation for engaging in current discussions on the future of our societies.

The programme covers the most significant and recent developments in the sociologies of risk and economic life, and will enable you to develop critical skills that advance their knowledge of the socio-economic dynamics of contemporary societies. A compulsory course in Regulation, Risk and Economic Life will introduce you to key discussions on the nature of power, knowledge, organisations and markets. Through optional courses, you can further specialise in the sociology of risk and regulation, the sociology of markets, employment relations, and the sociology of science and technology.

Graduate destinations

The programme provides an excellent foundation for graduates seeking careers in academia, government and the civil service, research-oriented industries, and the non-governmental sector.

Visit the MSc Economy, Risk and Society page on the London School of Economics and Political Science website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2:1 degree or equivalent, preferably in sociology/social science. English standard level

Last Updated

29 September 2016

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