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Full time & Part time September MSc 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

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Unleash your potential with the esteemed Political Sociology MSc programme at LSE. Delve into the intricate dynamics of politics and society, unraveling the forces that shape our world. The core curriculum delves into historical puzzles, while allowing you the flexibility to pursue your interests. Develop critical thinking and analytical skills through seminar discussions and essay writing, challenging conventional wisdom with evidence-based arguments. Benefit from academic mentorship and a wealth of resources at LSE LIFE for holistic development. Embrace a diverse range of career opportunities post-graduation, from academia to journalism, government to NGOs. With rolling admissions, the programme offers a unique blend of academic rigour and practical skills, preparing you for a successful future in various professional domains. Join us to embark on a transformative academic journey in Political Sociology.

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Political sociology is a subject with a long and distinguished history and a thriving contemporary debate. The MSc Political Sociology is designed to look beneath the day-to-day controversies of politics in order to explore the underlying forces that either promote or retard political and social change.

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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.

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