Students joining the General Course are assigned to one of the 15 academic departments that offer undergraduate degrees teaching more than 250 courses. Students on the course may study any combination of undergraduate courses across academic departments.
- London, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year
- Program Description:
- The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a place of intellectual excitement and progressive research and is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. The School employs many leading experts in their fields and attracts the highest calibre of students from around the world. The LSE General Course offers you a unique opportunity to experience all that LSE student life and the city of London have to offer during the year’s integrated undergraduate study.
Students joining the General Course are assigned to one of the 15 academic departments that offer undergraduate degrees teaching more than 250 courses. Students on the course may study any combination of undergraduate courses across academic departments. There is a diverse variety of subjects available including Anthropology, International Relations, Mathematics and Languages and The School offers a full spectrum of social science, economics and political science programmes.
All General Course students should liaise with their home institution to find how the qualification credit is awarded and LSE is unable to provide this information on behalf of the home institutions. Students will receive two sets of grades on their end of year transcript; the class grades for their course work and the exam grade for each of the four end of year examinations taken and states the titles of the courses taken.
- Setting Description:
- The LSE campus is located in the heart of a multicultural city alongside students and staff members from across the world. Major attractions such as the West End’s theatreland and numerous historical monuments and museums are located in very close proximity to the School. LSE’s central location offers students a diverse range of interests and activities tailored to a wide variety of tastes and budgets and includes the educational benefits of access to libraries and professional institutes.
- The tuition fee is the same for all General Course students and covers tuition, examination entry, Library use, access to all LSE social, health and welfare facilities and Students’ Union membership, however does not cover accommodation or living costs. LSE offers four John C Phelan General scholarships and student accepted on the programme are eligible to apply. For further information regarding fees and scholarships and how to apply visit the LSE website.