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Economic History

London School of Economics and Political Science

12 months
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24456 GBP/year
15816 GBP/year
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About

The Economic History programme from London School of Economics and Political Science provides a historical and interdisciplinary perspective on important economic problems such as the causes of long-run economic development, the expansion of businesses and financial markets, the role of the government in the economy and the origins of globalization.

Overview

You will be able to choose from a wide range of elective courses in economic history, allowing you to compile a programme according to your interests and career goals. You will also complete a dissertation on an approved topic of your choice. 

The Economic History programme from London School of Economics and Political Science combines the skills of the economist and statistician with those of the historian, political scientist and sociologist.  The programme provides a broad training in social science research methods and their application to historical study, including the role of theory, evaluation, analysis and explanation, quantitative techniques and computing, the use of sources and presentational skills.

Careers

Economic history graduates can be found in management and administration in the public and private sectors; banking; journalism; economic consultancy; and library and museum services, to mention just a few.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Analysis of Economic Change
  • Essay/Dissertation
  • The Development and Integration of the World Economy in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Pre-modern Paths of Growth: East and West Compared, c1000-1800

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upper second class honours (2:1) degree or equivalent in social science.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24456 GBP/year
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  • National

    15816 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15816 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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