Apply to the MSc in Economic Policy for International Development – funding opportunities available

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Become part of LSE! Join the Department of International Development. We promote interdisciplinary postgraduate teaching and research on processes of social, political and economic development and change.

The MSc Economic Policy for International Development is aimed at those interested in applied development economics and political economy as a rigorous postgraduate qualification.

The programme provides a stepping-stone into the professional worlds of development economics (e.g. World Bank, LDC ministries of finance), fiscal and social policy making (LDC treasuries and health and education ministries, NGOs), and international business consulting.

You’ll benefit from:

  • Gaining a greater understanding of frontier topics in development economics
  • Critically engaging with advanced quantitative policy analysis
  • Possessing an interdisciplinary understanding of the political economy of development policy design and implementation

Graduate Destinations

 Students in the Department of International Development come from a wide range of international and professional backgrounds. Graduates go on to work for a wide range of employers including NGOs, INGOs, government, the private sector and research institutions.

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Scholarships and other funding

LSE recognises that the cost of living in London may be higher than in your home town or country. We make available over GBP 15 million annually in financial aid for our students with both Home and Overseas fee status through a wide variety of scholarships, such as the Graduate Support Scheme, Master’s Awards and Anniversary Scholarships. 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.

LSE is ranked third in the world for the study of social sciences and management (QS World QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and Non EU applicants

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