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Department of Government

London School of Economics

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE


Undergraduate Enquiries

Email: gov.ug@lse.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7929


Postgraduate Enquiries

Email: gov.msc@lse.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 6300


MRes/PhD Enquiries
Email: gov.research@lse.ac.uk   

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 4970


Degree programmes

Degree Programmes

The Department of Government currently offers undergraduate, masters and research programmes. On these web pages you can find all relevant information about their structure and organisation, about available courses and teaching materials.

However, please note that some courses listed in the Handbooks and Calendar may not be available as stated. This is because staff may be on leave or they may have left the School and we may not have any replacement teachers to take these courses. Please see our staff pages for more information. 

If you wish to confirm course availability for these courses next year, please contact the Department in question for further information.


 Undergraduate programme

We offer a range of undergraduate programmes in the subject of Government, providing students with a solid grounding in the study of Political Science. Find out more about the programmes available and how to apply.



 Postgraduate programme

Many of our wide range of postgraduate programmes offer the opportunity for study of distinct specialisms in the field of Politics. As well as taught courses, we also offer a research track for those wishing to continue their studies at doctoral level. 



  PhD programme

The PhD programme at the Department of Government provides students with the skills required to pursue a career in the field of Political Science.

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