Study abroad in London at the world’s leading institution.
London School of Economics and Political Science
LSE’s year-long study abroad programme is called The General Course. It is a fully integrated year of undergraduate study in one of the most vibrant, diverse and historical cities in the world.
Students undertaking a degree through the University of London with LSE as the Member Institution are eligible for entry to The General Course after just one year of study. Study at LSE contributes directly to the award of the University of London degree.
Why choose the General Course
- The world’s leading dedicated social science institution
LSE consistently receives the highest ratings available for the quality of its teaching and research.
- Over 250 courses to choose from.
Covering all the main social science disciplines and taught alongside degree seeking students in a mixture of lectures and small discussion groups.
- Global reputation for excellence.
Graduate schools and employers around the world will recognize and respect the LSE name on your CV. You will also be a part of an impressive global alumni network ensuring you maintain a life-long connection with the school.
- Teaching delivered by leading academics
LSE’s academics are at the cutting edge of the social sciences, influencing opinion and helping shape society.
- International and cosmopolitan environment.
LSE students are drawn from over 150 different countries and 65% of all those at the School come from outside the UK. 40% of the academic staff originate from outside the UK.
- Central London location
The School is on the doorstep of the City of London, Westminster and Covent Garden, providing great social and academic resources.
- Guaranteed university accommodation
All students offered a place on the General Course are guaranteed University housing.
- Studying abroad is a life-changing experience
Studying abroad, for any period of time is a highly rewarding experience. Students returning from a study abroad program describe their experience as “life –changing”.