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Study Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences

Gain a University of London degree closer to home with world-class academic direction from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

These courses provide an excellent foundation for further study and prepare you for a broad range of careers anywhere in the world.

Study locally, with flexible options.

Many of these courses are supported at local teaching institutions around the world.

This allows you to study closer to home and still receive face-to-face study support and the benefits of a campus-style environment.

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Boost your career development.

  • Update your knowledge with a world-class university.
  • Gain new specialist skills to expand your horizons.
  • Enhance your practical experience with an academic degree.

If you already have a degree, our fast-track routes and Graduate Diplomas could provide you with the skills to transform your career in a short time-frame.

Learn from experts at LSE.

These courses are developed and assessed by the London School of Economics and Political Science, a world-leading university. This means your qualification is of the same standard as those received by campus graduates in London.

LSE alumni and former staff include 18 Nobel Prize winners and 36 past or present heads of state.

Digital innovation
Explore new cutting-edge degrees from LSE that are available to study anywhere in the world.

Study cutting-edge new degrees in Data Science & Business Analytics and Management & Digital Innovation, preparing yourself for future careers in management, data and digital fields.

What's new from LSE?

There is enormous demand for data scientists across every business area. Our new courses equip you with the knowledge and skills to capture the potential of big data and deliver transformational data-driven solutions to real-world problems.

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This skills-rich degree provides you with essential training in probability, statistics, mathematics and computing skills for employment in numerous fields as a data scientist, analyst, or similar. Nurture your critical thinking and develop the knowledge and skills to stick out from the crowd.

Data Science aims to provide you with a broad introduction to the techniques and subject matter of theoretical statistics and machine learning.

Business Analytics aims to provide you with a broad introduction to the techniques and subject matter of applied statistics.

Career opportunities

With some analysts predicting a global shortage of data scientists lasting for the next ten years, graduates from these programmes will be in demand in sectors ranging from finance and e-commerce to health, sport and retail.

Academic coordinator

Our new programmes are designed to respond to the modern challenges that arise from the availability of vast amounts of data in many areas of life. Handling big data requires a synergy between statistics, mathematics and computer science. Employers have a strong demand for graduates who have statistical and computing skills and are able to handle complex and mathematical statistical models in order to tackle real-world commercial or public policy problems in various disciplines.

Professor Irini Moustaki, Academic Coordinator, Statistics.

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New forms of technology and communication are changing the face of modern management. These new courses will position you at the forefront of digital innovation, ready to develop successful e-business and social media models.

These courses emphasises the importance of digital infrastructures, social media and electronic commerce as fundamental backbones of the contemporary economy. It will help you understand why the digital economy has favoured the emergence of dominant companies like Google and Facebook.

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This degree enables you to be at the forefront of digital innovation in business and management. You will become adept at managing the deployment of digital innovation and social media and able to apply these skills in a wide range of professions and industries.

This diploma is ideal for graduates who are moving into digital innovation, via a technology start-up or via an existing organisation which is developing its e-business and social media models.

Gain a comprehensive grounding in the application of digital technologies. Learn how organisations use digital technology, services and infrastructures and how you can develop them yourself and analyse their impact.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to pursue management careers in a wide range of industries in both the private and public sectors - wherever there is a demand for innovating and harnessing digital technologies. These courses also provide an excellent platform for graduates who wish to form or join technology start-ups.

Academic co-ordinator

The world of business and employment internationally has changed greatly over the last 20 years and it’s important that you have the knowledge and skills for the new employment opportunities. The Management and Digital Innovation suite provides the solid grounding needed to succeed in management in this environment.

Dr Steve Smithson, Academic coordinator, Information Systems.

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Alumni testimonial: Lai Ke Xin, Singapore

Lai Ke Xin, BSc Accounting and Finance graduate, Malaysia / Singapore

"Being from a prestigious international programme has given me an edge. It's the global reach I've gained that really adds value to my future endeavours."