The London School of Economics and Political Science
Key Course Facts
The MPhil/PhD in European Studies welcomes applications for multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary research on Europe in the following areas:
governance and democracy in Europe
political economy in Europe
Europe beyond the EU
The School has a long history of research expertise, having won the prestigious UACES doctoral prize for the best PhD in European Studies four times. Students will benefit from access to outstanding academic facilities and have the added advantage of being situated in a world-class social science institution with a powerful public profile.
This programme offers the chance to undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to the study of contemporary Europe. Students will begin on the MPhil, and will need to meet certain requirements to be upgraded to PhD status.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study European Studies, MPhil, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Taught master’s degree, with a minimum of 65 per cent average and at least 70 in dissertation, in a related discipline. English research level requirement.
Tuition Fees European Studies MPhil
|England UK||£4517||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£4517||year 1|
Average student cost of living in London
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The London School of Economics and Political Science
London School of Economics (LSE) is a Russell Group university, and is one of the member institutions of the University of London. Situated in the Westminster area of Central London, LSE is home to a diverse student body that comes from around the country and overseas to be a part of the experience.
Student composition of The London School of Economics and Political Science
Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022